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Short Mat

Didcot Bowls Club is affiliated to: 

Oxfordshire County Short Mat Bowling Association  www.osmba.org.uk 

For information, email Didcot Bowls Club:           Contact D.B.C.

We play mixed gender teams from October until April.
Most Saturday mornings during the winter seasons, the clubhouse is used for roll-ups (practice).
If you are interested in playing (and maybe joining), drop in between 10am and midday.


The 2018/19 Short Mat Singles Competition that is open to all Didcot Bowls Club bowling members, was won by Dave Watts who beat Lynn Orlando in the final.

2x Evening league teams and 2x Afternoon league teams.

Didcot RAMS play in the South & Vale Division 1 evening league.                     Division 1 Table

Last three games:::
 L  Last match played: 23 Jan 20  RAMS 22 vs 27 Benson
 L  Prev. match played: 15 Jan 20  Grove 20 vs 17 RAMS
 D  Prev. match played: 12 Dec 19  RAMS 23 vs 23 Stanford  Village

Didcot HOUNDS play in the South & Vale Division 2 evening league.                  Division 2 Table

Last three games:::
 W  Last match played:  16 Jan 20  HOUNDS 25 vs 18 Cholsey Canaries
L  Prev. match played:  09 Dec 19  Harwell Harlequins 33 vs 16 HOUNDS
 W  Prev. match played:  05 Nov 19  HOUNDS 29 vs 14 Hanney

Didcot RED KITES play in the South & Vale Division 1 afternoon league.            Afternoon Division 1 Table 
CONGRATULATIONS champions 2018/19.

Last three games:::
 W  Last match played:  08 Jan 19  RED KITES34 vs11 Harwell Eagles
 W  Prev. match played:  04 Dec 19  Aston16 vs27 RED KITES
L  Prev. match played:  04 Dec 19  RED KITES14 vs29 Cholsey Chaffinches

Didcot BUZZARDS play in the South & Vale Division 2 afternoon league.            Afternoon Division 2 Table

Last three games:::
 W  Last match played:  15 Jan 20 BUZZARDS 31 vs 27 Woodcote Woodpeckers
W  Prev. match played:  11 Dec 19 BUZZARDS 23 vs 19 Kingston Kites
 L  Prev. match played:  27 Nov 19 BUZZARDS 21 vs 23 Abingdon Bishops


CONGRATULATIONS to Santo, Lynn, Roger, Phil, Tina and Dave for winning the Oxfordshire Teams Competition for 2019 against 9 other teams.
This was played at Sandy Lane West in Oxford on Sunday 10th March 2019.



The 2018 England Ladies Short Mat Team played Belgium in the 
final in Europe in the early part of the year, and WON.

If you hadn't noticed our very own Lynn Orlando representing
England, I have shown this clearer photo of her.
WELL DONE LYNN. Congratulations.