Welcome to the Winter 2021/22 Newsletter.  This Newsletter will contain all information from 1st October 2021.  Please scroll down for all the information.

 

Spitfire League

Epsom played their first game in the Spitfire League on Wednesday 13th October 2021 & won on 2 rinks, lost on 1 rink & lost overall 32 - 38 (4 - 6).

Details:

Rink 1  David Fearn Liz Hind Sandy Cooper Fred Read  lost 9 - 19

After 10 ends Epsom were 4 - 14 down & lost by 13 shots.

Rink 2  Brian Kenyon Trish Southgate Mick Cooper Ted Ray*  won 11 - 10

Donyngs could only field 3 players on this rink & were deducted one third of their score.

Epsom led 9 - 2 after 9 ends, but lost the next 6 ends to go 9 - 13 down.  Epsom scored 2 shots on the last end leaving the score at 11 - 13.  However, because of the rules Epsom won by 1 shot.

Rink 3  Sue Skinner Sandie Harvey Phil Sims Andrew Turnbull  won 15 - 11

Epsom were 10 - 11 down after 12 ends, but won all the remaining ends to win by 4 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 32  Donyngs 38  Epsom 4 points Donyngs 6 points

The following members played their first game in this competition:- David Fearn, Liz Hind, Ted Ray, & Andrew Turnbull.

 

Awards Night

The Annual Awards Evening took place at Sutton Bowling Club on Saturday 2nd October 2021.

Over 60 members, friends & family attended & the evening began by everyone welcoming our President Martin Harbottle & his wife Jill.

Everyone then enjoyed a very good meal laid on by George & his staff.

Martin then stood and welcomed everyone & started by thanking Bob Blaker for all his work looking after our green. He thanked Liz Hind for raising 280 at the Crawford Cup selling raffle tickets.  He thanked Martine Ellis & Sandra Huxford for organising the evening and Martine & helpers for all her work during the season.  Martin then thanked the Ladies Captain Heather Pigden & Men's Captain & Secretary Les Owen for all their work during the 2021 season.  He congratulated Dave Pearce, David Bragg & Fred Read for winning the S&DBA Arthur Hughes Triples & Trish Southgate, Ruth Baker & Mary Green for reaching the final of the S&DBA Carol Shannon Triples.  Martin finished by prosing a toast to Epsom Bowling Club.

After a short break Competition Secretaries Ruth Baker & Keith Roberts organised the presentation of trophies to the winners & runners up of the Club Competitions.

The evening concluded with a raffle when 250 was raised for he Club funds.