Dartmouth v KTBC August 22 [SDMBL]

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Town beat Dartmouth on grass in the Cup Final last week but they were a different proposition on their artificial green. The match started in rain and Town held their own whilst the green was wet, but after the half time break the green dried out and the home side pulled away to win 41-56. Details:-  Julie Hadley, Keith Brayne, … Read More

KTBC v Axle Tramps May 21

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On Saturday the atmosphere was completely different as Town welcomed the Axle Tramps from Frogmore for a friendly match. Axle Tramps are a motoring organisation run  by Kevin and Tracey Moore who are both Town players. Several more of Town’s members are also Axle Tramps so they transferred their affiliations for the day. Town also welcomed former players David and … Read More

Completion of Groundwork 18 July

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Last year Kingsbridge Town’s bowling green at Eastern Backway was so badly affected by sewage contamination and drainage problems that it was decided to completely relay the rink. Club Chairman Ray Lancaster took on the job of project manager and spent many hours in raising the money and organising the work required. This involved re-levelling the green and bringing in … Read More

Renewal of Green 3 July

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After 102 years of history, Kingsbridge Town Bowls Club’s matches came to an abrupt halt last season due to deteriorating ground conditions. Grass mysteriously disappeared and the greens turn black, all due to sewage contamination caused by a broken underground main crossing Duncombe Park. With the sewer now repaired, major works are about to get underway to strip and remove … Read More

Lee Moor v KTBC 18 August

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Kingsbridge Town visited Lee Moor on Sunday hoping to reverse their poor run of away defeats. Several key players were missing so Town took the opportunity to introduce players to new positions. This proved to be a good policy as Town went on to win on all 4 rinks with a final score of 71-44. Colin Baker, in only his … Read More

KTBC v Lee Moor 2 June

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Kingsbridge Town continued their successful start to the season as they made it 5 wins out of 5 matches. Lee Moor were the visitors but their ranks were diminished by several players who travelled to Twickenham for the rugby final. Town won on all 4 rinks to record a score of 93-40. Keith Brayne’s rink could not have started better … Read More

KTBC v Yealmpton SHT 24 May

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The next match was in the South Hame Triples League where Yealmpton were the visitors. Town had a very good start as a 19-1 advantage was held after only 4 ends and the lead was extended to 32 shots as the home side won by 51-19, gaining 6 league points. David Thorne’s rink led by 12-0 at 4 ends and … Read More

Kingsbridge Park v KTBC 23 May

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Kingsbridge Town maintained their excellent start to the season with 2 more victories last week The first match was at local neighbours Kingsbridge Park in the first leg of the Mixed Triples Cup Competition between the sides.  Park have held sway in this fixture in recent seasons but the match turned out to be very competitive on all the rinks … Read More

Paignton v KTBC 19 May

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In the second match on Sunday, Town travelled to Paignton for another Mixed Triples Friendly. This has never been a happy hunting ground for Town but on this occasion they won the match by 64-54. Keith Baston’s rink made steady progress to lead 9-5 at 11 ends when a count of 4 shots opened the floodgates for a 21-7 win. … Read More