External competitions 2021

Updated: Jul 19


2021 saw the revival of Bowls England, Bowls Surrey, and West Surrey competitions following their suspension in 2020 because of the Covid pandemic.

We had a good level of interest in these and details of our entries are available on the respective websites of those associations.

This blog tries to pull all those together so that you can follow how we're doing on one place.


BOWLS ENGLAND

Mens Champion of Champions

Nick Anderson progressed to R2 where he succumbed to Nathan Beeson of Old Dean.

Mens Singles (Over 55)

Nick has fought his way into the quarter finals where his progress was halted by Tony Woolf of Camberley.

Mens Club Two Fours

Team 1 Nick Anderson, Peter Challens, Geoff Sheldon, Andy Jones

Team 2 Dave Newton, Alan Mogg, Barry Macbeth, Simon Fillary

We lost in round 1 to Godalming & Farncombe on 31 May.


Mens Top Club

2 bowls singles Simon Fillary

4 bowls singles Nick Anderson

3 bowls pairs Andy Jones & Peter Challens

2 bowl Triples Dave Newton, Barry Macbeth, Geoff Sheldon

2 bowls fours Alan Mogg, Rex Thorpe, Keith Sutton, Dave Hart

Overcame Bookham in R1 on 23 June 5-0 and will meet Godalming & Farncombe in R2 on 10 July.


Ladies Top Club

4 bowls singles Carolyn Hart

3 bowls pairs Glenda Mogg & Wendy Sheldon

2 bowl triples Sarah Fillery, Ade Hughes, Linda Macbeth

2 bowl fours Margaret Liley, Jane Regan, Shelagh Spencer, Maureen Thomas

R1 against West End away Saturday 12 June - won 3- 1


BOWLS SURREY, AREA 4 DIV 8

Champion of Champions

Nick Anderson went out in R2 to Robert Edwards of Albury

Unbadged singles

Simon Fillary lost to Dave Shepherd of Milford in R2

Alan Mogg lost to Ben Coombes of Bourne BC in R2

Nick Anderson progressed to R3 where he lost to Peter Brown of Godalming.

Open Singles

Nick Anderson reached R4 where he went out to Andrew Salvador also of Cranleigh

Simon Fillary went out to Neil Callingham of Wonersh in R2

Pairs

Nick & Andy Jones reached R3 where they succumbed to a pair from Cranleigh

David Hart & Keith Sutton also lost out to the same Canleigh pair in the previous round.


Simon Fillary & Alan Mogg reached R3 where they met and lost to Colin Colbrook & Ron Belcher.

Colin and Ron subsequently lost to yet another Cranleigh pair in R4 on 24 June

Rex Thorpe & Alan Hughes lost to a Stoke Park pair in R2

Barry Macbeth & Geoff Sheldon lost to a Godalming & Farncombe pair in R2

Triples

Mogg, Belcher, Fillary met Macbeth, Sheldon, Hughes A in R2 when the Fillary team prevailed. Subsequently they lost out to Woodbridge hill in R3

Colbrook, Newton, Jones lost out to Stoke Park in R2

Fours

Newton, Fillary, Mogg, Belcher overcame Camberley in R1. They narrowly beat a four from Mytchett on 28 June to progress to R3 where they will play away at Knaphill.

Sutton, Sheldon. Jones, Hughes A conceded to Old Dean in R1


Club Top Fours

Burpham A Peter Challens, Geoff Sheldon, Alan Hughes, Colin Colbrook

Burpham B Dave Newton, Simon Fillary, Keith Sutton, Dave Hart


Burpham A went out to a strong Knaphill B team in R2 at Knaphill on 30 June.

Burpham B got a bye in R2 when Windlesham conceded. They had a convincing victory over Tongham in R3 on 18 July.


WEST SURREYS

Champion or Champions

Nick Anderson will open his account against Graham Robinson at Godalming on 6 August.

Singles

Geoff Sheldon went out to Andy Newell of Woking Park in R1. Simon Fillary and Nick Anderson both progressed to R2 overcoming opposition from East Horsley and Old Dean respectively on the way. Simon lost to Chris Turner of Old Dean in R3 on 7 July. Nick met and overcame Andy Newell of Woking Park in R2 on 14 July.

Alan Mogg had a bye to R2 where he had to concede the game to Graham Robinson of Godalming & Farncombe.

Pairs

Geoff Sheldon and Barry Macbeth beat Dennis Knight and Peter Botting of Stoke Park and progressed to R2. They defeated Peter Brown and partner from Godalming in R2 on 15 July at Burpham.

Also on 24 June Alan Mogg & Simon Fillary, and Dave Newton & Alan Hughes ended their campaigns.

Nick Anderson & Andy Jones, and Colin Colbrook & Ron Belcher, and David Hart & Keith Sutton played their first matches in R2 on 15 July where their progress ended.

Triples

R1 to be played 13 July

Geoff Sheldon, Ron Belcher, Dave Newton will play at home against Godalming

Alan Hughes, Barry Macbeth and Andy Jones at home against Woodbridge Hill

Alan Mogg, Simon Fillary and Colin Colbrook have a bye to R2 on 3 August

Fours

Simon Fillary, Colin Colbrook, Andy Jones & Dave Newton,

Alan Mogg, Alan Hughes, Rex Thorpe, & Ron Belcher,

....... open their accounts on 2 August.

Harry Mills Triples

We opened - and ended - our campaign on 7July against West End. The home team was Geoff Sheldon, Ron Belcher and Peter Manser. The away team was Keith Sutton, David Hart and John Kershaw. Both team lost unfortunately, but England beat Denmark to reach the Euro2020 final on that same evening. So not all bad news!


SURREY COUNTY WOMEN

Champion of Champions

Carolyn Hart beat Anne Rapley of Windlesham in the Area 4 final. This put her into the Surrey Quarter finals where she lost to Faye Ludlow of Wandilea BC.

Pairs

Wendy Sheldon and Glenda Mogg progressed to R3 before losing to a pair from Camberley.

Triples

Adrienne Hughes, Maureen Thomas and Cheeryl Messenger reached R2. Margaret Liley, Glenda Mogg and Wendy Sheldon reached R3. Linda Macbeth, Sarah Fillary and Carolyn Hart have progressed to R4 where they will meet a trio from West End.

Fours

Wendy Sheldon, Adrienne Hughes, Sarah Fillary and Margaret Liley.

Linda Macbeth, Glenda Mogg, Cheryl Messenger and Catherine Hughes.

Both teams went out in R1.

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