2019 Season Review
2019 has been a very successful season on the green for Carmarthen Bowling club with successes throughout the club.
In the WBA competitions. Nigel George, Emilio Garcia, Colin Davies, Colin Smith and Martyn Harries won the Welsh over 60s fours where they won 7 games in order to win the competition. However, they did not do it the easy way where they were 18 4 down in the Semi Final with 6 ends to go. They edged the contest winning on the last end. In the final, they romped home to victory winning a few ends spare.
In the Llanelli League, the club struggled due to a loss of players this season. However, we managed to stay in the Premier division picking up 36 points in our last 3 games finishing 7th where we gained 16 more points this season than the last.
In the private greens, the club had a very good season where we finished 2nd in the Thurday league. in the PGL competitions. John Morgans and Peter Williams romped home in the pairs winning the competition.
In the Club competitions, Josh Hancock won the Club Champions of champions. He also won the Men's open and Handycap against Jon Morris and Richard Jones respectively. Glyn Williams won the Rosebowl (non-winners cup) and Thelma Evans defended her title in the Ladies open
2018 Finals day
Congratulations and Commiserations to the Winners and Runners-up at Carmarthen Bowling Club today. The games were played in a fantasitic spirit and there was a good quality of bowls shown today.
Kim Silverman 21 - 11 John Freeman
Cliff Hyde 21 - 14 Chris Walker
Thelma Evans 21 - 20 Jean Taylor
Hugh Morgan 21 - 12 Kim Silverman
Champions of Champions
The day concluded with the champions of champions with Cliff Hyde and Hugh Morgan coming through their semi-finals to reach the final. it was a worthy final at the end of the season with Hugh coming out on top 21-12
It has been a season of highs and lows for Carmarthen Bowling Club this year.
The Llanelli league team had some very good wins in the form of Llanelli Away and Havelock Home. They managed to stay in the Premier Division of the Llanelli league with 80 points in 7th Place.
The Private Greens team had a very successful season where they finished 2nd in the Thursday league where they have gained promotion to Division one. They Finished 5th in the Saturday League.
Carmarthen also had a good run in the Welsh Cup where we won 4 of our group games ot finish top of the group. The Reward of this was a tough trip to 2017 Mid Wales Champions Presteigne where we fought hard to come out winners by 2 shots.
In the game of the Last 32. We played local Llanelli League Rivals Parc y Dre on very tricky fast green away parc y dre. It was a high scoring game where Carmarthen came out on the losing side 92 - 103.
Outside the league. The club also had a good season in the cup competitions.
In the Private greens. The Pairs and Triples reached the final missing out on the day by a few shots.
However. Colin Davies, Martyn Harries and Colin Smith faired better winning the over 60s county triples.
They were helped by Nigel George in the over 60s fours to do the double.