Thursday Group is oversubscribed, leading to members waiting for a game
to Finish before there being room on the green. A second group has now started on
Tuesday Mornings at 10am at Torkington Park (Council Bowls Permit is
required)with the same format
as below. Please contact Andre Lister if you
want to join us on Tuesday :- firstname.lastname@example.org
or turn up.
Bowling is a
sedate and gentle exercise recommended by many GP's as a sport for
those in their senior years.
Like many games it looks easy when
with years of practice and skill. However, it can be a bit
a car at first, so many things to think of at the same time.
Don't let that put you off, we are a very
friendly group and we mix up so that everyone plays with different
each week. We have some laughter and fun as well as
on our bowling.
can be arranged for
newcomers by telephoning the Group Leader in advance.
We meet at 10-00 am on a Thursday at Torkington Park, Hazel Grove
We play until mid-day with a break for refreshment about
half way through (which you bring yourself). Bowling takes place
throughout the year, weather permitting, but please note that if there
is frost we are unable to bowl. There are bowls available at the
green if you don’t own your own.
There is an annual Away Day
which was at 'Copperfields Bowling Club'
Prestatyn this year - see below.
We also hold an Annual Bowling Competition day, open to all our regular
U3A bowlers, with a trophy awarded to the
winner and other prizes - see below.
2) The Autumn Pairs Round Robin The winners of
the Autumn 2014 Pairs Competition were Judith Ridgway and Andre Lister
– and the runners up were Bill Joslyn and Barbara Farmer. It was
a very enjoyable morning which was followed by lunch in the
restaurant of the Fiveways on Macclesfield Road.
The last few weeks have been rather wet for our bowlers except some
very hardy ones who will play no matter what the weather throws at us
but we are all really looking forward to starting 2015 with a little
Both groups are continuing to maintain sufficient numbers to get a good
mix of games on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings which should continue
throughout the year ahead. It has been suggested also that we repeat
our Spring Luncheon again in 2015 and this date will be advised in a
few weeks time.