Kiti Bowls Club

FRIENDSHIP CUP 2024

On 28th July 2020 we played against Mimosa for the Friendship Cup which was donated by Chris and Linda Fourmy who were going back to the UK (Wales) after 11 years as Kiti Bowls Club members.

Chris and Linda wanted this to be an annual event to remember them but due to Covid restrictions we did not play for it in 2021 and the Cup went missing in Jacksons’ refurbishment.  As Chris and Linda have not come back to visit us in Cyprus we arranged a date and played Mimosa on 26th June 2024.

The format was 12 games of triples with Janet Bennett, Ian Ingrey, Edith Brown-Ploeg and Mick Hughes guesting for Mimosa to even the numbers.

Mick, Adrienne and Trevor won both matches 9-8 and 19-3

John, Jason and Jan lost 8-9 and won 23-3

Terry, Bob P. and Joan lost 5-10 and won 11-7

Val, Deb and Charlie won both matches 12-10 and 11-4

Alex, Jane M. and Bob S. won 15-7 and lost 4-13

Jane A., Juliet and George won 15-7 and lost 8-9.

The final score was 8-4 to Kiti.  However, in 2020 Chris and Linda presented the trophy to Mimosa as the losers as ‘it is not the winning that counts it is the taking part’ when it is a friendly.  Trevor asked whether we should follow that principle as, for the second time, Mimosa were the losers but Kevin, magnanimously suggested that it should be a draw as both teams were such good friends and the trophy was shared. We had 40 people attend Stou Nikola for an excellent meal.

Thank you to Edith for he excellent photos.

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KITI CHARITY EVENT FOR 2nd CHANCE DOGS

We held a charity event on Wednesday, 29th May 2024 at Kiti to support the 2nd Chance Dogs charity.  https://www.2ndchancedogs.org/?lang=el

We used Mimosa’s Monthly Challenge Shield format with 24 players from Kiti and Mimosa playing 4 games of 5 ends of Triples.  I was grateful to Jackie Graco for scoring and calculating the aggregate scores.  The winner was Charlie Whittle with 30 points and Stephan Schamberger was the runner up with 28 points.  Janet Bennett won the wooden spoon prize with 8 points.  Our members were extremely generous with donations of food for the cafe and prizes for the raffle.  Terry Thomson-Dewey deserves a special mention for his excellent pies.  Monica Szemethy was assisting Doris Karayianni from the charity in selling dog and cat supplies and Gill Line and Adrienne Michael worked tirelessly in the cafe.  Jan Dykes organised the raffle and John Davies entertained us with his wit in the drawing of the raffle prizes.  Overall the charity made approximately €750.

 

TENS LEAGUE KITI v AKAMAS

We played our final TENs league game of the season at home against Akamas on 25th May 2024.

As it was a Saturday roll up day we allocated a mat for members to play and we were grateful to Edith and Ken for volunteering to do the marking for the singles and Adrienne for helping in the cafe. 

Bob Smith played the singles matches against Simon Pridham and lost 7-21 in the first game and 15-21 in the second game, although he was leading 15-13 before losing three ends in a row. 

Jan Dykes and Trevor Hughes played in the Pairs lost 8-10 in the first game but drew 14-14 in the second game against Fiona and Paul Barber.

Val Cole, Jane Atkinson and Charlie Whittle played in the Triples with two good wins 11-7 in the first game and 17-7 in the second game. 

Mick Woodall, John Davies, Joan Wells and George Nicola played in the Fours and won 17-9 in the first game, including a 7 on one end, but drew 8-8 in the second game, scoring 3 on the last end, which earned a vital point.

The total score was 8-8 and remarkably the total shots score was also even at 97-97.  Unfortunately, it was not enough to catch Akamas in the league table and, although we caught Kama on points, our total shots was just 5 points behind.

We had a lot of very close games with a win, two draws and one loss at home.  We lost all four of our away games so there is room for further improvement next season.

It was great that Akamas joined us at Jacksons afterwards for a meal.  There is an excellent spirit between the clubs on the island.

TENS LEAGUE MIMOSA v KITI

The return TENs league game away against Mimosa was played on the following day, 16th May 2024.

We were in a positive move after our excellent performance the day before and were 2 games each after the first four games with last end wins for our Triples and Fours.  However, we lost all four of the second set of games, although the Fours lost on the last end. This meant an overall 4-12 defeat which was an improvement on previous games against Mimosa on their mats.

Bob Smith played the singles matches against Kevin Males and lost both games 11-21 and 9-21.

Jan Dykes and Trevor Hughes played in the Pairs losing both games 6-13 and 4-19 against Fred Josling and Ann Males.

Val Cole, Deb Whittle and Charlie Whittle played in the Triples winning the first game 13-12 but losing the second game 7-21.

Mick Woodall, John Davies, Joan Wells and George Nicola played in the Fours and won 9-8 in the first game but lost 13-15 in the second game on the last end.  

TENS LEAGUE KITI v MIMOSA

We played our home TENs league game against Mimosa on 15th May 2024.

We lost all four of the opening matches with the Fours only losing on the last end. However, in the second set of games we won all four games by large margins to give us an 8-8 draw against the best team in the league.

Bob Smith played the singles matches against Kevin Males and lost 12-21 in the first game but won 21-10 in the second game. 

Jan Dykes and Trevor Hughes played in the Pairs lost 9-16 in the first game but won 15-4 in the second game, only losing 2 ends, against Fred Josling and Ann Males.

Val Cole, Deb Whittle and Charlie Whittle played in the Triples losing 6-14 in the first game but won 17-5 in the second game. 

Mick Woodall, John Davies, Joan Wells and George Nicola played in the Fours and lost 11-12 in the first game but won 22-4 in the second game including a rare 8 on one end, and only losing 2 ends!. 

MIMOSA CUP 2024

The Mimosa Cup was held over two days on 3rd May and 4th May 2024.  We had 13 entrants among the 84 players from 7 clubs across the island.  Congratulations to Mick Woodall who was in the winning team with Jim Preston (Polis), Lynne Metcalfe (Mimosa) and Bob Sim (New Shogun). The final was won on the last end with Juliet Nicolaou in the runners-up team together with Alex Anderson (Kiti and Kama), Malcolm French (New Shogun) and Lynne Brennan (Star).

TENS LEAGUE KAMA v KITI

The return TENs league game away against Kama was played on 24th April 2024.

We lost all four of the opening matches but they were all relatively close games.  However, although the Fours won in the second set of games we lost the other three games heavily.  All of our players struggled to read the pace and swing of the mats.

Bob Smith played the singles matches against Dave Power and lost both games 13-21 and 4-21.

Jan Dykes and Trevor Hughes played in the Pairs losing both games 12-14 and 2-23 against Glenis Godsmark and Frank Cooper. 

Val Cole, Deb Whittle and Charlie Whittle played in the Triples losing both their games 11-15 and 4-20.

Jane Atkinson, John Davies, Joan Wells and George Nicola played in the Fours and lost 12-14 in the first game but won 12-7 in the second game.  Overall we lost 2-14.  

TENS LEAGUE KITI v KAMA

We played our TENs league game at home against Kama on 20th March 2024. 

Bob Smith played the singles matches against Dave Power and won both games 21-11 and 21-19.

Jan Dykes and Trevor Hughes played in the Pairs winning the first game 13-11 but losing 9-12 in the second game against Glenis Godsmark and Frank Cooper.

Val Cole, Deb Whittle and Charlie Whittle played in the Triples winning both their games 14-9 and 18-4.

Joan Wells, John Davies, Mick Woodall and George Nicola played in the Fours and lost 8-17 in the first game.  Jane Atkinson replaced Joan for the second game which we won 23-3.

Overall we won 12-4.  We all went for lunch at Jacksons to celebrate our victory.

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IN HOUSE COMPETITIONS

We were unable to complete all the matches before the Finals Day on 6th December 2023 due to unavailability because of the Nationals in Paphos, holidays and the road closures at the club. Therefore, we had a second Finals Day on 6th March 2024.  The outstanding semi-final of the Fours was won 10-9 by Mick. Edith, Jan and George against, Adrienne, Peter, Monica and Joan.

The Results of the Finals played were:

OPEN SINGLES        MICK v TREVOR                   8-7

MIXED TRIPLES       CHARLIE, DEB & JOHN v PETER, ADRIENNE & MONICA            19-9

MIXED FOURS          CHARLIE, DEB, BOB & JOHN v MICK, EDITH, JAN & GEORGE      12-7

Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up.

TENS LEAGUE STAR v KITI

 

Everyone arrived at Star the following morning with no hangovers evident.

George Nicola played the singles again and only lost 18-21 in the first game against Les but lost 6-21 against Chris Collins in the second game.

Jan Dykes and Trevor Hughes played in the Pairs winning the first game 18-13 against Chris Collins and Carol Waugh on Mat 4 which was even more difficult to play than our Mat F.  We lost 6-14 in the second game against Les and Carol on Mat 1.

Val Cole, Deb Whittle and Charlie Whittle played in the Triples winning 21-1 in the first game and just winning 9-8 in the second game on the last end.

Sheila Smith, John Davies, Mick Woodall and Bob Smith played in the Fours and lost 9-12 in the first game.  Jane Atkinson replaced Sheila for the second game which we also lost 6-15.

Overall we lost 6-10 again.  We thanked Star for their hospitality and more cakes consumed during the break.

TENS LEAGUE AKAMAS v KITI

We had a two day trip to play our TENs league games away to Akamas and Star 28th and 29th February 2024. 

Everyone found the Paradisos Hotel in Lysos which was a lovely venue with beautiful views. George Nicola played the singles against Simon Pridham losing 5-21 in both games.

Jan Dykes and Trevor Hughes played in the Pairs losing the first game 5-14 but winning 12-8 in the second game against Ewan Bell and Mario Trinci.

Val Cole, Deb Whittle and Charlie Whittle played in the Triples winning 16-7 in the first game but losing 9-10 in the second game on the last shot.

Sheila Smith, John Davies, Mick Woodall and Bob Smith played in the Fours and lost 8-12 in the first game.  Jane Atkinson replaced Sheila for the second game which we won 12-10.

Overall we lost 6-10.  We thanked Akamas for their hospitality and the excellent cakes consumed during the break.

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IN HOUSE COMPETITIONS 2023

We held our In House competitions during November.  Unfortunately, we were unable to complete all the matches before the Finals Day on 6th December 2023 due to unavailability because of the Nationals in Paphos, holidays and the road closures at the club.

The Results of the Finals played were:

MENS SINGLES        MICK v JOHN                   12-6

LADIES SINGLES      EDITH v JOAN                  14-4

MIXED PAIRS            CHARLIE & VAL v SHEILA & BOB            13-7

Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up.

The Finals of the Open singles, Mixed Triples and Mixed Fours will be played after the remaining semi finals are completed.

 

KITI MEMORIAL CUP 2023

We had 20 entrants for our Memorial Cup which was played on 27th November 2023 over 8 ends with 4 groups of 5. Father Ken Gabbadon read a prayer before holding a minute silence for our past members.  The winners of each group went into the semi finals where Jan Dykes beat Bob Smith 7-5 and John Davies beat Charlie Whittle 7-6.  John beat Jan 7-5 in the final to win the trophy which was presented by Mary Berriman who donated the trophy in memory of her husband Bob Berriman.  Most of the players stayed to enjoy a lunch at Jacksons.

CYPRUS NATIONAL COMPETITIONS 2023

The Cyprus Short Mat Bowls National Competitions were held at Star on 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th November 2023.

In the Mens 4 bowl singles Charlie Whittle lost 13-21 to Simon Pridham from Akamas who beat Paul Jordan from Star 21-8 in the final.

In the Ladies 4 bowl singles Jan Dykes beat Glenis Godsmark from Kama 21-20 in the quarter final but lost 15-21 to Carol Waugh from Star in the semi final.  Ann Males from Mimosa beat Carol Waugh from Star 21-4 in the final.

In the Open 2 bowl singles Bob Smith lost 11-21 to Mario Trinci from Akamas. Jackie Scattergood from Star beat Mario Trinci 21-5 in the final.

In the Mixed Pairs Bob Smith and Sheila Smith beat New Shogun 25-3 in the quarter final but lost 13-14 in the semi final to Polis. Star beat Polis 14-5 in the final.

In the Mixed Triples Charlie Whittle, Deb Whittle and John Davies lost 3-13 to Star who beat Polis 14-8 in the final.

In the Mixed Fours Trevor Hughes, Jane Michael, Joan Wells and John Davies lost 8-12 to Polis.  Star beat Akamas 12-11 in the final.

The event was very well organised and there was a live video feed on Facebook of some of the matches. 

1https://www.facebook.com/Cyprusbowls/videos/685254473584641 is the link for the Mens singles final with Trevor Hughes as marker / umpire.

https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=873603961137377&set=pcb.873604541137319  is the link for photos of the winners.

MIMOSA CHARITY CUP 2023

The Mimosa Charity Cup was held at Mimosa on 28th and 29th October 2023.

92 players took part from 7 clubs, Mimosa, Kiti, Kama, New Shogun, Star, Akamas and Polis.  We had 17 players competing from Kiti. Deb Whittle was a losing semi-finalist. We had two players in the final, Adrienne Michael and Janet Bennett.  The winners were Peter Bullivant (Star), Adrienne Michael, Ann Crisp (New Shogun) and Mary Ferguson (Mimosa). The runners up were Janet Bennett, Anne Jordan (Star), John Hart (Mimosa) and Jan Seidler (Akamas).

The total raised for charity was €2700 which will be split evenly between the East and West charities.

TENS LEAGUE KITI v STAR

We played our first TENs league game of the season at home against Star on 17th October 2023. Unfortunately, we lost 5-11.

George Nicola played the singles losing 12-21 in the first game against Paul Jordan but avenging that defeat with a superb 21-13 win using our home advantage on the difficult E mat.

Jan Dykes and Ken Gabbadon, making his debut, played in the Pairs losing both games 5-14 and 7-14 against a strong pairing of Jackie Scattergood and Chris Collins.

John Davies, Deb Whittle and Charlie Whittle played in the Triples winning 14-8 in the first game but losing 10-14 in the second game.

Joan Wells, Jane Michael, Trevor Hughes and Bob Smith played in the Fours and conceded 3 on the last end to draw 9-9 in the first game and losing 11-13 in another close game in the second game.

The game was played in a good spirit.  The Star players did not stay due to their long drive back to Paphos but the Kiti team enjoyed a nice lunch at Jacksons to drown our sorrows.

KITI CHARITY DAY 2023

We held our Charity Day on Wednesday, 27th September 2023 with 80 players from Kiti, Mimosa, Kama, Star, New Shogun, Polis and Akamas taking part.

The winners were Charlie Whittle, Carol Barns, Mario Trinci and Lynne Metcalfe who beat Alex Anderson, John Davies, Alex Porter and Peter Brennan 11-7 in the final.  Gill Line and Edith Brown-Ploeg, on her debut, were both losing semi-finalists.

We held our evening function at Pyrgos in Perivolia and 68 members and guests enjoyed the buffet and entertainment from DJ Fred Pudney.

Joan Wells ran the cafe and Jan Dykes organised the raffle and tombola and they were helped by Adrienne Michael, Peter Offer, Gill Line, Deb Whittle and Mick Woodhall.  The rolls for the meal deals were donated by Jacksons and Joan, Adrienne, Jane and Edith provided the cakes and trifles. We received excellent prizes from the local traders which boosted the raffle ticket sales. Our Chairman, Peter Offer, presented €2500 to Father Sotiris which will be given to the poor people of Kiti charity.

KITI THE CAT

MIMOSA CUP 2023

The Mimosa Cup was held over two days on 2nd and 3rd May 2023.  We had 18 entrants among the 88 players from 7 clubs across the island.  Steve Litchfield and Val Nash both lost in the semi finals.  However, congratulations to Cynthia Litchfield who was in the winning team with Paul Jordan (Star), Roy Coldham (Mimosa) and Chris Lowe (Polis).

 

TENS LEAGUE MIMOSA v KITI

We played our final TENs league game away against Mimosa on 11th April 2023. Unfortunately, we lost 0-16.

Trevor Hughes played the singles losing 18-23 in the first game and 9-23 in the second game.

Val Cole and Barrie Cole played in the Pairs losing both games 6-11 and 8-12.

Val Nash, Brian Prescott and Jan Dykes played in the Triples losing 2-27 in the first game and losing 1-33 in the second game.

John Davies, Deb Whittle, Mick Woodall and Joan Wells played in the Fours losing 4-15 in the first game and losing 7-15 in the second game.

Congratulations to Mimosa for winning the East Section and good luck in the final against Polis.

Our hosts laid on a buffet of sausage rolls and cakes for us in the Mimosa Hotel.

TENS LEAGUE KITI v MIMOSA

We played our TENs league game at home against Mimosa on 5th April 2023. Unfortunately, we lost 2-14.

Trevor Hughes played the singles losing 16-22 in the first game and 13-21 in the second game.

Val Cole and Barrie Cole played in the Pairs losing the first game 8-10 but picking up our only win 17-8 in the second game.

Peter Offer, Juliet Nicolaou and Jan Dykes played in the Triples losing 11-14 in the first game and losing 6-15 in the second game.

Val Nash, Brian Prescott, Mick Woodall and Joan Wells played in the Fours losing 8-16 in the first game and losing 9-15 in the second game.

The Mimosa team joined us for lunch at Jacksons afterwards.

TENS LEAGUE KAMA v KITI

We played our TENs league game away against Kama on 22nd March 2023. Unfortunately, we lost 0-16.

Trevor Hughes played the singles losing 12-22 in the first game and 13-21 in the second game.

Val Cole and Barrie Cole played in the Pairs losing both games 6-14 and 6-12.

Peter Offer, George Nicola and Jan Dykes played in the Triples losing 1-21 in the first game and losing 13-17 in the second game.

John Davies, Deb Whittle, Mick Woodall and Joan Wells played in the Fours losing 10-13 in the first game and losing 8-18 in the second game.

Our hosts invited us to the Malmia Pub afterwards where our team plus several spectators enjoyed a nice lunch after a lengthy wait for the food.

KITI MEMORIAL CUP 2022

We had 16 entrants for our Memorial Cup which was played on 12th December 2022 over 8 ends with 4 groups of 4.  The winners of each group went into the semi finals where Gill Line beat Ian Ingrey 8-1 and Bob Smith beat Peter Offer 7-3..  Gill beat Bob 7-3 in the final to win the trophy which was presented by Mary Berriman who donated the trophy in memory of her husband Bob Berriman.

IN HOUSE COMPETITIONS 2022

We held our In House competitions during November with the Finals played on 23rd and 24th November 2022.   Thank you to everyone who attended and congratulations to all the winners.

The Results of the Finals were:

OPEN SINGLES       BOB v MICK                      9-7

MENS SINGLES        BARRIE v GEORGE       15-5

LADIES SINGLES      JAN v JANE                  18-5

MIXED PAIRS            VAL & BARRIE v SHEILA & BOB                                                                  10-6

TRIPLES                    VAL, BARRIE & CHARLIE v PETER, MICK & JANE                                    13-8

FOURS                       PETER, JANE, MICK & TREVOR v VAL, BARRIE, CHARLIE & JOHN         9-7

TENS LEAGUE KITI v KAMA

We played our TENs league game at home against Kama on 16th November 2022.

Bob Smith played the singles losing 6-23 in the first game but winning 21-9 in the second game.

Val Cole, Deb Whittle and Barrie Cole played in the Triples winning 16-6 in the first game and losing 6-11 in the second game.

John Davies, Mick Woodall, Jan Dykes and Trevor Hughes played in the Fours winning 15-8 in the first game and losing 7-14 in the second game.

Joan Wells and Charlie Whittle played in the Pairs winning both games 12-9 and 11-10 which meant that we won 5 and lost 3 to give us the victory and put us top of the table after one game.

MIMOSA CHARITY DAY 2022

Mimosa organised a 2 day Charity Event held at Mimosa on 24th and 25th October 2022.

66 players took part from 7 clubs, Mimosa, Kiti, Kama, New Shogun, Star, Akamas and Polis.  We had 8 players from Kiti and Juliet Nicolaou got through to the Final and finished as a runner up with Ann Males and Alison Soutar from Mimosa.  The winners were Tony Lenton from Mimosa, Pip Lawrence from Kama and Mark Jeffries from Polis.

The total raised for charity was €1985 euros together with €1095 euros from bingo made €3080 euros which will be split evenly between PASYKAF and another charity.

CYPRUS NATIONAL COMPETITIONS 2022

The Cyprus Short Mat Bowls National Competitions were held at Kama on 14th, 15th and 16th October 2022.

In the Mens 4 bowl singles Bob Smith lost 9-21 to Simon Pridham from Akamas who beat Kevin Males from Mimosa 21-11 in the final.

In the Ladies 4 bowl singles Joan Wells lost 16-22 to Pat Cooper from Kama.  Ann Males from Mimosa beat Annette Lawrie from Star 21-4 in the final.

In the Open 2 bowl singles Ian Ingrey beat Ron Green from Mimosa 21-14 in the semi final but lost 15-21 to Jackie Scattergood from Star in the final.

In the Mixed Pairs Joan Wells and Peter Offer lost 10-21 to Star. Mimosa beat Star 11-8 in the final.

In the Mixed Triples Janet Bennett, Ian Ingrey and John Davies lost 10-11 to Kama. Star beat Kama 19-5 in the final.

In the Mixed Fours Bob Smith, Trevor Hughes, Janet Bennett and John Davies beat Akamas 14-13 and beat New Shogun 14-4 before losing 10-14 to Mimosa in the final.

The event was very well organised and there was a live video feed on Facebook of some of the matches. 

https://www.facebook.com/Cyprusbowls/videos/1845816319085459 is the link for the Mens singles final and the Open singles final featuring Ian Ingrey is on the next mat.

https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=search&v=822327775652550 is the link for the Mixed Fours Final featuring Kiti.

KITI CHARITY DAY 2022

Having been unable to hold a Charity Day in 2020 and 2021 due to coronavirus we had 77 entrants for the 2022 tournament held on Saturday, 24th September 2022 with players from Mimosa, Kama, Star, New Shogun, Akamas and Polis joining us.  The final was won 7-4 by Bob Smith, Lynne Metcalfe, Simon Pridham and Gwyn Dickinson beating Fred Josling, Ian Smith, Patricia French and Val Nash.  The medals were presented by Athena from our main sponsor Jackson Gastro Cafe Bar where 49 members and guests went for a meal after the event and raised more money with the drawing of the raffle and an auction.  Janet Bennett did a superb job in organising the tombola, raffle and auction and obtaining so many donated prizes.  As a result our total donation to the charity for the poor people of Kiti was €2500 which was presented to Father Sotiris by club members..

MIMOSA CUP

The Mimosa Cup was held over two days on 3rd and 4th May 2022.  We had 13 entrants among the 92 players from 7 clubs across the island.  Charlie Whittle and Val Nash both made it through to the semi finals but they both lost on the last end.  The winners were Kevin Males (Mimosa), Lynne Metcalfe (Mimosa), Pat Cooper (Kama) and Ann Jordan (Star). 

MATT LANE MEMORIAL TROPHY

We played Ten Pin Bowling at Rock N Bowl in Dhekelia Road, Pyla on Tuesday, 8th March 2022 against a team from Mimosa for the Matt Lane Memorial Trophy.

We played two games with 9 players in each team and the winners were the team with the highest aggregate score.  Our players who scored over 100 were Bob 216 and 132; Ewen 143 and 114; and Trevor 133 and 110.  Mimosa’s top scorer was Kevin Males with 145 and 140.  

Although they only had 8 players, Mimosa’s scores were better overall and the total aggregate scores were 1836 – 1611 to Mimosa.

Carol presented the trophy to Kevin Males.

It was a very enjoyable evening followed by a meal.

LONG MAT BOWLING AT XYLOFAGOU

We had 12 players attending Brian Prescott’s house in Xylofagou on Tuesday, 8th February 2022.

We drew teams out of the hat for a Triples tournament. 

The two semi finals results were:

JOHN, BARRIE & BRIAN C. v JANE, MAGGIE & PETER    32-0

CHARLIE, SHEILA & BOB v GILL, VAL & TREVOR  12-9

The Final result was:

CHARLIE, SHEILA & BOB v JOHN, BARRIE & BRIAN C.  13-9

Third Place result was:

GILL, VAL & TREVOR v BRIAN P., MAGGIE & PETER  17-5

Well done to everyone and a big thanks to Brian for his hospitality.

 

IN HOUSE COMPTITIONS 2021

We held our In House competitions during November with the Finals played on 24th and 25th November 2021.  The trophies were presented by John Wells.  Thank you for everyone who attended and congratulations to all the winners.

The Results of the Finals were:

OPEN SINGLES        IAN v JANET                      8-6

MENS SINGLES        BARRIE v PETER                9-7

LADIES SINGLES      JOAN v JANE              15-6

MIXED PAIRS            JOAN & CHARLIE v JANE & PETER                                                                15-7

TRIPLES                    VAL, BARRIE & CHARLIE v JANE, MONICA & TREVOR                                    13-7

FOURS                       VAL, BARRIE, CHARLIE & JOHN v JANET, IAN, JOAN & GILL         9-6

 

CHARITY EVENT

The bowls clubs across the island have been unable to hold their annual Charity Days in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus restrictions.  As the clubs have started playing again Kevin Males from Mimosa organised a 3 day Charity Event at Mimosa on 19th, 20th and 21st October 2021. 

96 players took part from 7 clubs, Mimosa, Kiti, Kama, New Shogun, Star, Akamas and Polis.  We had 8 players from Kiti and Barrie Cole got through to the Final and finished as a runner up.

On the third day we played in teams from the East versus the West.  As part of the East team with Mimosa and Kama we had a convincing victory winning 13 games to 3.

The most important part of the event was that the total raised for charity was 3358 euros which will be split evenly between PASYKAF and the Paphos Kidney Association.

Further reports and photos can be found at https://www.facebook.com/Cyprusbowls/posts/2976628755998877?notif_id=1635141536301771&notif_t=page_followed_contents_awareness&ref=notif

KITI MEMORIAL CUP 2021

We had 13 entrants for our Memorial Cup which was played on 7th July 2021 with one group of 4 over 8 ends and three groups of 3 over 12 ends.  The winners of each group went into the semi finals where Janet Bennett beat Monica Szemethy 7-3 and Ian Ingrey beat Val Cole 7-3.  Janet beat Ian 5-3 in the final to win the trophy .

Thank you to everyone who took part and congratulations to Janet.

As we were unable to hold our Charity Day due to the coronavirus restrictions the Kiti Bowls Club members agreed to give a donation of 1000 euros from club funds which was presented to Father Sotiri for the poor people of Kiti on 17th June 2021.

IN HOUSE COMPETITIONS 2020

We held our In House competitions during November.  There was no Fours competition this year due to our social distancing rules due to coronavirus.

Thank you to everyone who attended the finals of the In House competitions on 24th November 2020.

The Results of the Finals were:

MENS SINGLES        RAY v IAN                9-10

LADIES SINGLES      GILL v JOAN             7-8

MIXED PAIRS            JAN & BOB v GILL & TREVOR                                                                 7-8

TRIPLES                    JANET, IAN & JOAN v RAY, MONICA & TREVOR                                  5 -14

Congratulations to all the winners .

MATT LANE MEMORIAL TROPHY

We played Ten Pin Bowling at Rock N Bowl in Dhekelia Road, Pyla on Wednesday, 18th November 2020 against a team from the Ten Pin Bowling Group for the Matt Lane Memorial Trophy in honour of Matt who played both sports.

We were meant to play against Mimosa but they were unable to field a team due to coronavirus concerns about playing indoors.  However, the venue had been allowed to hold the event so we played against a team of regular Ten Pin bowlers.

We played two games with 10 players in each team and the winners were the team with the highest aggregate score.  Our players who scored over 100 were Bob 145 and 144; Peter 144 and 111; Jan 141 and 112; Trevor 138 and 110; Dave 115; Caz 105; and Brian 100.  

Although they were all good scores, not surprisingly the regular players also scored well and the total aggregate scores were 2259 – 2109 to the Ten Pin bowlers.

Carol awarded the trophy to Peter Parish who returned it to Carol so we can challenge Mimosa again when the virus situation improves.

It was a very enjoyable evening followed by a meal.

FRIENDSHIP CUP

After a long break from competitive bowling due to coronavirus we arranged a friendly game on 28th July 2020 against Mimosa followed by a meal at Jacksons to say farewell to Chris and Linda Fourmy who were going back to the UK (Wales) after 11 years as Kiti Bowls Club members.

Chris and Linda donated a trophy which they named the Friendship Cup as they want this to be an annual event to remember them.

The format was 18 games of 4 bowl pairs and both teams had plenty of players.  The final score was 11-7 to Kiti.  However, Chris and Linda presented the trophy to Mimosa as the losers as ‘it is not the winning that counts it is the taking part’ when it is a friendly.  We had 59 people attend Jacksons for the excellent meal and the trophy will be kept in our Trophy Cabinet at Jacksons.  Chris and Linda were wished good luck and best wishes for their future by everyone.

TENS LEAGUE AKAMAS v KITI

Our squad stayed in the Paphos area for an early start away to Akamas at the Droushia Heights Hotel on Monday, 9th March 2020.  Charlie and Debs decided not to play after celebrating Charlie’s birthday so we had a squad of 10.  Bob played both the singles games but was out of luck.  Fortunately, Val & Barrie kept up their good form with two more wins in the pairs.  The triples and fours had two close games both winning one and losing one so we finished with a draw with 4 wins each.

TENS LEAGUE NEW SHOGUN v KITI

We played away to New Shogun on Sunday, 8th March 2020 with a squad of 12 players.  We had 3 wins by Charlie in the singles and Val & Barrie in both the pairs games.  Unfortunately, the threes and the fours both lost on the last end of the second set of games so we lost by 5 games to 3 whereas we could have got a draw or even a win if those last couple of shots had gone our way.

LONG MAT BOWLING AT XYLOFAGOU

Despite the cold weather and drizzling rain we had an excellent turn out of 20 members to play long mat bowls at Brian Prescott’s house in Xylofagou on Tuesday, 11th February 2020.  We had five teams of fours playing a round robin tournament .  Congratulations to the winners Trevor, Joan, Cynthia and Ray;  and a huge thank you to our host, Brian.

 

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Shots

For

Shots Against

Points

Shots Difference

E – Trevor, Joan, Cynthia, Ray

 

4

3

1

0

25

15

7

+10

C – Bob, Linda, Lorraine, Val

 

4

2

0

2

12

14

4

-2

A – Steve, Chris, Peter, Brian

 

4

2

0

2

11

15

4

-4

D – Barry, John W.,Monica, Debs

 

4

1

1

2

14

13

3

+1

B – John D., Gill, Jane, Charlie

 

4

1

0

3

12

15

2

-3

 

TEAM

A

B

C

D

E

A

3-2

4-3

1-7

3-5

B

2-3

2-3

4-1

4-8

C

3-4

3-2

3-1

3-7

D

7-1

1-4

1-3

5-5

E

5-3

8-4

7-3

5-5

 

MATT LANE MEMORIAL TROPHY

We played Ten Pin Bowling at Rock N Bowl in Dhekelia Road, Pyla on Wednesday, 13th November 2019 against a team from Mimosa for the Matt Lane Memorial Trophy in honour of Matt who played both sports.

We played two games with 8 players in each team and the winners were the team with the highest aggregate score.Our players who scored over 100 were Bob 132 and 109; Trevor 122 and 109, Frank 119; and guests Peter 148 and 105 and Tracey 111.  

Unfortunately, Mimosa’s players also scored well and the total aggregate scores were 1770 – 1528 to Mimosa.

Trevor awarded the trophy to Kevin Males who had kindly donated the trophy in honour of Matt and we have agreed to make this an annual event.

It was a very enjoyable evening followed by a meal.

 

TENS LEAGUE KITI v MIMOSA DOLPHINS

We played at home against Mimosa Dolphins on Tuesday, 12th November 2019.  We had just received the sad news that Phil Lodwick of Akamas SMBC had passed away so a minute’s silence was observed to honour his memory. 

We had alot of our regular players missing so Ray played the singles; Val and Bob the pairs; Linda, Chris and Joan the triples ; and Gill, Jane, Brian and Trevor in the fours.  As usual, Mimosa had a strong team and won 3 of the first matches comfotably with our fours securing a 6-6 draw for one point.  The second set of games saw another 3 wins for Mimosa with Bob playing an excellent shot to get 3 on the last end to earn us a point in a 12-12 draw in the pairs.

The results and current table have been updated on the website.

KITI MEMORIAL CUP 2019

We had 16 entrants for our Memorial Cup which was played over 8 ends with 4 groups of 4.  The winners of each group went into the semi finals where Ray Williams beat Trevor Hughes and Gill Line beat John Wells.  Ray beat Gill 9-5 in the final to win the trophy which was presented by Mary Berriman who donated the trophy in memory of her husband Bob Berriman.

TENS LEAGUE KITI v NEW SHOGUN

We had our first win of the season in the TENs league at home against New Shogun on Friday, 25th October 2019.

Well done to Charlie in the singles, Bob & Janet in the Pairs and Linda, Chris & Joan in the Triples as they all won both of their games.  Unfortunately, the Fours lost both of their games which gave us a final score of 12-4 with a total shot count of 122-73.

We are temporarily top of the table as there are two fixtures to be played  on Sunday.

CYPRUS NATIONAL COMPETITIONS

The Cyprus Short Mat Bowls National Competitions were held at New Shogun on 4th, 5th and 6th October 2019.

We had a successful first day with our Mixed Pairs, Bob & Janet and our Mixed Fours, Val, Deb, Barrie & Charlie winning their preliminary matches.

 

Therefore, we played in all the semi finals on Saturday but only Bob Smith made it through to the Final of the Mens 4 bowl singles on Sunday.  Congratulations to Bob who won 21-10 in the Final against Colin Lawrence from Kama and is pictured above with his trophy.

Also, congratulations to all the other winners from the other clubs.

TENS LEAGUE KITI v KAMA

We played our first Tens League match of the season at home against Kama on Tuesday, 1st October 2019.

 

A minute’s silence was observed before the start of play in honour of our dear friend and member Matt Lane who sadly passed away last week.

 

We were able to field our entrants in next weekend’s National Competition in the Pairs, Bob and Janet, the Triples, Linda, Chris and Joan and the Fours, Val, Deb, Barrie and Charlie.  Each of these teams won one match and lost one match.  The singles were played by Trevor and Ray who both lost in close matches 17-21 and 20-21 resectively.  Overall we lost by 6 points to 10 with the total shots 100 -118.

 

Hopefully, it was good practice for everyone before their National Competition matches at the weekend.

UMPIRES

I am pleased to report that our Club Captain, Trevor Hughes, has passed the SMB Umpire’s Course so we now have a Qualified Umpire.

 

The organisers are still looking to recruit more umpires.  The costs will be paid by the Club.

On successful completion you will be eligible to umpire competitions around the island.  The course is in two parts: a written test based on the Rule Book and a practical and oral test to show that you know how to measure the bowls correctly.

I was very impressed by the way the course was run by Fred and Glenis.

 

FOR  ALL  INTERESTED  PLEASE  CONTACT  EITHER;

FRED  JOSLING :  99104302

EMAIL  [email protected]

OR

GLENIS  GODSMARK  :  99084592

EMAIL [email protected]

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IN HOUSE COMPETITIONS 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended the finals of the In House competitions on 17th July 2019.

The Results of the Finals were:

OPEN SINGLES         RAY v BOB                      9-6

MENS SINGLES        BARRIE v BOB                5-15

LADIES SINGLES      JOAN v JANET              4-12

MIXED PAIRS            JANET & BOB v VALERIE & RAY                                                                 7-8

TRIPLES                    JANET, GILL & TREVOR v JANE, RICHARD & RAY                                    6-10

FOURS                       JANET, VALERIE, GILL & JOHN v CHARLIE, VAL, BARRIE & DEBS         9-12

Congratulations to all the winners .

KITI BOWLS CLUB CHARITY DAY SPONSORED BY JACKSON GASTRO CAFE BAR

RUNNERS UP: Tony Lenton (Mimosa); Carol Waugh (New Shogun); Malc France (Akamas); Chris Fourmy (Kiti)

WINNERS: Marc Lahorgue (New Shogun); John Wells (kiti); Kevin Males (Mimosa); Terry Thomson-Dewey (Akamas)

Our Charity Day was held on SATURDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 2019 at Kiti Bowls Club.  We had 72 players in the group matches with players from four separate clubs in each of the two teams in the final.  Kevin Males’ team beat Tony Lenton’s team 8-5 in the final.  The trophies were presented by Andreas from our Sponsors, Jackson Gastro Cafe Bar. https://jacksoncafebar.com/  

The event was followed by a very successful Dinnner and Dance at The Sun Hall Hotel, Larnaca  with 75 members and guests.

There was a tombola and raffle on the day to help support the charity and our total donation to the charity was 2250 euros.

 

 

TEN PIN BOWLING

WEDNESDAY, 3rd JULY 2019

We had an excellent turnout for a social evening of Ten Pin Bowling at Rock N Bowl in Dhekelia Road, Pyla.

 

20 members and 7 guests made up the numbers playing with 29 sitting down for a buffet meal afterwards.  Some lovely photos were taken by Maria and posted on the Rock N Bowl Facebook page which I have shared on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/kitibowlsclub/

 

We played two games with lots of good scores.  The top scorer on the night was Bob with 169.  The others who scored over 100 were Debs 136, Guy 124, Ian 121, Charlie 115, Trevor 113 and 111, Ray 111, Matt 109, Valerie106 and Barrie 101.

Kama Charity Day

The Kama Charity Day was on Saturday 25th May 2019 and we had seven entrants in the Ken Kennard Cup. Linda Fourmy lost in the semi finals but congratulations to Peter Offer for reaching the final although his team lost on the last end. It was a very well organised event and 1000 euros was raised for the Royal British Legion. Thank you to our hosts at Kama.

Friendly v Akamas SMBC

On Tuesday 21st May 2019 we played a friendly match at newly formed Akamas SMBC at the Droushia Heights Hotel. Unfortunately, we were a little short on numbers making the journey across the island with captain, Trevor Hughes, stuck in the UK at Luton Airport among the absentees. However, everyone who were there had a great day. Thank you to our hosts.

Friendly v Leven Bowls Club

On Sunday 19th May 2019 we played a friendly match at Mimosa Bowls Club with players from Leven Bowls Club from Yorkshire, UK who were visiting Cyprus with John & Kath Fussey. It was a very enjoyable day.