Torfaen Indoor Bowls

Club News

NEW COMPETITION NEWS

1. It has been proposed that we buy Club Polo Shirts, to give the Members a sense of identity and belonging when playing bowls at or for Torfaen. These would be worn by members who:

a. Represent Torfaen against other Stadiums - Leagues and Friendlies.

b. Represent Torfaen in Welsh Competitions.

c. Would like to have a nice top to play in.

The Club have pledged to fund half the cost of the shirts, up to a max of £10 per shirt.

 

2. The Club have entered a team in the Welsh Over 60 midweek League.

a. We will take our place in the East Group, which is made up of Teams from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Islwyn, Sully and Taff Ely.

b. The format is 4 rinks with one game against each side.

c. Fixtures can be found on the Welsh Notice Board.

 

3. The Club has entered a Team in the National Knock Out Competition.

a. A draw for this competition is due to be made in December. The Format is 4 rinks.

 

4. Competition Entries:

a. The Welsh entries for Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours can be found on the "Welsh Notice Board"

b. Internal  entries for Singles, Pairs, Triples, Fours and Mixed Pairs can be found on the Internal Notice Board.

TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION THE CLUB HAS DECIDED TO WAIVER THE ENTRY FEES FOR ALL COMPETITIONS, BUR GREEN FEES WILL STILL NEED TO BE PLAYED FOR EACH ROUND

 

BOWLS HALL NOW OPEN.

The bowls hall has now been open since Monday 20th September 2021

We are able to open 6 rinks with a maximum of 8 players playing per rink.

The Leagues will commence on Monday 11th October and will take place on Monday evening 6.30 - 8.30pm  Tuesday mornings 10.00 - 12.00  Thursday evening 6.30 - 8.30pm and Friday mornings 10.00 - 12.00

Under present Stadium requirements players must book for casual sessions at least 24 hours before playing.

This can be done by contacting either:  Cherie Moverley 07815 555642  or Les Dodd 07946 540141

If you turn up without a prior booking the Stadium Staff will be unable to allow you to play.

Full safety measures will be in operation.

The Main Reception Area is at present closed so the Leisure Centre has designated a temporary new entrance underneath the main stand (which is signposted )

You will then go to the Bowls Hall where a payment of £3.00p for bowls members and £4.05 for casual users per session will be collected by the Steward and all rules for safe distancing and safe playing procedures will be explained to you.

Membership Fees are due from 1st October and will be £30.00 for the year and £3.00 per Locker.

WE HOPE TO PROVIDE A VERY  SAFE ENVIROMENT SO WE CAN ALL ENJOY THE GAME WE ALL MISS.

INTERNAL KNOCKOUT COMPETITIONS

Draw Sheets are on the notice board for the 6 Internal Knockout competitions for 2021.

Please enter names as soon as possible to enable the draws to be completed and details posted for Members information.

Open Singles  - Winner will represent Torfaen in "Champion of Champions" and 1yrs Free Membership

The Draw for all the Internal Competitions will be listed on this Web Site under Club Internal Competitions and also posted on the notice board in the Bowls Hall.

Please note the dates that each round has to be played on and ensure all matches are played by these dates.


Last Modified on: 18-11-2021