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19 Aug 2020
OUR 2020 SUPPORTED CHARITY (Stroke Association).

OUR 2020 SUPPORTED CHARITY (Stroke Association). With the current climate, our ability to raise monies this year is very limited and yet the charity needs even more support.   There are therefore ways in which we can help to support to reach vulnerab... [ Read more ]

19 Aug 2020
Updated Constitution & Rules

CONSTITUTION, RULES and BYLAWS Please find the updated versions of these as described in the recently published newsletter. Constitution: THE DOWNSMAN BOWLS CLUB CONSTITUTION - Final 3.1.docx Rules: THE DOWNSMAN CLUB RULES - Final 3.1.docx Note: Thes... [ Read more ]

27 Feb 2020
DOWNSMAN CHARITY details on the right of the screen

This week (25th Feb), our Chairman Derek and Captain Tony, travelled to UK Blind Veterans (UKBV) near Brighton, to hand over the remainder of the monies the club raised.  A cheque for £476 was handed over to one of the veterans benefiting from the ch... [ Read more ]

01 Feb 2020
Downsman on the Isle Of Wight

39 members of the club travelled to Warners on the Isle of Wight in January for our annual break/bowls competition. A great time was had by all and a huge thanks are due to Margaret Payne who ensured everything went smoothly, despite several hiccups... [ Read more ]

30 Jan 2020
Downsman Christmas Party

Our Christmas Party took place in December at the Ifield Golf Club and a selection of photos and videos are available, simply click on Photo Galleries on the left hand side.  Thanks to David as MC and Derek & Linda for managing the main raffle.  In ... [ Read more ]

16 Dec 2019
Steve Maslen - County Shortmat Champion

SHORTMAT...WEST SUSSEX COUNTY SINGLES CHAMPION On Saturday 15th of December, West Sussex County held their shortmat singles competition at Westergate for players all across the West Sussex area.  The day consisted of 8 games of 9 end matches, first i... [ Read more ]

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 ]