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February 24, 2018
Patrick Clerkin

Patrick Clerkin has reached the Area Final of the National Over 60 Singles.

Having received a bye in the first round, he played Mark Dickens of Northampton in the second round on 1st February. In a close game he came out on top 21-20.

On Thursday last 22nd February, he played Martin Underwood of Desborough in the semifinal. He made a slow start and was 2-7 and 5-10 down. However, he eventually came through 21-16.

He now plays Greg Sampson of Coventry in the Area Final at Rugby Thornfield on Friday 9th March at 6.30pm.

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February 5, 2018
Bowls promotion 27 April 2018 at 6pm

This event is being run by Mark Courtney & England International David Bolt. The idea is to get the local authorities PLUS LOCAL BUSINESSES/ ORGANISATIONS to see what great facilities DIBC has, and to be more aware of us when we ask for help with grants or help with getting into schools etc.  Also, there may be the odd person that really enjoys it and take up the game.

Mark is hoping that we will support him, by helping on the night, invite teams of three people (companies, clubs, schools, WI, etc.).

Plan for the evening.

David Bolt (a week after returning from Australia playing for England in the Common wealth Games)  to host the evening”

  • Free bowls coaching from 6pm to 7pm
  • “BowlsFit”,for everyone (i), Bowls warm up 7pm to 7.15pm
  • A “Bowls Gala” for teams of 3 from 7.15pm to 8.15pm
  • Have a go at “setting a bowls world record” from 8.30pm to 9pm

Mark already has a number of teams confirmed, including our MP, Mayor, Councillors and local companies.

Could you let John Sach or Mark know if you can help.

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January 13, 2018
Daventry Mayor visits club

Mark Courtney, brought the Mayor, Lynne Taylor, Avon Compton a New Zealand International Carpet Bowler and International bowler, David Bolt to visit DIBC on Friday, as part of his promotion of bowls in Daventry.

Please read the full story at…..

http://www.astrobowls.co.uk/community/bowls-is-bowls-13426/8-jan-2018-a-summary-of-boltys-visit/

DIBC would like to thank all four of them.

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January 11, 2018
Rinks available this weekend

Due to a couple of cancelled events the club has rinks available Saturday morning and Sunday all day to 4.30pm.

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January 10, 2018
New members welcome

If you are interested in giving bowls a try, we are open every Saturday morning 9.30-11.30 for a completely free trial session. If you would like to come and have a try at a different time please email or phone and we will arrange a convenient time. Bowls is suitable for all abilities and all equipment is provided completely free of charge. Membership is also discounted to help new members into the sport.

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December 30, 2017
Daventry player in top 100

Mark Courtney has been ranked at 75 in the Open Singles Circuit. This is his highest ever ranking. There are 340 players, that have played so far this season. He is playing against the likes of Jamie Walker, Connor Cinato, Greg Harlow & other International players. We wish Mark well in his next round today at Spalding.

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December 21, 2017
JOHN SHARPE

It is with very great sadness that we inform members that John died in hospital on 20 December.

John had been a member since the very early days and will be greatly missed by his many friends.

We offer our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to all John’s family at this very sad time.

Funeral arrangements will be notified later.

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November 17, 2017
Winter Competitions (Updated)

The Competition Draws have taken place and they are posted on the web and also displayed on the Competitions Board in the club

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November 16, 2017
BOWLING SHOES NOW AVAILABLE AT THE CLUB

Crown King mens/womens leather lace-up or velcro bowling shoes.

Real leather upper, synthetic soles.

Sizes 4-12 (UK) / 37-46 (EU)

Available same day if ordered before 2pm, or next day (Monday to Friday).

Only £24.99.

We take credit/debit cards too.

Please see David at Alison’s Oven

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November 15, 2017
STREETER Trophy

The entry sheet for this trophy is now displayed on the Club notice board. Open to all male Club members this competition is played in pairs and over 5 games of 4 ends. Members may enter as a pair or as an individual that can be drawn with another individual on the day. Priority given to first 12 pairs plus reserves.

To be played on 13th January 2018 commencing at 2pm. Entry fee £7.00 per pair. Casual dress but greys preferred.

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