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2017 SUMMER
WEDNESDAY COMPETITION

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JENNY DENNIS
 
Jenny Dennis, who was a member of the club for several years, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. She went into her local hospice in Dorset on Monday and she died on Wednesday afternoon. Her service will be on 4th July and donations can be made through the undertaker's website to Weldmar Hospice:
www.grassby-funeral.co.uk

CA INTER-CLUB & NW FEDERATION LEAGUE MATCH

Thursday, 22nd June: Bowdon beat Northampton 7-0 at the neutral venue of Nottingham (1st Round of CA Inter-Club Mary Rose Trophy)

Barry Keen (Capt.)

Alan Mayne

Martin Granger Brown

Francois Garcia
Barry (4) beat Peter Stansfield (3) +3
Alan () & Martin (1) beat Nick Evans (1) & Mike Hills (2) +3
Francois (2) beat Richard Cane (8) +16
Barry beat Richard Cane +21
Alan beat Nick Evans +18
Martin beat Mike Hills +10
Francois beat Peter Stansfield +15
Bowdon now meet Letchworth at home in the 2nd Round

Thursday, 22nd June: Bowdon Bandits won 15-3 at home to Culcheth (NWF Level-Play Golf League)

Ken Cooper (Capt.)

Graham Good

David Holland
- beat Bryan Clark (9) 7-2, 7-0
- drew with Alan Wright 7-5, 6-7
- beat Keith Woodward 7-3, 7-5
- drew with Keith Woodward (4) 6-7, 7-5
- beat Bryan Clark 7-3, 7-1
- beat Alan Wright 7-3, 7-3
- drew with Alan Wright (5) 6-7, 7-2
- beat Keith Woodward 7-4, 7-4
- beat Bryan Clark 7-5, 7-3

CLUB COMPETITIONS (latest in red)
A CLASS
Frank Moir beat Martin Granger Brown +3
B CLASS
Charles Harding beat Francois Garcia +2
C CLASS
Janet Guthrie beat Bob Hunter +1T
 D CLASS
Pauline Hennell beat Anne Whalley +2T
Peter Mayne beat Alison Court
Anne Whalley beat Nan Saul
E CLASS
Tim McCoy beat Marjorie Aston +5
Sue Lucas beat Marjorie Aston +8T
Keith Brewster beat John Leckie
Margaret Moss beat John Lambie +3T
14pt. ADVANCED
David Holland beat Colin Irwin +4
Charles Harding beat David Holland +2
14pt HANDICAP
Sheila Sandham beat Sylvia Steer +1T
Alison Court beat Adrian Apps +3T
DOUBLES
Charles Harding/Adrian Apps beat Andrew Winn/Steve Moores +18
Francois Garcia/Hilary Kenny beat Anne Whalley/Sue Lucas +6T
Ken/Sue Cooper beat Chris Evans/Carol Steinberg +1T

SILVER BOX
Chris Evans beat Steve Moores +2T
John Haworth w/o Frank Moir
Adrian Apps beat Richard Saul +10
Carol Sinclair beat Graham Abraham +1T
John Haworth beat Leo Fletcher +8T
SHORT
Barry Keen beat Alison Court
Graham Good w/o Peter Mayne
HANDICAP GOLF
Leo Fletcher beat Carol Sinclair 7-6

JOHN SAXBY WEDNESDAY COMPETITION WEEK 12, 21st JUNE 2017
35 members turned up to play this week

JOHN LUCAS WINS THE STEVE LEWIS TROPHY AT THIS WEEK'S COMPETITION


 

 1st. John Lucas 97 pts.
2nd. Kay Martin
88 pts.
  3rd. Adrian Apps 83 pts.
 
THE JOHN SAXBY WEDNESDAY
COMPETITION TOP TEN AS AT WEEK 11
 
1
 Lorna Frost 519 pts.
=
2
 Andrew Kenyon 512 pts.
=
3
 Carol Sinclair 501 pts.
+1
4
 Pauline Hennell 478 pts.
-1
5
 Ken Cooper 474 pts.
+2
6
 Leo Fletcher 466 pts.
+3
7
 Janice Moir 454 pts.
=
8
 Geoffrey Hunt
452 pts.
+2
9
 John Haworth 447 pts.
-4
10
 Anne Whalley
444 pts.
-4
(full league table available here)
Rules for the event can be found by clicking here

SOUTHPORT FESTIVAL OF CROQUET, 24-25th JUNE
The largest collection of croquet players in the world meet at Southport next weekend and Bowdon is represented by players in most events.
 
On Saturday:

Handicap GC
Handicap AC
Short

Ros Pimlott (Capt.)

Margaret Moss

Hilary Kenny

Steve Reynolds (Capt.)

Louise Cheyne

Adrian Apps

Brian Rust (Capt.)

Carol Steinberg

Chris Evans

On Sunday:
Handicap GC
Handicap AC
Short

Ros Pimlott (Capt.)

Margaret Moss

Carol Kelsall

Mike Steer (Capt.)

Sylvia Steer

Louise Cheyne

Brian Rust (Capt.)

Carol Sinclair

Steve Reynolds

We wish them the best of luck.
See pictures from last year by clicking here
SILVER PLATE 2017 DRAW
The draw for this year's Silver Plate has been made but, as there are matches are still outstanding in the Silver Box, some ties will be subject to updating when the results of those matches are known; the Club Competitions page, which contains the complete list of competitions, may need to be refreshed before games can be accessed.
The minutes of the Committee Meeting held on 8th May, along with the minutes of the Additional Committee Meeting held on 1st June, have now been ratified and can be found within the Members' Area
NW FEDERATION LEAGUE MATCHES
 
Sunday 18th June: Bowdon won 9-7 away at Westmorland (NWF Short League)

Richard Saul (Capt.)

Nan Saul

Will Mellor

Margaret Moss
Richard Saul (7)
- lost to Mike Hodgson (6) 9-14
- beat Elaine Newman 14-10
- beat John Burrows 11-10
- lost to Sue Pritchard 5-14
Nan Saul (8)
- lost to John Burrows (4) 10-11
- lost to Sue Pritchard 9-14
- beat Mike Hodgson 14-12
- lost to Elaine Newman 5-14
Will Mellor (3)
- beat Elaine Newman (6) 14-11
- beat Mike Hodgson 14-8
- beat Sue Pritchard 14-3
- beat John Burrows 14-5
Margaret Moss (10)
- lost to Sue Pritchard (4) 8-14
- lost to John Burrows 11-14
- beat Elaine Newman 13-8
- beat Mike Hodgson 14-11
 
Thursday 15th June: Bowdon Sinners won 11-7 at home to Bury (NWF Level-Play GC League)

Ros Pimlott (Capt.)

Graham Abraham

Leo Fletcher
4 wins
3 wins
4 wins
 
ALTERNATE SHOT DOUBLES

 
Thursday evenings commencing 22nd June

Arriving 6.30pm ready to start 7pm

 

A Social Evening for all to enjoy just turn up

Beginners have an opportunity to learn from more experienced players


Fun not too serious

Come and have a laugh and perhaps a glass of wine


The first session went well with 23 members turning up and a good mix of experience.


Everyone welcome as play continues throughout the Summer.

ANNUAL BARBECUE


The date for the BBQ is Friday, 30th June, starting at 7.00pm and it is expected to be another great evening with Colin Irwin performing his usual role as Chef Extraordinaire!

A list has been put up on the notice board for people to sign if they wish to come along for another of Bowdon's great events; if you can provide a side dish to go with the meats then please sign for this as well.
Thank you.

See pictures from last year by clicking here  

TEA ROTA
There are still a number of Saturdays with vacancies on the Tea Rota shown in the clubhouse and on the link above.
  Please sign up on the notice in the clubhouse if you are able to help on the dates not yet taken. Thank you.

Welcome to Bowdon Croquet Club 2017...

...where croquet is played on most days of the year.

We are a thriving active club and welcome new members (see New Members section for an application form or just come and visit).

The club has room for four superb full size lawns maintained to a high standard providing first class playing facilities to all members.

A six-week beginners' coaching course is held every summer from May into June, at a cost of around 35.
Bowdon members who joined during the last year can also attend, if they so desire, free of charge.
 To book, or for more details, please contact Charles on 0161 980 6419. Coaching is also available free on a one-to-one basis at all times.

The 2017 croquet season runs from late March until October when three full size lawns and two short lawns are laid out.
Limited play is permitted during the winter months.

Bowdon hosts several Croquet Association tournaments and internationals each year.
In 2017 these are:

The May Handicap Weekend (April/May)
The June Advanced Weekend
The Northern Week (July)
The North of England Championship (August)
The September 'B' Level Weekend

Spectators are welcome at all these events.

The club was founded in 1873 and has been located on the present site since 1911.
The club is affiliated to the Croquet Association and the North-West of England Federation.
 
 Contact Information

 Club House:   Tel: 0161 929 1109
Hon.
Secretary:   David Walters Tel: 07920 507772.


Page last updated 23rd June 2017


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