Yealmpton v KTBC 22 August SHTL

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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

Paignton v KTBC 20 August

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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

KTBC v Dartmouth SHTL 15 August

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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

Paignton Torbay v KTBC 9 August

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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

KTBC v Totnes 7 August

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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

President’s 90th Birthday

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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

Barbeque

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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.

KTBC v Yealmpton SHTL 29 July

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Kingsbridge Town entertained Yealmpton on Friday 29 July in the South Hams Triples League. The match had been reorganised as the original fixture in June was rained off. Everything seemed to be in favour of the visitors as they held an overall lead of 9 shots after 12 ends but Town then got their act together as 20 shots were … Read More

KTBC v Kingsbridge Park 7 July

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Kingsbridge Town welcomed neighbours Kingsbridge Park for the 2nd Leg of the Cup Competiion between the 2 sides. Town were 11 shots down from the 1st Leg and they hoped to make up the arrears as they did last season. Town led by one shot at half time and, at 56-49, were 7 shots up with only 4 ends to … Read More

Duncombe Trophy 3 July

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Kingsbridge Town travelled to Plympton on Sunday to participate in The Duncombe Trophy. This is a tripartite event and has been contested by Town, Plympton and Stoke Fleming since its inception in 2003. However, Stoke have now pulled out of the event and have been replaced this season by Lee Moor. Despite the poor forecast, the match was played in … Read More