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  • HEATHER GOES OUT IN THIRD ROUND

    HEATHER GOES OUT IN THIRD ROUND

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning at Leamington,  Heather Statham faced a difficult task as she took on Alex Jacobs of Wiltshire in the 2nd round of the Nat...

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    Posted: 16 Aug 17
  • HEATHER MAKES GOOD START IN TWO WOOD

    HEATHER MAKES GOOD START IN TWO WOOD

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This afternoon at Leamington, Heather Statham made a good start in the  Two Wood Singles event.  Playing again...

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    Posted: 16 Aug 17
  • MIXED FEELINGS FOR OAKLEY JUNIORS

    MIXED FEELINGS FOR OAKLEY JUNIORS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This weekend saw Heather Statham and Ashley Nethercliffe compete in the Bowls England Sutton Winson Trophy for Under 18s at Leamington. &nbs...

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    Posted: 13 Aug 17
  • NEW BOWLER MAKES CLUB FINAL

    NEW BOWLER MAKES CLUB FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning at Malshanger 32 players, including Nicole fresh from her exploits at Leamington,took part in the Club Drawn Fours event. Split...

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    Posted: 13 Aug 17
  • SO CLOSE TO BIGGEST SCALP OF ALL

    SO CLOSE TO BIGGEST SCALP OF ALL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This afternoon at Leamington, Nicole  Rogers faced the biggest test of her short outdoor bowling career as she took on Ellen Faulkner o...

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    Posted: 10 Aug 17
  • NICOLE REACHES NATIONAL SEMI-FINAL

    NICOLE REACHES NATIONAL SEMI-FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Nicole Rogers who, this morning, at a rain sodden Leamington bowled exceptionally well to overcome Lorraine Hackett of De...

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    Posted: 9 Aug 17
  • BBQ IN THE SUN

    BBQ IN THE SUN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    On Sunday afternoon the Club's annual BBQ was held at Malshanger and, in the middle of a dodgy spell of weather, we were lucky enough to...

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    Posted: 7 Aug 17
  • NICOLE BOWS OUT

    NICOLE BOWS OUT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was always going to be a tough day for Nicole Rogers in the National Junior Singles at Leamington where she found herself in a ...

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    Posted: 6 Aug 17
  • NICOLE REACHES COUNTY SEMI

    NICOLE REACHES COUNTY SEMI

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Nicole Rogers who this morning, at Alton Social, beat Stella Hayden of Old Basing 21-17 to go through to represent the No...

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    Posted: 5 Aug 17
  • MEN REACH TWO DISTRICT FINALS

    MEN REACH TWO DISTRICT FINALS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    On Tuesday evening, Terry Heath, Sean Lassman (subbing for Ric Newson) and Ted Brown took on a team skipped by Basingstoke Town's&n...

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    Posted: 3 Aug 17
  • MIXED FOUR CRASH OUT TO BOSCOMBE CLIFF

    MIXED FOUR CRASH OUT TO BOSCOMBE CLIFF

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Having been rained off yesterday and, as a result having to frantically re-arrange and in one case concede games due to be played today, our...

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    Posted: 3 Aug 17
  • COVE OVERCOME OAKLEY - AGAIN!

    COVE OVERCOME OAKLEY - AGAIN!

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning's Area Final of the MIxed Top Club was transferred from Farnborough to Hook and with both our singles starting slowly ...

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    Posted: 30 Jul 17
  • DISAPPOINTING TURNOUT FOR CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

    DISAPPOINTING TURNOUT FOR CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today at Malshanger, Oakley hosted for the North Hampshire Women's Bowling Association its Champion of Champions event.  More than ...

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    Posted: 29 Jul 17
  • GAZETTE CUP WIN FOR LADIES

    GAZETTE CUP WIN FOR LADIES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight at Malshanger, Oakley took on Alton Social in the Gazette Cup, the three triples team event run by the North Hampshire Women's B...

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    Posted: 27 Jul 17
  • NICOLE AND HEATHER RECEIVE COUNTY BADGES

    NICOLE AND HEATHER RECEIVE COUNTY BADGES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today at a rainy Ventnor BC on the Isle of Wight, Heather and Nicole both played for the County and featured on winning rinks.  After t...

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    Posted: 26 Jul 17
  • DISAPPOINTMENT TINGED WITH JOY

    DISAPPOINTMENT TINGED WITH JOY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Fleming Park BC, Ric Newson toook on Fareham's Charlie Bailey in the semi final of the County Four Wood Singles. Playing...

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    Posted: 24 Jul 17
  • SUE MISSES OUT IN QUARTER FINAL

    SUE MISSES OUT IN QUARTER FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Sadly Captain Sue Dixon missed out at Hook this morning when she played M Fielder of Farnborough Gate in the quarter final of the County Wom...

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    Posted: 23 Jul 17
  • NICOLE QUALIFIES IN THIRD EVENT

    NICOLE QUALIFIES IN THIRD EVENT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations from all at Oakley to Nicole Rogers who, having qualified for the National Championships at Leamington, in both the Junior S...

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    Posted: 20 Jul 17
  • EXTREME WEATHER AT OAKLEY

    EXTREME WEATHER AT OAKLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    On Tuesday afternoon, Surrey arrived at Oakley to play Bowls Hampshire and after lunch and a few drinks Oakley President, Jim Fitzgerald, wa...

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    Posted: 19 Jul 17
  • RIC ONE GAME FROM LEAMINGTON

    RIC ONE GAME FROM LEAMINGTON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Banister Park, Ric Newson took on Southampton Sports Centre's Peter Ward in the quarter-final of the County Singles...

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    Posted: 17 Jul 17
  • DOUBLE DELIGHT

    DOUBLE DELIGHT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Banister Park, Oakley's Nicole Rogers and Heather Statham took on Basingstoke Town's Lorna Devonish and Alice Lovett...

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    Posted: 16 Jul 17
  • SLOW START SINKS SPENCER

    SLOW START SINKS SPENCER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The resumed Area Final of the County Singles tonight at Hook saw Spencer Kerley attempting to recover from a 9-10 deficit in his game agains...

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    Posted: 14 Jul 17
  • MEN CRASH OUT OF COUNTY CLUB

    MEN CRASH OUT OF COUNTY CLUB

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's trip tp Cove for the Area semi-final of the County Club Championship began badly with a couple of regular players having to dro...

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    Posted: 13 Jul 17
  • MEN'S LEAMINGTON HOPES DASHED

    MEN'S LEAMINGTON HOPES DASHED

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    After their outstanding performance in the semi-finals of the County Senior Fours, our supporters, who travelled last evening to S...

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    Posted: 13 Jul 17
  • NICOLE ONE STEP FROM LEAMINGTON

    NICOLE ONE STEP FROM LEAMINGTON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning. in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight semi-final of the Champion of Champions, Nicole Rogers faced a tough match against Cow...

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    Posted: 12 Jul 17
  • OAKLEY MEN REACH BDBA TRIPLES SEMI FINALS

    OAKLEY MEN REACH BDBA TRIPLES SEMI FINALS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Last night at Malshanger, three Oakley Triples were looking to reach the semi-finals of the Basingstoke and District Triples. The weath...

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    Posted: 12 Jul 17
  • SPENCER  ALMOST SUNK

    SPENCER ALMOST SUNK

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight in filthy weather, Spencer Kerley and John Lovell of Yateley met in the Area Final of the County Singles.  Thirty minutes befor...

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    Posted: 11 Jul 17
  • HEATHER STORMS THROUGH TO LEAMINGTON

    HEATHER STORMS THROUGH TO LEAMINGTON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Atherley, Heather Statham and Spencer Kerley were, at County Quarter Final stage, attempting to book places at the Nati...

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    Posted: 10 Jul 17
  • OAKLEY REACH LAST EIGHT IN COUNTY MIXED TOP CLUB

    OAKLEY REACH LAST EIGHT IN COUNTY MIXED TOP CLUB

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning Oakley and Basingstoke Town fought for local bragging rights as they met in the County Mixed Top Club Competition.  This w...

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    Posted: 9 Jul 17
  • SUCCESSFUL INDOOR GAMES EVENING

    SUCCESSFUL INDOOR GAMES EVENING

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    On Saturday 50 members turned up at Malshanger for a Social evening at which we intended to play all those indoor games many of us remember ...

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    Posted: 9 Jul 17
  • TRIPLES HOPES DASHED

    TRIPLES HOPES DASHED

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    With two teams in the Area Finals of the County Triples, there were high hopes tonight that, even though Ted Brown's team ...

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    Posted: 6 Jul 17
  • HONOURS EVEN

    HONOURS EVEN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Over the last two evenings, there have been yet more clashes between Oakley and Cove in competitions. On Tuesday, Nicole Rogers, Mary Varnde...

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    Posted: 5 Jul 17
  • DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR MEN

    DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR MEN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Area Finals of the County Two Wood  Singles and one of the games in the Four Wood Singles (Spencer Kerley's takes place&nb...

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    Posted: 3 Jul 17
  • NICOLE BREAKS THE COVE SPELL

    NICOLE BREAKS THE COVE SPELL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Nicole Rogers who, having been beaten by Allyson Flint of Cove in the Area Final of the County Singles, bounced back next...

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    Posted: 1 Jul 17
  • THE DROUGHT CONTINUES

    THE DROUGHT CONTINUES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's disappointments in competitions continued this evening when Janie Vickers and Ruth Bown took on Cove in the Area Finals of the ...

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    Posted: 30 Jun 17
  • NEW MEMBERS EVENING

    NEW MEMBERS EVENING

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Having successfully recruited 25 new members this year, the Officers and Committee were delighted that, on Thursday evening, almost all thes...

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    Posted: 30 Jun 17
  • OAKLEY LOSE OUT AGAIN TO COVE

    OAKLEY LOSE OUT AGAIN TO COVE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Support for Oakley's players at tonight's Area Finals was noticeably missing with most officers being committed to attending the New...

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    Posted: 30 Jun 17
  • OAKLEY AGAIN DOMINATED BY COVE

    OAKLEY AGAIN DOMINATED BY COVE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight at a wet Malshanger, Oakley's women attempted to break the hold Cove have over us in team events, as the clubs contested the Nat...

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    Posted: 28 Jun 17
  • IS THIRTEEN THE NEW LUCKY NUMBER?

    IS THIRTEEN THE NEW LUCKY NUMBER?

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight at Malshanger, Sean Lassman and Bob Goodyear took on Brian Scowcroft and Gary Johnson of Alton Social in their attempt to ensur...

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    Posted: 26 Jun 17
  • WOMEN'S TRIPLES LOSE NARROWLY IN AREA FINAL

    WOMEN'S TRIPLES LOSE NARROWLY IN AREA FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight at Fleet United the Oakley Triple of Laura Butler, Jo Holland and Val Ryan took on the Fleet Social rink, skipped by Margaret Hankin...

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    Posted: 26 Jun 17
  • OAKLEY CRASH OUT TO COVE

    OAKLEY CRASH OUT TO COVE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Malshanger an Oakley team, showing just two changes from the previous round, took on Cove in the National Tony Allcock Troph...

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    Posted: 25 Jun 17
  • MIXED FORTUNES FOR WOMEN AND MEN IN CUPS

    MIXED FORTUNES FOR WOMEN AND MEN IN CUPS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Over the last two evenings, the Club has had mixed fortunes in two very close Cup Competitions. On Thursday in the Thornbery Trophy - the Wo...

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    Posted: 24 Jun 17
  • NICOLE MAKES IT A ROUND DOZEN

    NICOLE MAKES IT A ROUND DOZEN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Nicole Rogers, who, this evening, ensured Oakley had representatives in at least 12 of the 14 Bowls Hampshire Championshi...

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    Posted: 23 Jun 17
  • AREA FINALISTS CONTINUE TO INCREASE

    AREA FINALISTS CONTINUE TO INCREASE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This week has seen players qualify for County Area Finals in two more events, giving the Club a best ever eleven chances of g...

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    Posted: 22 Jun 17
  • MIXED TOP CLUB WIN AND MORE AREA FINALISTS

    MIXED TOP CLUB WIN AND MORE AREA FINALISTS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Yesterday evening was a testing one for the Club as lack of dates meant that we had to play the County Mixed Top Club on the same eveni...

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    Posted: 20 Jun 17
  • BRILLIANT RESULT AT CAR BOOT SALE

    BRILLIANT RESULT AT CAR BOOT SALE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Following the success of last year's car boot sale it was decided this year to attend again the one at Swallowfields.  So...

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    Posted: 18 Jun 17
  • BAD NIGHT FOR LADIES IN AREA FINAL

    BAD NIGHT FOR LADIES IN AREA FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Alton Social the Oakley Ladies rink of Marion Bringes, Laura Butler, Jo Holland and Val Ryan took on Cove in the Area Final ...

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    Posted: 12 Jun 17
  • COUNTY JUNIOR SINGLES

    COUNTY JUNIOR SINGLES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today at Banister Park, three Oakley juniors competed for the chance to represent Hampshire in the National Championships at Leamington Spa....

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    Posted: 11 Jun 17
  • OVER 60s & RIC NEWSON WIN at FARNBOROUGH

    OVER 60s & RIC NEWSON WIN at FARNBOROUGH

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning our Over 60's Mixed Double rink team travelled to Farnborough to take on the local club in the Tony Allcock trophy.  W...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 17
  • ONE GAME FROM LEAMINGTON

    ONE GAME FROM LEAMINGTON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to the Oakley Senior Four of Ric Newson, Spencer Kerley, Bob Goodyear and Fred Norris who, today, at Banister Park Southampt...

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    Posted: 10 Jun 17