St Ippolyts Bowls Club
Press Reports 2016
Comet 26th May2016
St Ippolyts beat Baldock
St Ippolyts Bowls Club were in action in a triples match against Baldock in a game they won 82-41.
In the County League, St Ippolyts beat Three Horseshoes 45-31.
Two SM League games saw St Ippolyts beat Willian 81-63 but lose to Riverain 74-70.
Comet 9th June 2016
St Ippolyts were in SM League action and beat Norton and Three Horseshoes. In the County League they beat Norton 84-42 while in the knockout competition they defeated Norton 84-40
Comet 30th June2016
St Ippolyts are top of County League
St Ippolyts Bowls Club maintained their position at the top of the County League with a 51-22 win over Baldock Town.
They have maximum points from three games.
At the weekend they took on Knebworth in the SM league and ended a good week with an 86-56 success.
Comet 7th July 2016
There was a good week for St Ippolyts as they recorded three wins in four days. A trip to Whitethorn in the County League saw them maintain their position at the top of their section with a 47-43 win.
In SM League KO Cup they reached the semi- final beating Datchworth 73-59.
On Sunday a visit to Knebworth in the SM League resulted in 80-61 win.
Comet 14th July2016
St Ippolyts went to the top of the SM League with an82-64 win over Norton and despite losing 85-72 to Datchworth the following day retain the top spot.
Comet 21st July 2016
St Ippolyts only had one SM League match at the weekend but it saw a resounding win over Three Horseshoes 89-52. Maximum points kept them at the top of the league.
Comet 28th July 2016
St Ippolyts book cup final place
St Ippolyts Bowls Club have reached the SM League Knockout Cup final by beating Three Horseshoes 81-54
In a midweek triples match they lost 62-53 to Shephalbury but returned to winning form with a 78-59 win over Stotfold.
St Ippolyts' Janet Davies, Muriel Saunders, Barbara King and Janet Godfrey have reached the semi-final of the North Herts Ladies Fours with a 19-16 win over a Riverain team.
Comet 4th August 2016
St Ippolyts had only one SM League game at the weekend and confirmed their position as leaders with a four rink win over Aston 88-49.
A trip to Suffolk saw them lose 99-88 to Brandon in a friendly.
Comet 18th August2016
St Ippolyts clinch the Knockout Cup
St Ippolyts Bowls Club have picked up the Knockout Cup for the first time in their history.
On Friday they met with Holwell in the final and a 108-47 victory saw them lift the trophy.
The club have also won their section of the County League.
They did so with a 42-26 success over Howard Garden to qualify for the area play-offs.
On Saturday they took on Datchworth in the SM League and ran out winners by 81 shots to 74, ensuring that the championship goes down to the wire.
Comet 25th August2016
St Ippolyts ladies fours of J Davies, M Saunders, C Richardson and J Godfrey reached the final of the North Herts Ladies fours with a 25-14 success over Royston. On Sunday they maintained their challenge at the top of the SM League with an 88-59 win over Aston
Comet 1st September 2016
St Ippolyts reach Area Final
St Ippolyts Bowls Club have reached the area final of the County League.
They did so overcoming Stevenage Town 44-33.
Resounding wins in the SM League 113-62 against Willian and 117-40 against Howard Garden, saw them increase their lead at the top of the table.
To complete a great week for the club the ladies' rink of J Davies, M Saunders, C Richardson and J Godfrey won the North Herts fours beating Baldock 18-17.
Comet 15th September 2016
Triple win for Richard Knight
St Ippolyts Bowls Club held their finals weekend and Richard Knight won the open singles, the handicap singles and the pairs.
The two woods pairs was won by Steve little and Matt Hayzelden.
Comet 22nd September 2016
St Ippolyts held their reserve day finals at the weekend.
In the men's singles Matt Hayzelden beat Peter Belton in a close game 21-20
Comet 29th September 2016
Ippolyts miss out
St Ippolyts Bowls Club finished their season at the weekend.
Needing to gain the maximum seven points to clinch the SM League title, they only managed to gain six. They beat Letchworth GC 94-80 but lost on one rink.
On Sunday they played the annual captain versus president match with 40 players taking part.
The president's team won by 40 shots.