Club News: 2024

Club News

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Home Counties Championship

Many congratulations to Aubrey Merry, Adrian Collins, Patrick Hulbert and Tom Clough (l-r). They won the Berkshire County Fours last year, and therefore on Sunday May 12th, they played in the Home Counties Fours Championship, representing Berkshire.

They won semi-final against Surrey 22-11 and the final against Hampshire 22 - 6. They were then crowned Home Counties Champions 2024!

Great result for the Tilehurst Four: well played!

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County Competitions News

Ladies 4s: Muriel Sadler, Wendy West, Sue Harding & Gaye Staker beat Maidenhead Thicket 18-16.

Over 55s Pairs: Jacqui Wood & Julie Merry beat J Buck & J Crosthwaite (Palmer Park) 26-13.

Senior 4s: Peter Curtis, Rod Gray, Keith Jones & Aubrey Merry beat Thatcham 16-14.

Congratulations to all the players.

All County Competition Results can be found here.

Eric Eels Triples

Despite the traditional early bank holiday weather, everyone enjoyed the bowling. 

Congratulations to Glynis Pease, Dennis Handslip and Marie Hayes who came first in the competition. Glynis also won the Spider!

Many thanks to organisers Rod and Ann Gray. The sandwiches and cakes were delicious.


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Defibrillator Training

Recently, club members undertook training in the use of the defibrillator.

The machine, which is kept in the clubhouse near the rink book, has fortunately not had to be used thus far, but is up and running should the occasion arise.

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Short-Mat Finals

As we're looking forward to the outdoor season, the Short-Mat season comes to a close.

Grateful thanks to Steven Rosser, John Banks and Clive Speirs for their considerable time and effort in running the sessions.

The final session featured the grand finals where teams played most of the other teams in a complicated but entertaining way. 

The eventual winners were: Val Ryan, Carol Brooks and Clive Walton. Clive Speirs, Marie Hayes & Debbie Dobson came second and John Banks, Muriel Sadler and Glynis Pease finished third.

It was great fun. everyone enjoyed the bowls and  the food, especially the cakes, courtesy of Teresa Rosser.

Let's do it all again this winter!

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