NEWSLETTER – JULY 2023
PRESIDENT’S CUP – SUNDAY 16th JULY
The next club competition will be the President’s Cup, which will be held on Sunday 16th July. Our Club President is Peter Smith and as this is his second and final President’s Day, we are hoping to see a good turnout.
We will be holding a raffle on the day to raise money for club funds and any donations of prizes for this would be greatly appreciated. It would also be welcome if people could bring cakes to sell on the day and if anyone is able to offer any assistance with selling raffle tickets or serving refreshments, please make yourself known to any member of the Committee.
The President’s Cup will be a singles handicap with a plate competition for those players losing in their first game. To enter, please register at the green by 10.45 am for a prompt start at 11.00 am. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER START TIME OF 11.00 AM FOR THIS EVENT
LADIES’ PAIRS COMPETITION
Congratulations to members of the Buzzards team for staging a successful doubles competition on behalf of the Southport Ladies’ League. The sale of refreshments and a raffle on the day raised £200 for club funds. Many thanks to all those who helped at this event.
The Southport Federation team’s next fixture will take place this Sunday, 9th July, when they take on Menai in Division 6 of the National League. We are hosting the home leg at the Hesketh Arms, which will start at 2.00 pm and spectators will be very welcome to come along and support the team in what is a crucial game for their chances of gaining promotion to Division 5.
Ali Adams and Andy Draper are the home representatives, whilst Kez Adams, Darren Edgerley, Chris Harding, Chris Porter, Mark Wilde and Fergal Wright have been selected to play in the away leg, which is being held at Criccieth Bowling Club.
CHURCHTOWN CONSERVATIVE CLUB – B.J.P.O’MALLEY PRESIDENT’S CUP
The green will be unavailable for use by members on Saturday 22nd July, when the Churchtown Conservative Club will be staging the B.J.P. O’Malley President’s Cup competition. Any bowling club member who is also a member of the Conservative Club is invited to take part. To enter, please register at the green at 12 noon. The competition will be a random doubles, with pairings drawn on the day.
LANCASHIRE COUNTY CGBA
Congratulations to Kez Adams and Darren Edgerley on making their debuts for Lancashire in the BCGBA County Championship, both playing in the away leg against Warwick & Worcester at Thimblemill Rec in Smethwick.
CLUB COMPETITION DATES
Sunday 30th July – Chairman’s Shield – non-random doubles – no plate (12.00 start)
TBC – Floodlit Trophy – non-random doubles
TBC – Last Chance Cup – random doubles with plate
Please note that the green will be unavailable for use by members on the following dates due to private events or competitions. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Saturday 22nd July – all day
Saturday 29th July – all day
Sunday 6th August – all day until 6.00pm