This update covers the second half of October, including the start of Pennants and Interclub progress. See the bowls wellington website for full Interclub and Pennants details including progress results.
The Club Aggregate Cup continued on the afternoon of Tuesday 18th October and our regular Skills Training sessions continued on same evening.
The weekly Games Afternoons concluded for the season on Thursday 20st October and the College Bowls competition started on the same afternoon.
On Saturday/Sunday 22nd/23rd October, nine of our members competed in the Centre Mixed Pairs tournament, sponsored by Bowls Specialists. Kennie & Steve Critchlow, Robyn Tuckett & Mark Finlay, Abbey & Warwick Dugdale and Clare Hendra (playing in a composite team) all qualified for post section play, with Abbey & Warwick and Clare winning their first post section matches. Well done all!
Our casual bowls programme continued on Saturday 22nd October, with Triples and 2-4-2 matches. A good time was held by all.
On Sunday/Monday 23rd/24th October, we hosted our annual 1 to 5 Year 2-4-2 Pairs Gala, with eight of our members going into battle. Congratulation to overall winners Mark Burgess & James Fairhall from the Victoria club. See Latest News and our Facebook page for more details.
All activities scheduled for Tuesday/Wednesday 25th/26th October were canned due to the weather.
College Bowls continued on Thursday 27th October.
The weather reigned supreme again on Saturday 29th October with Interclub being postponed and our Have A Go Day being cancelled. This is the most disrupted start to a season that we can recall.
Despite late withdrawals and weather interruptions we managed to complete two rounds of Club Championships Men's Fours on Sunday 30th October.