Opening of the Greens
Our Bowling Greens were declared officially open for 2023 when two of our more senior members, Ann Sildre & Fred Britton, bowled the first woods on both the East & the West greens.
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Ann then made a short speech, in which she expressed her gratitude, on behalf of all of the members, for all of the hard work put in by the greenkeeping team.
Jim McHugh Singles Competition
2023 Winner Jeff Ravenhall & Finalist Ken Brown
Secretary's Shield Competition
2023 Winners Keith Guy & Jeff Ravenhall
2023 Finalists Alan Harrison & George Daniels
John Hodgson Open Pairs Competition
Alan Birks & Lilian Fletcher -
Albert Davidson & Keith Blackburn
Inga & John Gillespie
Jeff Summerhill & Mark Ralphs
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S.G. Petch Open Triples Competition
Graeme Parkinson, June Green & Ged Barron
John Dickinson, Lilian Fletcher & David Cook
Paul Hartley, Paul Gorton & George Thompson
2023 S.G. PETCH OPEN TRIPLES CHAMPIONS
Bryan Henderson (Jnr.), Bryan Henderson (Snr.) & Carl Higgins
The Bernie Mullen Trophy
2023 Champions - Mike Ranson & Anthony Hodgson presented with the trophy by Bernie Mullen.
2023 Finalists - from left; Simon Poole, Mike Ranson, Anthony Hodgson, Alan Harrison & Bernie Mullen who presented the trophy.
CTBL Club Rinks Tournament
A team from Rooks entered this season's Rinks Tournament and progressed through the initial 'Round Robin' stage to the final. Sadly, the team from Stockton Bowling Club prove dto be too much and were the worthy winners. But a big pat on the back for the Rooks team of Jeff Ravenhall, Dennis Henderson, Alan Harrison & Ken Brown.
Rinks Tournament Finalists (from left - Alan Harrison, Ken Brown, Dennis Henderson & Jeff Ravenhall) - Rooks Bowling Club
Spicer Trophy Preliminary Rounds
Ropner Park Bowling Association hosted the preliminary rounds of the Spicer Trophy again. Click on an image below to see a larger version.
Ropner Ladies Founder's Day
The Founder's Day Trophy was won by Hazel Fisher, the Ladies Singles Trophy was wonn by Dianne Minto & the Ladies Pairs Trophy was won by Barbara Tickner & June Fearn.
2023 Coronation Cup Final
The Final of this competition was held at Thornaby Bowling Club again. Although our team from United lost out to a very strong side from Middlesbrough Bowling Club, the team and their supporters enjoyed a wonderful afternoons bowling. Thank you to all who came along to support the team.