The place to look for general Club news on what's going on in the Bowls Club
The season started on Saturday 16th April with the traditional Captain v's Vice captain match.
The Ladies kicked off their season with the Vice Captain v's Secretary (Captain unwell) match on 23rd April.
Spring Open Day
The 2022 Spring Open Day will be held on Saturday 30th April. Everyone is welcome whether total starters or experienced. Bowls and tuition will be available. Hourly slots are available starting at 11:00. To reserve a slot contact Kerry O'Connor on 07973 firstname.lastname@example.org
Finals Weekend 2021 - The winners
A great but somewhat thinly supported main event that witnessed some fine bowling and really tight results. Congratulations to all who competed and thanks to the supporters who turned up.
Men's Handicap Singles: Mark Garrard
Men's 4 Wood Pairs: Alan Pitts/Les Whale
Men's Championship: Roger Walker
Men's Consolation: Stuart Stotesbury
Men's Sets: Mark Garrard
Men's Handicap Pairs: Paul Payne/Mark Garrard
Men's Two Woods: Tony Lush
Mixed Pairs: Mark Garrard/Mavis Beedle
Ladies Drawn Pairs: Jan Thomas/Linda Stephens
Ladies' Championship: Lyn Gillis
Ladies' Sets: Jan Thomas
Ladies' Two Woods: Lyn Gillis
Ladies' Chosen Pairs: Linda Stephens/Lin Craddock
Ladies' 100 Up: Sue O'Connor
The Jack Routley Umbrella Memorial Trophy
John Talbot won the 2021 trophy with the highest score over the Umbrella season
The NWK season ends with Division 1 winners
The Sidcup 1 team topped the NWK Division 1 table this year. While they drew on 50 points with RBS1 they won based on the Shot Difference at 88 v's 11. An excellent victory.
In League 5 the Sidcup 2 team came 4th with 35 points but second on Shot Difference on 46.
In League 7 Sidcup 3 came in tied at 2nd with South Hill Wood 2 with both on 42 points and a Shot Difference of 20
Clive and Mavis through to Final
Clive and Mavis went through to the National Mixed pairs Finals at Leamington Spa on the 2nd September following a magnificent victory of 21-2 with two ends to go. Unfortunately they were knocked out in the first round. But, still great achievement in reaching the national finals. Well done Mavis and Clive (See pictures in Gallery)
Clive and Keith lost to Betchinley in the semi-finals L&SC Pairs championship. Good shot guys.
Success for Ladies at Bellingham Benevolent Triples
Congratulations to Jan Thomas, Lin Craddock and Linda Stephens for winning the Division 1 Bellingham Benevolent Triples today.
It was a fantastic day and our ladies triumphed over the 20 clubs who took part.
They won all of their matches and achieved the highest points difference to make themselves champions.
The event also raised £350 for the benevolent fund.
Unfortunately the Sidcup Fours (Tony Lush, Tony Mason, Clive and Andy Cheeseman) did not win their divisional semi-final, losing to a team of England internationals from Blackheath and Greenwich
Kent Unbadged Singles
Tony Lush went through to the final for the Kent Unbadged Singles but unfortunately lost. Hard luck Tony.
Sidcup wins Kent Divison 1 chance at quarter/semi finals
Clive Baugh, John Talbot and Keith Pearce won the Kent Division 1 finals in the triples. They now go onto the quarter and semi-finals looking to the finals at Halls.
WELL DONE TO ALL THE PLAYERS