Next time we have a competition, we could use that well-known Latin expression: proxime accessit. The classics scholars amongst us will also know that this is a phrase usually abbreviated to prox. acc. But what does it mean? It means: Runner-up to prize-winner. So in every competition we hold, we always have one of these.
Category Archives: Competitions
No Room For It
The George Masters Competition was held at George Warley, Birmingham, on 1st October 2022, but the main news from the event was the bad behaviour of some of the spectators. On the receiving end of verbal abuse and physical threats on his way to finishing as Runner-Up the Final was Callum Wraight. He was oneContinue reading “No Room For It”
Click Here to see a few photos from the Closing Fours Competition in September 2022.
Rain versus Bowlers
Clwydian League qualifying events were held around North Wales yesterday but rain turned all the events into a bigger challenge than expected. Halfway through the day at Mochdre, time was called on the event as puddles had formed all over the green. Remaining games to be played today. At Old Colwyn, the players continued onContinue reading “Rain versus Bowlers”
It was a nail-biting afternoon as doubles teams competed throughout the afternoon. The four finalists – Maureen, Sean, Brian and Tom C – played a shorter, time-limited game before the wet weather arrived from the mountains. Tom C and Brian were the eventual Champions and received the trophy that was inscribed with Brian’s name asContinue reading “Closing Fours”
The Finals of the two Vardre Deganwy Cup Competitions were held yesterday. Members of the club had battled with each other throughout the summer to reach the finals. Many club members turned up to spectate and help to organise, mark and shout encouragement. Sean played against Gwyneth, and Ian played against Diane. Congratulations to theContinue reading “Cup Finals”
Colwyn & Llandudno League President’s Day
This event will be held today at 2:00pm at Mochdre BC with successful bowlers from all four divisions, from last week’s qualifying rounds at Vardre and Min y Don greens, competing in the final rounds. Both our ‘A’ and ‘B’ Teams enjoyed the season of competition. Tommy R, as Captain of the Vardre Deganwy ‘A’Continue reading “Colwyn & Llandudno League President’s Day”
North Wales Coast League President’s Day Today
Last Saturday was the qualifying day at Old Colwyn (and another at Vardre Deganwy) for today’s event that is being held at Conwy Bowling Club from 2:00pm. No qualifiers from Vardre but Steve did his best last Saturday to nobble the opposition on the green:
Here it Comes
Just a gentle reminder that the Closing Foursomes Competition will be held next Thursday afternoon 22nd September. If you would like to take part, please remember to add your name to the list in the Clubhouse. Weekly Board of Events – Click Here
Toast the Host
Click Here to view Ian’s report on the President’s Day qualifying events for the two-leagues – North Wales Coast and Colwyn and Llandudno – held over last weekend. Vardre Deganwy hosted 2 of the 4 events – one on Saturday and one on Sunday.