What a Wonderful Wednesday!

The hottest day of the year and two significant events took place in the Wimbledon Park 2015 season. Firstly this afternoon we hosted Riversdale Primary School for a taster session as requested by the Wimbledon Foundation who had provided us with a grant to support the schools' work. A huge thank you to Anne, Gay, Angela ... More

29 Ends Played and Then A Surrey Badge

Jonathan played the Area Final of the Surrey Unbadged Singles this evening up at South London. In a close game against Croydon, Jonathan found himself behind early on to some tidy draw bowling from his opponent. Having got to 8 - 13, Jonathan picked up his game and edged ahead 17 - 14, only for his opponent to level at 18 ... More

Successful Surrey Skipping

This morning Jonathan skipped one of the Surrey Under-25 rinks for the first time as the Surrey Juniors took on Oxford in the latest Junior Home Counties League match. With a Surrey side missing 7 of their 8 top bowlers, the competition was going to be a tough one, however Surrey put on a fine show with Jonathan skipping ... More

Another Busy Saturday at Wimbledon Park!

This morning started with our third 'Bowls 4 Fun' session and once again it was good to see club members, returning visitors and new attendees on the green. At noon Jonathan and Neil played Wandilea in the National Family Pairs for a place in the last 4 of the Surrey/Sussex zone. In a close fought match the scores were ... More

Mixed Fortunes in Tonight’s Competitions

At home this evening Ossie, Pete, Jonathan and Barry took on Heathfield in the second round of the Surrey Area Top 4 Competition. With Heathfield getting off to a strong start WPBC found themselves 1 - 10 down after 7 ends. Picking up two 3s in the next three ends helped the home bowlers, unfortunately dropping a 6 didn't. ... More

Another Semi-Final

This evening Barry and Neil played the Area 1, Division 1 Semi-Final of the Surrey Men's Pairs Competition. Playing away at Colliers Wood, honours were shared early on before Colliers Wood picked up a 4 and a 1 to lead 8 - 3. A four to Wimbledon Park brought Barry and Neil right back in to the game, only for their ... More

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