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Newsletter No8 - September 2019

By Brian Butcher St Ippolyts Bowls Club

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

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No.8 September 2019

THE ST IPPOLYTS BOWLER

Overall it has been a very good season.

Following our recent success in the Stevenage & District Knockout Competition, we finished runners up in the league on 98 points; Letchworth GC have been declared title winners with 103 points and still have a game to play.

We await the final placings in the North Herts Ladies League, the latest table, issued 19th August, showed us top of the table.

CLUB FINALS 7/8 SEPTEMBER

Competition Winner(s) Runner(s) Up

Open Singles Terry Godden Peter Belton

Triples Chris Gardner Trevor Upchurch

Terry Godden Brian Impey

John Dudley Kevin Stollery

Pairs Keith Bounsall Shirley Hughes

John Dudley Brian Impey

Handicap Terry Godden Keith Fincham

Yardstick Terry Godden Celia Farley

Franklin Keith Fincham Keith Bounsall

Two Wood Pairs John Farley Terry Saunders

Paul Owen Terry Godden

Ladies Singles Shirley Hughes Janet Godfrey

Mens Singles Terry Godden Kevin Stollery

Well done to everyone who took part in the finals. Thank you to Jeff for organising the competitions plus the finals and to those who provided food and helped out over the weekend.

Look out for our photo gallery special – coming soon.

MIXED FIXTURES/RESULTS

August

Sun 18th Aston home SML Conceded 4pts awarded to St Ippolyts

Sat 24th Howard Gardens home SML W78-56

Sun 25th Letchworth GC away SML L83-85

Fri 30th Willian home/away Final Knockout Comp W74-50

Sat 31st Holwell away SML W65-63

September

Sat 14th Langford away Friendly (whites)

Sat 14th L&D Finals at Riverain

Wed 18th Henlow home Friendly – 2pm early start

Sun 22nd Presidents v Captains – 2.30pm start

BONUS BALL

Latest stakes are now due.

PRESIDENTS V CAPTAINS SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER

This will start at 2.30pm, dress code is greys. We shall be holding a “Spider” with proceeds going to MacMillan.

The Turfcare Hamper is being raffled on this day, if you haven't bought a ticket please see Betty.

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING – FRIDAY 27th SEPTEMBER

Barbara would appreciate donations of cakes and items for the tombola for this very worthy cause, these should be left at the Clubhouse the day before.

PRESENTATION EVENING - SATURDAY 9th NOVEMBER

This year our Presentation Evening is to be held at the Clubhouse.

Cost per head is expected to be in the region of £15 to £20, and this will cover all food, drinks from the bar and wine on the table.

In order to gauge food requirements, we will need to know by no later than 27th September how many people wish to attend.

A list is posted in the Clubhouse for you to add your name, plus any guests, and any dietary requirements. Alternatively, you can let Brian Butcher know and he will ensure the list is updated accordingly.

Payment in full will be required in advance - further details to follow.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 2019

September

Mon 16th Cubs Visit 6pm

Fri 27th MacMillan coffee morning 10am to 2pm

Sat 28th Green maintenance starts

October

Sat 19th Quiz Night – see list in Clubhouse

Sun 27th AGM 2.30 for 3pm start

November

Sat 9th Presentation Evening at the Clubhouse – see list in Clubhouse

December

Sun 8th Pre Christmas Gathering

As the season draws to an end, hopefully we can see as many of you

as possible at the upcoming events. For those members who will be bowling indoors throughout the winter months, have a good season.

All the best,

Janet (janetbutcher@ntlworld.com)

& Brian (stippolytsbowls.sec@gmail.com)

Contact Information

Brian Butcher

Find St Ippolyts Bowls Club

Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RH

DIRECTIONS

Additional Information

From Hitchin/Codicote Road follow signs to Recreation Ground on the right hand side coming out of Hitchin( Waterdell Lane) This turning is next to the village shop. The bowls green is situated at the Recreation Ground off Orchards Close next to the football ground. ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE: 42 Broadwater Crescent, Stevenage SG2 8EG (we do not have facilities to accept post at the Club)