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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...

Young bowlers benefit from trip

Young bowlers benefit from trip

10/10/2008, by in

EIGHT junior bowlers travelled south recently to compete against juniors from Aberdeen Indoor Bowling Club.The trip proved very successful and overall the Shetland team won by a margin of two points.The team consisted of one pair and two triples. Liam Evans (captain and skip) and Adam Wood pla... Read more...

Club president emerges as champion on green

Club president emerges as champion on green

05/09/2008, by in

THE WEATHER again favoured the bowlers last Saturday afternoon when Ewen MacRitchie emerged the winner of the Champion of Champions competition.The winners of the club’s premier singles competitions took part in this event and played each other in a round robin format with each game being played... Read more...