Banwell Bowling Club

The Pond,Banwell,
Somerset. UK

Welcome - Lshaped Green - History of Bowls - Honours - Latest News - Fixtures - Links
League news - Friendly Matches - Internal Comp - Umbrella Comp - Contact Us - Sponsors - Charity Day




Reports and Results for Friendly Matches 2017


Sunday 21st May - Prattens - Home - 4 Rinks (Mixed)
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
M.Millard
C.Heal
M.Garfield
K.Smith
D.Mabbutt
P.Mabbutt
Jan Davies
C.Broomhall
D.Robinson
G.MIllard
T.Garfield
J.Amos
D.Johnston
L.Pheasant
J.Davies
A.Vickery
Won by 26 shots to 14
Lost by 16 shots to 21
Won by 30 shots to 12
Won by 26 shots to 18
A splendid afternoon both for the bowls and the weather
Banwell won on three of the four rinks to take a comfortable win
Once again John Davies and his rink were on top form to take the money.
A good day all round, and we will not even mention
the wrong Bias, will we Jan?
Result: Banwell 98 shots - Prattens 65 shots
Sunday 14th May - Wilmott Park - Away - 4 Rinks (Mixed)
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
C.Broomhall
K.Smith
C.Heal
Jan Davies
S.White
D.Mabbutt
P.Mabbutt
G.Bean
J.Amos
P.Wifan
C.Coffin
M.Millard
G.Millard
J.Davies
L.Pheasant
M.Amos
Lost 15 shots to 16
Won by 24 shots to 13
Lost by 18 shots to 21
Won by 19 shots to 13
Lucky with the weather, nice warm sunshine and
as luck would have it, the rain came while we were having tea
An enjoyable game with John Davies and his rink
taking the winning rink money
Result: Banwell 76 shots - Willmott Park 63 shots
Thursday 11th May - Mark Moor - Home - 5 Rinks - Triples
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
Rink 5
D.Mabbutt
S.White
B.Dredge
G.Bean
V.McArdle
P.Wilfan
A.Cockayne
G.MIllard
H.Woodards
D.Robinson
A.Vickery
H.Guckian
J.Rickerty
M.Amos
M.Laycock
Won by 22 shots to 17
Lost by 13 shots to 14
Won by 16 shots to 14
Won by 32 shots to 8
Won by 22 shots to 7
A successful evening for the home side
Winning on 4 of the 5 rinks
Mike Amos and his rink were in sparkling form
with a convincing win to take the money
Result: Banwell 105 shots - Mark Moor 60 shots
Saturday 6th May - Frys - Home- 4 Rinks (Mixed)
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
C.Bromhall
T.Burnett
T.Hyde
J.Bishop
B.Watts
Jan Davies
P.Mabbutt
D.Mabbutt
M.Laycock
T.Brice
C.Coffin
K.Burgess
P.Villis
J.Davies
A.Vickery
D.Johnston
Won by 20 shots to 14
Won by 15 shots to 14
Won by 16 shots to 14
Lost by 19 shots to 20
A good win for the Banwell mixed side. Winning on three of the four rinks.
Phil VIllis and his rink were smiling as they picked up the winning rink money
Result: Banwell 70 shots - Frys 62 shots
Wednesday 3rd May - Ashcombe - Home - 4 Rinks
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
H.Woodards
V.McArdle
T.Brice
T.Hyde
B.Watt
S.White
G.Bean
G.Hollier
J.Rickerty
M.Laycock
T.Garfield
T.Burnett
B.Taylor
J.Davies
H.Guckian
A.Vickery
Lost by 10 shots to 16
Won by 20 shots to 14
Won by 17 shots to 16
Drew 15 shots each
A very close win as the teams played across for the first time this season
John Davies continued his winning ways as he and his rink took the money
A good game all round
Result: Banwell 62 shots - Ashcombe 61 shots
Tuesday 25th April - West Backwell - Away - 6 Rinks (Triples)
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
Rink 5
Rink 6
T.Hyde
G.Bean
D.Robinson
W.Dredge
G.Hollier
A.Cockayne
P.Wilfan
J.Laurent
J.Amos
T.Brice
C.Coffin
T.Garfield
H.Guckian
M.Amos
M.Laycock
H.Woodards
J.Rickerty
A.Vickery
Lost 8 shots to 22
Lost 11 shots to 13
Lost 9 shots to 18
Lost 9 shots to 16
Won 19 shots 4
Won 14 shots to 7

An Interesting evening. The game started off in bright sunlight with very little wind.
Then the wind got up and we had a severe hailstone storm which effectivly ended the game
The game was abandoned after 15 ends. John Rickerty and his rink took the winning rink money

Result: Banwell 60 shots - West Backwell 80 shots (Game abandoned after 15 ends)
Sunday 23rd April - Yatton -Away - 4 Rinks (Mixed)
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
K. Smith
J.Bishop
C.Broomhall
M.Garfield
A.Cockayne
S.White
P.Wilfan
Jan Davies
C.Coffin
G.Millard
J.Amos
T.Garfield
B.Taylor
D.Johnston
P.Villis
J.Davies
Won 22 shots to 13
Won 25 shots to 17
Lost 13 shots to 18
Won 31 shots to 5

A perfect day all round, the weather was good and so was the result.
Banwell won on 3 of the 4 rinks, but the outstanding rink of the day
was JD and his rink. who at 8 ends were 6-5 in the lead.
From then on the Yatton side did not score a shot

Result: Banwell 91 shots - Yatton 53 shots
Saturday 22nd April - Winscombe - Home - 5 Rinks
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
Rink 5
G.Millard
V.McArdle
H.Woodards
T.Burnett
T.Hyde
J.Evans
G.Hollier
T.Brice
S.White
D.Watts
M.Laycock
P.Aldus
J.Laurent
A.Vickery
H.Guckian
J.Davies
B.Taylor
M.Davies
D.Johnston
P.Villis
Won 30 shots to 9
Won 24 shots to 22
Lost 11 shots to 19
Won by 20 shots to13
Won by 23 shots to 12

Always a keenly fought match which is dubbed the first 'serious friendly' of the season.
Banwell took the honours winning on 4 of the 5 rinks.
John Davies and his rink took the winning rink money

Result: Banwell 108 shots - Winscombe 75 shots
Tuesday 18th April - Congresbury - Away - 4 rinks
Rink 1
Rink 2
Rink 3
Rink 4
V.McArdele
A.Cockayne
J.Evans
T.Hyde
W.Dredge
G.Bean
P.Wilfan
G.Hollier
T.Brice
C.Coffin
T.Garfield
J.Amos
B.Taylor
M.Davies
G.Millard
H.Guckian
Lost 12 shots to 20
Lost 17 shots to 20
Lost 13 shots to 21
Lost 4 shots to 30

Well not the best of starts Chaps! It can only get better.
We were completely overwhelmed by a stronger Congresbury side.
On the plus side, the weather was warm and sunny and the green played well.
Banwell went down on all 4 rinks, but MIke Davies and his rink took the 'Winning Rink' money
as they went down less heavily than the other three

Result: Banwell 46 shots - Congresbury 91 shots