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SELBY BOWLING CLUB CELEBRATES SUCCESSES

CHARITY COFFEE MORNING: THE RECENT ANNUAL CHARITY COFFEE MORNING (INCLUDING A RAFFLE FOR EASTER THEMED HAMPERSAND THE SALE OF CAKES) HELD AT THE CLUB WAS WELL ATTENDED RAISING £1092.70. THIS YEAR THE AMOUNT RAISED HAS BEEN SPLIT BETWEEN YORKSHIRE CANCER RESEARCH AND THE DISASTER EMERGENCY COMMITTEE (DEC) UKRAINE APPEAL, WITH A FURTHER BUCKET COLLECTION FOR THE UKRAINE APPEAL RAISING A FURTHER £85 WE ARE ALSO FLYING A UKRAINE FLAG ON THE FLAGPOLE IN RESPONSE TO MEMBERS REQUESTS.

INDOOR BOWLS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT NOTTINGHAM: IN BRILLIANT FORM, THE MENS PAIR ENTRY OF MARK HUGHES AND JOHN WHITLEY WON THROUGH 5 ROUNDS (EACH ROUND AGAINST VERY TOUGH OPPOSITION) TO THE LAST 16 IN THE COUNTRY IN APRIL. THEIR FIRST GAME RESULTED IN A 1 SHOT WIN AGAINST FORMER INTERNATIONAL NEIL SMITH IT WAS A SIMILAR STORY IN THE NEXT ROUND TAKING THEM TO A QUARTER FINAL AGAINST MULTIPLE WORLD CHAMPION NICKY BRETT AND HIS PARTNER IN ANOTHER TENSE MATCH THE SELBY PAIR PREVAIL AGAIN BY 1 SHOT AND MARCH INTO THE SEMI-FINAL TO PLAY YET ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL IN WAYNE WILLGRESS AND HIS PARTNER, UNFORTUNATELY THEY COULD NOT MAKE IT TO THE FINAL LOSING 21 – 8 IN A GAME MUCH CLOSER THAN THE SCORE SUGGESTS. WELL, DONE PUTTING SELBY BOWLING CLUB ON THE MAP!

CLUB MEMBER OF THE YEAR: AT THE RECENT AGM PETER HORSMAN WAS PRESNTED WITH THE CLUB MEMBER OF THE YEAR TROPHY. DURING THE PANDEMIC PETER HAS BEEN DEDICATED TO KEEPING THE CLUB SAFE FOR MEMBERS AND STAFF, BY ENSURING IT WAS SANITIZED DAILY USING AN INDUSTRIAL DISINFECTING SPRAYER AND ALSO WORKING HARD CARRYING OUT REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE FOR THE CLUB.

Selby Bowling Club

Selby Bowling Club, Baffam Lane, Selby, YO89AX
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