Club News & Events

All the Fun of the………….Barbeque !!

24 June 2019

Willian managed to combine the annual “President versus Captains Day”, The Centennial Barbeque and eating lots of Cake……… President Roy Murden’s team were victorious in the match, after which John Skingsley juggled three Barbeques to dish up Chicken, Sausages, Burgers, not forgetting the Veggies ! Irene Humphrey baked a delicious Centennial Cake, which did not…

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New Bowlers start early at Willian………….!

24 June 2019

During the four “Come and Try” OPEN DAYS, as part of the Letchworth Festival fortnight, a number of potential new members turned up to have a go. Three very young Bowlers came to show us “Oldies” how it’s done with Abigail (on the right), giving her two brothers a lesson or two ! There are…

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“Oh…….. So close !!”

04 June 2019

Willian did themselves proud recently, by giving Stevenage Mixed League Winners 2018 – Letchworth Garden City, a real run for their money. LGC just pipped Willian in the final couple of ends, to finish 61 – 60. Here some of Willian ‘s Team get ready for battle, with “Jasper” the Fox in support.

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LETCHWORTH FESTIVAL – 15th to 30th June

29 May 2019

              Willian Bowls Club will be hosting four “Come and Try Bowls” OPEN DAYS during the Letchworth Festival fortnight. Thursday 20th Saturday 22nd Tuesday 25th Thursday 27th All days 2pm to 6pm Come along and have a go, with free tuition, all equipment plus Tea and Cake provided ! Lower…

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CLUB BAR-B-Q – Sunday 23rd June

22 May 2019

          A special Centennial Club Bar-B-Q will be held on Sunday 23rd June down at our Green. (On our Fixture list as Capt. vs Pres.) Starting at 2pm with a Bowls Competition and a Bar-B-Q around 5pm. All members are invited plus guests. Look out for more information on the Club…

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Our new Mascot !

24 April 2019

“Jasper” the Fox named after our long-serving Captain Sylvia Jasper, made his first appearance in public last week, albeit rather tentative. “Jasper” will now attend all Club matches to offer much-needed support to the Willian Team, now also with a new nickname “Willian Foxes”.

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BID – Health and Well-Being Day

24 April 2019

Willian took part in the Health and Well-Being Day in Letchworth Town Centre. Attracting a wide range of ages from 4 years to 40, especially with Chocolate Easter bunnies on offer as prizes ! Here a budding-Bowler limbers up and shows the Mums and Dads a thing or two.

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EASTER OPEN DAY – Sunday 21st April

16 April 2019

        Our first OPEN DAY of the Season on Sunday 21st April from 11am to 4pm. Norton Common, Lower Bowls Green, Letchworth All equipment and tuition free plus a cup of Tea ! Or any Tuesday at 2pm and Thursday at 6pm. For more info call David on 01462 642790

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“Happy Birthday – Willian Bowls Club”

22 January 2019

Willian Bowls Club is 100 years old. A series of Centenary events are planned throughout 2019. “WATCH THIS SPACE”………………….for more information.    

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SKITTLES !!

31 December 2018

The new Skittles Alley is now up and running in the Clubhouse. Come try your hand, can you get the highest score ? Fabulous prizes on offer………………. Well a cup of tea and biscuit at least ! Every Thursday afternoon. See you there……………..?

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Fixtures 2019

For our full fixtures list and results

Competition Draws 2019

Our competition draws for this year, updated throughout the season

Last Year's Winners

Triples Winners: Sam Salmon, Barbara Middleton & Maureen Kitchener Runners-up: Mick Thrush, Ken Savill & John Packham
Men's Championship Winner: John Skingsley  Runner-up: Mick Thrush
Ladies' Rose Bowl Winner: Lesley Jones  Runner-up: Jean Avis
Sets winner: John Skingsley Runner-up: Sam Salmon
2-Wood winner: John Skingsley Runner-up: John Atkinson
Novices: winner: Lesley Jones Runner-up: David Mann
Pairs: Winners: Roy Murden & David Mann Runners-up: Sam Salmon & Ken Savill

For last year's winners and other years please see Previous Winners