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The Club had another excellent turnout for Captains Day, with awards to two members celebrating 50 years membership at The Club.  These awards were presented by Barry to Alan Dick And Terry White.  Ann Clarke also awarded Sue Powers with the Anne Clarke plate.  Congratulations to you all.

Alan Dick receiving his 50 yr Club membership

Terry White receiving his 50 yr Club membership

Anne presenting Sue Powers with the Anne Clarke plate

Members Update: Bridge restarts on Tuesday 10th October at 1.15pm.

Cribbage restarts on Thursday evening 12th October (best to arrive between 7.15pm  and 7.30pm).

A really big thank you to everyone who contributed to this morning’s coffee morning, by supplying all the goodies, raffle prizes, helpers, and of course everyone who came or sent a donation.  We made an impressive £667 which is the best ever.
The level of support we get from the club and all of you is overwhelming.

The Winner of The Malc (Monday Afternoon Ladies Cup)  in 2023 – Lyn Oldham

Re: Club Finals – go to News Tab and select Latest Competition Results to see pictures.

Re: District Finals:

What a great weekend – please see the pictures of the PB Winners – both the Men and the Ladies teams. Two victories for Potters Bar v WGC in the SADBA Finals at Harpenden (Harpenden were excellent hosts). In the SADBA Finals on Saturday the Potters Bar 4’s won an exciting game which stretched into the early evening. The sun shone and it was very warm. With the scores tied during the 17th end but with the Potters Bar team holding three shots the WGC skip consulted his team and made a fatal decision to bowl a heavy wood (almost firing) to try to reduce the impending deficit. Alas, he removed the only WGC wood from the head and as a result PB scored a 6! As you can imagine, it made the last end fairly easy but Richard Pearce (who bowled about 56 ends on Saturday!) was not content and drew the shot with his last wood. Earlier in the day the Potters Bar Friday Triples Teams also won an impressive game against WGC. On the rink skipped by David Sparrow it was nip and tuck for much of the game (with David playing excellently) and at the finish (from memory) PB won on that rink by 1 or 2 shots. On the neighbouring rink with Jan Southwell and David Arnold – skipped by Richard Pearce it was an equally tight game. Richard was excellent and on several occasions rescued the team from dropping shots. Eventually (again from memory) the PB team ran out winners by a margin of about 4 or 5 shots.

On Sunday 10th September it was the SADLBA Finals and PB were represented on three occasions. Diane (Jewell) and Jean (Scott) started the day very well in the Aussie Pairs with a convincing two set win over the finalists from Harperbury. Some excellently accurate bowling was supplied by both pairs but both Diane and Jean played very well as a team and were that bit more accurate on a green that required the ladies to push the bowl a lot harder than had been the experience for the men at Harpenden. The weather was again very hot and a little humid. SADLBA ran an excellent finals day.

Meanwhile the PB Double rink teams were playing the teams from Batchwood BC. On the rink skipped by Jean (with Penny, Brenda and Sue) they eventually lost on that rink by just one shot; but then played the extra end (needed in case of a tie on rinks) and Won the extra end! On the rink skipped by Ann Wood (with Gill, Julie and Di (Berry)) there was a convincing win for the PB team by a margin of about 11 shots. Excellent bowls were played by both PB teams.