CLUB CAPTAIN’S CHARITY RAISES £4546.00 for MND

 

Each year Plymstock Bowling Club’s Club Captain has the honour of choosing a charity close to their heart, on behalf of the club, for their year in office.

Dave Hopper was Club Captain for the season 2022-2023 and, due to a family bereavement from this awful illness, chose Motor Neurone Disease as his charity.

With club members carrying out challenges and the clubs shanty group  The Grumpies donating their gratuities from guest singing venues, Dave raised a massive total of £4546.00 [making a total of £7912.00 for MND, during his two terms as Club Captain].

Roger Box, representing MND Association in Plymouth, was delighted to receive this second cheque of £4364.00 [+£182.00 collected on the night], from Dave Hopper on behalf of the club, at a “Special” evening held at Plymstock Bowling Club on 13th January.

Dave Hopper thanks ALL club members for their support.

This years Club Captain is Sue Ellis, who has chosen The Mustard Tree, at Derriford Hospital, as her special charity.

PBC LADIES MAKE THE FINAL OF GRACE MATTHEWS AT MADEIRA BC

PBC Ladies,  won the Grace Matthews Quarter Final against Bitton Park.

Then, with a coach load of supporters, they played the Semi-final  at Madeira BC Exmouth against Plymouth SFD.

This they won 3 disciplines to 2.

The Final, in the afternoon, was against Kings BC from Torquay.

Unfortunately they only managed to win 2 of the 5 disciplines, but were delighted that they had made The Final.

PBC LADIES MAKE IT TO LEAMINGTON

Having been runners up in The County Major Fours, our Ladies went to The 2023 National Finals as “Qualifiers”

Although they lost to The Isle of Wight in the first round, both they and their support crew [husbands] really enjoyed the experience.

Liz Davis [Ladies Captain], Marilyn Jeffery, Jackie Saunders & Gill Callicott.

[more photographs on the club’s website Gallery; www.plymstockbowlingclub.co.uk

PBC LADIES WIN MAJOR FOURS SEMI-FINAL

One of our Ladies Teams consisting of Marilyn Jeffery, Gill Callicott, Liz Davis & Jackie Saunders, successfully reached the Major Fours Finals through wins against Culm Vale & Topsham, at Tiverton West End Bowling Club, followed by a Semi-Final win against Plymouth City Bus. at Paignton Bowling Club

This means that they will play the County Final at South Molton, in early August and will proceed to Leamington, as “Qualifiers” on 9th August.

LADIES WIN COUNTY BADGES

Plymstock Bowling Club Lady players, Jackie Saunders and Diana Keating, were presented with their County Badges by The Devon Ladies President, Sandra Andrews, at Abbrook Park Bowling Club on Sunday 30th April 2023.

 

       

OPEN DAY 2023

PLYMSTOCK BOWLING CLUB OPEN DAY 27TH MAY 2023

 TIME – 11am to 3pm

Every year [with the exception of the CV19 years] Plymstock Bowling Club have had an OPEN DAY. The aim being encourage people, who are not as active as they would like to be, to come and try Lawn Bowling and if they like the sport, to join our club.

This year we are also encouraging people, who may be inactive through the winter months, or may be on their own, to come and experience Short Mat Indoor Bowling at our club.

On the 27th May, after people have enjoyed the bowling experience there will be a running a BBQ in our recently opened outside seating area.

Visitors will also be able to enjoy refreshments and a drink from our “fully stocked” Bar.

We ask that visitors bring a pair of flat soled shoes/trainers, to assist in protecting the green.