Triples battle ends Beckingham bowls season

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Beckingham Bowls Club’s competitive playing season ended with the Club Triples, with five teams competing for the trophy.

The competition was won by the trio comprising Tony Whitlam, Gerald West and John Foster, who beat Janette Simpson, Pete Cawthorne and Nev. Hethershaw by 21 shots to nine.

In the week prior to that, the Isle of Axholme Evening League team rounded off their season with a thumping victory at Epworth, winning all three rinks to take the maximum 10 league points.

Beckingham’s presentation evening takes place in the Village Hall on Friday, October 2 (6.30 for 7pm) and all members should have been contacted by now.

Any member and their partner who wishes to come has not been contacted, should ring Janice on 01427 848296.

The cost is £6 and includes a meal and a quiz, as well as the presentation of trophies.

Beckingham will be presented with the GBL Hazel Lawrence Trophy at the Gainsborough Bowls League Presentation Evening at the United Services Club in Gainsborough on Saturday, October 17. The evening starts at 7.15pm and cost including food and entertainment is £10. Ttickets for Beckingham members are available from Roger on 01427 848559.

Beckingham’s green will close for 2015 from September 17 when the ground staff will be scarifying the surface in readiness for verti-draining and re seeding by direct drilling on September 21.