It hardly seems like 12 months since the previous EALABA’s challenge vs Tamworth Indoor Bowls however, there has been a lot of water under the bridge in that time. Chairman Gary Swift has stepped down and is taking 12 months out for personal reasons, and Ros Otton, Secretary since 2007, has resigned through ill health. […]
DOUBLE TROUBLE!! Fourteen players congregated at Tamworth IBC for the 2022 EALABA National Drawn Pairs Championships. Unfortunately, due to a late withdrawal through illness, Sandar Baker did the honours by standing in. Paired into 7 teams for each playing 6 x 90-minute matches over the weekend. Drawn out of the ‘hat’ teams were:- Colin Wagstaff
Domination! Thirteen EALABA members competed in the Plant Weld Triples Competition at Gedling IBC on the weekend of 1st/2nd October. Gary Swift, Joe Peplow, Mac Otton, Steve Angus, Harry Atkin, John Greaves, Colin Wagstaff, Kahilila Hussein, Paul & Sandra Baker, John & Diane Rogers and Alex Comack. Two groups of round-robin teams competed for the
Vintage performance by the Master 16 bowlers turned out for our 2022 National Singles Championships. The format was 4 bowls singles in two round-robin groups over a one-hour game with a 15 minute session break. Group 1 – Harry Atkin; Joe Peplow; Alice Atkin; Steve Ireland; Alex Comack; Andrew Bayston; David Stearn and Bob Love.
In Bob Love’s final International match he lead England to victory over Scotland and Wales in the Parabowls Home International held at Solihull IBC 22-24/4. Bob was well supported by EALABA players Joe Peplow and Gary Swift. England dominated from the start running out winners by 35 pts to Scotland 22 & Wales 21. In
After a morning of skill-testing exercises, EALABA bowlers enjoyed a two-course lunch prior to taking on a Tamworth Indoor Bowls Club select team at open triples over 6 rinks and 18 ends. EALABA took an early lead and piled on the pressure taking a 30 shot lead. Tamworth fielding a number of new caps dug
Members congregated at Tamworth Indoor Bowls Club for this years’ National Drawn Pairs to play in its new format, over two days. Randomly drawn teams comprised:- Dave Fisher & Steve Angus Harry Atkin & Pip Smith Bob Love & Neil Smith Ray Smith & Khalila Hussain Alex Comack & Peter Vickers Mac Otton & Paul
Green Alex Comack Michelle White (DNA) Chris Gray Gary Swift Neil Smith Steve Smith Blue Paul Baker Mac Otton Kris Rose Craig Bowler Steve Ireland Steve Angus Yellow John Rogers Arthur Redfearn Ray Smith John Greaves Bob Love Joe Peplow Despite all the damage caused by Covid and the lockdowns, these did not deter the