HESKETH ARMS BOWLING CLUB
NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2023
There are still two more internal doubles competitions to be played before the end of the season.
The first of these will be the Floodlit Trophy, which will be played on Saturday, 9th September. This is a non-random pairs and will start at 5.00pm.
The final club event of the season will be held on Sunday, 17th September. This will be the Last Chance Cup, which is a random doubles, with pairings drawn on the day. There will be a plate competition for pairs losing their first game. To enter, please report at the green by 11.45 am, for a 12 noon start.
Saturday 9th September – 5.00 pm start – Floodlit Trophy – non-random doubles
Sunday 17th September – 12.00 pm start – Last Chance Cup – random doubles with plate
The Southport Federation team’s August fixture resulted in a 22-10 win against Fylde which was enough to see them clinch second place in Division 6 of the National League and therefore gain promotion to the 5th Division for the first time in their history.
The home leg was played at Tarleton Bowling Club, where the team had a convincing 11-1 win. Amongst the winners were Andy Draper (21-5), Chris Porter (21-10), Ali Adams (21-16) and Kez Adams (21-19).
The away team travelled to East End Bowling Club in Lytham St. Annes and came away with a decent five winners on a tricky green. Of the Hesketh Arms’ players, there were excellent wins for Darren Edgerley (21-14) and Fergal Wright (21-19).
Menai 85 points
Bradford ‘B’ 43
Please note that the green will close for the season on Monday 2nd October, following the final Southport Veterans’ League match of the season. This is to allow for the important annual maintenance work to be started as soon as possible.
Due to Maghull League Knockout Cup matches taking place, the green will be unavailable for use by members on Sunday 3rd September, between approximately 10.30 am and 4.30 pm. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.
GREEN SUUROUNDS & WEED CLEARING
We would like to thank ANDY DRAPER for clearing and tidying up the green surrounds. He’s made an very good job of it’
CHURCHTOWN CONSERVATIVE CLUB – B.J.P.O’MALLEY PRESIDENT’S CUP
Congratulations to Alan Lloyd on winning the Churchtown Conservative Club’s B.J.P. O’Malley President’s Cup, playing with Conservative Club Chairman, George Wilson.