ERDINGTON COURT BOWLS CLUB

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JARROD MORGAN KICKS OFF ERDINGTON COURT'S COMPETITION

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on February 18, 2019 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Club sponsor Jarrod Morgan kicked off Erdington Court's 3 week Sandy Powell Indoor Fours Competition - featuring 32 male and female members.

 

This prestigious competition reaches a climax at the Club's Finals Day on Saturday 30th March - before the Club moves outdoors to its 6 rink all-weather rinks.

 

Club Spokesperson Ray Woods said,

"This competition is always over subscribed. Jarrod Morgan Financial Planning based in Lichfield have been sponsoring this competition for 3 years - and the winning team and their partners will receive tea at the Ramada Hotel thanks to them. We are really grateful for their support and that of all our sponsors - 10 in total, all based locally."

 

Erdington Court welcomes new members and offers free coaching. The Club can be contacted on 07967 686230 and you can view their web site at www. erdingtoncourtbowlsclub.org.uk and follow it on Facebook at Erdington Court Bowls Club or Twitter:@bowlsflat.

ERDINGTON COURT LADIES TAKE THE LEAD

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on February 10, 2019 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Erdington Court held their own at their Bowling Green Close arena against Greyfriars from Coventry, in a friendly fours match. Despite losing heavily on the Greyfriars Captain's rink, the Court - with a large female representation, dug in to win this closely fought game 64:60.taking 3 of the 4 rinks.

 

In the Men's County 2 rink Warwick Trophy League, at Welford on Avon, the Court team managed to secure the 3 bonus points to win overall 5:2. The squad led by John Pritchard from Sutton accompanied by Paul Vaughan - also from Sutton, Tim Hartland from Erdington, and new recruit - student Dan Jones from the Birmingham Conservatoire won by double figures. Meanwhile Allen Onion and Antony Gould from Sutton, Bill Ensor from Aston and captain Phil Bond from Hurley in Warks struggled, but scored enough shots to contribute to the overall win.

 

Earlier in the week, the Club Ladies led by Pat Court from Wylde Green,completed a season's hat trick against the Club men, winning heavily 56:77. It all goes down to the wire now in the final match of the season on 6th March. Club spokesperson Ray Woods said,

"Bowls has always led the way in mixed sports. Over 40% of our members are female and the ladies squad gets stronger each season. We work hard to provide a supportive environment for all new members and I think this has proved to be particularly effective in the case of the ladies - who go from strength to strength."

Erdington Court welcomes new members and can be contacted on 07967 686230. You can also folow them on Facebook at Erdington Court Bowls Club and on Twitter@bowlsflat.

 

Pictures:

Greyfriars left Captained by Roy Lawrence against Erdington Court led by Pat Court from Wylde Green.

 Erdington Court Ladies led by Pat Court (left) ready to take on the Club men captained by Tim Hartland from Erdington.

 

ERDINGTON COURT ON THE MOVE..

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on February 3, 2019 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Erdington Court maintained their strong home record at the week end, beating Shrewsbury 63::55 in a close game on the 4 indoor rinks. Each team provided 16 players and Pat Court from Wylde Green Captained the home team.

The Club has announced that it will be sending a 50 strong squad to Spain in April next year to compete against local clubs there. The squad is already fully subscribed and there is an air of anticipation at the first overseas tour in recent memory. The Club already organises a number of tours in UK locations, which are always fully supported.


ERDINGTON COURT NEWCOMERS GET COUNTY OUTING

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on February 2, 2019 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

JANUARY 31ST 2019

 

Erdington Court provides opportunities for players of all abilities and at all levels.

 

The Club is affiliated to City, County and national bowls organisations.

 

Warwickshire provide a number of opportunities to play 'friendlies' against other Counties at home and away. This gives our Club the chance to give an outing to members who would not normally get the opportunity at play at that level.

 

The most recent of these was against Oxford and was hosted by Welford On Avon Indoor Bowls Club. The squad pictured L2R was Bill Ensor from Aston, Neil Ballinger from New Oscott, Clive Wilkins from Wylde Green and Ray Woods (Acting Skip) from Pype Hayes.

 

Also pictured below is Bill Ensor after receiving his Colts Badge for playing for the first time. Neil got his on the previous outing.

 

For more details call 07967 686230.

ERDINGTON COURT MAINTAIN THEIR HOME RECORD

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on January 13, 2019 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

A busy day at Erdington Court's Indoor Bowling Green Close arena saw the home side beat Tamworth in the morning and Measham in the afternoon.The Tamworth fixture was the latest round of the County's Warwick Trophy - with the Court captained by Rob Robinson from Sutton Coldfield winning 42:33 to take 5 competition points. In the afternoon friendly, the Court led by Erdington's Tim Hartland won by just 3 points 51:48.

 

These followed a home win led by Pat Court from Wylde Green of 71:48 against Greyfriars from Coventry in another friendly.

 

In a startling return to form, the Club Ladies again led by Pat Court, began the year in style - beating the Club men convincingly 68:48. The men are plotting their come back in February!

 

Erdington Court Bowls Club welcomes new members and free coaching is available - over 21 newcomers have been coached since November. Please call 07967 686230 for more details. You can also view their web site at www.erdingtoncourtbowlsclub.org.uk or follow them on Facebook at Erdington Court Bowls Club and on Twitter: @bowlsflat.

RECORD TURNOUT FOR BOXING DAY AT ERDINGTON COURT

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on December 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Over 40 Club members, friends and family turned out for the traditional Boxing Day morning fixture on Erdington Court's 6 all-weather greens. Mulled wine and mince pies enhanced the event's attraction - which sees more players each year as the Club grows.

 

Organisers of the event were Rob and Hilary Robinson from Four Oaks and their family.

 

Winner of the junior section was 8 year old Poppy Foden from Wood End and the senior winner was Matthew Williams from Sutton Coldfield.

 

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Issued by Ray Woods, Marketing Officer Erdington Court Bowls Club M: 07967 686230

 

Pictures:

 

The 40+ entry field assemble to do battle in seasonal attire.

 

Rob Robinson Club Chairperson with Junior Winner - 8 year old Poppy Foden from Wood end

 

Rob Robinson Club Chairperson with winner Matthew Williams

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY AT ERDINGTON COURT

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on December 23, 2018 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Erdington Court's indoor arena was jam packed for the annual Christmas competition, featuring nearly 50 players. Winners were Colin Heath, Terry Yates from Sutton Coldfield and Chris Harrison from Streetly. Runners up Richard Harrison from Streetly, Eddie Dodd from Great Barr and Mike Kilby from New Oscott.

 

Boxing Day morning saw the Court's 6 all-weather outdoor rinks in use with an accompaniment of mulled wine and mince pies.

 

The celebrations followed a great competitive year for the Court taking the the lion's share of the Birmingham Bowling Association's outdoor trophies.The year was rounded off when they picked up their first points in the County's Indoor Warwick Trophy - winning both rinks by a small margin against Solihull Municipal. Each off the rink contests was close throughout, but both teams held their nerve and played excellent shots on the last ends to win by 1 shot and 4 shots on the two rinks.

 

The Court's Phil Bond from Hurley in Warks and John Pritchard from Sutton Coldfield won their National Over 60's Pairs match at Bromsgrove and now progress to round three. The match went to the last last end - and in a tense finish they claimed 3 shots to win by just 2 shots overall.

 

Finally, Captain Pat Court led another team to victory in a week end friendly against Birmingham Indoor and the score was 76 – 44.

 

If you are in the mood for making New Year's resolutions, Erdington Court welcomes new members and offers a free coaching course. Call 07967 686230 for more details. You can also visit their web site at www.erdingtoncourtbowlsclub.org.uk and follow them on Facebook at Erdington Court Bowls Club and on Twitter @bowlsflat.

 

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Issued by Ray Woods, Marketing Officer, Erdington Court Bowls Club M: 07967 686230.

 

Update /pics from Boxing Day will be available.

 

 

Picture caption: Left the winning team of Colin Heath, Terry Yates and Chris Harrison. Right Runners up Richard Harrison, Eddie Dodd and Mike Kilby.

STAR CARS AND COACHES ROAD TO SANTA - ERDINGTON COURT BOWLS CLUB

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on December 9, 2018 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

This Saturday sees the semi finals and finals of the Club's 'Star Cars and Coaches Road to Santa' - sponsored for the first time by the Yenton based company. There are two events in this Pairs Competition- the Cup and the Plate - which has taken place over 3 week ends and featured 32 of the Club's best male and female players.

 

Spokesman for the Club Ray Woods said

"We are delighted that Star Cars and Coaches are sponsoring this event for the first time this year. It is a real vote of confidence in our Club which continues to attract new members - thanks to our indoor arena. Another sponsor Moofresh from Wishaw will be supplying fresh milk for the teas and coffees!

 

Sponsorship generally is up by more than 100% as we continue to build long term link with local companies. We thank them all for their support.

 

Spectators are welcome on Saturday with the semi finals beginning at 2pm and finals at 4pm - a grueling afternoon for the finalists,"

 

On the wider front, the Court beat Friary Club from Lichfield from by 78:56 away at Tamworth, in the last inter-club match before Christmas.

 

The Club men continue to defy the growing strength of the ladies, with the margin of victory narrowing in the latest two monthly fours fixture to 63:51

 

Boxing Day morning sees the annual fun fixture on the outdoor all-weather green. This is open to friends and families of members and will feature mulled wine and mince pies.

 

Erdington Court welcomes new members and offers free coaching. To find out more, call 07967 686230. You can also visit their web site at www.erdingtoncourtbowlsclub.org.uk and follow them on Facebook at Erdington Court Bowls Club and at witter:@bowlsflat.

 

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STAR CARS AND COACHES ROAD TO SANTA - ERDINGTON COURT BOWLS CLUB

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on December 9, 2018 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Saturday 15th December sees the semi finals and finals of the Club's 'Star Cars and Coaches Road to Santa' - sponsored for the first time by the Yenton based company. There are two events in this Pairs Competition- the Cup and the Plate - which has taken place over 3 week ends and featured 32 of the Club's best male and female players.

 

Spokesman for the Club Ray Woods said

"We are delighted that Star Cars and Coaches are sponsoring this event for the first time this year. It is a real vote of confidence in our Club which continues to attract new members - thanks to our indoor arena. Another sponsor Moofresh from Wishaw will be supplying fresh milk for the teas and coffees!

 

Sponsorship generally is up by more than 100% as we continue to build long term link with local companies. We thank them all for their support.

 

Spectators are welcome on Saturday with the semi finals beginning at 2pm and finals at 4pm - a grueling afternoon for the finalists,"

 

On the wider front, the Court beat Friary Club from Lichfield from by 78:56 away at Tamworth, in the last inter-club match before Christmas.

 

The Club men continue to defy the growing strength of the ladies, with the margin of victory narrowing in the latest two monthly fours fixture to 63:51

 

Boxing Day morning sees the annual fun fixture on the outdoor all-weather green. This is open to friends and families of members and will feature mulled wine and mince pies.

 

Erdington Court welcomes new members and offers free coaching. To find out more, call 07967 686230. You can also visit their web site at www.erdingtoncourtbowlsclub.org.uk and follow them on Facebook at Erdington Court Bowls Club and at witter:@bowlsflat.

 

ENDS

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COURT'S RUN OF SUCCESS CONTINUES

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on November 4, 2018 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Court's run of success continued with an away win at Shrewsbury by 86:84 - led once more by Pat Court from Wylde Green. Court Ladies Terry Yates from Sutton Coldfield and Eileen Merrick from New Oscott again featured in the Court's best rink performance - winning by 11 points.



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