Bowling club has kept on growing

A BOWLING club is optimistic about its future, as the number of youngsters getting involved continues to increase.

Milton Park's Gary Snook

Vospers profit as Alexandra’s miserable run goes on

Alexandra Park suffered a fifth successive defeat in the Portsmouth & District League, writes Dave Wildman.
Matt Marchant. Picture: David Brawn

Louis McCubbin earns England call-up

Louis McCubbin has been called up to the England junior squad for the British Isles Bowls Council (BIBC) International Series in Belfast this weekend, writes Dave Wildman.

Brothers Sean, left, and Marc Snelling develop their bowling skills

Gosport bowling club opens its doors to new members

GOSPORT’S Forton bowling club opened its recreation ground clubhouse for beginners to try their hand at winging woods down the green.

Portsdown won the Lavant invitational

Victory edged by eventual winners... Final defeat for duo

VICTORY saw their quest for indoor national inter-club championship glory ended by eventual winners the Carlisle-based Cumbria club.


Open day at Portchester Bowling Club

A BOWLING club will be hosting an open day today in a bid to bring some new members into the group.


Bowling club looking for new members

A BOWLING club is looking for new members to join.

Gosport Forton Bowling CLub team members, back row, left to right:  Eric Meighan, Byron Lewis, Mick Lush,'Graham Sampson and Rob Williams'. Front Row, left to right: Steve Anderson, Brian Croucher (team captain'holding cup) and Malcolm Stimpson.

Another one for the trophy cabinet

A BOWLING club is celebrating the collection of new silverware after coming out on top in a bowling league.

Carla Woolvin and Marty Wake celebrate

Mixed fortunes as duo go so close to national success

CARLA WOOLVIN and Marty Wake were agonisingly edged out at the semi-final stage as they produced the best show of the Portsmouth contingent in the national finals.

Mike Aldrin and Simon Filippi with P&D president Martyn Reynolds

Marchant gets England selection as Aldrin takes title

AFTER Waverley’s Louis McCubbin was selected for England’s under-18 squad his club-mate Matt Marchant also secured international honours.

Jamie Cooke, centre, has made it a superb hat-trick

McCubbin’s on duty for England... Cooke has winning recipe

SOUTHSEA WAVERLEY bowler Louis McCubbin has been named in England’s under-18 squad for the third test series against Wales.

Bryan Franklin receives the Rowland Hospital Cup from  from Martyn Reynolds, Portsmouth and District President)  Picture: Neil Marshall

Cowplain thrash Priory to secure maiden title

Cowplain produced a barnstorming performance to win their maiden Rowland Hospital Cup title.

Carla Woolvin is set for a busy time in Leamington Spa

Super seven prepare to cheer on national hopefuls

Seven clubs are celebrating success in county semi-finals – and the chance to fight for national glory.

The Hampshire County Cup final turned sour following an altercation between two players. Photo by Derek Martin. SUS-170729-185708008

Bowls match abandoned after Southsea player ‘headbutted’ by opposition bowler

A BOWLS county cup final ended in dramatic fashion, after two players clashed heads.

Vospers will take on Southsea Waverley as the season hots up

Hammond’s rink inspire title-chasers Waverley

THE title defence of Southsea Waverley is gathering pace in Portsmouth & District League division one.

John Biggs and Dave Biggs

Waverley’s national bid still on rails... Priory on a roll

THE quest for national success is on with a number of Portsmouth & District League bowlers on the charge.

Cyril Friend. Picture: Mick Young (160472-11)

Milton Park crushed as Waverley extend lead

Milton Park’s fine run came to an end as they fell to a 36-shot defeat at Southsea Waverley in Portsmouth & District League division one.

Ian Mulholland, left, president of the Hampshire Bowling Association with Len Lofting, the president of Forton Bowling Club

Bowling club competition raised cash for Rocky

Matt Marchant and Mark Hammond. Picture: David Brawn

Waverley at the double as rivals falter

Southsea Waverley enjoyed double delight in Portsmouth & District League division one last week.

Leigh Park's Paul Hatherley. Picture: Sarah Standing (150868-345)

Bedhampton cling on to top spot

Bedhampton held on to the lead in Portsmouth & District League division two despite a mixed week.

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