National Senior Singles Success

17.5.22 This morning, Neil was over at Temple for the first round of the National Over 55 Singles. In what turned out to be something of a marathon, after 28-ends, Neil edged his way through to the next round with a 21 - 13 win. More

Success in the National Over-55 Men’s Pairs

10.5.22 This afternoon, over at Temple BC, Richard S and Neil played the opening round of the National Over-55 Men’s Pairs. Following close exchanges early on, Wimbledon Park managed to pull away in the second half, going on to win 14-9. More

1.9.21 National Senior Singles

This afternoon, Neil represented Surrey up at the National Championships in the Over 55 Senior Men's Singles. Facing the representative from Hampshire, multiple National Indoor Champion, the winner of 6 Hampshire County outdoor titles in the past 10 years and recent England triallist, the going was tough! Despite feeling ... More

26.7.21 Through to the National Championships

This afternoon, down at Knaphill, Neil played Camberley in the Area Final of the National Over-55 Singles. After close exchanges early on, the scores were tied at 6 - 6 after 9 ends. The middle part of the game saw Neil edge ahead to lead 16 - 12, before Camberley came back to close the gap to 19 - 17. Three ends later and ... More

18.7.21 Surrey Area Semi-Final in the National Over-55 Singles

This morning, Neil played Epsom Park in the Surrey Semi-Final of the National Over-55 Men’s Singles. In a close fought contest, Neil found himself 6 - 10 down after 12 ends, before drawing his way back to lead 13 - 10. Dropping a four on the next end did not help, but further careful drawing secured Neil the win by 21 - ... More

19.6.21 A Game of Two Jack Lengths

This afternoon Neil headed to Mid-Surrey for the quarter-final of the Surrey Area in the National Over-55 Men’s Singles. With his opponent starting strongly, Neil found himself at 0 - 11 before getting on to the scoreboard. A change of Jack length saw Neil close the gap before going on to take the lead at 16 - 11. ... More

13.6.21 Not to be in the National Over-55 Men’s Pairs

This morning, Barry and Neil took on South London in the National Over-55 Men’s Pairs. After 12 of the 18 ends had been played Wimbledon Park led 15 - 8. With South London taking all of the remaining ends, the game went to the visitors 20 - 15. More

7.6.21 A Lesson at Wimbledon Park

This evening Neil took on Temple in the National Champion of Champions, receiving a lesson in how to play singles from his opponent. Drawing well throughout and resting out Neil's shot bowls on many occasions, Temple advanced to the quarter-finals of the Surrey Section with a 21 - 6 win. More

Another Close Result at The National Championships

7.8.19 - This morning Barry, Pete, Martin and Neil played Cumbria for a place in the 1/4 -Final of the National Senior Fours. Today’s start was not what had been hoped for and after 3 ends, the score was 0 - 10. Showing tremendous character, 4 ends later and it was game on, as Wimbledon Park led 12 - 10. With the lead ... More

That Could Not Have Been Closer!

6.8.19 - This afternoon Barry, Pete, Martin and Neil played The Isle Of Wight in their first match at the National Championships in Royal Leamington Spa. The first ten ends of the Senior Fours were singles, with IOW leading 6 - 4. The next 7 ends were tight too, leaving Wimbledon Park at 12 - 12 with one end remaining. ... More