Totnes v KTBC Summers Trophy June 5

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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

Dartmouth v KTBC South Hams Triples June 1

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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.

Opening of new green 21 April 2021

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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

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

Yealmpton v KTBC 22 September

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Kingsbridge Town travelled to Yealmpton on Sunday for their last match of the season hoping to maintain their recent run of good form but despite a gutsy performance they fell just short, losing by just 3 shots, 78-81. This was a poignant occasion as club captain David Thorne and wife Marion were playing their last game, having decided to seek … Read More

Games Evening 14 September

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Kingsbridge Town  put away their bowls last Saturday and let their hair down to take part in a Games Evening at the Clubhouse. This involved a Round Robin of 6 games played by 12 teams of 2 players, who were drawn together. The games consisted of Bar Skittles, Carpet Bowls, Putting, Quoits, Shut the Box , Bounce Off and Name … Read More

Victoria v KTBC 7 September

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Kingsbridge Town visited Victoria club in Torquay on Saturday. Victoria are the only team to win at Eastern Backway this season so Town were keen to turn the tables in the return match. This proved to be the case as Town continued their recent run of away victories, winning on 3 rinks to take the match 79-58. The main reason … Read More

KTBC v Paignton Torbay 31 August

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Kingsbridge Town made the journey to Paignton Torbay for the 2nd time in a month. This was Town’s ‘home’ match but it was transferred to Paignton due to the poor condition of Town’s green which has been affected by a sewer leak. Having lost the previous match by 15 shots, Town hoped for better things and this proved to be … Read More