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Stop Press.......WINSCOMBE WIN THE PARROT SHIELD................ Ladies needed 2 more shots at Wedmore................more on results page

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THE PARROT SHIELD COMES HOME.....The second leg of this annual tussle with our friends and rivals from Banwell saw Winscombe win by 16 shots. This followed our win at Banwell by 6 shots. President John Baker was delighted to recive the Shield from Banwell President .............Photos

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Floodlit Draw....... The draw for the floodlight competition has been made and published to competitors. Click on Floodlit Tournament to see when you are playing and the rules.

Over 60's Lose Winning Habit....... Winscombe lost both Weston and District Over 60's league games this week. Both matches were to tough opposition Victoria being top of the league and Ashcombe Crusaders will now have leap frogged Winscombe into 2nd place as a result of their win.Captain Wilf Ainsworth away on jury service will not be best pleased........more

Bob Flay Trophy -Saturday 17th July.....On a sunny Saturday afternoon, Winscombe Ladies held their annual Bob Flay Trophy match in memory of one of Winscombe BC.favourite sons, Bob, who sadly passed away three years ago. Winners of the Trophy, presented by Mrs. Maureen Flay and son, Paul were Mrs. Lorna Whatling and Mrs. Sheila Nash. This was followed by a typically superb buffet laid on by Winscombe Ladies...more

Mens Open Triples -Sunday 11th July.....A Very successful day. 28 teams enjoyed the beautiful weather and fast green. The ladies provided great food throughout the day and the bar was ably manned by Big Mal and Little John our Club President. Winners were Street Bowling Club who just beat Tony Steer and the Banwell rink in the final. In the Runners up decider: Frome Select won against our own Winscombe Triple of Ronnie Wootten, Wilf Ainsworth and Paul Fredersdorff....more

Cup Matches .....In the North Somerset Cup WBC won by 10 shots at Congresbury. In the Over 60's Cup against St Andrews Spartans away WBC had another convincing win.. In the Wedmore Plate despite winning on 2 rinks each WBC lost by 11 shots to Nailsea ......More

SCL Matches ......Following the B Team's demise at Chew Stoke last week the A team tried their luck. They didnt have any ! Ronnie Wootten was the only winning rink (by 1 shot on the last end)...well done Malcolm Hunter. Tony Watts rink had the misfortune to give shots away on 3 consecutive ends which didnt help the cause and Andrew Watson came up against tough opposition. Overall the team lost by 12 shots but gained 2 points.......More

Notable Achievements......First County Match played at Winscombe 1929 Somerset vs Gloucestershire The Somerset side included four Winscombe members J.K.Dunster, H.R.House,R.Weeks, H.Moore. 1929 Somerset recorded their only ever Turnbull Cup Victory beating Victoria by 4 shots in the final at Bristol.......More

 

Educate The Kids...Do you Know ... about 80 children have lost their sponsors due to various reasons.....PERHAPS YOU WOULD SPONSOR A CHILD ?.........it will cost you just 6 per month ....... Your child's smile will be your reward. If you can please contact John Baker JohnBakerA@aol.com ; or Yvonne at the charity Yvonne@educatethekids.com .ponsorship.html......more

Monday Night Club Every Monday at 6.15pm . Anyone can come along and have a rollup. A good opportunity to see if you like bowls. Be warned - once you start you'll be hooked. It's a great social game ......more

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Winscombe Bowling Club

The Bowling Club is in the centre of the Mendip village of Winscombe and our green is acknowledged to be one of the best in Somerset.  

Click on 'Find Us' for directions.

Originally a men's club we now have a flourishing Ladies Section which has a team in the North Somerset Triples League. The Ladies also have their own internal league.

The Men's Section has 2 teams in the Somerset League and an Over 60's team in the Weston Super Mare Over 60's league. There is also a full range of Club Competitons and Friendly Matches with local clubs and Tourist sides. 

Complete lists of matches can be seen under 'Fixtures' and in our handbook.

We have two main Tournaments .Our Men's Open Triples is held in July and we aim to attract 28 teams from all over the South West. The Floodlight Tournament starts at the end of August and goes right through to September.Its a league then knockout competition.

During the winter we have a friendly Short Mat league in The Pavilion .

In addition to our excellent bowlling facilities, there is a varied programme of social functions such as Quiz Nights, Pig Roast and Jazz Night, Club Annual Dinner , Christmas and New Year Eve Parties,,

Winscombe Bowling Club offers fun for all ages

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