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County Competitions - Latter Stages

Thursday 29th: Men's Fours Divisional Semi-Final at Ditton features the Sevenoaks team of Keith Pearce, Terry Prince, Trevor Russell and Brian Simmonds.

Ladies Divisional Finals on Sunday 2nd July: Barbara Ide and Linda Wynn compete in the Pairs competition plus Barbara goes solo in the Maude Woods.

The best of luck to all

National Top Club Competition

Sevenoaks Men bow out with a narrow loss (2 disciplines to 3) to Borstal

More Games Cancelled

The Ladies matches versus Bromley scheduled for 27th June and Ditton scheduled for 2nd July, together with the Men's match versus Orpington Excelsior (5th July) have all been cancelled.

National Top Club Competition

Sevenoaks Men beat Tonbridge by 4 disciplines to 1 on Sunday morning and will play Borstal in the next round.

Bar Furniture

We have been fortunate to obtain good quality secondhand furniture for the bar area. The old chairs are available for members to take free of charge and we would also be pleased to know of any charities who may be interested in them and are able to collect. Members are asked to let Barbara know within a couple of week if interested. Any not taken will be disposed of.

Hedge Cutting

We need volunteers to assist with the hedge cutting around the green. The duty would be once a year and all equipment is provided. We are very grateful for the donation of a gantry which enables the top to be reached easily and safely. Please speak to Trevor Russell if you can help. Ladies welcome!

National Top Club Competition

Sevenoaks Men beat Chatham "A" by 3 disciplines to 2 on Saturday morning and will play either Townsend Hook or Tonbridge in the next round.

Another Game Cancelled

The club match versus Hesketh Park scheduled for next Saturday (27th May) has been cancelled - the opposition unable to raise a team.

National Two Fours Competition

Sevenoaks Men ("B" Team) lost by 33 shots to 43 to Chatham "A" on Sunday morning.

Mens Game Cancelled

The club match versus Cobham scheduled for next Wednesday (24th May) has been cancelled - the opposition unable to raise a team. Captain Terry is organising an internal competition for those players wanting a game on the day. Just turn up for a 2:30pm start.

National Competitions (Men)

Team selections for two upcoming games are included in the KO Comps section. Two markers are required for the Top Club game on Saturday 27th May (10am start) If you can help please contact Terry Decoine or Trevor Russell.

Ladies Game Cancelled

The Ladies' Millenium League game at Bearsted scheduled for next Saturday(13th May) has been cancelled.

National Two Fours Competition

Sevenoaks Men ("A" Team) suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Milton Regis on Sunday morning.

Hollybush Parking Restrictions

click here  to view responses from the Council to points raised (opens in a new window)

Green Opening

The green will be open and available for use from 12 noon on Monday 24th April. As in previous years the green will be closed for maintenance on Monday and Thursday mornings until 12 noon.

Club afternoon Mondays 1.30 onwards

Monday afternoon is available for friendly roll-ups and Vic Manning will be on hand from 8th May for any coaching advice. This is also a good time to bring along friends who would like to try their hand at bowls. The first session is on 1st May with a later start of 2.00pm. Tea and biscuits after all sessions.

Open Day

This is on Sunday 4th June from 2.00pm. Please do try to bring along a friend or family member who would like to have a go. There will be sandwiches and cake for all those attending.

Whist Drives

There will once again be regular whist drives throughout the season, held this year on Wednesday evenings:

April 12th & 26th   May 10th & 24th   June 14th & 28th
July 12th & 26th    August 9th & 24th	Sept 13th & 27th

7pm (for 7:30 start) - 10pm. Family and friends welcome.

Spectator Opportunities

The following events are being held at the club and will be interesting to watch. Hopefully a sunny afternoon with the bar open!

  Tuesday 6th June:  Kent County BA v Sevenoaks
  Friday 30th June:  Men's Divisional Semi-finals unbadged singles
  Weds 23rd August:  Kent Ladies v Suffolk Ladies

Tools

Do you have any unused tools you no longer need? Hammers, drills, screwdrivers, spanners etc. The club now has a maintenance team who are currently using their own equipment and would like to have on site tools for whenever needed. Please leave any contributions in the mens changing room.

Team Duties for Home Matches

There have been some changes here, mainly consolidating the two previous pre-match duties into a single one

Sevenoaks & District League

We have entered a fifth side (Solefields) to this year's competition. Despite this, the number of participating teams has reduced and the League will be re-organised into three divisions. The first division will consist of eight teams, the other two divisions of ten teams each. This will result in some matches being scheduled for play on a Tuesday, rather than Friday, evening

Men's Internal Competitions

The qualifying conditions for entry to the Franklin Ames and Enterprise competitions have changed, as shown on this year's subs form

Pre-Season Cheese and Wine

The date for this year's pre-season get together is Sunday, 9th April