Tuesday






Evening Triples
1st
Ted Gynn
Bryan Pollard
Bill Howlett
Peter Harris


2nd
Steve Humphrey
Ann Humphrey
David Gugerly
Jeanette Gugerly
Jamie Bliss







Thursday






Evening Triples
1st
Sandy Mooney
John Bawden
Bill Howlett
Roy Petts


2nd
Tony Knight
Bryan Pollard
Peter Harris
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2016 - 2017 Competition Winners & Runners-up


Competition
Winners
Runners-up
Gents Novices
Steve Humphrey
Eric March
Ladies Novices
Judith Jupp
Carol Sutton
Gents Singles
Mike Ryan
Michael Reeder
Ladies Singles
Pam Bloom
Judith Jupp
Mixed Singles
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Pam Bloom
Gents Pairs

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Michael Scott

David Gugerly

Mike Ryan

Ladies Pairs

Diana Jacobs

Jeanette Gugerly

Judith Jupp

Sue Woods

Mixed Pairs

Dick Bloom

Pam Bloom

Ian Love

Sue Woods


11/11/17 - Harwich IBC 79    Dovercourt BC 81 

All fifteen Dovercourt players changed shirts to play for their summer outdoor club. Although it appeared Harwich verses Harwich it turned out to be a very close contest. For Harwich, the triples Charlie Furtado, Eric March and Dawn Whitman won by seven shots and Pete Andrews, Keith Hindle and his wife Jackie won by one shot.  For Dovercourt, success was gained by Sandra Hambling, Peter Martin and Alison Balaam who won by eight shots and Barbara Dale, Chris Barker and Ron Spendlove who won by three shots. The triples skipped by George Berry and Pam Bloom drew.

01/10/17 - Clacton IBC 119    Harwich IBC 96 

Harwich could hardly have had a tougher first match of the season. The visitors struggled to cope with the conditions at Clacton early on. The exception was the triple skipped by Steve Humphrey, playing with his wife Ann and Pam Bloom, who shot off to a eighteen five lead. The home side came back late on but Harwich held on to win by four shots. The visitors only other success was Keith Hindle’s triple, playing with his wife Jackie and Sidney Johnson. They trailed throughout until they scored a seven then a five to secure victory by three shots. Michael Reeder, supported by his wife Jean and Captain Brenda Vernaven fought back from twelve two down to lose by only one shot. The triple skipped by Peter Andrews, backed by Tony Watson and Carol Sutton, also struggled early on. They came back from fourteen two down to lose by two shots. The triples skipped by David Gugerly and Keith Forsyth were out played losing by nine and sixteen shots respectively.

07/10/17 - Harwich IBC 111    Thorpe-le-Soken BC 94 

Considering Thorpe are an outdoor club and fielding several players not used to the indoor conditions they put up a very commendable performance. Harwich’s most successful triple was skipped by Keith Hindle. Playing with his wife Jackie and Eric March they won by sixteen shots. Close behind was the triple lead by Peter Andrews playing Sandy Mooney and Sid Johnson who won by fourteen shots. Michael Reeder, his wife Jean and John Huckle won by nine shots. The triple skipped by John Peperell supported by Flora Dick and Chris Barker were never in trouble. They won by seven shots. The shock of the match was the triple skipped by Mike Ryan. playing with Ashley Pinto and Dianna Jacobs. They were twelve-one up only to collapse losing by eight shots. Tony Watson skipping Pat Mitchell and Derek Taylor struggled throughout losing by twenty-one shots.

WOctober 2017
Sunday
1st
Clacton I.B.C.
Away
Lost

Saturday
7th
Thorpe-Le-Soken
Home
Won

Saturday
14th
Kirby
Home
Won

Sunday
15th
Parkeston Railway Club
Home
P - P

Thursday
19th
ClactonI.B.C. Ladies
Away
Won

Saturday
21st
Club Open Day



Sunday
22nd
Copdock & Washbrook
Home
Won

Wednesday
25th
Jacks Centre Ladies
H & A
Lost

Saturday
28th
Colchester B.C. (Ardleigh)
Home
Won
November 2017
Sunday
5th
Holywells B.C.
Home
Won

Wednesday
8th
Over 60's A v Falcon A
H & A
Lost

Wednesday
8th
Over 60's B v Falcon B
H & A
Won

Saturday
11th
Dovercourt B.C.
Home
Lost

Sunday
12th
Walton I.B.C.
Home
Lost

Thursday
16th
West Mersea Ladies
Away
Won

Saturday
18th
Clacton B..C.
Home
P - P

Wednesday
22nd
Over 60's A v Walton A
H & A
Lost

Wednesday
22nd
Over 60's B v Walton B
H & A
Won

Saturday
25th
Walton I.B.C.
Away
Lost

Thursday
30th
Essex County Ladies B.A.
Home
Lost
December 2017
Saturday
2nd
Colchester West End B.C.
Home
Lost

Wednesday
6th
Over 60's A v Clacton A
H & A
Lost

Wednesday
6th
Over 60's B v Clacton B
H & A
Lost

Saturday
9th
Brantham B.C.
Home
Won



Saffron Walden Turpins  IBC Ladies
H & A
Won
January 2018
Sunday
7th
Brightlingsea B.C.
Home


Wednesday
10th
Over 60's A v West Mersea A
H & A


Wednesday
10th
Over 60's B v West Mersea B
H & A


Sunday
14th
Capel St Mary B.C.
Home


Saturday
20th
West Mersea I.B.C.
Home


Wednesday
24th
Over 60's A v Colchester A
H & A


Wednesday
24th
Ovetr 60'S B v Colchester B
H & A


Saturday
27th
Clacton I.B.C.
Home

February 2018
Sunday
4th
Courtaulds Halstead
Home


Wednesday
7th
Over 60's A v Jacks A
Home


Wednesday
7th
Over 60'S B v Jacks B
Home


Saturday
10th
Brantham B.C.
Home


Wednesday
14th
Clacton I.B.C. Ladies
Home


Thursday
15th
Suffolk Vice Presidents
Home


Sunday
18th
East Bergholt B.C.
Home


Wednesday
21st
Over 60's A v Rayleigh A
H & A


Wednesday
21st
Over 60's B v Rayleigh B
H & A


Thursday
22nd
Ladies Gala Day



Sunday
25th
Sudbury I.B.C.
Home

March 2018
Saturday
3rd
Kirby
Home


Thursday
8th
Essex County Select
Home


Saturday
10th
West Mersea I.B.C.
Away


Thursday
15th
West Mersea I.B.C. Ladies
Home


Sunday
18th
Tiptree Jobserve B.C.
Home


Thursday
22nd
Norfolk EBA Vice Presidents
Home


Saturday
24th
Clacton B.C.
Home
P - P

Thursday
29th
Walton I.B.C. Ladies
Home

April 2018
Saturday
7th
Club Open Day



Wednesday
18th
Winter League Presentations




















02/12/17 - Harwich IBC 76    Colchester West End 86 

Once again Harwich came up against a team of indoor bowlers representing their outdoor club. For Harwich, it was Mike Ryan skipping Dianna Jacobs and John Huckle that were the most successful team winning by three shots. Peter Andrews assisted by Pat Mitchell and Tony Watson fought well to keep up with their opponents settling for a well-earned draw. Steve Humphrey skipping Dawn Whitman and Charlie Furtado were in control most of the game but alas went into the last end level only to lose by one shot. Keith Hindle with his wife Jackie and Flora Dick had a tough afternoon losing by five shots. Captain Michael Reeder, skipping his wife Jean and John Peperell, met a superior triple and lost by seven shots.Type your paragraph here.

Fixtures - Match Reports     2017 - 2018

12/11/17 - Harwich IBC 89    Walton IBC 107 


Although Harwich won on three of the six rinks they lost the match overall. Harwich’s most successful triple was skipped by Mike Ryan playing with Dianna Jacobs and Chris Johnson winning by ten shots. Close behind Captain Michael Reeder’s triple assisted by his wife Jean and Sid Johnson won by nine shots. Pete Andrews, Dawn Whitman and Pat Mitchell were trailing by two shots. They took three shots off the last end to win by one shot. Tony Watson skipping Charlie Furtado and Jackie Halsall took an early lead but could not hold on. They lost by five shots. Steve Humphrey playing with his wife Ann and Shelia Gordon never really got into the game loosing by sixteen shots. Luckless Keith Hindle skipping his wife Jackie and Jeanette lost by seventeen shots.  

Harwich Indoor Bowls Club

22/10/17 - Harwich IBC 96    Copdock and Washbrook BC 48 

Harwich overwhelmed the visitors who are used to playing outdoors. Charlie Furtado skipping Pat Mitchell and Dawn Whitman were Harwich’s most successful triple in that they won by seventeen shots and scored a ‘Hot Shot’. (All nine bowls counting). Keith Hindle assisted by wife Jackie and Tony Watson, also Sandy Mooney skipping Flora Dick and Roger Licence both won by twelve shots. Captain Brenda Vernaven aided by Ashley Pinto and Dave Tremayne won by ten shots. Peter Andrews, skipping Gail Magill and Sidney Johnson, completed the comprehensive victory by winning by seven shots.


 

5/11/17 - Harwich IBC 84    Holywells BC 56 

Overall this was another convincing win by Harwich. Mike Ryan ski ping Ashley Pinto and Dianna Jacobs overwhelmed their opponents by twenty-four shots. Peter Andrews assisted by Charlie Furtado and Dawn Whitman also won convincingly by seventeen shots. Steve Humphrey with his wife Ann and Sid Johnson started slowly but overtook Holywells on the seventh end and then kept in control. They won by five shots.  As for Captain Michael Reeder’s triple, playing with his wife Jean and Coleen Johnson, they came up against Felixstowe’s indoor best. They were completely outplayed and lost by eighteen shots.

25/11/17 - Walton IBC 82   Harwich IBC 62

Harwich were always going to find the wood-based slightly smaller green challenging.  Peter Andrews skipping Ginny Eyers, Sid Johnson and Judith Jupp did however master the conditions. At fourteen all on the seventeenth end they finished strongly to win by nine shots. John Jupp playing with Sandy Mooney, John Peperell and Pat Mitchell fought back from being eight shots down but could not sustain their progress. They lost by eight shots. Skip Keith Hindle assisted by his wife Jackie, Jackie Halsall and Flora Dick played catch-up throughout and lost by nine shots. The rink with Mike Ryan in charge led after seven ends. Playing with Carol Sutton, Mick Eyers and Dianna Jacobs, they failed to score in the next seven ends. They lost by twelve shots.

09/12/17 - Harwich IBC 129    Brantham BC 80 

This is one of the matches that Harwich always looksforward to, not because they have chance to win, but a true spirit the game is played. Mike Ryan skipping Diana Jacobs and Captain Brenda Vernaven were involved in a close contest until they took sixteen shots of three ends. They romped home by twenty-two shots. Peter Andrews supported by Pat Mitchell and Stephen Young bowled consistently well to win by twenty-two shots. Sandy Mooney playing with Colleen Johnson and David Hunter had to keep alert because the opponents threatened throughout. They won by five shots. Mick Eyers assisted by his wife Ginny and Tony Singleton were in trouble trailing by seven shots. With fours ends to play they scored ten shots to win by three. Keith Hindle skipping his wife Jackie and John Peperell were trailing going into the last end. They scored a four to win by two shots. Steve Humphrey assisted by Flora Dick and Tony Watson could not break through against tough opposition and lost by five shots. But for the two rinks that overwhelmed their opponents this would have been a very closely fought match. 

2017 Summer League Winners & Runners Up

2016 - 2017 Winter Leagues Winners & Runners-up


Monday






Ladies Triples
1st
Edith Butcher
Barbara Upson
Barbara Dale
Diana Jacobs


2nd
Margaret Page
Sue Woods
Carol Sutton
Liz Coker

Gents Pairs
1st
Ted Gynn
Peter Harris
Elliot Pile



2nd
Ian Love
Greg Bloss
Eric March


Tuesday






3 Wood Pairs
1st
Pam Bloom
Dick Bloom
Roy Groves



2nd
John Almond
Mike Ryan
Alan Whitnall


Evening Triples
1st
Margaret Page
Pat Heeney
Sandy Mooney
Bill Howlett


2nd
Steve Humphrey
Ann Humphrey
David Gugerly
Jeanette Gugerly
Jamie Bliss
Thursday






Evening Triples
1st
Tony Knight
Mick Scott
Peter Martin
Peter Harris


2nd
Charlie Cornish
Betty Cornish
Hayden Smith
Peter Hale
Ted Gynn
Friday






Afternoon Triples
1st
Chris Barker
Carol Harrington
Mike Ryan
Christine Griggs
Diana Jacobs

2nd
Mick Moore
Pat Heeney
John Welch
Alan Whitnall