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Club Competitions

Club Competitions are open to all fully paid-up members.  The closing date for entries in the 2022 Competitions was Tuesday 17 May and Competition Finals will be played on the weekend of Saturday 3/Sunday 4 September.

The following competitions are available for entry:

Men's Singles Competition

A men's singles competition played with four bowls each. The winner is the first to 21 shots, with a maximum of 18 ends.

Ladies Singles Competition

A ladies singles competition played with four bowls each. The winner is the first to 21 shots, with a maximum of 18 ends.  This was not run in 2021 as there were insufficient entries.

Open Singles Competition

A singles competition, open to ladies and gentlemen, played with four bowls each. The winner is the first to 21 shots, with a maximum of 18 ends.

Men's Pairs Competition - Trophy sponsored by Yorkshire Plumbing Ltd

A men's pairs competition played with four bowls each over 18 ends.  Pairs are selected on a random basis.  A new Men's Pairs Winners Trophy has been sponsored by Jamie Bunyan of Yorkshire Plumbing Ltd.

Ladies Pairs Competition

A ladies pairs competition played with four bowls each over 18 ends. Pairs are selected on a random basis.  This was not run in 2021 as there were insufficient entries..

Mixed Pairs Competition

A mixed pairs competition played with four bowls each over 18 ends.  Pairs are selected on a random basis, whilst ensuring that each pair includes one male and one female member.

Married Couples Competition

A pairs competition for married couples played with four bowls each over 18 ends.

Peter Meek Triples Competition

A mixed triples competition played with three bowls each over 18 ends.  Teams are drawn at random, but must include at least one lady and one gentleman.  Round 1 of this competition was played on Sunday 18 July.

The Competition Secretary reserves the right not to run any competition if there are insufficient entries to make it worthwhile.

Generally, singles competitions will not be run unless there are at least 8 entrants.  Additionally, in the case of the Open Singles Competition, there must be at least one male and one female entry.  Pairs and triples competitions will not generally run unless there are at least four teams participating.

Club Night Trophies

The Club Night trophies are awarded to members achieving the highest number of winning points in their first 15 attendances at Club Night during the season.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions this trophy was not awarded in 2021.

Two-Wood Competitions:

These competitions are run alongside a social event with buffet afternoon tea.

Two-Wood Open Competition

This is a Club knock-out competition, open to ladies and gentlemen.  First and second round losers are entered into a Consolation Competition. The limited-end matches are all played during the course of a single afternoon. The matches are followed by a traditional strawberry tea.  In 2022, the Competition was played on Sunday 10 July, a glorious sunny afternoon.  The winner was Phil Batt and the runner-up was Franco Napoletano.  The winner of the Consolation Competition was Derek Smith and the runner-up was Steve Bradley.

Two-Wood Pairs Competition

This is a Club competition, open to ladies and gentlemen, in which the pairings are drawn on a completely random basis.  There is a Group Stage of limited-end matches, from which winners go through to the semi-finals or final depending on numbers entering.  All matches are played during the course of a single afternoon, followed by a buffet afternoon tea.  The 2022 Competition was played on Saturday 18 June and the winners were Ron Munro & Pauline Cooper and the Runners Up were Liz Tillett & Will Clarke.