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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 ]

19 Mar 2019
Shortmat Finals

The finals of the shortmat knockouts were held over 15th & 16th March and the results were:-   Triples - Sue Rogers, Del Maslen and Jo Streeter beat Peter Selby, Simon Schofield and               Steve Maslen on an extra end, 28-26   Handicap –... [ Read more ]

11 Jan 2019
Downsman Team win at Warners

Members of the Downsman attended a bowls break at Warners in January playing in an Open Fours Competition and the event was won by one of our teams.  Congratulations to David & Carmel Purcell, Jackie Varndell and Barry Torode who will now play in a f... [ Read more ]

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 ]