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  • Quiz Time

    Quiz Time

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Some 20 members turned up to put their knowledge and skills to the test in the annual quiz, organised by Chairman - Graham. Teams battled it...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 21
  • Club Meal & Saturday afternoons

    Club Meal & Saturday afternoons

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Club Meal Unfortunately the meal, scheduled for this Wednesday, has been cancelled by the Hotel. We do hope to re-organise for the Sprin...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 21
  • Festive Bazaar

    Festive Bazaar

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    There will be a Festive Bazaar in aid of British Heart Foundation at the Club on Sunday 28th November between 10:30am and 4:00pm. Refreshme...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 7 Nov 21
  • Green Work - Scarifying day 2

    Green Work - Scarifying day 2

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The early session of the fourth scarify saw six volunteers - with an average age just shy of 80 - working alongside the scarifier, Bernard....

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 5 Oct 21
  • Green Work - Scarifying

    Green Work - Scarifying

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The skip was in place at 8:20am; twelve members worked throughout the morning clearing the green after two scarifies. Half the members staye...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Oct 21
  • End of season

    End of season

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The Green was due to be closed on September 25th but thanks to the good weather we delayed closure by a week. On Wednesday some 25 bowlers a...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 3 Oct 21
  • Winter Programme

    Winter Programme

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Until Covid struck we always opened the clubhouse during the close season at 2pm every Saturday. Members could come down to the clubhouse fo...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 3 Oct 21
  • Club Championships  Day 5 - Finals

    Club Championships Day 5 - Finals

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The first set of finals saw the men’s and ladies pairs played with the best weather of the week and the bowling, particularly on the l...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 22 Sep 21
  • Club Championships Day 4 - Semi-finals

    Club Championships Day 4 - Semi-finals

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The morning session saw the Ladies and Men’s Singles semis, first to 21. Pauline V faced Pauline T and after 10 ends it was tied at...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Sep 21
  • Club Championships  Day 3 - Mixed Triples

    Club Championships Day 3 - Mixed Triples

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    7 teams, generated by random numbers saw teams of three ladies, three men and mixed teams battle it out for a place in the final. The first ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 3 Sep 21
  • Club Championship Day 2  - Pairs

    Club Championship Day 2 - Pairs

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    In the Ladies competition, Joyce and Heather won their preliminary match 13-6. They opened up a lead early on and sustained it for the remai...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 1 Sep 21
  • Club Championships Day 1 - Singles

    Club Championships Day 1 - Singles

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    We decided to hold the Championships towards the end of the season, given that the Scarborough Open had been cancelled for the second year i...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 30 Aug 21
  • Singles Competition - Day 2

    Singles Competition - Day 2

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The completion of the league fixtures took place, with 13 matches. They were played in an excellent spirit and there were some very close fi...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 30 Aug 21
  • South Cliff Fives 2021

    South Cliff Fives 2021

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Despite prolonged heavy rain on Saturday evening, the green was deemed to be fit for play the following morning and we anticipated a highly ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 23 Aug 21
  • Club battles on through Covid-19 challenges

    Club battles on through Covid-19 challenges

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    (extracts of the text of the article which appeared in the Scarborough News - August 19th) South Cliff Bowling Club hit top form after toug...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 21 Aug 21
  • Aussie Pairs - the deciding fixture

    Aussie Pairs - the deciding fixture

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The South Cliff Socialites (SCS) team faced Flamborough in a re-arranged fixture. SCS needed to take one rink and thus gain the required ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 13 Aug 21
  • Vets Cup Semi-final

    Vets Cup Semi-final

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The Vets team played against a very strong Scalby team over 18 ends with the match being decided on aggregate shots rather than rink success...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 10 Aug 21
  • Open League Shield Presentation

    Open League Shield Presentation

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The club hosted the Finals of the Cup - between Seamer and Cayton and also the Plate competition between Thornton Dale and Filey. The Open ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Aug 21
  • Open League Cup and Plate Finals

    Open League Cup and Plate Finals

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The final of the Cup competition pitted local rivals Cayton against Seamer. The Plate saw Thornton Dale take on Filey - runners up in the Le...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Aug 21
  • Yorkshire Day - Come and Try Bowls etc

    Yorkshire Day - Come and Try Bowls etc

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The club held a successful Yorkshire Day event which gave members of the local community an opportunity to try bowling under the guidance of...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 1 Aug 21
  • Open League season ends on a high

    Open League season ends on a high

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Despite a mid-afternoon downpour, the green was in excellent condition to see the conclusion of the Open League season. Champions in waiting...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 30 Jul 21
  • Come & Try it, Yorkshire Day Fun Bowls - Sunday August 1st

    Come & Try it, Yorkshire Day Fun Bowls - Sunday August 1st

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    This is a very important day in our calendar as we launch our consultation with local residents regarding building a new clubhouse and try a...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 30 Jul 21
  • Open League v Snainton

    Open League v Snainton

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Could the team continue their successful run which had led to them being League Champions with two fixtures remaining? They faced an awkward...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 27 Jul 21
  • Scarborough Open League Champions 2021

    Scarborough Open League Champions 2021

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Following the 4-4 outcome against Seamer the team were in excellent form on Monday against Burniston & Cloughton. In a hard fought gam...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 22 Jul 21
  • South Cliff v Patrons - Sunday 18th July

    South Cliff v Patrons - Sunday 18th July

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    This game against the Patrons was our first friendly game for nearly two years but the weather was on our side. Tables and chairs were set u...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 19 Jul 21
  • Janet Harrow Trophy

    Janet Harrow Trophy

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    3 rinks of triples travelled to represent the Club against York Railway Institute. This is a Yorkshire wide competition and the Club was ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Jul 21
  • Open League v Seamer

    Open League v Seamer

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The team faced their closest rivals in the League - Seamer - at South Cliff. There had been some enforced changes to the home team. After...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Jul 21
  • Open League - Normal Service Resumed

    Open League - Normal Service Resumed

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    After an unbeaten 8 fixtures (6 wins and two draws including 4 maximum scores of 8-0) the Open League Team were defeated by Cayton by 6-2...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 6 Jul 21
  • Open League  Team maintains the momentum

    Open League Team maintains the momentum

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    After an unbeaten first half of the season which yielded 5 victories and 2 draws the reverse fixtures commenced with the visit of Filey. Cou...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 29 Jun 21
  • Ladies Champion of Champions

    Ladies Champion of Champions

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Pauline Turner, Club singles champion in 2019, and Jeanne Hirst 2020 singles winner played in the Champion of Champions at West Bank Park i...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 24 Jun 21
  • Fixtures resume - progress report.

    Fixtures resume - progress report.

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The long wait was over and we were back to competitive bowling against other clubs in four Leagues. The season started towards the end of Ma...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 22 Jun 21
  • Leagues spring into life.

    Leagues spring into life.

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    No league bowling since the end of the 2019 season! Members were anticipating getting back to inter-club bowling on May 26th The Open League...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 3 Jun 21
  • Champion of Champions

    Champion of Champions

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    On a bright evening the winner of the Club’s 2020 singles competition, Paul Bishop, faced Mark Walton of Nafferton. With the pandemic ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 27 May 21
  • Triples League - outcome decided in the last fixtures.

    Triples League - outcome decided in the last fixtures.

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    21 players, 7 teams, 21 fixtures spread over a four week period with fixtures twice a week played in weather conditions varying from bright ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 18 May 21
  • Life in Lockdown

    Life in Lockdown

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Life in Lockdown – extracts for the Scarborough News Article Saturday 14 March members of the Club were undertaking a spring clean an...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 18 May 21
  • Back to competitive bowling.

    Back to competitive bowling.

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Following the Opening Day Jumble many of the 65 members have been involved in a range of on- green events. In weather ranging from sunny and...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 28 Apr 21
  • Sunny start to the season.

    Sunny start to the season.

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    On a sunny but nippy afternoon, 18 members enjoyed their first outing on a green, which is in excellent condition. Following the new Covid-...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 17 Apr 21
  • Less than a week to go!

    Less than a week to go!

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    April 17th will see the start of the bowling season for the 60 plus members of the Club. We are delighted that so many have rejoined or join...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 12 Apr 21
  • Day 3 - Semis & Finals Day

    Day 3 - Semis & Finals Day

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The eight competitors included four players who had taken up bowling within the past three years. The matches were very competitive and enjo...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 20
  • Singles Competition

    Singles Competition

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Following on from the success of the Yorkshire Day Pairs, it was time for a singles competition to give those who had played socially since ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Sep 20
  • Yorkshire Day – Pairs Competition

    Yorkshire Day – Pairs Competition

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The much-anticipated return to some form of competitive bowling took place on Yorkshire Day. 8 pairs played under C-19 guidelines and thorou...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 1 Aug 20
  • Pairs Competition - The 8 Pairs

    Pairs Competition - The 8 Pairs

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Yorkshire Day Aug 1st The 8 Pairs participating are: 1. W Scrivener & P Turner 2. H Bogg & J Clayton 3. P Bishop & ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 22 Jul 20
  • Yorkshire Day Pairs Competition

    Yorkshire Day Pairs Competition

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    As the protocols and restrictions have been adhered to so well and members are clearly enjoying their opportunities to bowl, albeit with ch...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 12 Jul 20
  • Changes to  Club  Covid-19 Guidelines

    Changes to Club Covid-19 Guidelines

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    We are now able to play Pairs and have adjusted the Guidelines accordingly. All members have been emailed the revised Guidelines and they ar...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 12 Jun 20
  • Back2Bowls

    Back2Bowls

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    With Bowls England’s Guidance approved by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport we set about devising our specific protocols and ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 24 May 20
  • Safari Lunch

    Safari Lunch

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Members of the Club, friends from Burniston Bowling Club and  ladies from Robin Hoods Bay enjoyed a Safari Lunch which involved three s...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 7 Mar 20
  • Burns Night Celebrations

    Burns Night Celebrations

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    This was a very successful event, with 27 members and guests enjoying a traditional Burns Night supper. Scotsman Robbie, and his wife Lynda...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 28 Jan 20
  • Club end of season meal

    Club end of season meal

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Over 30 members turned out on a beautiful late October day to attend the end of season meal at South Cliff Golf Club. They enjoyed good food...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 26 Oct 19
  • Muck & Magic Awards

    Muck & Magic Awards

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Ken E, Sue & John R attended the event held at the Ocean Rooms at the Spa. We enjoyed a very positive evening celebrating the endeavours...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 5 Oct 19