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2019 Season summary

Saltburn Bowls Club - 2019 dates

The bowling green was opened again for members on Tuesday 9th April 2019, the weather was much improved on last year, thanks for those providing soup and members supporting the event as well those who helped with this year spring clean.

The green showed the results of the hard work put in by Tony and Derek over the 2018/19 winter period to ensure once again we had the best green available for the season.

The green is now closed for the Winter period and will reopen in Spring 2020, winter maintenance is ongoing with ditch improvements planned for this time.

The changes in the visitors changing areas, racking in the Saltburn storage area for members only to keep trolleys and bags etc that will not fit entirely into allocated lockers within the clubhouse has been highly successful, the clubhouse has been de-cluttered , the former Ladies changing room has now become for all visitors, there are no longer separate rooms for men and women.

Saltburn Open Pairs Competition

The annual open pairs competition was held at Saltburn Bowls Club on the weekend of Saturday 27th April and Sunday 28th April 2019

This years winners were Eric Whorlton and Terry Richardson both from Hutton Rudby who pipped John Selley of Borough Park and Bill Hutchinson of Saltburn after an extra end, the final was tied after the allotted time and was decided by one extra end, the final score of 8 - 7 reflecting how close the game was.

Friendlies

Friendlies were played as follows

Alnwick v Saltburn on Sunday 5th May, unfortunately this game had to be postponed.

Saltburn v Mulgrave on Saturday 29th June was played on glorious sunshine, many thanks for all who played, supported and provided food and raffle prizes, we look forward to visiting Mulgrave next year

Saltburn v Castleton was played on Saturday 20th July, again many thanks to our members and guests for an enjoyable day. 

Saltburn v Hutton Rudby was played on Saturday 24th August, the weather was scorching and a great day was had by all

League fixture schedules

NYBL, Teesside Ladies, Cleveland evening league and Cleveland Triples league fixtures have all now been completed, congratulations to Saltburn Ladies who were the most improved team in the Teesside Ladies League and also to the Cleveland League Triples (Afternoons) team who were also the most improved team in their league, we look forward to next season.

Internal competitions

The Billy Kerr competition was played on Saturday 8th June, this years winner Graham Russell beat Ron Elliott in the final on a slightly damp day

The Steve Duck Trophy was held on Saturday 6th July with winners Graham Russell, Pat Passman and Stewart Lawson beating Chris Fawcett, Derek Whitwell and Ann Middlemiss in a closely contested final.

The Mike Hadlett Trophy was held on Sunday 25th August with Ron Elliott this years winner narrowly defeating Bill Hutchinson on a beautiful Summers afternoon, this was followed by our annual BBQ which was excellent, many thanks to Nash and Julie 

Club finals day was held on Saturday 31st August, many thanks to Redcar and Cleveland Council for helping to sponsor this day for us and congratulations to the days winners, details are on the Club Championship tab, 2019 winners section.

Presentation Evening

This years presentation evening was be held at Saltburn Cricket Club on Saturday 12th October with music by the Two Tedz, tickets were priced £6 each, including pie and peas, quiz and the entertainment.