TONBRIDGE BOWLING CLUB
TONBRIDGE BOWLING CLUB REPORT
August 2018 Issue No. 7
Men’s Captain’s Report
SEVENOAKS LEAGUE and the MARSHALL CUP
The targets set by the Men’s Captain and Vice – Captain, viz. Tonbridge to win the First Division championship, Vale and two of our division three teams to be promoted to Divisions 1 and 2 respectively, were achieved two weeks before the end of the season. Tonbridge is the first Tonbridge side to win the League Championship since 1984. Vale finished second in Division 2 and Angel battled with Longmead for the Division 3 Championship in the final game of the season, a game which Angel won.
The draw for the semi-
The Club did extremely well in the Tony Allcock competition. Following a bye in the Preliminary Round, and our first-
BERT COX CUP
Tonbridge ‘B’ and Tonbridge ‘C’ were awarded byes in the Preliminary Round, the former losing to Bearsed ‘A’ and the latter to the Grove in Round 1. Tonbridge ‘A’ beat Borough Green by 35 shots to 27 in Round 1 before going on to beat Wrotham ‘B’ by 66 shots to 23 in Round 2. The team then beat Calverley in Round 3 and Grove in Round 4 before losing in the Divisional Semi-
MILLENNIUM LEAGUE (Men)
Our men finished 5th in this league with 49 points, the highest position we have reached for several years. However, we lost four of our eight matches by 2 points or fewer. Had we won these games we would have finished second with 65 points.
Brian Chalklin reached the quarter finals of the Kent Section of the Bowls England Champion of Champions, and Brian and Trevor Russell reached the quarter final of the Kent Pairs. Jon Broomfield, Dave Hayward and Adrian Philpott in the Triples and Barry Sale, Bob King, Dave Lane and Dave Easton in the Fours reached the Kent Area Finals held at Marden Bowling Club. Tom Young reached the Divisional Semi-
West Kent Ladies’ League
Well done to Tonbridge A who finished 3rd in this league and Tonbridge B who finished 7th.