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SUNDAY September 25th. 2016

Phil Baker (Ludlow League Treasure) handing over the K.O Cup to Carl Davies,
the captain of the victorious Temesters. The Temesters played Ludlow Castle in the final
and with a start of 77 shots won a tremendous match finally winning 199-194
Well played to both teams.
The losing semi-finalist were:
Corve & Craven Arms.  
A special thanks was given to the Cleobury Mortimer club for hosting this event.
The green as usual was prepared perfectly for the match by Phil Pack.
And a top class buffet was laid on by Lesley Burnside, with the help of Lauren Burnside
& Jean Wilson. Also a big thank you to the tape persons. 




The victorious Presidents team: With the club President, Dave Jones receiving the
Presidents Day Trophy from Lauren Burnside.
The Presidents team defeated the Club Captains (Club Captain, Howard Broome)  side by 231 shots to 194 shots.
This years Presidents Day was run on a slightly different format to previous years.
The change was instigated by Lauren Burnside and incorporated The Lauren Buddy Bash.
The idea being to raise funds for the club itself. This idea had the full support of all of the members
and friends of the club who consist of the Chelmarsh Bowling Club and the Highley Bowling Club.   


John Cadwallader (L) & Phil Pack checking the running results of the match.
Phil & John do a wonderful job of organising the days games.
The 2 teams were divide into pairs and played 3 games each over 7 ends.
A special thanks must go to Lesley Burnside & Lauren Burnside for putting on a top class buffet.
The event also included the presentation of club trophies.


Paul French (centre) Cleobury Mortimer Parish Counciler,
paid a visit to Cleobury Mortimer Bowling Club when they held their
Presidents Day Competition.
Club President, Dave Jones (L) and Ron Reed Refreshment Manager,
made him welcome and showed him around the facilities the club has to offer. 



President, Dave Jones (L) receiving the Presidents Day Trophy
from Club Captain Howard Broome.

Saturday, September 19th 2016
The Ladies Trophy.

Lauren Burnside receiving the Ladies Trophy from Christine Lloyd
There were 4 entries in all.
The losing finalist was Lesley Burnside
The score was 21-13
Well done to Lauren.


Saturday September 10th 2016
The Mottershead Cup
(scratch triples)

Lauren Burnside (L, daughter), Joe Burnside (father) & Lesley Burnside (mother)
All three turned it on in the final of this club competition.
They beat Bob Steele, Colin McMurray & Stan Checkett 21-14
There were 5 teams enterd.
Well don to the Burnside family.





Hosted by Cleobury Mortimer Bowl Club

Viv Cooper 21 Lillian Payne 15.
There were 14 entries in all with some first class bowls being played by all competitors.


Saturday August 13th. 2016
(Scratch Doubles)

Lesley Burnside (L) and Joe Burnside (R)
being presented with the Downs Cup by Club Captain Howard Broome
Joe & Lesley won the match 21-13.
The losing finalist were Joan Griffiths & Howard Broome.
Well done all players. 



40 members and friends took part in the annual Daniel Taylor Air Ambulance Day.
With fine weather all day long it made for a very enjoyable event.
The competition was played in 2 groups of 3 games over 7 ends, with the 2 highest scores
playing an 8 end final.The finalist being:
Pam Lacey & Brian Williams, (r) & Brenda Turner & Tony Wilson. (L)
Pam & Brian raced into an 8-0 lead after 5 ends, but Brenda & Tony fought back with a 2-2 & 4
to draw level on 8 ends, forcing a one end play of. Pam & Brian prevailed and got the vital 1 shot to win the final.
They were presented with their prizes by Club Captain Howard Broome.
During the Buffet break, a spider competition took place and this was won by Colin Brookes.
Bill Nixon from the Highley Bowls Club put up a pair of bowls, in a leather bag, for auction these raised £25.00. and were bought by Neil Burns.
The combined total raised with the Highley Bowls club was over £500.00.
Well don to everyone.
A special thanks to all of the people who made it such a successful day.


SUNDAY JULY 31st. 2016

42 members and friends took part in today's event.
The event was played in 2 groups of 3 games played over 7 ends.
The winners of the groups were Ivor Lewis & Howard Broome, (both centre)
 and Ron Smith & Jan Hetherington.
The final was played over 8 ends. Ivor & Howard raced into a 7-3 lead,
leaving Ron & Jan needing 4 shots to force a tie break end but Ivor & Howard 
 scored the vital shot to win 8-3.
Well played to all those taking part.
A special thanks must go to the Highley Bowls Club for their
hospitality and providing a marvellous buffet.
And a big thank you to Phil Pack & John Cadwallader for organising the competition.
The sum of £200.00 + was raised for the Air Ambulance Appeal.
Well done everyone.


The Captains Day was a tremendous success in spite of the cloudy skies and later the steady showers.
58 members and friends enjoyed some first class bowling, with some high scores being  registered.
The round robin system works very well in these type of club competitions.
This years Club Captain, Howard Broome, thanked Phil Pack & John Cadwallader for doing a splendid job in organising the bowls side of the event. He also thanked Lesley Burnside & Lauren Burnside for a splendid buffet.
He also thanked everyone who had helped him to make this such a success full day.
With 40 bowlers in pairs each pair played 3 games in 2 groups of 7 ends and the highest score from each group played a 9 end final. The 2 pairs that had the highest scores were
Jim Roberts & Dave Hackett (28) and Roy Broome & Pete Blakemore (28).



The four finalists, after the final was played, with Club Captain, Howard Broome.
The winners were Jim Roberts & Dave Hackett (right).
Roy Broome & Peter Blakemore (left).
Unfortunately for Roy & Pete Jim & Dave overwhelmed them
and won 11shots to 4 after 8 ends. 
But well played both pairs,


Saturday June 18th 2016

Bill Taylor(L) and Lauren Burnside (R)
receiving the Reed Cup from Betty Rose.
Bill & Lauren beat Bob Steele & Albert Mantle
to win this trophy.


Saturday June 11th.
Doubles (scratch)

Bill Taylor (L) and Joe Burnside (R)
Receiving the Jack in the Box Trophy from Brian Sheldon.
(Brian made & donated the trophy in memory of his friend Bob Atkiss.)
It was always a close scoring match but at one stage Bill & Joe
were 19-15 down but scored a 4 & a 2 to win in fine style.
The losing finalists were
Lesley Burnside & Chris Cowdell,
Well played both pairs.


Monday May 30th. 2016
The Alan Powel Trophy
Annual Competition at Gilt Edge Bowling Club

Howard Broome (Cleobury Mortimer Bowls Club, Club Captain left)
Handing the Alan Powel Trophy to Mark Zandos
The Gilt Edge Club Captain.
This is the 3rd time in succession the the Gilt Edge Bowls Club
 have won the trophy.
The weather was superb and just right for bowling.
After the match all players and friends sat down and enjoyed a first class meal.
The final score was a resounding 112-64 victory.
Well done all players, and thank you Gilt Edge for a wonderful day, and we all look forward do next year.


Saturday May 28th 2016
The Allun Martin Cup
(scratch singles)

Howard Broome (club captain) presenting the Allun Martin Cup
to Chris Cowdell. Chris., played Lesley Burnside, to win 21-17.
It was a very good final with the lead changing a few times but
Chris managed to run out and secure the game.
Chris played 3 games to reach the final and Lesley played twice.
14 members took part.
Well done to both players.


Saturday May 14th 2016
(handicap singles)

Howard Broome being presented with the Wakeman Cup
by Christine Lloyd (ladies captain)
Howard played extremely well in the final and all ways lead.
He played in three games to reach the final.
The final score was 21-11.
The losing finalist was Bob Jennings.
Well played all competitors in the contest.



Saturday May 5th. 2016
(Scratch doubles)

Bill Taylor (L) & Bob Steele (R)
Receiving the Ison Cup from Club Captain Howard Broome.
Bill & Bob played extremely well to win the final taking a good early lead and sustained it throughout the match. They won 21-13.
The losing finalists were Lauren Burnside & Howard Broome.
Well played all four.