63rd Scouts bowl their best lines at St Andrews

July 28 2016

Bowling may have an image as a game for older people but Bristol St Andrews Bowling Club are keen to encourage youngsters, parents and lady bowlers to join the club.

Bowling may have an image as a game for older people but Bristol St Andrews Bowling Club are keen to encourage youngsters, parents and lady bowlers to join the club.

Three groups of cubs & scouts from the local Bristol 63rd Scout Group visited the club on July 11 for a taster session. About 70 children with parents took to the green and plenty of sweets and lollipops were awarded as prizes. 

July 12 saw the resident group, Gloucester Road Women, link up with two other groups from Clifton and Durdham Downs, for bowls coaching.  

Bristol St Andrews are currently top of the North East Bristol Division 2. This year they have played 11 games and won 11 so far. There are seven games to go this season and the team are pushing for promotion. The Bristol and District side are mid table in Division 1 and the Sunday league team are trying to stay up in the Glos League, Div 1, which is a higher standard of bowling. 

The club host friendly mixed matches on midweek afternoons and weekends, for all to take part in with an offer for adults to join the club from now until the end of October. There is a joining fee of £10.00 for adults and £5.00 for children and the club provides coaching for new bowlers and all the equipment needed..

There is an end of season Open Fours Competition coming up on Sunday 25th September. It costs £24 per rink for anyone wishing to enter.

For more information about the club see http://www.bristolstandrewsbowlingclub.co.uk/ or email:bristolstandrewsbowlingclub@hotmail.co.uk