News 13th November 2018




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Results of the CBC Finals Day were as follows:

Ladies Pairs winners Betty Whitebread & Norma Boad.

Runners-up Ann Padgham & Brenda Alexander.

Men's pairs winners Roy Padgham & Oliver Bannon.

Runners-up Steve Richardson & Terry Whitebread.

Yardstick winner Derek Baker, Runner-up Jo Clements.

Men's Two Wood Pairs  winners Dave Crudgington & Dave Baxter.

Runners-up Graham Boad & Oliver Bannon.

men's handicap Winner Derek Baker, Runner-up Roy Padgham.

Brian Bird Trophy Winner Charlie Gee, Runner-up Eric Thorogood.

Fixed Jack Winner Oliver Bannon, Runner-up Terry Whitebread.

Classic was not played Walk-over for Betty Whitebread as Bernard Clements incapacitated.

Ladies Singles Winner Betty Whitebread Runner-up Brenda Castle.

Men's Singles winner Dave Crudgington, runner-up Derek Baker.


There were a number of other presentations made during the evening:

Mixed Triples-Eric Thorogood; Shirley Baker & Ann Padgham.

Bert Ingram Shield-Rod Goodley; Carol Harrington & Ann Padgham.

Shirley Ingram Cup- Graham Boad; Gerry O'Loughlin & Jo Clements.

Ladies Merit- Betty Munro.

Men's Merit- Charlie Gee.

Harlow & District- Brenda Alexander & Bernard Clements.

Points Night- Ann Padgham & Jacko Jackson.

Club Member of the Year- Dave Crudgington.


I recently received some "historic documents" from Fred Embleton, the outgoing Secretary, there was a members listing from 1989, showing there were 89 male members and 57 ladies, of these only 7 men and 4 lady members are still at the club, quite remarkable.

The final event of this year was the Presentation Evening, held Saturday 10th November, as usual it was a very enjoyable evening, with trophies and prize monies presented to those present by Peter and Elaine the Club Captain and Lady Captain respectively, the photo above shows the winners who attended.

A new trophy for the Men's Pairs was presented it was "The Fred Embleton Shield" recently purchased in recognition of Fred's time as Secretary of The Cheshunt Bowls Club.


They are from left to right:

Roy Padgham, Graham and Norma Boad, Ann Padgham, Betty Munro, Brenda Alexander, Eric Thorogood, Dave Crudgington, Rod Goodley, Carol Harrington, Ian Alexander, Oliver Bannon, Dave Baxter, Charlie Gee and Steve Richardson.