once very successful North Ferriby Bowls Club has been depleted
over the years – to the extent that, at the beginning of this
2016 season, there seemed little chance that it could continue.
With just 14 players, there seemed no alternative other than to
close this long-standing village facility. Fortunately 3 new members
I cannot believe how much
I enjoy playing. I could not have imagined how exciting bowls could
be. We have had some brilliant games, winning against much bigger
clubs, but also enjoying some of our less successful games. Always
meeting lovely people and making new friends.
The perception is that this is an old man’s game. It is correct
that many players are pensioners, being in the fortunate position
to be able to afford the time to play.
meet several players who are in their 80’s and have played
for over 30 years. I would love to be as good as them in 30 years’
We train on Sunday and
Wednesday afternoons from 2pm to 4pm. Competitive matches are on
Saturday afternoons and Monday evenings.
On lovely days there are few better ways to spend leisure time in
the fresh air.
Please give some thought to joining. If you would like more information,
do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you.