Burngreave Bowls Tournament Sunday 29th July


Story: Rebecca Norton | Photos: Chris Gregory

I opened the curtains with my fingers crossed, the sight of the sunshine made me smile. It looked like we’d chosen a good day for the Burngreave Bowls Tournament.

We had four teams of 4 people turn up to Abbeyfield Park: Firs Hill Tenants and Residents Association (TARA), The Wardens (Street Wardens), Ryan’s Team (mix of local residents including a very skilled young lad called Ryan) and Activity Sheffield. As Activity Sheffield were one team member short we were lucky enough to have Winnie join us (who is the Abbeyfield ladies bowls captain). After some practice and coaching from Winnie the competition began.

Player in Action
Player in Action

Each team played each other and the points counted up. After some closely contested matches the positions were: joint 3rd place: Activity Sheffield and Firs Hill TARA, 2nd place: The Wardens and 1st place: Ryans Team.

The competition stepped up a level for the semi – finals. Ryan’s Team showed great skill and beat Firs Hill TARA and the pressure got to The Wardens to allow Activity Sheffield to sneak through to the finals.

Celebration time
Celebration time

Everyone had chance to relax and enjoy the BBQ before the final match between Ryan’s Team and Activity Sheffield. After the first end it was neck and neck but Activity Sheffield’s nerves couldn’t hold out and Ryan’s Team cruised to victory and won the trophy.

We all concluded that it had been a thoroughly enjoyable day and everyone went home smiling with a determination to win next year! If anybody is interested in playing next year of finding out more about the bowls club please contact

Rebecca Norton on 07909 936244 or email rnorton.asmove@virgin.ne

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