We are now over half way through the winter short mat season and Monday roll ups (2pm to 4pm) in the Village Hall are now in full swing.  New members are always welcome.Shortmat bowls

The Clubs Annual Captains Day Competition on Monday 16th January was well attended with 6 triples taking part. The teams played a round robin format, each team played 5 games of 6 ends, with the games being generally competitive.

Congratulations go to Trophy winners Jane Adsett, Marilyn Knight and Gavin Jones in 1st place with 23pts. Closely followed by Judy Graves, Linda Jones and David Luxford in 2nd place with 22pts and Sarah Tanner, Pam Routley and Keith Carter in 3rd place with 21pts. Well done to all who took part. There was a raffle on the day, which made £51, this was donated to the Canine Partners charity.

On Wednesday 18th January, we played a 3 rink friendly at home to our friends from Pulborough Reprobates. We lost 2 rinks and won 1, giving an overall score of 58-69, a defeat by 11 shots.  On rink 1 – Colin, Alan, George R & Lorraine losing 20-24, rink 2 – Linda, David H, Monica & David L losing 15-26 and rink 3 – Jane, Marilyn & Gavin winning 23-19. The match was played in a really friendly atmosphere with both teams thoroughly enjoying the evening.

We then travelled to Arundel for a friendly match on Tuesday afternoon 24th January. In a game played in great spirit, Wisborough lost by 1 shot.

On Mat 1 – George R, David H, Jerry and Monica won 24-15 and on Mat 2 – Colin/Alan, Baz, Linda & Gavin losing 13-23, giving a match result of 37-38.

Finally we entertained Midhurst in a very enjoyable, friendly match on Monday 6th February. Wisborough ran out winners by 17 shots, winning on both mats, to complete the double over a competitive Midhurst side.

On Mat 1 – Jane, Gavin, Jo and David won 26-10 and Mat 2 – Monica, Judy, Lorraine and Bernard won 19-18, giving a Match Result of 45-28. .

Upcoming Diary:

3rd March – Pulborough 6:30pm (away)
13th March – Club Triples 12pm (home)
20th March – Horsham Dragons 2pm (home)
3rd April – Club Finals Day – 12pm (home)

Monica Enticknap