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Opening Day 2018

Saturday 21st April 2018 7:50pm

The Club opened the 2018 season with the traditional match over 18 ends between the Ladies Captain and the Mens Captain with 45 members taking part on a glorious sunny afternoon. At the conclusion of the match the bragging rights for this season went to the Ladies team led by the ladies captain Sheila Swinerd over the mens team captained by Graham Perrin by 108 shots to 99. The Top Rink prize went to the rink of Steve Smith, Helen Lorimer, Roly Bainbridge and Terry Stockley / Roger Gambrill who played 9 ends each. Prior to the match the club held a 'Spider' for a bottle of Vodka (donated by Gordon Winter), which was won by Bernie Williams.  For more photos from Opening Day go to  'Photos - Opening Day 2018'.

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Standen Cup

Wednesday 11th April 2018 4:53pm

In one of the last competition matches of the Folkestone Indoor Bowls Season on 10th April the Kearsney Team - gallantly lead by J. J. Smith - overcame opposition from New Romney in the Final of the Standen Cup to win by 57 shots to 42 in what was a nail-biting finale with two of the Kearsney rinks chasing to make up ground throughout.  The deficit, however, was more than made up by the Kearsney rink skipped by Captain J. J. Smith that secured the overall shot lead for victory.  Kearsney men were undoubtedly spurred on by supporters who together made for a memorable final.  Well done to all.   At the Annual FIBC Dinner and Presentation Evening held at Folkestone on 20th April 2018, Capt. J J. Smith was presented with the Standen Cup, accompanied by Team members Steve Smith, David Gavin & Mick Willis. See  'Photos' for Team Finalist

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Captains Opening Day

Wednesday 11th April 2018 9:03am

The Captains Opening Bowls day match will start at 2.30pm on Saturday 21st April, but so that we can have a photo of all members there will be a Club photo call at 2.00pm prior to the game. The photo call will be followed by a 'Spider' in aid of this seasons charity which is sponsorship of 'Poppy', a Labrador pup, training as a guide dog for the blind. Can all members bring a plate of food for a communal buffet after the game. Any raffle prizes would also be greatly appreciated. All those that wish to play on the opening day please put name on list on the Captains table. (Dress Whites).

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Bowls Drive & BBQ

Tuesday 10th April 2018 12:44pm

The Club are holding a Bowls Drive followed by a BBQ on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May. All those that wish to take part in the Bowls Drive and/or attend the BBQ please put name(s) on the list(s) on the Clubs notice board. The Bowls Drive to start at 2.30pm, dress greys. Cost of the BBQ £5.00

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Our First SIX Club Friendly Games (April 2018)

Monday 9th April 2018 5:40pm

We kick off the 2018 Season with a Mixed Triples Friendly against Hythe B.C. at Kearsney on Tuesday 24th April.  Here are the first 6 games this year.  Names please on the lists in the Clubhouse book.  Enjoy the Season and let us hope for some good bowling (and weather).  Click "Read More" to enlarge

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