Please read the attached document which details the bowling events involving our Club during the week beginning Monday 23 May.
Our Bowls Scotland Seniors’ representatives in the Singles (Ricky Stevens and George Richardson) will both be in action on Monday afternoon at Colinton against Parkside B.C. and at Beechwood against Slateford B.C. respectively. All the best, guys. In addition, our Bowls Scotland Senior Fours representatives will be at Parkside also on Monday afternoon with a match against Slateford B.C. Good luck, boys. All three of these games start at 2.00pm. Finally, we are scheduled to host 4 Gents’ Senior Bowls Scotland ties on the green on Monday afternoon at 2.00pm.
Our Gents’ Bowls Scotland representatives in the Singles and Pairs start their District 15 competitions on Tuesday evening at 6.45pm. The two Singles (Jim MacKay and Clint Cassidy) take on Beechwood B.C. at Currie and Lutton Place B.C. at Merchiston respectively. At the same time, our two Pairs (Joe Blair and David McNiven & Jim Connor and Bernie Callaghan) compete against Bainfield B.C. at West End and Currie B.C. at Carrickknowe respectively. All the best, guys.
Then, on Thursday evening at 6.45pm, one of our representatives in the EBA Set Singles competition (Keith Moyes) will take on Maitland B.C. at Wardie while the other (David McNiven) has a match against Hillside B.C. at Queensberry. Good luck, guys.
On Saturday 28 May, both of our Ladies’ Bowls Scotland Pairs begin their District 15 qualifying campaigns at Balerno with Pat Reid and Marcia Norton taking on Balerno B.C. and Ronnie McLaren and Theresa Blair having a game against Bainfield B.C. at 10.00 am. If successful, they will both have another match game on the Sunday morning also at Balerno at 10.00am. All the best, girls.
One of our Mixed Pairs (Pat Reid and David McGuire) will kick off their Bowls Scotland campaign on Sunday 29 May with a match against Gorgie Mills B.C. at Colinton. Hopefully, our other representatives (Joan McBain and Ronnie Clark) will also be in action at Braid. These games start at 6.00pm. All the best, guys and gals.
Finally, a wee ‘heads-up’ on some upcoming competitions :
- The Seniors have their annual Bob Horsham Trophy game at 2.00pm on Friday 10 June. There is a list on the Seniors’ Notice-board for those wishing to be involved.
- We will be sending a team to the annual EBA Charity Triples competition to be held at Willowbrae B.C. on Saturday 11 June starting at 9.30am. If you would like to be involved on this day, please let Bernie Callaghan know. This is a good day and a great opportunity to meet players from other Clubs. It is open to both Ladies and Gents.
- The annual Gents’ Friendly with Carrickknowe B.C. will be held at 2.00pm on Saturday 18 June at home. We are looking for 6 rinks for this match. Please add your name to the list on the Gents’ Notice-board if you are available to play. This is always a very good afternoon.
The Management Committee.