STAVELEY: Bowling pairs wanted for King George V charity doubles competition

Staveley King George V bowling club are now almost halfway through the bowling season and the good weather has helped the club’s bowlers.

Both the A and B teams are at the top of their respective leagues on Saturdays and doing very well on the Wednesday evening’s league with the A team in second place and the B

team taking first place with a great win over Mosborough MW.

Last week’s games saw the Wednesday A team narrowly beat Wingerworth, 71 to 69 on their green, the B team beating Mosborough 84 to 49 on its home green, the best pair on the night was John Turner and Peter Cawthorne who won 21 to 9,

Local schools are coming to the club’s green every Wednesday afternoon to learn how to play the game and other schools are urged to take up the free offer.

Other groups and individuals are invited to try crown green bowling for free and the club is particularly keen to attract female players of any age.

The club’s charity doubles competition is now gaining some momentum with 21 pairs signed up and another 11 required. The competition is on June 14, starting at 9.30am, at the King George V green within Staveley park. The competition in aid of the Dravet Syndrome.