Club News & Events

Brian Martin Memorial Trophy

05 August 2019

The winning team of Roy Murden, Jean Worboys and Geoff Dann took away the Trophy this year, with John Skingsley, Anne Kitchener and Alan Byram in second place. A very enjoyable day organised in excellent fashion as usual by Sam Salmon. Pauline Martin supplied the very welcome jugs of Pimms and everyone tucked into a…

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Willian Foxes in Knock Out Final !!

05 August 2019

The Semi-Final of the Stevenage Mixed League Knock Out Competition against Stevenage Bowls Club, was a nail-biting affair, with The Foxes finally pipping Stevenage to the post, with only a one shot lead and a place in the Final on the 14th August. Let’s hope we don’t meet this guy though !!

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NORTH HERTS AND WILLIAN – BOWLS CLUBS GALA

23 July 2019

The biggest event of the year to celebrate Willian being 100 years old. Held last week in conjunction with North Herts Bowls Club, who brilliantly organised the Day, led by Dorothy Harrison. 60 local Bowlers took part in several matches throughout the day, which included a sumptuous lunch, plus lashings of Tea and Cake. The weather forecast of…

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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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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