Fairlight Bowls Club 50th Anniversary Year 1968 - 2018
Fairlight Bowls Club   50th Anniversary Year1968 - 2018 

NOTICE BOARD

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HELPERS EVENING

 

Anyone at the Bowls Club who has helped out in ANYWAY is

invited to join us at the Village Hall on Saturday November 17th at 6.30 pm. There will be some nibbles and drinks to say THANK YOU for all that you have done for the club during 2018.

If you are attending, please sign in at the Club House, or let John Eveleigh know that you will be attending

 

Please come if you can.

 

A note for all those going on the Greyhound Trip on Wednesday October 31st

The coach will The Circle, Fairlight at 11.15 am. and will stop only at the following places:

The Bus Stop, Knowle Road

The Co-Op, Ore

The Bus Shelter, Little Common Roundabout

 

Luncheon at the Brickwall - Wednesday 17th October

A great afternoon for all those that attended. As ever, the food and service at the Brickwall Hotel was excellent. I hope the pictures below will give you an idea of what is was like.

 

 

LATEST NEWS !!!!

Fairlight have finished 3rd in the Mermaid League. Congratulations to our Captain, Colin and well done to all who played their part. 

 

The season may almost be finished, but there will still be things going on in the close season. Keep an eye on the Web Site for details.

 

Work has now started on concreting the remaining 2 sides of the green.  Please keep an eye on your emails to see when help is needed. 

For a full report on our wonderful Competitions Final Weekend, click on 2018 COMPETITION RESULTS

 

 

 

Unfortunately, the game was cancelled due to the weather conditions. However, a goodly number of people turned up to toast the club, have a cup of tea and eat some delicious cake. 

Look forward to seeing everyone next year.

 

 

GREYHOUND RACING

 

Our annual trip to Hove Greyhound Stadium will be on Wednesday 31st October. The cost will be £20 per head to include coach travel to and from the stadium, a 3 - course meal and your race card. Many seats have already been claimed. Book now to avoid disappointment.

Bank Holiday Bowls Drive with Cream Tea     Saturday August 27th

It was a little cloudy, but that did not dampen the spirits of those playing. A game of 18 ends, with the teams changing at 6 and 12 ends, there were no easy wins. The final winners were :

1st - Penny Kenward, 

2nd - Frank James 

3rd - Alan Vernon

However, a great game was had by all. This was followed by a splendid Cream Tea organised by Colin and Maureen Yellop and helped by Dot James. The scones (all baked by Maureen), were delicious, and we were all treated to a very tasty cream tea. I have to say that the settings on the tables would not have been out of place at the Ritz. 

That's it as far as Bank Holidays are concerned, but there are still plenty of Bowl's activities going on. Keep an eye on the web site for all the details.

 

LADS AND LASSIES AND SO MUCH MORE      SATURDAY AUGUST 4TH 

What a great day this turned out to be. The afternoon started with the presentation by our President of a cheque for £1000 to St Michael's Hospice. Sarah Adams representing the trust thanked us all for the donation. This was followed by a "Spider". I won't say who won it, but I am enjoying the brandy which went to the closest bowl. The main sporting activity was the annual Lads versus Lassies. The lassies put up a valiant fight, but on this occasion it was not enough and the Lads won by 97 points to 62. Perhaps they will do better next year.

The Committee had decided that we would also use this day to celebrate the Club's 50th Anniversary. A wonderful spread was supplied by the team, which was augmented by "hot dogs". You will see from the photographs below how good it all was. The 70 guests were fortunate enought to be able to eat it on a beautiful sunny evening in the playing field. The sweets that followed the main course were, as ever, fantastic. In the pictures you will see the wonderful  Anniversary Cake. This was cut by Frank with the hope that the Club continues to flourish for another 50 years. 

The evening finshed with a game of Bingo, and the drawing of a GRAND RAFFLE. 

To everyone who helped make it such a memorable day the Club says a big thank you, and Well Done.

Enjoy the pictures.

 

 

 

Match Reports

13th September 

Today we entertained our friends from Ninfield. The green as ever played beautifully as did our teams. We won on all 5 rinks with a total of 115 points to 55 points. This was the last game of the season, so heres hoping that we can keep up this standard next year. 

Congratuations to Colin and his helpers for giving us such a great green to play on for the whole season. It was certainly not an easy job with the extremes of weather that we experienced this year. 

6th September

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed 2 teams from the Hastings Visibly Handicapped Bowls Club to Fairlight. It is some years since they have been to Fairlight due to transport problems, but this was overcome and a good time was had by all. With several internationals in their team, they are really competitive. Each club won a rink, but overall we did win by 35 points to 26. Hopefully, this fixture will now be a regular event in future years.

5th September

Today we welcomed our Friends from Battle Bowling Club. It may have been a grey day, but the games put the sunshine into the Fairlight Players. We actually won 3 out of the 4 rinks, but it was an exciting afternoon with Fairlight winning by 98 points to 46. We look forward to seeing the Battle players next year.

22nd August

Bexhill BC came to play us today. I think they may have wanted revenge for last Saturdays defeat. However, we held our nerve and won 2 of the four rinks, and won overall on points by 69 - 58. A very enjoyable afternoon.

14th - 18th August

A very busy time for the Players of Fairlight. We played 4 games, 2 away and 2 home. We lost against Westfield on their very damp pitch, but managed to win the other away game at Bexhill, and the 2 home games against Hollington Old Church and Alexandra Park. For the scores please see  "Fixtures and Results 2018".

 

 

 

 

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