Author: D Gordon
A healthy contingent of VPBC members attended the opening matches of the Winter league staged at Freshfield Bowling Club on Timms Lane today (21 October). One or two were noticeably worse for wear after over-indulging at the awards party the previous evening, particularly me to be honest. My attempts ...
The 13 strong team squad had a good season finishing a comfortable 6th in the final league table.
The individual TEAM MERIT winner was Frank Grimes who won 16 of his 23 games with an aggregate of +162. Paul Crummey also won 16 of his 23 matches with an aggregate of +100.
Captain John Morgan warmly thanks the squad for ...
The team had a good and happy season reports team captain Fred Douglas.
We finished 5th in a strong First Division with some very good individual and team results.
We also had a good cup run beating Mere Brow, Formby Park, Zetland along the way but losing in the final to Hoole - who also won the League.
Paul Crummey, ...
A big well done and thank you to a team that matured in stature throughout the season with an excellent run at the end of three wins on the trot and the final game producing 5 winners, which enabled us to secure 3rd from bottom place with 101 points, all this considering nearly half the team had little or no experience of ...
The team had a great season winning 12 of our 16 matches, finishing a comfortable second to a very strong London BC team. We lost to them in the Challenge Cup Final too.
NB We have asked the League if we could decline promotion so we can stay a Monday evening team.(Most of squad cannot make Thursdays). Watch this ...
To all VPBC members
2018 IS PROVING TO BE GREAT YEAR FOR VPBC.
WE ARE A COMMUNITY CLUB THAT IS DETERMINED TO BALANCE TEAM AND SOCIAL BOWLING AS WE TRY TO BECOME KNOWN AS THE FRIENDLIEST BOWLING CLUB IN SOUTHPORT.
Our last big bowling event of the year takes place on Saturday 29th September with a Random Mixed ...
What a fantastic season the team has had. We are promoted to the Premier division finishing 1 point behind Formby Our Lady’s. It has been tight at the top of the league all season and after a gallant effort we had to settle as runners up.
The whole team has contributed to our success and the team atmosphere has been ...
18 VPBC members welcomed 18 hardy souls from Southport Bowling Club on Saturday 8th September for the now annual FLAT v CROWN MATCH. Sadly it was raining heavily but we managed to get the 9 games of Crown Green pairs going using both greens at Victoria Park- 8 were won by home pairs.
We then moved over to Kings Gardens ...
Southport Flower Show
The 2018 Southport Flower Show had a record attendance with over 50,000 visitors for the first time and the weather was largely good. VPBC had 4 very successful days of bowling with almost 200 bowlers playing in various friendly competitions. A huge thanks to all members who helped - greens, ...
VPBC members are encouraged to take advantage of 4 tuition sessions at Victoria Park led by Fred Douglas and Paul Crummey. The sessions commence on Wednesday 3 October, then 10th, 17th, and 24th. Please arrive by 1.15 so we can start promptly at 1.30.