Please read the attached document which details the bowling events involving our Club during the week beginning Monday 9 July.
Firstly, congratulations to our Ladies Singles (Theresa Blair) who won her Final of the East of Scotland District last Tuesday afternoon at Sighthill. Well done, Theresa.
Commiserations to Bobby Brown who lost the ELBA Seniors’ Singles on Sunday morning in a VERY close encounter with an opponent from Northern B.C. Hard lines, Bobby.
Our Ladies’ teams also compete in the first round of the Water of Leith Championships on Friday (13 July) afternoon with the Singles at Currie, the Pairs at Juniper Green and the Triples and Fours at Stenhouse. All the best, Ladies.
Please note that, as the Ladies have a Friendly against Kilmarnock B.C. on Tuesday afternoon, there will be no Tuesday Hat Day this week.
The Edinburgh Bowling League Knockouts continue this week, On the Seniors’ front, the Fours won last Monday afternoon and now take on Brunstane B.C. at Mayfield this Monday (9 July) afternoon, with our Gents’ Pairs in action against Merchiston B.C. at Dean, our Triples taking on Mayfield B.C. at Colinton and our Fours in action against Beechwood B.C. at Wardie; all on Thursday evening. All the best, guys. In addition, we have 4 EBL Knockout ties on our green on Thursday 12 July.
There is another Mixed Hat Night arranged for 6.30pm on Saturday 14 July. Please bring along your friends and family to this very enjoyable evening.
The annual Strawberry Fayre takes place on Sunday 22 July starting at 2.00pm. This is always a great afternoon so, again, please invite friends and family (including the kids) to come along and enjoy the experience.
Finally, a reminder of some upcoming Events on the green.
- The Ladies’ Championship Final this year will be between Chris Bentley and Theresa Blair. A date has not yet been fixed for the Final but we will keep you informed. Please try to get along to the Club to support both players when the game has been arranged.
- The list for players for the annual Centenary Trophy on Saturday 21 July is on the ‘Mixed’ Notice-board. Please add your name if you can participate. We would like to have as many members as possible involved.
- The annual Gents’ Friendly with Carrickknowe B.C. is scheduled for Saturday 28 July with a start time of Noon (PLEASE NOTE THE REVISED TIME). We need 6 rinks for this match. The list of participants is on the Gents’ Notice-board. Please add your name if you can play.
- The sheet for participation in our annual Friendly with Centurion B.C. on Thursday 2 August is also on the ‘Mixed’ Notice-board. We are looking for 3 mixed rinks for this match.
- Our annual Hyland Rigg trophy for Seniors will take place on Friday 3 August at 2.00pm. The entry sheet for this competition will be on the Seniors’ Notice-board. Please add your name to the list if you can take part.
- The annual Invitation Pairs will take place on Sunday 5 August and the list for entry is on the ‘Mixed’ Notice-board. Please add your names if you want to be involved in this competition.
The Management Committee