Winter Bowling Result after Week 7

Division 1 P W D L Points
Whirls Wizards 7 5 1 1 137
Clayhouse 7 6 0 1 134
Rabbits Revenge 7 5 1 1 131
Mavericks 7 5 0 2 123
Four Play 7 3 0 4 118
Pellon 7 1 0 6 110
LIndley 7 2 0 5 109
Strollers 7 0 0 7 80


Division 2 P W D L Points
Fiery Jacks 7 7 0 0 160
Simply The Best 7 6 0 1 153
Tykes 7 3 1 3 115
UnbeliebaBOWLS 7 4 1 2 114
Kingston 7 2 0 5 101
Blue Sox 7 3 0 4 99
Halifax Extra 7 2 0 5 84
Halifax Ladies 7 0 0 7 65

Week 7 Winter bowling 2020


Photo of Mavericks player Peter Krenc and Four Play’s Keith Hanson. In their latest games Krenc beat  Shirley Dillingham 21-5 and Hanson lost 21-18 to Peter Hopkinson.

It was all change in Division 1 of Halifax Bowling Club’s Winter league. There was a change at the top of the table when Whirls Wizards (Shirley Dillingham, Lorraine Hirst, Robert Gartside, Martin Skuse) moved to the top spot as they beat Mavericks (Peter Krenc, Steve Holmes, Steve Wandiak, Eric McGinnis) by 19 points to 13. Krenc, for Mavericks was the game’s outstanding performer as he defeated his old rival Shirley Dillingham 21-5.

Week 6 Winter bowling 2020

Photo of Halifax “Extra” player Chris Lindsey. Lindsey won his first ever competitive game of bowls.

The spotlight this week falls on the bottom two teams in Division 2 Halifax Ladies (Lynda Canning, Ann Ranton, Mavis Walker, Ann Oates) and Halifax “Extra” (Linda Robson, Eleanor Carney, John Crowson, Chris Lindsey). Halifax “Extra” included in their team three bowlers new to competitive bowls, Carney, Crowson and Lindsey. The trio who were looking forward to playing league bowling in the summer are making steady progress in Halifax Bowling Club’s winter league.

Canning was the star performer for Halifax Ladies as she beat Robson 21-3, Ranton won her first game of the season as she defeated Carney 21-16. However a combined effort by Crowson and Lindsey saw Crowson beat Walker 21-8 and Lindsey came out on top 21-5 against Oates. Halifax “Extra” took the honours by 15 points to 14.

Week 5 Winter bowling 2020

Photo of Simply the Best. (front from left Lynn Carter, Linda Gledhill, Maureen Beaumont, back Julie Best, Alan Carter). Simply the Best are second in Division 2, 7 points behind Fiery Jacks.

Ray Clegg of Four Play (Dave Russell,, Keith Hanson, Derek Williamson) was the week’s star performer in Division 1 of Halifax Bowling Club’s winter league. Four Play were up against leaders Clayhouse (Peter Oliver, Paul Gill, Alan Peel, Hedley Kettlewell).Clegg turned in a superb performance to beat Kettlewell 21-3 as his team mates all lost their games, Hanson managed to score 19 points against Gill as Clayhouse ran out 18-12 winners.

After this slip up by Clayhouse, second in the table  Whirls Wizards ( Shirley Dillingham, David Frost, Martin Skuse, Lorraine Hirst) moved to within 1 point of the leaders as they registered a 20-16 point win over lowly Pellon (Paul Firth, David Gowing, Keith Barker, David Agnew). Pellon had two winners Gowing beat Frost 21-20 and Barker beat Skuse by the same score.

Week 4 Winter bowling 2020

 Photo of Lindley’s Peter Hopkinson and Pellon’s Paul Firth as they look and see “Who is on?” at one of their ends.

An outstanding game between the “top two” teams in Division 1 of Halifax Bowling Club’s winter league was the main fixture in last

Thursdays games. Clayhouse (Paul Gill, Ian Johnson, Tommy Harney, Hedley Kettlewell) were up against challengers Whirls Wizards (Shirley Dillingham, Lorraine Hirst, David Frost, Martin Skuse). Both teams had two winners each, Gill and Kettlewell for Clayhouse and Hirst and Frost for Whirls Wizards. However Gill restricted Dillingham to 14 points and Skuse only scored 16 points against Kettlewell as Clayhouse ran out 19-17 winners to increase their lead at the top of the table to 3 points, having scored 80 points from their 4 games played. Whirls Wizards are 3 points behind on 77 points from their 4 games played.