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04 Mar 2023
Three Wood Pairs

26 teams entered this year's 3 wood pairs with only one team calling off late due to illness.  We all wish Rob Gay a speedy recovery. Fortunately we managed to find a replacement team from Walpole Highway at the last minute comprising of Linda Cave ... [ Read more ]

04 Feb 2023
Cambridgeshire Ladies play Suffolk

On the 4 February we played was our annual challenge against Suffolk.  It was lovely to see old friends and quite a few new lady players in the Suffolk team.  We played 5 rounds of triples, 8 ends.  Both teams played in great spirit with laughter hea... [ Read more ]

28 Jan 2023
Cambridgeshire win their group in ICC Premier 2

We started our ICC game on Saturday 28 January against Northampton needing to score 21 points to tie the lead of the group with Hertfordshire.  The final score was a win for Cambridgeshire 22-18 making us the winners of Group 1 in Premier 2.  This me... [ Read more ]

14 Jan 2023
Aussie Pairs

A good entry of 21 teams contested a really good day of short mat bowls at MIBC on Saturday 14th January 2022. Due to some late call offs due to illness John Boddye made up team number 1 playing with different people throughout the day who would oth... [ Read more ]

10 Dec 2022
Chairman’s Christmas ‘Fun’ Drive

The chairman Mr Barry Fox presided over an excellent drive which had attracted 40 members to enter.  Many members entered into the spirit of Christmas by wearing Christmas jumpers and hats but some pushed the boat out with some first class fancy dres... [ Read more ]

04 Dec 2022
County Triples Championship and National Qualifier

County Championship Triples and National Qualifier held at MIBC on 4th December 2022  A total of 14 teams entered the county championship triples competition, 5 of which entered the national qualifier. The teams were split into 2 groups of 5 and 1 ... [ Read more ]

05 Nov 2022
County Pairs Championship and National Qualifier

A total of 18 teams entered the county championship pairs competition on bonfire night, 9 of which entered the national qualifier. The teams were split into 2 groups of 5 and 2 groups of 4 a format required by the ESMBA rules on national champions... [ Read more ]

09 Oct 2022
Good Win for Cambridgeshire over Northamptonshire

Singles Charlie Waling          Won   13 -12, Lost 10 - 20. Dave Wilcox             Lost   15 -11, Won 13 -12. Pairs Maureen Bell, Josie Charter.         Won 19 -11, Won - 20 - 6. Rob Bonello, Derek Retchless.     Draw 11 -11. Won 12 -11. Tr... [ Read more ]

02 Oct 2022
Four Wood Pairs

The inaugural 4 wood pairs competition attracted good interest although some players were understandably cautious as to how the format would work in practice. Following some late call offs and a bit of re-jiggling the event was contested by 15 tea... [ Read more ]

18 Sep 2022
Cambridgeshire Ladies v England Ladies at March IBC

Cambridgeshire Ladies team recently played against the England Ladies team at March indoor bowling association.   The games were played in mainly teams of four with 5 rounds of play.  After two rounds the scores were very close but Cambridgeshire the... [ Read more ]