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08 Dec 2018
Shortmat County League - Top of NE Div1

The league table now confirms we now sit top of the North East Division 1 after 4 games - well done all and let's keep it going. [ Read more ]

11 Nov 2018
Shortmat County League off to a good start

On Saturday 10th of November we began our NE Div1 season with a win away to Horsham Hotshots, winning 4-2; a great win on tricky mats. [ Read more ]

05 Sep 2018
The Victorious Nellie Mercer Winners Division 1

Downsman Ladies were again victorious in retaining their title as Division One CHAMPIONS 2018. The Ladies involved were Roz Ludbrook, Jo Streeter, Hannah Maslen, Bev Baker, Ronnie Case, Jackie Varndell, Holly Maslen, Shirley Chitty, Linda Godden and ... [ Read more ]

24 Aug 2018
Downsman WIN Festival Cup at West Green

The Downsman entered two teams in the Festival Cup 2018 and one of the teams came out winners and were presented the trophy by the new Crawley Mayor CARLOS CASTRO. Jo Streeter accepted the trophy on behalf of her team which also included Colin Rose, ... [ Read more ]

19 Aug 2018
Downsman come Runners Up for another year

For the second year running a Downsman team has lost in the Final of the Stewart Oxley Cup to a team from Worthing Pavilion. The team that played in the final comprised Colin Rose, Dave Foster, Simon Schofield and David Purcell. At one stage the scor... [ Read more ]

11 Aug 2018

A Downsman Team comprising Simon Schofield, Dave Foster, Hannah Maslen and David Purcell reached the final of the Stewart Oxley at Balcombe BC today. They beat a team from Hurstpierpoint and will play Worthing Pavilion in the final next week. Wish th... [ Read more ]

10 Aug 2018

Downsman  win the final Border league game against Horsham Park 6 points to 4 but only just in time to avoid a huge storm. Loss of concentration meant relegation last year but hopefully that won't happen again in 2019 back in the top division. [ Read more ]

10 Aug 2018

What a fabulous run Downsman have had in the Mid Sussex League since entering in 2013. Starting at the bottom in Division Four, Downsman have won promotion four years out of five and cap it off by winning Divison One convincingly in 2018. Congratulat... [ Read more ]

02 Aug 2018
League Successes

With just 1 week to go, the club has won Div2 of the Men's Border League; lie top of Div1 in the Mid Sussex League, lie 3rd in Div2 of the John Spriggs.  The ladies are top of the Nellie Mercer Div1 with 2 weeks to go.  A great season so far......  [ Read more ]

01 Feb 2018
Our Charity for 2018 - Blind Veterans UK

The committee has chosen Blind Veterans UK (nee St Dunstan's) as our nominated charity for 2018 in recognition to the support it has provided for a number of our members.  Events will take place throughout the year to raise money for the charity and ... [ Read more ]