The Smiths get set for trials tilt

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

THE EXCELLENT start to the indoor bowls season made by Westlecot’s Neil Smith and his two teenage daughters Lucy and Katy has been noted by the England International Team selectors.

President Tony is the one to watch

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

TONY Watchman has joined an exclusive band of Wiltshire bowlers.

Swindon sides aim to serve up their Sunday best

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

SWINDON Manor and Westlecot are both back in action tomorrow in the men’s Wessex League.

They're Top Guns under the lights

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 27th September 2014

TOP GUNS lived up to their team name as they won the annual Swindon Floodlight Tournament, on their Shrivenham Road green.

Indoor revamp at Westlecot

12:20pm Friday 26th September 2014

WESTLECOT Indoor bowling hall has undergone a major refurbishment during the summer.

Kingston can be the queen

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

LINDA Kingston features in three of the Swindon & District Women’s Bowling Association finals at Supermarine tomorrow (Sunday), the home green of 2014 S&D Ladies president Pat Jones.

Bassett to the Four in the play-offs

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

WOOTTON Bassett men qualified for the Wiltshire Four Rink League play-off final – but holders Westlecot, Highworth and Swindon West End all exited the competition last weekend.

Crunch time in the Wiltshire Fours

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

WILTSHIRE mens’ Four Rink League play-offs commence this weekend.

Highworth Ladies have a right royal time of it at the nationals

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

HIGHWORTH Ladies’ fours team and Alex Jacobs (Box) were the star performers for Wiltshire as they kept the county flag flying during the opening two weeks of the English National Championships currently being staged at Royal Leamington Spa.

Jacobs toasts national crown

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

ALEX Jacobs has become Wiltshire’s latest winner of a national championship outdoor bowls title.

Wiltshire crushed in Middleton Cup semi final

Swindon Advertiser: New Wiltshire team manager Dave Snell

5:30am Saturday 9th August 2014

WILTSHIRE men's bowls team boss Dave Snell could not disguise his disappointment as his side’s Middleton Cup journey came to a crushing end in last weekend’s semi final.

Hatherall called-up for first Middleton Cup appearance

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

WILTSHIRE men qualified for the semi-finals of the Middleton Cup at Leamington with a 117-109 win over Devon two weeks ago.

Lucy retains her Wilts junior title

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

THREE titles were won by players from local clubs at the Wiltshire Ladies 2014 county championship finals day staged at Westlecot last Saturday in the sweltering heat.

BOWLS: Two places up for grabs

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

TWO MORE places at the National Championships at Royal Leamington Spa are up for grabs today as Bradford-on-Avon host the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the Wiltshire ladies national pairs championship.

Wilts Ladies bow out

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Ladies’ hopes in the Johns Trophy, inter-county championship, are over for another year after losing to Devon in their final west group match last Saturday at Culm Vale.

Biggs still on course for the title

Swindon Advertiser: Mel Biggs in action

5:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

MEL BIGGS is still on course for another singles title following another epic battle against Spencer Moulton’s Graham Shadwell in the men’s national singles championship on Monday at Chippenham Town.

BOWLS: Wilts men secure dramatic win

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire's Russell Francis

5:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

WILTSHIRE men have qualified for the Middleton Cup quarter-finals after edging out Warwickshire in a dramatic final group match last Saturday away in Rugby.

BOWLS: Smith up for defence

Swindon Advertiser: Westlecot indoor player Lucy Smith

2:07pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE Smith girls, Lucy and younger sister Katy will return to Bradford-on-Avon on Sunday morning to defend their Ladies Under 25 Pairs crown that they won for the first time last year.

Bassett well represented at nationals

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

WOOTTON BASSETT have two combinations through to the final stages of the Wiltshire Ladies national pairs championships.

It's Biggs time at the county championships

Swindon Advertiser: Mel Biggs in action

5:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

MEL BIGGS is still on course to add another Wiltshire men’s county singles title to his record breaking tally of five.

Babs makes it into final

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 21st June 2014

BABS Salter from Wroughton has qualified for the Wiltshire Ladies Two Wood Singles Championship final Though Wootton Bassett’s Lucy Smith missed-out in the semi-finals held last Friday at Box losing out to Sue Cooke.

Bassett have a chance to be history makers

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 21st June 2014

WOOTTON Bassett have never won the county ladies triples title since the county championships were introduced in 1947 but will be looking for their first having reached this year’s final.

County youth get it started

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 21st June 2014

THE county Junior Men’s side begin their South West Counties Under 25 League campaign tomorrow against Devon.

Wiltshire back from the brink

Swindon Advertiser: Dave Snell, Wiltshire team manager

5:30am Saturday 21st June 2014

WILTSHIRE men staged a tremendous fightback to snatch victory out of the jaws of defeat to keep their 2014 Middleton Cup campaign on track.

Final hurdle falls for local clubs

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 14th June 2014

LOCAL clubs Westlecot and Wootton Bassett both missed out on booking fours and triples places at August’s national championships in Royal Leamington Spa .

Bassett flying flag for area in two woods

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

2:21pm Friday 13th June 2014

WOOTTON BASSETT are well represented this weekend as the quarter-finals and semi-finals in both the Wiltshire ladies national two wood singles and national triples championship events are staged.

Purton and Highworth to represent Wiltshire at the nationals

5:30am Saturday 31st May 2014

PURTON and Highworth have become the first clubs in the county to book a place at the 2014 Ladies National Championships at Royal Leamington Spa at the beginning of August.

No White Rose joy for under 25s in Worcester

5:30am Saturday 31st May 2014

LOSING semi-finalists at Worthing twice in the previous three season’s Wiltshire Under 25 men’s side surprisingly went out of this year’s White Rose Trophy match at the first hurdle.

Wiltshire's men start their inter-counties bid

Swindon Advertiser: Mel Biggs in action

5:30am Saturday 31st May 2014

WILTSHIRE men and women both begin their bid for glory in the inter-county championship today.

So close for Smith in Dolphin Open

5:30am Saturday 26th April 2014

NEIL SMITH went close to winning his second planetbowls.com tournament of the 2013/14 indoor season missing-out in the Dolphin Open final over the Easter period.

Local sides feature heavily for Wilts

5:30am Saturday 26th April 2014

WESTLECOT and Wootton Bassett have a very strong representation in the men’s squad named by Wiltshire team manager Dave Snell for this season’s inter-county championship matches for the Middleton Cup.

Westlecot's Smith stars at the nationals

Swindon Advertiser: Westlecot indoor player Lucy Smith

5:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

TEENAGER Lucy Smith was Wiltshire’s most successful player in this season’s national indoor championships.

Poole display satisfactory for Wilts man

5:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

AFTER returning from Jersey, where he lost out in a sudden death tie breaker in the semi-finals of the World Indoor Bowls Council World Singles Championship, Neil Smith competed at Dolphin, Poole in the Professional Bowls Players qualifiers for the 2014/15 season.

Mixed results for Westlecot’s Smiths at Indoor Champs

5:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

NEIL Smith and his teenage daughters Lucy and Katy have been representing Westlecot at Melton & District (Leics) this week at the National Indoor Championships in the men’s triples and ladies pairs competitions respectively.

Sisters in fantastic form to lift titles

5:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

TEENAGE sisters Katy and Lucy Smith were the most successful bowlers in the annual Westlecot Indoor Club Championship finals They both won two titles, Katy, 17, lifting the lady’s singles championship, defeating holder Lucy in the final. Lucy, 18, bounced back to beat holder Tom Pittuck to win the under 25 singles crown. The two Smith girls combined for a very comfortable win in the ladies’ pairs final.

Student Anderson is shocked by his England call-up

5:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

KYLE ANDERSON has been invited to attend the England Men’s Junior International trial at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa, on Monday, May 26.

Westlecot's men book play-off slot

5:30am Saturday 8th March 2014

WESTLECOT men clinched a place in the Wessex League end of season play-offs with a hard fought 72-71 victory over Carterton a fortnight ago.

Double joy for Westlecot star Smith

Swindon Advertiser: Neil Smith

5:30am Saturday 8th March 2014

NEIL SMITH’S rich vein of form since the start of the year continued last weekend In East Anglia with victory in the Ipswich Open Singles Tournament.

BOWLS: Crunch time for Westlecot

Swindon Advertiser: Neil Smith

5:30am Saturday 22nd February 2014

CRUNCH-TIME has arrived for Westlecot men as they seek to clinch a place in the 2013/14 Wessex League play-offs.

BOWLS: History girl Smith makes England debut

Swindon Advertiser: Lucy Smith has become the first Westlecot club member to represent her country

5:30am Saturday 15th February 2014

LUCY SMITH has become the first woman from the Westlecot Indoor Club to gain international honours.

BOWLS: Teenager Smith makes nationals for the first time

Swindon Advertiser: Westlecot indoor player Lucy Smith

5:30am Saturday 8th February 2014

LUCY SMITH has qualified for the final stages of a ladies national indoor championship event for the first time.



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