East Beds and District Bowls League Division 4 Cup to the 2018 Division Title Winners, Great Barford A

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Great Barford Bowls Club and Petanque Club Bugle Report
by Joe Lound-Keast

GBBC representatives with the Brian Taverner Memorial Cup
at the annual lunch

A trophy add to the very successful season at Great Barford Bowls & Petanque Club – well done to all those who took part or helped in many different ways. The following is a summary of the results of the season:

Brian Taverner Cup 2018, League Table
13 points available in each match

2018 Club Competition Winners


Pym’s Handicap Cup (Mixed)

Winner:  Malcolm Lilley                                          Runner Up: Bill Quince

Whitchurch (Men’s Singles)

Winner: Des Cook                                                   Runner Up: Mike Pryce

Howard Cup (Men’s Pairs)

Winners: Malcolm Lilley & Joe Lound Keast            Runner Up: Des Cook & Mike Pryce

Darrington Cup (Fixed Jack Mixed)

Winners:    Des Cook & Ray Sabey                                               Runner Up: Malcolm Lilley & Maz Lyon

Ladies Pairs Competition


Winners: Pat Martin-Moran and Maz Lyon

Runners up being Marianne Beavis and Elaine Lound Keast.


Over 60s promoted!


Petanque team are Promoted

The Petanque team finally confirmed their place in the league which means they will be going up to the next division next year. They won their game against the team,
Mad Hatters, just below them in the table 4-1.
Congratulations to all those that have played this season.

Final Division 4 Table


Great Barford A Team get promotion as
Champions of East Beds League Div 4


Over 60s receive congratulations from the Millicent Childs League

“Congratulations to Great Barford on being the first team to reach 1000 shots scored, their total so far is 1023, an average of 57 per game played.”


Bygrave Trophy Winners 2018

Congratulations go to Keith Blaxill,  Alex Aitken and skip Des Cook

Sunday saw a very successful Bygrave Trophy Triples Competition organised by Beryl Seymour, Eileen Payne and others all chipping in with their help. Thanks go to all those who took part as well as all the helpers. Green looks good.


Ladies Singles winner – Helen Endacott

On an extremely hot day four of our ladies played a round robin competition to find our Ladies Singles winner.

Congratulations to Helen Endacott who won all three rounds, Maz Lyon was the runner up.