Kingsbridge Town travelled to Lee Moor on Sunday for a Triples match. Several regular players were missing for this match so the opportunity was taken to introduce some members to their first game and they did not let the side down as Town came within a whisker of a remarkable victory. The outlook did not look good at half time … Read More
On Monday Town travelled to Yealmpton to play a South Hams Triples League match. On Keith Baston’s rink, the scores were level 9-all at 11 ends but 7 shots in the next 4 ends gave them a 16-9 lead. The home side responded with 5 shots in the last 3 ends as Town just edged a tight finish by 16-14. … Read More
Having been successful at Paignton Torbay last week, Kingsbridge Town travelled to next door neighbours Paignton on Saturday with great hopes of a repeat but these were soon dashed as the hosts opened up a 19 shot lead, 21-40 at half time and this was extended to 52-78 at the end. Town won on only one rink, skipped by Keith … Read More
On Monday, Town welcomed Dartmouth in the South Hams Triples League. Things are very tight in the league so Town needed a good result against the leaders and this was duly achieved thanks to a great performance by Eric Fitch’s squad as the visitors were restricted to only one scoring end as Town won by 32-3. However, the other rink, … Read More
Kingsbridge Town travelled to Paignton Torbay last week for a Triples Friendly hoping to complete the double as Town won the corresponding fixture at home. Things looked bad for the visitors at half time as Paignton led by 8 shots, 28-36 but a great performance on 2 rinks in the 2nd half gave Town a fine victory by 67-61. Tim … Read More
Kingsbridge Town played host to Totnes on Sunday in the 2nd Leg of the Summers Trophy. Having won the first leg at Totnes by 22 shots, Town were very confident in retaining the Trophy and this proved to be the case as they won the match 86-51 to give an aggregate score of 168-111. Eric Fitch’s rink was only 9-6 … Read More
Kingsbridge Town celebrated the 90th birthday of their President, Pierre Verniquet this week with the presentation of a personalised cake and a card signed by all the members. Pierre still enjoys playing bowls and he is looking forward to playing in the club’s centenary year next season. He thanked all the members for the presentation and said how he took … Read More
Town held their annual barbeque last week in glorious weather and the event was very successful, raising over £350 for club funds. The event was organised by Sue Allen and Marion Thorne with willing help from other members in the provision and cooking of the food and running various games.