Indoor Awards & AGM

There was a great attendance at our Indoor A.G.M. and Awards function last night.

Congrats to Oliver Meyler and Team on winning Div 2 of the Evening League.

Photos show President John Fleming presenting Medals and Cup to the Team.

Thanks to Gerry Flynn for the photos

Tuesday Rinks

Summer finally arrived at Westmanstown today, the good weather bringing record numbers to our Tuesday rinks. All 6 rinks were in use as 52 members enjoyed the sunshine and the bowling.

Many thanks to John Flynn and his team of helpers for organizing the games this and every Tuesday. It’s a key opportunity for members to practice socialize and most important – have fun.

Win For Westmanstown In O’Dea Cup

Congratulations to all involved in the with Westmanstown win in the O’Dea Cup. This was a hard fought win by 73 points to 60 against against a very strong Kenilworth side. The game was played in their Kenilworth, always a difficult venue in which to get a result.

Some happy team members and supporters pictured below.

Westmanstown Team

Thanks to Caroline, Maura, Mary and Jean for the photos and support.

Next up is St James Gate in the semi finals.

Junior Inter Association Panel

Westmanstown Bowling Club are very proud and pleased to confirm Emily Slevin, Mary Breen, Caroline Blake and Mary Waifer have been selected for the L.B.L.I. Junior Inter Association team for 2019.

Well done ladies.

Mary Emily Caroline & Mary – thanks to Gerry Flynn for the photo.

First Trophy Of The Season

Our traditional opener to the summer season was held in brilliant sunshine in Irene on Sat Apr 20.

Having lost the match last year Westmanstown were determined to win the trophy in 2019. It was great battle and the sides were level 12 times during the match.

However Westmanstown kicked on in the last 5 ends to win 62 to 55.

Well done everyone and thanks to Ierne for a wonderful day.

WinAtIerne2

Gerry Flynn, Division 2 captain, receiving the trophy and behalf of Westmanstown.

Unfurling 2019

To mark the start of the new season the tradition of the unfurling of the club flag at the bowing green took place on Sunday March 31.

The Club Captains Carmel Kearns and Oliver Meyler hoisted the flag and as is the tradition, bowled the first woods of the season. The green, although a little heavy, is in very good condition and the green’s committee put in a big effort to have the green ready for the opening day. Our new benches where used for the first time since their installation in the off season and a very enjoyable time was had by all.

Many thanks to all who helped to make the day a great success.

Ladies Summer Bowls 2018

2018 was a very successful season for Westmanstown ladies.

Saturday League Winners

Players who took part at were:
Aileen Wall, Carmel Kearns, Caroline Blake, Emelie Gorman, Fiona Murray, Freddie Whelan, Josephine Lennon, Laura Prince, Margaret Doyle, Mary Breen, Maura Ferris, Sheila Gleeson and Sheila Harte.

Winners LBLI Championship Junior Fours (M & F Murphy Cup)
Players including sub:
Emelie Gorman, Jean Gibney, Sandra Furlong Cora Smith and Mary Fleming.

LBLI Championship Senior Pairs (Moran Cup) Semi Finals:
Carmel Kearns and Josephine Lennon.

Runners up LBLI Championship Overs 55s (Anne Brophy Cup)
Players including sub:
Kate Padden, Margaret Doyle, Carmel Kearns, Josephine Lennon and Aileen Wall.
Senior teams who defeated Westmanstown ladies went on to win the LBLI and then
the IWBA finals.

Junior teams who reached the semi-finals
Trips … Breda Sheridan, Phyliss Callaghan and Marjorie Phelan.
Trips … Caroline Blake, Paula Kelly and Mary Brophy.
Fours … Emily Slevin, Beth McCall, Caroline Blake and Mary Brophy.

Challenge Cups:
Both Junior and Senior cup teams who narrowly defeated Westmanstown in Semi
Finals went on to win the finals.

Well done everyone.

Club Finals 2018

Club Competition 2018

The finals of the Club Competitions were held on weekend of the 22 & 23 of September. The weather mostly behaved and good crowds came to support the finalists and enjoy high quality and exciting bowling. The green was in excellent condition and it was wonderful occasion and fine climax to our summer season.

A big thanks to the competition secretaries, Veronica Manley and John Gleeson, for their work throughout the season and to everyone else who worked behind the scenes to make this weekend such a success.

After the action on Sunday prizes were presented to the winners and runners up. This event was also well attended and thanks to those who organised the food and to Jim Sheridan for providing the music.

Click to see some images of the action and the presentation of prizes.

Gents Championship – Winner:  Christy Kelly ¦ Runner up: John Magner

Gents Captains Prize – Winner:   Bill Delaney ¦ Runner up: Leo Smith

Gents Senior Cup – Winner:   Peter Knight ¦ Runner up: Noel Cassidy

Rory O’Hanlon Cup – Winner:   Gerard Macken ¦ Runner up:  Bill Delaney

Gents Pairs – Winners: Noel Ward/Sean O Beachain ¦ Runner up: Mick Deasy /Tony Ferris

Ladies Championship – Winner:   Bernadette Ui Dhuill¦ Runner up: Marie Magner

Ladies Captains Prize – Winner:    Marie Magner ¦ Runner up:   Sheila Gleeson

Ladies Junior Cup Winner:  Caroline Blake ¦ Runner up: Mary Wafer

Noeleen King Trophy Winner:    Bernadette Ui Dhuill ¦ Runner up:  Laura Mc Loughlin

Ladies Pairs – Winners: Carmel Kearns /Caroline Blake ¦ Runner up: Mary Brophy /Emily Slevin

Internation Police Association Trophy – Winner: Terry Harte  ¦ Runner up:  Sean Hynes

Mixed Pairs – Winners: John Walsh /Carmel  Delaney   ¦Runner up: Robbie Breen / Anne Reid

New Members Trophy – Winner:  Patricia Dillon

 

 

 

2018 Long & Short Competition

The Long & Short Competition has become a very popular event in the club calendar. All matched were held during the first week in September.  A very special thanks is due to Peter Knight for organising the competition.

A fantastic week of bowling was had by all who took part with many surprise results. In the final on Sunday, Bill and Carmel Delaney came out on top beating Mary and Robbie Breen in a high quality final. Well Done Bill and Carmel. Thanks to all who came to cheer on the bowlers in the finals and the earlier rounds and to Caroline Blake for the great photos.