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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 ]

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 ]