PLANS FOR 2020 SEASON IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK from Bowls England. 18th March, 2020 by Matt Wordingham Bowls England has announced the cancellation of all its domestic events ahead of the 2020 lawn bowls season in response to the latest Government advice and growing concerns from bowlers about how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will…

Read More

2019 winner of President’s Cup The winner of the President’s Cup is always the big surprise at presentation evenings. It is within the gift of the NLBC president to honour the player who has made the greatest strides as a bowler. As president in 2019, Cynthia Allen decided that the winner was Brendon Wall. His…

Read More

Hertfordshire Bowls Coaching Society  You probably know of our Skills Days where we can work with 30-odd members on a whole green, but let us introduce our new “Flying Squad” This is a group of Senior Coaches and Umpires who can – individually or as a group – visit your club to offer help with…

Read More
toby

From Toby in NZ (via WhatsApp) Hi all, This is Fitzroy Bowling club in New Plymouth, NZ. Their were having their club Fours championships. We’ve just joined as affiliate members for $55 NZD. Which is about £30. A handle of ice cold beer £3. 100 members, most active bowlers. The green was running about 7…

Read More

Indoors at Glebelands Hi all, just a reminder that we have the weekly NLBC indoor evening at Glebelands on Thursday.   Timing is to arrive at 18:00 to play at 18:30. Costings are:  associate membership £25 and £3 per roll up. Food will be available to order and the bar will be open. Future dates are:…

Read More

Between the beginning of the new year and the opening of our green, we will be playing an NLBC bowling club night at Glebelands. Starting on 2 January, every Thursday all those interested will meet at 6pm at Glebelands and play until 8.30pm. No special clothes are required, except for bowling shoes. Ivor negotiated the…

Read More

What ever next? Julia took this photo this morning, after which she moved Cray to the stream just beyond our boundary. Thanks to Julia.

Read More

Success for an NLBC triple of John O’Flynn, Lisa Hamby and Toby Clark who played their way through to the final of the Finchley and District triples.  With Brenda Maycox substituting for Toby in the final, the team had a convincing win over Paddington 19:9. This is a great achievement as it’s a while since…

Read More

Thanks to all of you who contributed goods and bought things in the club’s car boot sale. Today, Brenda, Ivor and Lisa manned a stall in Holloway and sold nearly everything there was. Ivor practised his astonishing skills at entertaining a crowd and selling with great results. In total, takings were £532, money that will…

Read More