Callington Bowling Club


Joint Top of the League

Callington A lie in 2nd place, on shots difference, to Lostwithiel after the latest round of results. A 5-0 win over Looe and a Saltash home 1-4 loss to Torpoint, combined with a Lostwithiel 4-1 win over our B side totally changed the league standings. Everything, for both A and B sides now depends on the last matches next Thursday 19th July.


Funding Opportunity

World Bowls Board Approves Smaller Bowls

The World Bowls Board has approved for all competitive play two new sizes of bowls.
The 000 which is smaller than 00, and the 0000 which is even smaller at about 112mm or 4 and one eighth of an inch.
Clubs with junior members have been campaigning for a long time for such changes.

Ladies Pairs Show the Way...........

Congratulations to Mandy Jones and Rosalind Redfern on reaching the Quarter Finals of the County Pairs. After winning their first 4 rounds, the journey ended at Bodmin where they were defeated by a strong St.Ives pairing.

Further congratulations to Mandy on being selected for Cornwall Ladies County team in their excellent win over Devon Ladies.

Members of Callington Bowls Club have a further opportunity to enhance club funds by participating in the Cooperative Community Fund. Every £1 spent at the Co-op store in Callington can earn the club 1p.
Follow these simple steps to help the club:
Visit the Co-op and obtain a Co-op membership card.
Log on to the Co-op web site and select Callington Bowls Club as your preferred charity.
Visit the Co-op frequently and purchase your groceries and other items there.
As well as earning the club 1% of spend, you yourself also earn an additional 5% dividend.

Why not purchase all your Christmas spirits at the store?

All funds obtained through this partnership will be spent on renovating the holding wall between the upper and lower carparks.

But Glyn Follows.....

Glyn Coggon has also qualified for a Quarter Final by winning the Group 2 two-wood singles. On a boiling hot day at Wadebridge, Glyn won 5 matches to lift the trophy and earn a place at Chacewater on July 22nd for the final stages.

More ECBL Successes

The carried-over 2017 ECBL Finals saw more successes for the Callington club.
John Kelly carried off the Cornish Times Singles Trophy with a 21-5 win over Ian Burnard of Lostwithiel, and the Triple of John Allen, Mike Benger, and Roger Ellard defeated Lostwithiel's Badger Brock, Shane Aldridge, and Rob Peareth by 26 shots to 7.
The finals were played at Liskeard Bowls Club on Sunday 29th April. Congratulations to our winners.

Opening of the Green 2018

Callington Mayor and Portreeve Mark Smith was the very welcome dignitary to roll the first bowl of the 2018 season and thus officially open the green. A competitive fifteen end of bowls were played by the 30 members in attendance on a very flat, if damp, surface before a sociable tea was taken.


Tesco Award

Callington Bowls Club would like to thank Tesco and the Tesco customers for awarding the club £1800 as part of the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. The money will be spent on improving the club's training equipment, with items such as a new indoor short mat, outdoor green surround, target bowls mats, bowls rebound discs, and new coloured sets of junior bowls.

Pictured below is Mr. Alan Woolacombe, Tesco Community Services Manager, presenting the cheque to Chairman Bill Rowan and Treasurer Di Jackson, with Fund Raising Coordinator Graham Body.


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