Winter League 2018 Results

Division-1-1st.jpeg - 46.38 kBPhoto of  Halifax Bowling Club’s President Ray Clegg  and Tony Riley, captain of Clayhouse, winners of Division 1 in Halifax Bowling Club’s winter league.

Division-2-1st-.jpeg - 45.57 kBSecond photo Ray Clegg and Steve Holmes of Mavericks, who won Division 2.

Rabbits Revenge finished second, and Hoyle’s War third in Division 1. In Division 2 Simply the Best were the runners up and Sowerby third.

Mavericks and Simply the Best are promoted to Division 1 and

Pellon and Kingston are relegated and will play in Division 2 next season.

Indoor Bowling Results Week 1 January 2019

In a pulsating first match of the season in Division 1 of the Wednesday Fours in Halifax Bowling Club’s Spring Indoor season, Rockets (Derek Finch, Lorraine Boulton, David Craven, Rodney Collinge) gave champions Northern Lights (Les Holmes, Tony Duba, Mark McGorlick, Michael Hutchinson) quite a scare. Northern Lights moved into a 6-1 lead before Rockets slowly fought back to take an 8-6 advantage. However with Rockets lying “1”, the skip for Northern Lights Hutchinson managed to move the jack and score a single for his team and critically give Holmes, the lead player for Northern Lights the jack. At the next end Lights scored a “3” to make the score 10-8 with one to play. Non of the Rockets team could respond to the initial “2” that Northern Lights scored to make the final score 12-8 to the Autumn champions.

Winter Bowling Week 13 2019

With just one week to play in Halifax Bowling Club’s Winter league the quest for the top spots in the Division look to have been decided. Clayhouse (Andy Peel, T. Harney, Paul Gill, Ian Johnson) are once again the champions. In their latest game they beat Fiery jacks (Jim Eaton, Brian Needham, Mick Walker, Gordon Bradford) by 17 points to 12. Bradford was the star for Fiery Jacks with a 21-13 win over Johnson.

Rabbits Revenge (David Hemsley, Mick Benson, David Pollard, Trevor Hargreaves) have take the runners up spot with an improved performance from last year. Their latest win was a 19-12 success over Four Play (Dave Russell, Keith Hanson, Ray Clegg, Derek Williamson). Clegg had the best return for Four Play as he narrowly beat Pollard 21-20.

Winter Bowling Week 12 2018

With only two weeks to play in Division 2 of Halifax Bowling Club’s winter league, Mavericks and Simply the Best are challenging for the top spot. In their latest games, Mavericks (Peter Krenc, Steve Holmes, David Bowden, Eric McGinnis)  increased their lead at the top of the division as they beat bottom of the table All Sorts (Mavis Walker, Ann Oates, Ken Cheslett, Peter Willoughby) by the maximum score of 20 points to 4. Mavericks have  accumulated 215 points from their 12 games played.

Simply the Best (Julie Best, Lyn Saxby, Lyn Carter, Julie Mallinson) found Hopeful’s Gordon Scott in sparkling form as he beat Best 21-16. The other Hopeful players 9patrick O’Connor, Robert Clayton, Robert Dean) found Best’s team mates too good for them as they lost the game by 18 points to 10. Simply the Best are on the 209 point mark from the same number of games. Much will depend on the game next week between Mavericks and Simply the Best.

Indoor Presentation Autumn 2018

Photo of prize winners at Halifax Bowling Club’s Autumn leagues. The prizes were presented by the club’s Lady President Margot Handsley.

The 2019 Spring season will commence on Wednesday January 2nd with the Wednesday Fours.