Please read the attached document which details the bowling events involving our Club during the week beginning Monday 27 May.
Our representative in the Ladies Bowls Scotland Singles (Chris Bentley) will take Sighthill B.C. at Bainfield on Saturday morning and, if successful, will progress to the next round also at Bainfield on Saturday afternoon. Good luck, Chris. On the same day, at the same venue, Rebecca Rutherford will take on Carrickknowe B.C. in the final of the Ladies’ Junior Singles at 2.00pm. All the best, Rebecca.
On the Seniors’ front, our remaining Bowls Scotland Singles representative (Jim Connor) will be involved in his next round tie on Monday afternoon at West End against Currie B.C. All the best, Jim. In addition, both of our Rinks are in action against Bainfield B.C. at Slateford and Sighthill B.C. at Whitehouse & Grange respectively also on Monday afternoon. Good luck, guys. We also have our Four competing in the Edinburgh & Leith B.A. (ELBA) Seniors next Friday afternoon at 2.00pm against Bainfield B.C. at Ardmillan. All the best, boys.
Our Gents’ Singles (Bobby Brown), Pairs, Triples and Fours are all in action in the next round of the Bowls Scotland competitions at Colinton against Carrickknowe B.C., at Slateford against Juniper Green B.C., at Colinton against Lutton Place B.C. and at Currie against Bainfield B.C. respectively on Tuesday evening at 6.45pm. In addition, our ELBA Pairs take on Braid B.C. at Ardmillan and our Fours are in action against Juniper Green B.C. at Slateford both on Thursday evening at 7.00pm. Please try to get along to support the teams if you can. All the best, guys.
Hopefully, our representatives in the Bowls Scotland Mixed Pairs (Pat Reid and Jimmy Sutherland) will be in action in their quarter-final tie at 6.00pm on Sunday 2 June at Carrickknowe.
Please note that we are hosting an Aero Bowls ‘roadshow’ led by the world-famous Alex Marshall on Sunday 2 June at 1.00pm. Alex will have bowls and bowling accessories to try out on the day. In addition, one lucky winner of the raffle will be able to have a few ends against him in a wee ‘challenge’ match. Come along next Sunday and get a chance to meet our multiple-times World Champion. Family, friends and neighbours also very welcome!!
Also on Sunday 2 June, there will be a Gents’ Tour meeting in the Clubhouse at 8.00pm. More details of the meeting will be included in an e-mail to be issued soon by the Tour Committee.
Finally, a couple of reminders :
Firstly, the list for participants in the annual Bob Horsham Trophy (Friday 7 June) is on the Seniors’ Notice-board. Please add your name if you can take part.
Secondly, the annual Gents’ Friendly against Carrickknowe will be held on the green at 2.00pm on Saturday 15 June. We need 6 rinks for this match and currently we only have 12 names on the list. Please add your name if you are available; this is always a very enjoyable afternoon.
The Management Committee