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16 Oct 2019
Steve & Jo gain their indoor county badges

Last weekend at the away game against Surrey (which West Sussex won), Jo and Steve were presented with their indoor West Sussex county badges - well done both of you.  This award for Jo means she has both indoor and outdoor county badges - not bad eh... [ Read more ]

09 Sep 2019
Successful Finals Weekend

The club competitions for 2019 culminated in the finals weekend earlier this month.  The event was successfully organised by David with players, markers, scorers all doing a great job, not withstanding the superb catering provided by Carmel, Bev and ... [ Read more ]

02 Sep 2019
Success For Steve Maslen

Steve has been crowned Mid Sussex Champion of Champions by beating Gordon Hall from West Hoathly in a thrilling final, played ironically at West Hoathly. Steve qualified for this by being our 2018 Men's Champion and is a great achievement for Steve ... [ Read more ]

22 Aug 2019
Successful end to the Crawley Bowls Festival Cup

Today (22nd Aug) saw the successful end to the Bowls Festival Cup. This event involves the 6 outdoor clubs of Crawley (The Downsman, Popes Mead, Southgate Park, The Hawth, Crawley Town and the Blind & Disabled Bowlers) playing each other over 3 weeks... [ Read more ]

11 Aug 2019
Ladies v Gents

Congratulation Downsman Ladies who retained their trophy by beating the men 62/59.  Still a long way to catch up but you never know....... [ Read more ]

03 Aug 2019
Charity Day Success

Today the club held our annual charity day, this year raising money for UK Blind Veterans.  The day was a great success, with a variety of bowls related games plus a chance to have a go at petanque next door. Through the efforts of the helpers and th... [ Read more ]

22 Jun 2019
Jo Streeter also qualifies for her county badge

Having waited a number of years for a lady in our club to get a county badge, like buses, two have come along in quick succession.  Following on from Roz, Jo Streeter has now qualified for her badge by reaching the quarter final of the ladies county ... [ Read more ]

10 Jun 2019
Roz Ludbrook qualifies for a county badge

Yesterday at Worthing, playing in the 2Wood County singles, Roz Ludbrook reached the quarter final and as a consequence of this, gained more points towards her county badge.  It was later confirmed that she had indeed accumulated enough points from p... [ Read more ]

12 May 2019
Zip Wire Challenge - Done

Wow - we only went and done it. 9 members of the Downsman Bowls Club raised money for Blind Veterans Uk charity, not only as it's a great charity but one the club chose out of respect to the visually impaired members of our club, some of whom who use... [ Read more ]

26 Mar 2019
Downsman Win Shortmat North East Div1

The Downsman Bowls Club finished top of North East Div1 after a terrific finish to the season, taking 18 points from 18 and beating Ashington by a single point.  This is brilliant given every other club play all year round.  We will be in the County... [ Read more ]