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Sunday 6th Seotember - Gents Balloted Pairs Final
The Balloted Pairs winners were Graeme Maitland and Archie Syme with runners-up Peter Cowden and Lawrence Scott
Monday 2nd September - Gents Nominated Pairs Final
This year both the Gents Balloted and Nominated Pairs were run over the second half of the season rather than a one day event. The Nominated Pairs winners were Scott Hamilton and Dougie McIntosh with runners-up Gordon Dall and Dougie Beattie
Wednesday 28th August - Club Championship Finals
 
The delayed club Championship Finals went ahead this evening and allowed the spectators to enjoy some excellent bowling.  
The runners-up were Catherine Laverty And Jim Gibb but the Club Champions for 2019 are Betty Braidwood and Gordon Dall  
 
 
Monday 26th August - Club Finals - Part 3
 
A further three finals were held today - Ladies Nominated Triples in the afternoon with the Gents Walter Jackson and Balloted Triples in the evening. The results were  
   
                     Ladies Nominated Triples                        Walter Jackson                          Gents Balloted Triples
Winner       M McAdam, I Ritchie, L Sneddon                Scott Hamilton                       J Cameron, L Scott, D McIntosh
Runer-up     E. Galloway, S Mailer, M Munn                  Gordon Dall                          G Davenport, J Findlay, D Beattie
 
 
Saurday24th August - Club Finals - Part 2
 
Three more Club Singles Finals were held today. The results were
   
                       Taylor Trophy                               Williamson Trophy                      Gents Past President
Winner             Moira Munn                                     Roy Young                                    Jim Gibb
Runner-up         Betty Braidwood                             Alan Carrol                                   Des Laverty
 
 
Friday 23rd August - Club Finals
 
With the Championship finals having been postponed until Wed 28th as the green was unplayable due to heavy rain, it was a relief that 3 club finals could be played today. The results were
 
                     D. Steel Trophy(Seniors)                           Gents Handicap                                    Ladies Nominated Pairs
Winner               Jim Gibb                                                John Anderson                                  Mary Thompson & Moira Munn
Runner-up        Jim Robison                                                Roy Young                                     Anne Loudon & Emily McLelland
 
 
Saturday 17th August - Sponsored Invitation Triples Competition
This competition started well but unfortunately the heavens opened and flooded the green before the finals could be held. It was therefore decided that the 4 qualifying teams should share the spoils - East Kilbride ,Hamilton (Dougie McIntosh), Hamilton (Iain McLean) and Quarter
   
Saturday 10th August - Ladies Invitation Triples Competition
 

24 teams including 8 home teams took part in this event this year. The runners up were  the Hamilton triple of Anne Loudon, Betty Braidwood and Emily McLelland while the winners were Laura Hall, Beth Knox and Vera Moncrieff from East Kilbride. (picture to follow)

The day was partly sponsored by Scullion Law.

 
 
Wednesday 7th August - Ladies President's Two Bowl Singles
 
Despite initially managing to avoid the worst of the rain on a day of sunshine and heavy rain, the event had to be abandoned before the finalwhen the green flooded  
The final was rescheduled and the winner was Betty Braidwood with Isobel Ritchie runner-up
 
 
Thursday 1st August - Senior Invitation Triples
Once again we had an excellent turnout of 24 teams this year for this event. The final was between 2 "Eddlewood" teams with the winners being Ronnie Thomson, Gordon Dall and Dougie Beattie.
 
Saturday 6th July - Club Mixed Pairs
A disappointing total of 12 teams took part in this event this year. Despite the low numbers an enjoyable day was had by all. The runners up were Martin and Myra Fleming and the winners were Des and Catherine Laverty.
 
Saturday 29th June - Ladies Sponsored Invitation Pairs
18 Teams entered this competition this year. While the weather was pleasant until mid-afternoon unfortunately very heavy rain caused the event to be abandoned. The leading teams in each section ( skipped by M.McKay - Hamilton, M Taylor - Hamilton Caley and S Sproull - Hunter Ladies EK) shared the prizes.
 
Wednesday 26th June - Ladies Balloted Triples Competition
Once again this competition enjoyed excellent weather. As was the case last year, only one section was required with the winners being decided on points. The runners up were Rosemary Douglas, Elizabeth Batty and Mary Thomson while the winners were Sheena Mailer, Linda Sneddon and Moira Munn.
   
Saturday 22nd June - Balloted Mixed Triples Competition  
24 players took part in this club event this year. The runner up triple was skipped by Brian McKenzie with Jean Muirhead and Marlene McAdam. The winners were Des Laverty (skip), Margaret Gray and John McAdam.
   
Saturday 15th June - Sponsored Invitation Rinks Competition  
22 Teams entered this competition this year and enjoyed a great day of bowling and fellowship. The final consisted of 2 Hamilton teams with the winners being Malcolm MacKinnon, Peter Cowden, Archie Syme and Jim Robison.
   
Wednesday 12th June - Ladies Balloted Pairs Competition
16 Ladies took part in the competition this year. The runners up were Rosemary Hassan and Rosemary Douglas while the winners were Elizabeth Batty and  Betty Braidwood.
   
Monday10th June - Club Balloted Rinks Competition
This final of this knockout competition took place on a bright    but chilly evening. The runners up were Graham Maitland, John Paton, Jim Sneddon jr and Dougie Beattie and the winners  were Alan Williams, Jim Cameron, Des Laverty and Robin Douglas.
 
Saturday 25th May - Gents 2 Bowl Singles
Despite a disappointing entry of 12 members the first club competition of the season went well with favourable weather until the final. The runner-up was John Anderson and the winner was Dougie McIntosh. 
( Picture to Follow)
 
Saturday 4th May - Sponsored Charity Day  
Once again our Charity Day, Sponsored by T&A Fyfe, proved to be a friendly and enjoyable occasion with 24 rinks taking part. The runners up were the Hamilton rink of Hazel Lawie, Robin Douglas, Rosemary Douglas & Jim Robison and the winners from Larkhall were Ann Williams, Alan Williams, Christine Dick & Jack Dick.

Proceeds from the day will go to the Musical Memories Group. 

   
Wednesday 17th April - Opening of the Green 2019
President Hamish Wilson opened the green for season 2019 on a very pleasant evening. Representatives of the Lanarkshire Bowling Association and Bowls Scotland were present as were invited guests from a number of local clubs.
After the opening ceremony there was a game of bowls and an enjoyable dinner.
 
   
Friday 19th April - Ladies Opening of the Green 2019
President Margaret Gray conducted the ceremony to open the green for the ladies. The Lanarkshire Women's Bowling Association and various local bowling clubs were represented.
The ladies played several ends of bowls and enjoyed a light meal
 
 
The LWBA Representative this year was President Lillian Thomson who is a member of Hamilton Bowling Club. This means that Hamilton Bowling club has the honour of hosting the LWBA finals on Wednesday 14th August 2019

 

 

 

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