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  • ASHLEY REACHES WORLD BOWLS AT POTTERS

    ASHLEY REACHES WORLD BOWLS AT POTTERS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Club's congratulations go to Ashley Nethercliffe who, at Swansea, playing with William Moulton, has qualified for the World Bowls In...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Oct 21
  • FULLER AMBLER DISAPPOINTMENT

    FULLER AMBLER DISAPPOINTMENT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Over the years the Loddon Vale Indoor Club's competition for indoor clubs has seen many formats (who remembers when Oakley entered two t...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 9 Oct 21
  • MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK

    MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Some say "many hands make light work" but President John probably did not feel that, this morning, when he found he was the only p...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 Sep 21
  • END OF SEASON WORK BEGINS

    END OF SEASON WORK BEGINS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    As he awoke this morning to heavy rain, President John must have feared that his programme of end of season work on the green was going to g...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 27 Sep 21
  • LADIES BOW OUT OF TOP CLUB

    LADIES BOW OUT OF TOP CLUB

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    As anticipated, Oakley's Ladies found it hard work today as they took on the Appleyard Galacticos in the quarter final of the National T...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 18 Sep 21
  • SEASON ENDS IN DRAW

    SEASON ENDS IN DRAW

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a fun afternoon yesterday at Oakley BC as 44 members took part in the annual end of season match between the President and Vice Presi...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 13 Sep 21
  • DRAWN FOURS

    DRAWN FOURS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Wednesday morning began sunny and warm as 32 Oakley members began their participation in the Club's Drawn Fours competition. This event...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 8 Sep 21
  • LADIES ARE LEAMINGTON BOUND

    LADIES ARE LEAMINGTON BOUND

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Pirrie Park, Southampton, Oakley's ladies took on the Bembridge Club from the Isle of Wight in the last 16 round of the ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 7 Sep 21
  • SO NEAR AND YET SO FAR

    SO NEAR AND YET SO FAR

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning Oakley bowlers were again at Howard Park as Diane Yarrell, Anji Smith and Laura Butler took on Farnborough in the Final of the ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 21
  • HOWARD PARK BOGEY CONTINUES

    HOWARD PARK BOGEY CONTINUES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Howard Park green has, this year, not been Oakley's favourite place for playing Finals and so it proved again this afternoon. In ex...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 21
  • A DISAPPOINTING DAY FOR OAKLEY PLAYERS

    A DISAPPOINTING DAY FOR OAKLEY PLAYERS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's hopes of qualifying for the semi-final of the County Mixed Top Club competition were dashed this morning as we failed to overco...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 5 Sep 21
  • CLUB FINALS DAY

    CLUB FINALS DAY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's Club Finals took place today at Malshanger and there was a good turn out of members to support those playing. The Two Wood Sing...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 4 Sep 21
  • ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL TOUR

    ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL TOUR

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley bowlers returned on Tuesday from their 39th tour, this time to South Devon. Based in Paignton at the Queens Hotel, 37 members, far f...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 3 Sep 21
  • BOYS REACH JUNIOR SEMI FINAL

    BOYS REACH JUNIOR SEMI FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's Ashley Nethercliffe and Alton Social's Reece Graham were this morning looking to reach the semi final of the National Junio...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 Aug 21
  • END OF THE ROAD

    END OF THE ROAD

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today was Oakley's last involvement at the National Championships. Ashley Nethercliffe, partnered by Alton Social's Reece Graham, a...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 Aug 21
  • AMAZING ALICE

    AMAZING ALICE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a stressful morning in Paignton as Oakley's tourists struggled to find out how Alice was faring in her National Junior Singles qu...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 28 Aug 21
  • QUITE A DAY AT LEAMINGTON

    QUITE A DAY AT LEAMINGTON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    After her early morning win in the quarter final of the National Junior Singles at Leamington, Oakley's Alice Lovett faced a difficult t...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 28 Aug 21
  • ALICE LIFTS HAMPSHIRE

    ALICE LIFTS HAMPSHIRE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    After a disappointing week in which no Hampshire Lady had won a match at the National Championships at Leamington, it fell this afternoon to...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 27 Aug 21
  • ALICE REACHES NATIONAL QUARTER FINAL AND MEN CLINCH LEAGUE TITLE

    ALICE REACHES NATIONAL QUARTER FINAL AND MEN CLINCH LEAGUE TITLE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Alice Lovett, this afternoon, followed up her nail biting win in the first round of the National Junior Singles at Leamington by beating Jod...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 27 Aug 21
  • TWO DISTRICT TITLES FOR OAKLEY MEN

    TWO DISTRICT TITLES FOR OAKLEY MEN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This weekend saw the Basingstoke and District Finals taking place at Alton Social. On Saturday morning three times former winner Terry Heat...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Aug 21
  • DISAPPOINTMENT FOR ASHLEY AND NICK

    DISAPPOINTMENT FOR ASHLEY AND NICK

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning's Pairs game at the National Finals did not go Oakley's way. The scene was set on the first end when we unfortunately g...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Aug 21
  • MIXED FORTUNES FOR LADIES

    MIXED FORTUNES FOR LADIES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a morning of mixed fortunes for Oakley Ladies playing at Cove in the semi finals of the North Hampshire Women's BA's competit...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 20 Aug 21
  • THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

    THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a splendid evening for Oakley's Ladies tonight as they took on the Southbourne Club from Bournemouth in the Hampshire Final of th...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 18 Aug 21
  • TERRY AND ASHLEY REACH BDBA PAIRS FINAL

    TERRY AND ASHLEY REACH BDBA PAIRS FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Basingstoke Town's green was again the venue for a semi final involving Oakley, as, tonight, long distance commuter Terry Heath and Ashl...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 17 Aug 21
  • BROOKHOUSE CUP

    BROOKHOUSE CUP

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Brookhouse Cup, the Whitchurch League Trophy for Club Champions is a trophy that traditionally eludes Oakley and 2021 proved no differen...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 15 Aug 21
  • COUNTY CHAMPIONS

    COUNTY CHAMPIONS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning at Banister Park, Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick Hardy were playing in the Final of the Men's County Pairs Championship and l...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 14 Aug 21
  • NEW FACES IN CLUB TRIPLES FINAL

    NEW FACES IN CLUB TRIPLES FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today saw the Club's One Day Triples event being played on our green at Malshanger. This event sees all entants classified as lead, two...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 14 Aug 21
  • MIXED FORTUNES IN DISTRICT SEMI FINALS

    MIXED FORTUNES IN DISTRICT SEMI FINALS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight Bob Goodyear travelled to Basingstoke Town to play Paul Scofield of Alton, as Bob looked to reach the District Singles Final for the...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 12 Aug 21
  • THIRD TIME NOT LUCKY

    THIRD TIME NOT LUCKY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Basingstoke Town, as a neutral green, has not proved lucky, this week, for Oakley. Losing in the County Club Championshiop on Monday and th...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Aug 21
  • AT LAST, A WIN AGAINST COVE

    AT LAST, A WIN AGAINST COVE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight at the neutral green of Alton Social, Oakley Ladies took on Cove in the Hampshire semi-final of the National Top Club. Over recent ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Aug 21
  • DISAPPOINTMENT IN DISTRICT TRIPLES

    DISAPPOINTMENT IN DISTRICT TRIPLES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Basingstoke Towm, the Oakley Triple of Sean Lassman, Bob Goodyear and Ashley Nethercliffe took on Old Basing in the semi-fin...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 10 Aug 21
  • FIGHT BACK IN VAIN

    FIGHT BACK IN VAIN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Basingstoke Town, Oakley's men took on the holders Cove in the quarter final (Northern Area Final) of the County Club Ch...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 9 Aug 21
  • SO CLOSE AND YET SO FAR

    SO CLOSE AND YET SO FAR

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today at Banister Park, Leigh Allen, Ric Newson, Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick Hardy stormed through the quarter final of the County Fours ag...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 8 Aug 21
  • CLUB PROGRESSES IN MIXED TOP CLUB

    CLUB PROGRESSES IN MIXED TOP CLUB

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a successful morning for Oakley as they played Odiham and North Warnborough in the Mixed Top Club. With a point available for each d...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 7 Aug 21
  • THORNBERY TROPHY RESULT

    THORNBERY TROPHY RESULT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    In July 2019, Oakley's Ladies travelled to Cove looking to reach the Area Final of the Thornbery Trophy (the County Club Championship pl...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Aug 21
  • LADIES BOUNCE BACK

    LADIES BOUNCE BACK

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    After a disappointing result last night in the Thornbery, Oakley Ladies travelled to Yateley to play in the North Hampshire Women's Gaze...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Aug 21
  • MEN'S COUNTY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RESULT

    MEN'S COUNTY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RESULT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight Oakley's Men took on Howard Park looking for a place in the quarter final of the County Club Championship. Oakley began as favou...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 5 Aug 21
  • ANOTHER TRIP TO BANISTER

    ANOTHER TRIP TO BANISTER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Howard Park BC, Oakley played Kingsclere and Cove played Alton Social to determine which two teams would go to Banister Park...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 4 Aug 21
  • SEMI FINAL DISAPPOINTMENT

    SEMI FINAL DISAPPOINTMENT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight at Basingstoke Town, in the semi final of the BDBA Fours, the Oakley rink of Leigh Allen, Sean Lassman, Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 3 Aug 21
  • JUNIOR LADIES RECOGNISED

    JUNIOR LADIES RECOGNISED

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Heather Statham has been invited to participate in a Regional Team to play against the Irish International Squad as it prepares for the Comm...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 2 Aug 21
  • A NEAR MISS AT BANISTER

    A NEAR MISS AT BANISTER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    At Banister Park, Southampton, this morning, Leigh Allen, Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick Hardy took on a Boscombe Cliff rink, skipped by forme...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 1 Aug 21
  • LEAMINGTON BOUND

    LEAMINGTON BOUND

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a good day for Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick Hardy as they set out at Banister Park, Southampton to try and secure a place to represen...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 31 Jul 21
  • A CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH THE TOWN

    A CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH THE TOWN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Todays game in the Ladies' National Top Club Competition between Basingstoke Town and Oakley could not have been closer or more tense fo...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 31 Jul 21
  • TRIPLE DELIGHT FOR OAKLEY

    TRIPLE DELIGHT FOR OAKLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening was a good one for Oakley players. At Alton Social, in the Northern Area Final of the County Triples, Leigh Allen. Ashley Net...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 Jul 21
  • A THIRD AREA FINAL

    A THIRD AREA FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Leigh Allen, Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick Hardy, who, having already qualified for the Area Final of the County Triples, ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 26 Jul 21
  • MIXED FORTUNES AS PLAYERS REPRESENT HAMPSHIRE

    MIXED FORTUNES AS PLAYERS REPRESENT HAMPSHIRE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    There were mixed fortunes for the three Oakley players who were selected to represent Hampshire on Saturday in the inter county knock out ev...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 25 Jul 21
  • OAKLEY ADVANCE IN MIXED TOP CLUB

    OAKLEY ADVANCE IN MIXED TOP CLUB

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    A dull morning at Malshanger saw Oakley play local rivals Basingstoke Town in a much anticipated clash in the Mixed Top Club event. The two...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 25 Jul 21
  • HOW TIMES CHANGE

    HOW TIMES CHANGE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Just 13 years ago Aldershot Traction reigned supreme as the National Top Club Champions and any game between them and Oakley invariably resu...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 23 Jul 21
  • OAKLEY PAIR QUALIFY FOR COUNTY QUARTER FINALS

    OAKLEY PAIR QUALIFY FOR COUNTY QUARTER FINALS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening, at Basingstoke Town, Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick Hardy were looking to reach the County Last Eights as they took on Cove in t...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 23 Jul 21
  • MEN'S TRIPLE THROUGH TO AREA FINAL

    MEN'S TRIPLE THROUGH TO AREA FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Jason Rogers (subbing for Leigh Allen), Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick Hardy who yesterday evening at Malshanger beat an A...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 20 Jul 21