More teams are entering our winter leagues which will give more and better competition than the last few years - back to the days when all rinks are taken which provides such a good atmosphere.
Open leagues are proving the most popular and a few are already at capacity but new opportunities have been opened.Here are the changes for winter 2023-24:
A few teams are short of players for 2023/24 so check the notice boards in the Club for requests for players - and team captains, check for players looking for teams.
Use the links below to get a league entry form to submit to the Office and/or forms to ask for players or teams to be pinned to the League Notice Board in the foyer.
Our Cygnets flock continues to grow
At the moment we have two Cygnets winter training sessions:
To help Cygnets gain experience in the game, there iare further Cygnets Open Play sessions on Friday at 15:30 and 17:30.
You should be aware that bowls can be a very addictive pastime whether you are 10 or 70 - and we have had all ages in Cygnets.
The table below shows how many teams have confirmed entry into leagues for the 2023/24 Winter season and how many vacancies currently exist in that league. A few teams are short of players for 2023/24 so check the notice boards in the Club for requests for players - and team captains, check for players looking for teams. But remember the only way to be sure of playing in a league is to put a team together and make an entry - running a team is neither difficult nor time-costly and please ask for help if you need it.
Current league status as of June 1st, 2023:
Changed from men only to open
Triples Cash Challenge
Open to EDIBC and external clubs
Open Triples 6+6
2 sets of 6 ends + tie-break
Could switch to open format if demand
Open to all rinks now
Aussie Pairs 7+7
2 sets of 7 ends + tie-break