The BBQ due to be held on Saturday July 24 has been postponed due to the poor weather forecast. It is hoped that it can be rearranged for a weekend in August.
Kingsbridge Town entertained Victoria of Torquay on Saturday for a Mixed Triples Friendly. The conditions were very hot so the captains decided to reduce the number of ends to 14. This was Town’s first match in 3 weeks as the previous 2 matches were cancelled due to poor weather. Any sign of rustiness disappeared as Town opened up a 26-15 … Read More
Town played their first match in a fortnight when they travelled to Paignton Torbay for a Mixed triples match. Last week’s match at Kingsbridge Park was postponed due to the weather but conditions on Saturday were ideal for bowling. At the half way mark Town had opened up a 31-23 advantage but a disastrous 14th end turned the match around … Read More
Town met near neighbours Kingsbridge Park for their 3rd away match in this league. Tim Lewis’s rink came from 12-all to win 17-13 whilst Eric Fitch’s rink dropped 17 consecutive shots from 5-2 up to lose by 14 shots. Details:- Tony Walters, Ray Lancaster, Tim Lewis won 17-13. Keith Collins, Keith Brayne, Eric Fitch lost 8-22 League points:- Town 2 … Read More
Kingsbridge Town finally opened their new green on Sunday when Marldon were the visitors for a Mixed Triples Friendly match on a sunny afternoon. A celebrity had been invited to bowl the first bowl but he had to pull out due to a meeting in Cornwall! Captain Keith Brayne was still injured so Keith Baston took charge, but more of … Read More
Kingsbridge Town played their first mixed match for 20 months on Saturday when they visited Totnes in the 1st Leg of the annual Summers Trophy, hoping to reclaim the Trophy that was won by Totnes in 2019. The weekend did not start well as new captain Keith Brayne had to pull out due to a sore foot, so ex captain … Read More
Town visited Dartmouth for their 2nd match in this competition. Town never fare well on the artificial surface and this match proved to be no exception as Dartmouth won by 17-38. Details:- Keith Brayne, Tim Lewis, Eric Fitch lost 8-14. Tony Walters, Ray Lancaster, Keith Baston lost 9-24. Dartmouth took 6 league points to Town’s 0.
Town travelled to Stoke Fleming for their first South Hams Triples match of the season. The match was played in incessant rain and Town braved the elements to record a very tight win by 22-21. Details:- Keith Brayne, Tim Lewis, Eric Fitch won 11-10. Tony Walters, Ray Lancaster, Keith Baston drew 11-11. So Town recorded 5 points to the hosts … Read More
Kingsbridge Town opened their brand new green on 21 April. The original green was damaged by a sewage leak in 2019 and had become unplayable. The new green is the result of 18 months of work by all the members. The renewal was organised by Chairman Ray Lancaster and special mention must be made to Captain Keith Brayne who worked … Read More
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