Please read the attached document which details the bowling events involving our Club during the week beginning Monday 10 July.
Firstly, congratulations to our Ladies (Pat Calder, Irene Beavis, Joan McBain and Evelyn Lowe) who won the East of Scotland B.A. Olive Smith Charity Fours earlier in the season. Well done, girls.
The Ladies have their annual Friendly match away to Kilmarnock B.C. on Tuesday 11 July at 2.00pm. We are sure that everyone involved will have a great afternoon.
Our Gents take on Currie B.C. at home in the second round of the Top Ten competition on Tuesday 11 July at 6.30pm. All the best, guys.
The Gents’ EBA Knockouts begin on Thursday 13 July with our Triples (Joe Blair, Bernie Callaghan and David McNiven) taking on Whitehouse & Grange B.C. at Liberton at 6.45pm. Good luck, boys. In addition, we are hosting 4 Knockout ties on our green at 6.45pm.
Our Gents take on Parkside B.C. in the quarter-finals of the EBA Edinburgh Cup away on Friday 14 July at 6.45pm. All the best, guys.
The annual Centenary Trophy is scheduled for Saturday 15 July at 2.00pm. The draw for this competition will be posted on the ‘Mixed’ Noticeboard later in the week. Please check the board if you are participating in this very enjoyable afternoon.
The annual Strawberry Fayre will take place on the green and in the Clubhouse on Sunday 16 July at 2.00pm. This is an opportunity to bring family and friends along to the Club for a wee game of bowls and some strawberries and ice-cream. Please try to support this event if you can.
Our representatives in the EBA Mixed Rink competition (Faye Stevens, Chris Bentley, Ricky Stevens and Bill Cumming) are in action in their quarter-final match against Braid B.C. at Tanfield on Sunday 16 July at 6.30pm. All the best, guys and gals.
Finally, a wee ‘heads-up’ about upcoming events :
- The National Finals at Ayr, Northfield will begin on Sunday 23 July. We have 3 representatives involved viz. Faye Stevens in the Senior Ladies’ Singles, Chris Bentley in the Ladies’ Singles and Stuart Campbell in the Gents’ Singles. We will provide details of their matches once we have received the draws. Please try to get to Ayr to support the players if you can.
- We have our annual ‘mixed’ Friendly against Centurion B.C. on Thursday 27 July on the green at 6.30pm. We are looking for 3 mixed rinks for this game. Please add your name to the list on the ‘Mixed’ Noticeboard if you are available to play in this game.
- We will be hosting the annual Invitation Pairs competition on the green on Sunday 6 August. Please add your name (and that of your ‘external’ partner) to the list on the ‘Mixed’ Noticeboard if you wish to participate in this very enjoyable day.
- We are hosting the EWBA Ladies’ Top Ten Final on the green on Monday 7 August at 2.00pm. Although we are not directly involved in the Final this year, please try to get along to the Club to see some great lady bowlers in action.
- Our Senior Gents’ will hold the annual Hyland Rigg competition on Friday 11 August at 2.00pm. There is still time to add your name to the list on the Senior Gents’ Noticeboard if you can play in this event.
- The annual Ladies’ Clark Fours competition is scheduled to be held on Sunday 13 August at 1.30pm. There is a list on the Ladies’ Noticeboard if you wish to participate.
- Finally, the annual Gents’ Friendly against Blackhall B.C. will take place on the green at 6.15pm on Wednesday 16 August. There is a list on the Gents’ Noticeboard for those guys who wish to play in this very enjoyable evening.
The Management Committee