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Alan crowned champion of champions in bowls climax

Alan crowned champion of champions in bowls climax

04/09/2009, by in

The final bowling hat night of the outdoor season saw 24 players on the green and the winning pair on this occasion were Anne Barron and skip Ian Scott.After the first set of six ends, Anne and Ian shared the lead on 11 shots with Elma Scott and skip George Mundie and Tom Jamieson and skip John ... Read more...

Bowlers turn on style to take both counties

Bowlers turn on style to take both counties

17/07/2009, by in

The bowls inter-county was played on Sunday and resulted in victories for both the Shetland women’s and men’s teams.On rink one Ernie Munro, Findlay Jack and skip Davie Hunter took on Orkney’s Billy Swanney, Bobby Hutchison, and skip John Rendall. It was a slow start but Davie’s side won... Read more...

Good week for Ewen as his bowls run true

Good week for Ewen as his bowls run true

03/07/2009, by in

Twenty-four bowlers took part in the weekly hat night competition last Tuesday evening when the winners were Mike Duffy and skip Ewen MacRitchie.As is now the norm, play was over three sets of six ends. After one set Joan Nicolson and skip Ian Scott shared second place with Mike and Ewen on eigh... Read more...

Bowlers in action on Lerwick green

Bowlers in action on Lerwick green

03/07/2009, by in

In the Jimmy Simpson Memorial Cup competition last Wednesday two teams played in the afternoon and one in the evening. The first game on rink two saw Babs Mundie and Ernie Munro play Ian Younger and Davie Hunter.This was a close game with Babs and Ernie leading by two shots at the ninth end. The... Read more...

Bowlers compete in variety of competitions

Bowlers compete in variety of competitions

26/06/2009, by in

Twenty-six bowlers turned out for the hat night competition last Tuesday evening which was won by Caroline Smith and skip Findlay Jack.It was decided that there should be five pairs matches and one triples with the pairs playing over 18 ends and the triples over 16.After the first six ends ... Read more...

Bowlers show skills on greens in variety of events

Bowlers show skills on greens in variety of events

19/06/2009, by in

The first games in the Royal British Legion two-bowl triples league were played last Thursday even­ing.Joan Nicolson, Ernie Munro and skip Davie Hunter got away to a flying start against Davie Henry, Willie Fleming and skip Alan Smith and were 13-4 ahead after 10 ends. Alan’s team picked up f... Read more...

Morton Lodge triple teams win trophy by two points

Morton Lodge triple teams win trophy by two points

12/06/2009, by in

The Lerwick Bowling Club played its annual match against Morton Lodge 89 on Saturday afternoon, with triples over 16 ends.The bowling club failed to hold on to the trophy which they won last year, going down 50 shots to 48.On rink two Jean Jarmson, Tam Terris and skip Ewen MacRitchie, playin... Read more...

Sun and wind brings 20 out to play

Sun and wind brings 20 out to play

05/06/2009, by in

Saturday’s bright and breezy weather encouraged 20 bowlers to come out and play for the Mark and Scott Rowland Memorial Trophy with victory being claimed by Margaret Johnson and George Mundie.The competition was played over three sets of seven ends with players playing in a 2-4-2 format. With ... Read more...

Bowlers turn out for first sweepstake

Bowlers turn out for first sweepstake

15/05/2009, by in

Following a morning of heavy showers, 16 bowlers turned out for the first sweepstake of the outdoor season on Saturday afternoon.The rain had stopped and the afternoon remained dry so everyone on the green had a most enjoyable time. The winners on this first day of the new season were Anne Barr... Read more...

Davie and Angie bowl them over in Spain

Davie and Angie bowl them over in Spain

20/03/2009, by in

Lerwick couple Davie Hunter and Angie Knight have been a major force in lawn bowls on the Costa Del Sol for many years and have regularly featured in the latter stages of major tournaments.Having previously bowled at Benavista Bowls Club, they moved to Superbowl early last year to coincide w... Read more...

School pupils enjoy carpet bowls coaching

School pupils enjoy carpet bowls coaching

06/02/2009, by in

Bowling coaches Babs Mundie and Jean and John Jarmson have con-tinued to visit primary schools to introduce pupils to carpet bowls.After the Christmas break John visited Skerries where he worked with all pupils, aged five to 14, in three groups. With Babs and Jean, he then went to Whalsay to work ... Read more...