A Place in the Area Final?

This evening Jonathan went to Heathfield to play the semi-final of the Area 1, Division 1, Surrey Unbadged Singles. Picking up two counts of 3 early on, Jonathan moved into a 9 - 3 lead, which a few ends later was maintained at 15 - 9. Not to be outdone his opponent continued to draw well and levelled the game at 17 - ... More

Surrey Secretaries Spectacle

This evening Barry took on Belmont for a place in the County Quarter-final of the Surrey Secretaries Competition. In a game in which the lead changed hands on multiple occasions Barry came from 6 - 11 down to lead 14 - 12, only for his opponent to sneak back ahead, leaving Barry 14 - 15 behind. Another rally from Barry ... More

Busy Monday Launches a Full Week

This afternoon Wimbledon Park Primary School sent their Year 6 children to the green for their second coaching session in preparation for the Merton Inter-School Tournament on Monday 22nd June. Another very successful afternoon's bowling took place with the many club volunteers impressed by both the standard of bowling and ... More

Now into the Last Four in Four Events

This morning Neil headed to Southwark Sports for the next round in the Surrey 2 Woods competition. After a slow start, Neil found himself 2 - 6 behind at 5 ends and 9 - 12 behind after 14 ends, before a run of 4 ends without reply saw him edge ahead 15 - 12. It proved to be just enough as two ends later it was all over and ... More

Mixed Fortunes This Morning

This morning's taster session saw 11 people on the green including 7 visitors. As a result of the session we had an incredible 4 new members join the club as well as Sue and Karen who have re-joined. We welcome Berit, Amit, Khusi and George and look forward to getting to know you as you enjoy bowling at Wimbledon Park. ... More

Through to the Last Four in Our 3rd Event

Barry and Neil played Merton Park in the Surrey Pairs this evening. Starting well, they limited their opponents to a single shot in the first 6 ends and by 14 ends led 13 - 4. Continuing to bowl tidily, Merton Park were confined to 7 singles, with Wimbledon Park advancing to the last 4 in Area 1, Division 1 with a 17 - 7 ... More

Unbadged Singles – Another Close One!

Jonathan played for a place in the Divisional Semi-final of the Unbadged Singles this evening against South London. With both players finding the drawing lines tricky Jonathan found himself 6 - 14 down after 12 ends. Three ends later when support arrived he was 10 - 16 adrift; I can't take any credit for the change in ... More

Surrey Triples on a Very Tricky Green

This evening Barry, Jonathan and Neil visited Colliers Wood in the Surrey Triples. Playing on what proved to be a very tricky green, home advantage told early on as Colliers Wood took a 9 - 2 lead after 5 ends. 3 ends later the deficit had been reduced to 2 shots before Colliers Wood picked up a 5! Despite battling back ... More

Fun in Tonight’s Surrey Fours

Barry, Jonathan, Martin and Neil played the next match in the Surrey Fours over at Norbury this evening. On a green that was decidedly unpredicatable, and made considerably more so by the heavy rain shower, Wimbledon Park took control, winning the first five ends to lead 7 - 0. Containing their opponents, and winning 13 ... More

Two Tight Tussles Tonight

Neil took on Wandilea this evening in the Surrey Singles. After close exchanges early on, Neil took the lead, only for his opponent to peg it back and go ahead himself. With the green proving tricky to get a really close draw, it was Neil who came off second best, eventually losing 16 - 21. Also at home, Barry took on ... More