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DBE vs EALABA 10th Anniversary, 17th December

DBE vs EALABA 10th Anniversary Match

EALABA celebrated their 10th Anniversary with a match against Disability Bowls England at Tamworth IBC last Sunday.  36 bowlers, including 10 Internationals, from all over the UK took part in this special match over six rinks of triples.  EALABA who won 5 out of 6 rinks and the match.  Highest winning rink for DBE were Steve Angus, Chris Rose and Steven Nicholson 24-10.  The day concluded with a two course meal and a speech from the EALABA Chairman Gary Swift.
DBE Squad
DBE Squad
Thinking the game
Thinking the game

Close call
Close call
Lovely grub
Lovely grub

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DBE vs Carlton Enderby IBC – 15th October

DBE vs Carlton Enderby IBC

DBE took their travelling band of bowlers to Carlton Enderby for an afternoon match against their Indoor Bowls Club.  Both fielded mixed teams and the match turned into a very challenging competition with Carlton eventually  being victorious by 79 – 59 shots.  The score did not reflect the closeness of this match that was played in a very competitive but friendly manner.

Well done to all and excellent catering.

Classified Player Rankings

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Classified Player Ranking

All indoor and outdoor classified players are required to complete a record of their seasons performance and submit them to Margaret Smith for inclusion in the DBE National Record.

Please see the appropriate forms below and if you have any queries contact Margaret Smith.

INDOOR PLAYER Ranking Points Form.docx   INDOOR PLAYER Ranking Points Form.pdf

Indoor Bowls Ranking POINTS.pdf

OUTDOOR PLAYER Ranking Points Form.docx   OUTDOOR PLAYER Ranking Points Form.pdf

Outdoor Bowls Ranking POINTS.pdf

DBE Top Region Challenge – 2017 Report

On arriving at the club for the Top Region Challenge at 8am (far too early afraid of getting held up in traffic) you would have been excused if you had thought that winter had arrived. It was bitterly cold. Fortunately, my husband had the foresight to make a flask of coffee and a breakfast roll which we tucked into and soon warmed up. Continue reading “DBE Top Region Challenge – 2017 Report”

Gedling Open Pairs – Joan Blaney Trophy, 2017

Joan Blaney trophy awarded by daughter Caren

Joan Blaney Trophy, 2017 winners - Les Smith & Steve Angus
Winners – Les Smith & Steve Angus
Runners up – Helen Wood & Simon Wright

On August 19 & 20 Gedling IBC hosted the  Joan Blaney Trophy.  28 bowlers took part and they were split into 2 groups playing round robins.  The winners of each group played the final and the runners-up played for 3rd & 4th places.

The group winners were Steve Angus (Sunderland) & Les Smith (Harlow) and Helen Wood (York) & Simon Wright (Hornsea), who contested the final.  Runners-up were Percy Powell (London) & Kevin Woolmore (Wales) and Gareth Harwood (Huddersfield) & Bob Love (Tamworth), who played for 3rd & 4th places.

After some really good bowling by all players the Joan Blaney Trophy was won by Steve & Les, undefeated throughout the competition, the 3rd and 4th playoff was won by Kevin & Percy.

The players and the organisers thanked the Gedling members who once again turned out in force to help in this event.  Well done to all of you for your continued support and help. Thank you.

3rd Place – Percy Powell & Kevin Woolmore
4th Place – Bob Love & Gareth Harwood