Club Notes 08.05.2017

This Friday and Saturday will see vast numbers of Maritzburg College Old Boys converge on the club as part of their annual reunion festivities. Members please be patient with crowds and stock changes. Normal club activities will resume on Sunday morning.
 
Lady bowlers please contact Pam Spring at 0823741803 to confirm your attendance at your “bowls and lunch ” day set for 8.30 Friday 19th May.
 
Our Lambert Brothers side did well to reach the final last Sunday where they lost by a mere 4 shots to Howick.
Entry sheets are on the board for the All Natal tournament to be played in Pietermaritzburg from 15 July.
 
All bowlers are welcome at our formal tabs in at 8.30 Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1.30 Saturdays. This Saturday however is cancelled as is informal bowls on Friday. Friday will see the greens filled with College Old Boys partaking in their annual bowls day.
Winners of the Parklane Spar Tricky Thursday were Suvaa Pilly, Jenny de Bruin and Tim Bigg. Accumulative acore leaders for this competition at this stage are Suva Pillay 25, Dick Edwards 21 and Tim Goodricke 18.
 
Sunday 9.30 informal bowls continues as usual. Aspirant bowlers welcome, woods are available at the Club. Last Sunday lucky draw chicken winners were Jared Hobbis, Hugh Barr and Grant Bowden while Colleen Webber sipped on the presidents first touch free drink. Thanks to Tiger Wheel ‘n Tyre for whisky donations.
 
The 6pm Friday attendance draw will not take place this week due to the aforementioned College festivities.
 
The Kitchen is open Tuesdays to Sundays for breakfast and lunch. Enjoy a Mothers Day lunch this Sunday for R80. Visitors are welcome at MBC. We are also on facebook 
 
Happy Mothers Day to all moms this Sunday.

Weekly bowls notes 24.04.2017

Entries are open for the men’s and women’s All Natal to be played 15 to 23 July in Pietermaritzburg. Lists on the board.

Well done Brad Burne and 16 year old Tristan Everton on reaching the final of the Club men’s handicap singles to be played this Saturday at 1.30. Charles Carr and Alfie Smith did well to reach the semi finals beating strong opposition along the way.

The winners of the April Parklane Spar Tricky Thursday were Suva Pillay, Tim Bigg and Jenny De Bruin.

Place new entries on the board for our April E&C Charcoal Breakfast pairs at 8.30 this Saturday. The current leaders of the accumulative monthly cash prize points are Trevor Spring and Jerry Klopper.

The next Wednesday fours sponsored by Polly Shorts Pick n Pay and J Leslie Attorneys is at 8.30 3rd May.

Apologies to all lady bowlers for the unavoidable cancellation of your “bowls and lunch” day this month. It will resume on May 19.

All bowlers are welcome at our formal tabs in Tuesdays and Thursdays 8.30 and Saturdays 1.30 for 2pm.

Informal bowls Fridays 2pm and Sundays 9.30. Last Sunday informal bowls lucky draw chicken winners were Stan Webb, Kathy Pascoe and Elaine van Rooyen with Sandra Smith sipping on the presidents first touch free drink. Aspirant bowlers always welcome. Woods available and free coaching can be arranged.

The 6m Friday attendance draw stands at R200. Members must be present to win. Meat draws and an evening meal on offer. 

Curry and lasagne Thursday evenings. Breakfast and lunch Tuesdays to Sundays with Sunday lunch being a full roast for R80.

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Weekly club notes 17.04.2017

Entries are open for the mens and womens All Natal to be played 15 to 23 July in Pietermaritzburg. See the notice  board.
Club handicap mens singles commence this Saturday 1.30 and continue all day Sunday. Entries open until 1pm Saturday.
Ladies contact Pam Spring at 0823741803 to attend the Ladies bowls and lunch day at 8.30 tomorrow (Friday). Bowlers from all clubs welcome.
Place new entries on the board for our April E&C Charcoal Breakfast pairs at 8.30 Saturday 29. The current leaders of the accumulative monthly cash prize points are Trevor Spring and Jerry Klopper.
All bowlers are welcome at our formal tabs in Tuesdays and Thursdays 8.30 and Saturdays 1.30 for 2pm. T T bowlers’ mixed drawn trips continue  8.30 Tuesday 25.
Informal bowls Fridays 2pm and Sundays 9.30. Last Sundays informal bowls easter egg and chicken winners were Mark Mantle, Paul Fletcher, Rob Jeffrey, Elaine van Rooyen, Kalla Ellis, Lionel Hartshorne and Greg Lawson. Aspirant bowlers always welcome. Woods available.
The 6m Friday attendance draw resumes tomorrow with meat draws and an evening meal on offer.

 

Curry and lasagne Thursday evenings. Breakfast and lunch Tuesdays to Sundays with Sunday lunch being a full roast for R80.
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10th April 2017

Well done to Roy and Elna Fraser on coaching and guiding the NIBA U20 side to a silver medal at the BSA inter districts in Bloemfontein last week.

Our April Wednesday fours sponsored by Polly Shorts Pick n Pay and J Leslie Attorneys was won by Marinda Opperman, Kiddo Mckenzie, Mark Mantle and Gus Blackbeard.
Ladies confirm your attendance at the April Ladies bowls and lunch day 8.30 Friday 21 by phoning Pam Spring at 0823741437.
Our next Breakfast pairs is on Saturday 25. Place new entries on the board or phone Bruce Thomas at 0731862249.
Formal tabs in is open to everyone Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8.30 and Saturdays at 1.30.

Informal bowls welcomes all on Fridays 2pm and Sundays 9.30 including Easter Sunday. Easter prizes and BYO braai on offer. Last Sunday the three lucky draw chicken winners amongst 38 bowlers were Colleen  Webber, Elaine van Rooyen and Duncan Parsons with Patty Forbes-Milne sipping the presidents first touch free drink. Thank you to Brand House for the weekly Black n White whisky.

The R1200 Friday attendance draw was won by Ryan Coetsee who together with Les Corlett also won on the meat draw. There is no attendance draw this Friday.

The kitchen is closed from Friday through to Monday and reopens on Tuesday the 2nd for breakfast and lunch. Braai facilities will however be available on a BYO basis this coming long weekend. The bar and facilities will be open.
MBC wishes all members and friends a blessed and safe Easter.
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Monday 3rd April 2017

Well done to Trevor Spring and Ken Hooper in getting to the final of the NIBA senior mens pairs but came unstuck at the last  hurdle and to Roy and Elna Fraser who  reached the semi final stage of the Niba mixed pairs but sadly could not progress to the final which is to be played at MBC this Saturday afternoon.

 

Formal tabs in takes place on  Tuesdays and Thursdays (8.30) and Saturdays at 1.30 for 2pm.

 

Roy Ponsford, Edric Pascoe and Stan van Staden were last Sundays informal bowls lucky  draw chicken winners with Jean Roberts sipping the presidents first touch free drink. It was good to see so many new faces. Informal bowls is played on Fridays (2pm) and Sundays (9.30).

The 6pm Friday attendance draw stands at R1200. Meat draws and an evening meal are on offer with sounds from the  juke box.

 

The kitchen is open Tuesdays to Sundays for breakfast and lunch. R80 will get you Sunday roasts and dessert.

Burgers and/or wors rolls are on offer Saturdays while you watch Super rugby.

Monday 20th March 2017

Well done and thanks to all concerned at MBC for their successful hosting of the headquarters for the BSA senior inter-districts. Many compliments were received, you did us proud.

Lady Bowlers and Lunch this coming Friday at 8.30. Bowlers from all clubs are welcome. Please phone Pam Spring at 0823741803 to confirm.
Our monthly E and C Charcoal Breakfast Pairs is this Saturday 25th at 8.30. Monthly meat prizes and accumulative cash prizes on offer.  Place new entries on the board or phone Bruce Thomas at 0731862249.
T T bowls (formal tabs in) at 8.30 Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Saturday formal tabs in at 1.30.
Friday informal bowls resumes on Friday at 2pm.

Last Sunday 42 informal bowlers from MBC and West contested the bi-annual Quart cup. Amidst great excitement victory by one shot saw the Cup move to West. Well done to you.

Informal bowls at 9.30 every Sunday. All welcome. Last Sundays lucky draw chicken winners were Dustin Hargreaves, Rooi Dup and Martin Venter with Desray Howard winning the first touch Guiness prize.

Curry and Lasagne night Thursdays. Breakfast and lunch Tuesdays to Sundays and Sunday lunch a two meat roast with dessert for R80

The 6pm Friday attendance draw stands at R1000, members must be present to win. Also a meat draw and an evening special meal on offer.

Burgers and boerie rolls Saturday with Super rugby.

Visitors are always welcome at MBC.

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Monday 27th March 2017

Well done to Satha and Gnagna Moodley, Roy and Elna Fraser, Kevin Williams and Rezelle Klynsmith on winning their sections at the NIBA mixed pairs. The play offs are this Saturday 1.30 and Sunday 8.30 at Lynwood.

Well done also to Arlene Tait and Cynthia Jorgenson who won our March E&C Charcoal Breakfast pairs last Saturday.
The date of our next Wednesday mixed fours sponsored by Polly Shorts Pick n Pay and J Leslie Attorneys has been moved forward from 12 April to 5 April (8.30).
All bowlers are welcome at our formal tabs in Tuesdays and Thursdays (T T bowls) at 8.30 and Saturdays at 1.30.
Informal bowls open to everyone Fridays at 2pm and Sundays at 9.30. Last Sunday lucky draw chicken winners were Colleen Webber, Jerry Klopper and Alan Grant with Elaine van Rooyen enjoying the presidents first touch free drink.
The Friday 6pm attendance draw now stands at R1100. Members must be present to win. Meat draws and an evening meal are also on offer.
Currie nights Thursdays.
Breakfast and lunch Tuesdays to Sundays.  Sunday lunch a two meat roast and dessert for R80.
Burgers and wors rolls on Saturdays during Super rugby games.