Green Opening April 17

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Kingsbridge Town Bowling Club opened their green for their 107th season last Wednesday at Eastern Backway. President Keith Baston delivered the opening ceremonial bowl and declared the green open. Town has withdrawn from league matches and now only play friendlies, the first of which will be a visit to Oreston on Monday May 13 followed by a short trip to … Read More

Stoke Fleming v KTBC May 22

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Town had a day to forget when the visited Stoke Fleming for a friendly match. One player failed to arrive so Tracey and Kevin Moore had to play with 8 bowls against 9 and Keith Baston’s rink was blown away in the 1st half as they trailed 0-17. Town’s only winning rink skipped by Eric Fitch had a run of … Read More

Green Opening April 19

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Town started their season as President Keith Baston bowled the first bowl and declared the new season open. There was not a huge turnout due to the weather conditions but 3 rinks were played before everyone retired to the bar, hoping for warmer weather for next week’s meeting.

Quiz Night March 31

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Kingsbridge Town held their first event of 2023 when they held a Quiz Night at the Clubhouse. The questions were written as usual by Nigel Deyes but he could not attend the meeting due to other commitments so the quiz was compered in uninimitable style by Sandra Brayne while the scores were monitored by club captain Keith Brayne. A bar … Read More

Annual Lunch November 2

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Kingsbridge Town finished their season when they held their Annual Lunch at The Cottage Hotel, Hope Cove. A minutes silence was observed to remember Tim Lewis who was Club Secretary and also Pierre Verniquet who was Club Treasurer for 18 years and also a Past President. They will both be sadly missed. President, Keith Baston welcomed 35 members, spouses and … Read More

Annual General Meeting October 26

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The AGM was held and the following officers were appointed:- President             Keith Baston Chairman            Ray Lancaster Captain                Keith Brayne Minutes Secretary          Sandra Brayne Fixture Secretary            Keith Baston Social/Events Organiser           Sandra … Read More

Brian Martin Triples August 24

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These matches were postponed due to the wet green. The 1st round will now be played on Wednesday August 31 at 6pm and the date for the final will be announced later.

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