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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

Semi finalists

Alan Birks & Lilian Fletcher - 

Albert Davidson & Keith Blackburn

Finalists

Inga & John Gillespie

2023 Champions

Jeff Summerhill & Mark Ralphs

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S.G. Petch Open Triples Competition

SEMI FINALISTS

Graeme Parkinson, June Green & Ged Barron

SEMI FINALISTS

John Dickinson, Lilian Fletcher & David Cook

FINALISTS

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

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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.

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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

LADIES DAY
LADIES PAIRS
LADIES SINGLES
FOUNDERS 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.