w/e 11th September 2021

w/e 11th September 2021

Only 3 weeks to the end of the season, this week it’s the start of the West Wilts White Horse League finals. This is the men’s Tuesday afternoon 4’ s, as Calne ‘A’ won Division 3 this year they are in the finals along with the 4 other division winners and the 3 best runners-up.

The finals are held at Spencer Melksham on Monday (quarter finals), Tuesday ( semi finals) and the final being held on Thursday, all start at 2pm

Calne A were against Broughton Gifford ‘A’ on Monday and managed to win on the last end 16-15, they played Chippenham Town C on Tuesday and unfortunately lost 15-19, this is the second time they have reached the semi-finals, however to be one of the last 4 in 5 leagues of 48 teams is an achievement.

Happy team before the Semi-final, L to R
Stuart, Paul, Derek and Steve P

On Tuesday there is the normal Club night at 5-30pm for. 6pm start.

Ladies Seidal league are taking 6 players to Devizes for the end of season gala on Tuesday

Wednesday the ladies had two triples teams in the “Lavender and Lace” event held by Chippenham Town. Always an enjoyable occasion.

Wednesday evening saw the final of the Gunning Cup, the oldest cup in the club dating back to 1920 it was against Dave J and Martin S.The final result was a win to Dave J, A very entertains game.

L to R, Dave J and Martin S

There was also a chance to recreate the winning pair from the Men’s 2 wood final.Dave J. being the winner, 18-8

L to R Dave G and Dave J

Thursday the ladies had 3 triples teams at the Coronation Triples competition which is an all day event. This was held at Pewsey BC. Despite wet weather the teams had a good day.

On Saturday it was the Ladies triples final in the morning and after 2 and half hours the score was 17-17 after 17 ends. It was Karen, Sue, and Yvonne against Ann C, Josie and Ann B. Below is a picture of the 2 teams, both put up a great show of bowling, nip and tuck all the way, but with a single shot on end 18 the team led by Ann B, with Ann C and Josie ran out winners, the spectators certainly enjoyed it, but your correspondent just cannot get the cry of 1 yard out of his head!!!

L to R – Sue, Yvonne, Karen, Ann B, Josie and Ann C.