August 2017 Newsletter
Clive and Chris's village flowers 2017
FRIDAY AUGUST 4th. We were privileged to host the Rhondda Borough Bows Association finals today. The Junior Final was a very good game, Luke Lias winning against Lauren Gowen. The W.D.Jones Cup Final was between Gelli Park and Penygraig. This was a high quality match and very close, right to the end with Gelli Park winning. As Vice-Chairman of the RBBA, it was my pleasure to present the cups.
Whilst Chris and I were on Holiday, Sam and Kay looked after the club for all adult sessions and we thank them for doing that. We cancelled the junior sessions but promised them we would have a special club session as soon as possible after we return.
FRIDAY AUGUST 11th. The Monday League team played Pontyclun in a rearranged match and won both rinks and therefore, the match.
SATURDAY AUGUST 12th. Nice sunny morning, ideal for playing bowls. 26 members turned up, Whilst having refreshments after playing, I informed them of the progress being made for the Winter Project.
MONDAY AUGUST 14th. The Monday League Team played away to Ystradfodwg and won the match 2 rinks to nil.
TUESDAY AUGUST 15th. Sunny morning, 3 rinks in use, a really good bowling session, everyone enjoyed (as usual).
9 Of our players are going to the cinema together to see "Dunkirk" tonight.
This club is a joy to be involved with.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16th. Paul Coleman called at the green today to inform us that sadly his father, Ron Coleman, A veteran member of our club, some years ago had passed away.
Our Monday League Team played Harlequins today and in a very close contest lost the match, 2 rinks to nil.
FRIDAY AUGUST 18th. Weather unsettled, dodging showers, still had a good session, new member today, Christine Phillips.
Our Monday League team played Ystradfodwg and lost the 2 rinks to nil in a very close game.
The Kurling equipment arrived today.
MONDAY AUGUST 21st. league has finished now. Some of our players turned up for a game this-afternoon. Good attendance for the evening session and we welcomed Cian back from his Canada adventure with the Army.
TUESDAY AUGUST 22nd. The short Mat equipment arrived today.
The junior club children played some medal competitions and enjoyed refreshments, altogether, a good session.
SATURDAY AUGUST 26th A meeting was held with Committee members to discuss the Winter Bowls + (plus).
The agenda included, membership Fees, session times and management of session, also the junior session and a starting date for the project. Conclusions will be published shortly.
MONDAY AUGUST 28th. We hosted the RBBA Cup Semi Finals between Gelli Park and Penygraig. Gelli Park won in a very close contest.
THURSDAY AUGUST 31st. We held some medal competitions tonight for the junior members. A very enjoyable session.
One of our senior members David Evans is in hospital after having a fall. We all wish him a full recovery.