w/c 17th July 2022

w/c 17th July 2022

On Monday morning Yvonne played in the 3rd round of the B.W.National Singles Competition   playing against Lucy Smith (Westlecot). Yvonne sadly lost 21-18, It was a long  game in the extreme heat. Well done Yvonne for qualifying to this stage, We are proud of you.

B.W. Ladies National Competition 3rd Round, l to r
Lucy Smith, Yvonne McColl

On Monday in the North Wilts Mixed we were meant to be away to Bradford-on-Avon, however due the extreme weather conditions, the league committee have cancelled all games and they will not be rescheduled. No shots or points

On Tuesday there are 6 games in various leagues starting at 2pm

Due to Malmesbury pulling out of the league our ladies do not have a game in the Nor West leaque this week.

The ladies Seidal league will be postponed this week due to the heat, the game for the BLUES and GREENS will be played at a date to be arranged.

In the White Horse league the A team are away to Corsham C, the B team were meant to be at home to Devizes F, however they have agreed to share the points and the game has been cancelled. The C team were also meant to be away to Corsham B, but this game has been rearranged to the 26th July.

In the evening club night has been cancelled.

On Wednesday we welcome Jon Yeo and Jim Collins, judges for the South West in Bloom competition, the Portman Cup category, many thanks to Sue P and her ‘waterers’ for all the hard work that has been done to make the club surrounds look so good.

Later that day our ladies  had six teams playing in the Coronation Triples, the games were played at  Wroughton, Pewsey, & Marlborough, We have had a great success with Sally, Karen and Yvonne’s team winning at Pewsey, Well done ladies! another great achievement for CBC. The ladies had a great day, and played well and the temperature was so much kinder than the heat.

Coronation Triples Players, Pewsey .back row – l to r Martha, Angela, Yvonne, Wendy and Phyllis. Front row – l to r Ann C,
Karen, Sally and Ann B.

On Thursday evening our ladies played away ay Broughton Gifford in the Nor West League, our ladies won both rinks, the score was 38-29. On the 11th end both teams home and away had 11 shots each, something one does not see very often. It was a pleasant evening to play in a good temperature, All the ladies enjoyed their game.

In the M.W.M.T.L the A team were at home to Warminster A and lost 49-63 (2-8pts), whilst the B team were away to Devizes B and also lost 34-62 (0-10pts), not a good evening.

On Friday David Johns and Barry Wicks were at home playing in the 1st round of the B.W.Men’s National singles against respectively, S Provis and J Haselton  both from Chippenham Town. Both games were very close and some 3xcellent bowls were played, much appreciated by the spectators, unfortunately there was a shower of rain towards the rain, but  that did not deter the players, who continued through to the end. Final scores were David Johns 21 Steve Provis 15. Barry Wicks 21 Jeremy Haselton 16, below is a photo of 3 of the players, unfortunately Jeremy was getting changed and missed the call.

l to r David Johns, Steve Provis and Barry Wicks

Our 2 now progress to the 3rd round on Monday, more details on next weeks report.

There are coaching sessions on Friday and Saturday, on the Saturday afternoon we have a home friendly against Weston B.C, Bath, start time 2-30pm.