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Bowling Section

Lune Road Bowling Club was established in 1880.
In addition to being one of the oldest Crown green bowling clubs in the area we are also one of the most successful in terms of winning Leagues and Cup competitions.
We currently have a total of 55 playing and social members. The Club are members of the following local bowling leagues:-

LANCASTER MIDWEEK BOWLING LEAGUE
Division 1 Lune Road A
Division 2 Lune Road B

MORECAMBE BOWLING LEAGUE
Division 1 Lune Road A
Division 3 Lune Road B
Division 5 Lune Road C

LANCASTER and DISTRICT VETERANS BOWLING LEAGUE
Division A Lune Road Veterans A
Division C Lune Road Veterans B

LUNE VALLEY FLOODLIT LEAGUE
Division 1 Lune Road A
Division 3 Lune Road B

2015 season summary

Lune Road A in the Lancaster Midweek Bowling League were league champions taking the division 1 title with a 184 point tally, which was 26 points clear of the 2nd placed team Carnforth A.

Congratulations to Barry Simm who won the Division 1 merit prize, a great achievement.

Lune Road B maintained their place in division 2.

Lune Road A in the Morecambe Bowling League were also league champions taking the division 1 title with a 172 point tally, which was 9 points clear of the 2nd placed team, Holme A.

The A team also won the Heald Trophy.

Lune Road B maintained their place in division 3 in their first year in this division.

Lune Road C won division 5 with a 161 point tally, which was 6 points clear of 2nd placed Milnthorpe.

Congratulations to Albert Sparks who won the Division 5 merit prize and Bob Gates Trophy and so goes onto represent the league at the Champion of Champions competition.

Due to increasing numbers we are hoping to enter a 4th team in the Morecambe Bowling League in the 2016 season but do need some more players to be able to do this. Anyone interested in joining our club whether you have played a lot, a little or not at all please get in touch with one of the officials at the club.

If you are interested in learning to play the game please contact Gill Simm or David Wray.

The club is rapidly gaining a reputation for staging major bowling competitions. Over recent years we have successfully staged the David Clarkson Invitation 32 taking advantage of the excellent catering, bar facilities, car parking and fine green conditions.

During the 2016 season we will be holding the following competitions:

Good Friday

25/03/16

£10 pair

Big Bash (open singles)

01/05/16

£8.00

Stan Lindsay Invitation

19/06/16

£6 pair

Open singles

6th/7th August

£10.00

Mixed pairs

28/08/16

£10 pair

Autumn Floodlit Pairs

Qualifiers 19th, 21st, 26th & 28th September 2016

6.30 pm and 7.30 pm starts all nights

Finals day Sunday 02/10/16 10.30 am start

£12 pair



The Green and full bar facilities are available for hire at Weekends for Bowling parties. The Club officials are listed below and should be contacted for any further information regarding joining the club, the competitions or Green hire.

President
DAVID WRAY
Tel: 01524 60459
Email: wray-david1@sky.com

Chairman
DAVID CARDY
Tel: 01524 811235
Email: cardyangela@yahoo.co.uk

Hon Sec
GILL SIMM
Tel: 01524 841278 or 07985289048
Email: gillandbaz@hotmail.com

Hon Treasurer
BRIAN AIREY
Tel: 01524 571539
Email: brian-airey@sky.com

Green keeper TOM DENNISON