Ringwood Bowling Club

A friendly club on the fringe of the New Forest, close to Bournemouth

Apologies for not reporting this last week. Our Ladies won their National Womens Top Club Round 1 match at Basingstoke Town, 3-1. Sharon Varndell won 21-20. The Pairs won 21-13. The Triples won 18-14 and the Fours lost 16-18. They will play their next match away versus Oakley.

Congratulations again to Helena Webber who won another match in the National Champion of Champions Competition. She defeated Debbie Dance of Southbourne 21-9.

Congratulations also to Pete Ward and Sharon Varndell on winning their first round match in the National Mixed Pairs. At Waterside, they defeated James Highes 20-5.

On Thursday, Ringwood unfortunately lost their National Mens Club Two Fours match against Southbourne B, 46-29.

On Friday, Pete Ward unfortunately lost his Hampshire County Triples match against David Kerr of Boscombe Cliff.

On Saturday, Ringwood Ladies won their Thornbury Cup match against Fordingbridge 49-28.

On Saturday, Mark Brocklebank played at No.2 for Bowls Hampshire in the Middleton Cup on the Isle of Wight. Hampshire won 143 (20) - (2) 99.

On Sunday, Pete Ward unfortunately lost his Hampshire County 4 Wood Singles match against Chris Daniels of Boscombe Cliff, 10-21.

The friendly match on Sunday afternoon against Hampton was enjoyed by all despite some precipitation during the matches. A mixture of fours and triples matches resulted a 4-2 rinks win and a shots score of 119-64 in favour of Ringwood. Well done and great thanks to all those who organised and contributed on the day.

Overall last week, of the 8 League matches played, Ringwood won 6 and lost 2.

Click on the coloured Team Names below to see the latest results and League positions.

 Tuesday 28th May. NFWBA Ladies' 1st Team away at Waterside. Another 4-2 victory for the 1st team.

Tuesday 28th May. NFWBA Ladies' 2nd Team at Home versus Lymington. Ringwood 38 - Lymington 27. Ringwood won 6 - 0. Chris D

Tuesday 28th May. NFBA Men's 1st Team away at Fordingbridge. Another great win 7.5-0.5.

Tuesday 28th May. NFBA Men's A Team at Home versus Fordingbridge A. Fortunes turned around this week with a 7-1 win.

Thursday 30th May. B&DWBA Ladies' Team at Home versus Pelhams. Unfortunately, another loss this week, 4-2.Shots Ringwood 37, Pelhams 42.

Thursday 30th May. NFBA Men's B Team  No Match. Due to Brockenhurst A pulling out of NFBA League Division 4.

Saturday 1st June. B&DBA Men's 1st Team at Home versus Braeside. Back to winning ways scoring 12-2 in points. Shots 96 for and 59 against.

Mel Barrett, Allan Mason, Ed Melton and Pete Ward won 31-9.

Malcolm Chater, Dan Cookman, Bryan Tanner and Derick Faulkner won 27-13.

Rob Huggett, Barrie Seymour, Derrick Fulker and Steve Van Wyk won 22-13.

Geoff Bell, Barry Vaughan, Steve Burns and Lee Croad lost 16-24.

Saturday 1st June. B&DBA Men's A Team away versus Braeside A. After 3 consecutive wins a heavy on the carpet at Braeside, 14-0. 104 shots to 51.

Ken Turner, Ian Stewart, Den Newham and John Stone lost 18-13.

Doug Jones, Denis Carr, George Dickson and Brian Tester lost 28-17.

Jim Sillitoe, Fred Alderman, Mel Jone and Bob Curtis lost 24-10.

Roy Tutt, Doug Dalrymple, Frank Billett and Mike Miller lost 34-11.

Saturday 1st June. B&DBA Triples B Team away versus versus Southbourne D. Another win for Ringwood, away this time. Southbourne 1 point and Ringwood 5 points. Shots 32-41.

Barrie Horne, Chris Dalrymple and Sue Wyatt won 15-24.

Sue West, Breta Miller and Sharon Varndell drew 17-17.




Liam aged 11

showing Grumpy Grandad


how it should be done!



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 Coming Up Next Week

Monday 3rd June. Harry Wright Trophy continues. 5.30pm start.

Tuesday 4th June. NFWBA Ladies' 1st Team Away versus Milford. 2.00pm start.

Tuesday 4th June. NFWBA Ladies' 2nd Team Away versus Braeside. 2.00pm start.

Tuesday 4th June. NFBA Men's 1st Team at Home versus Lymington. 6.15pm start.

Tuesday 4th June. NFBA Men's A Team Away versus West Moors.  6.15pm start.

Thursday 6th June. B&DWBA Ladies' Team at Home versus Braeside. 2.00pm start

Thursday 6th June. NFBA Men's B Team Away versus Fordingbridge B.  6.15pm start.

Saturday 8th June. B&DBA Men's 1st Team Away versus versus Poole Park. 2.00pm start.

Saturday 8th June. B&DBA Men's A Team at Home versus Ferndown. 2.00pm start.

Saturday 8th June. B&DBA Triples B Team Away versus Richmond Park B. 2.00pm start.

Sunday 9th June. Friendly at Home versus Verwood. 2.30pm start. To enter, add your name to the sheet on the Club Notice Board

If you are not playing and have a bit of time on your hands, go along and support a team.