It's a close call as Witterings and Bognor bowlers meet

There's bowls action from Witterings and Bognor in our latest round-up from around the greens.

Sunday, 16th May 2021, 10:50 am
Bowling is back at Bognor
Bowling is back at Bognor


Bognor 35 Witterings 36

Witterings played a hard match in the BM League division one at Bognor in a cold wind and on a difficult green.

It was a very close game as evidenced by Witterings

winning by just one shot overall.

Scores: Carole Tuffin, Gwilym Morgan and Derek Leach (s) lost 12-20; Susan Hogarth, Eric Shoyer and Lindsay Bangs (s) won 24-15.

Witterings 21 Bognor 26

Wittering lost narrowly in a BM League division two match.

Scores; Helen Mason, Dave Buckton, Doug Holden (s) lost 10-15; Sue Dobbs, Graham Mason, Ros Hanbury (s) draw 11 -11.

Witterings 32 Fishbourne 45

Fishbourne won in the BM League division two.

Scores: Helen Mason, David Gibbon, Brian Barnes (s) Lost 15-29; Alan Somerville, Lesley Thomas, Bryan Smethurst (skip) won 17-16.

Witterings 14 Fishbourne 14 (friendly)

Sandy Paton, Sheila Currell, Fred Knotts (Skip) draw 14 -14.


On Sunday, Bognor Bowls Club held its opening match of the season, the traditional President v Captain match.

The season was officially opened by John and Ann Parry, the club’s longest serving members. A good day was held by all and the captain’s Team overcame the president’s team by a handful of shots.

That’s the third year in a row they have won.

Bognor members said they were looking forward to a good season to come.

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