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  • ASHLEY BECOMES SECOND OAKLEY JUNIOR TO REACH LEAMINGTON

    ASHLEY BECOMES SECOND OAKLEY JUNIOR TO REACH LEAMINGTON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Club's congratulations go to Ashley Nethercliffe who has qualified to represent Hampshire in the Men's Junior Singles at Leaming...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 5 Jul 22
  • THIRD TIME UNLUCKY FOR OAKLEY

    THIRD TIME UNLUCKY FOR OAKLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Third time lucky did not apply to Oakley this evening as for the third time in three days they bowed out of a National team competition. Pla...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 4 Jul 22
  • COVE STUN OAKLEY'S MEN

    COVE STUN OAKLEY'S MEN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    With both the Oakley and Cove teams missing key players for this morning's National Two Rink competition it was going to be a test of th...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 3 Jul 22
  • OAKLEY LADIES' DREAM COMES TRUE

    OAKLEY LADIES' DREAM COMES TRUE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    What a great day for the Oakley Four competing today in the Last Eights of the County Fours. Mary,Varndell, Sue Dixon, Angie Rowe and Janie...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 3 Jul 22
  • MIXED FORTUNES FOR OAKLEY PLAYERS REPRESENTING HAMPSHIRE

    MIXED FORTUNES FOR OAKLEY PLAYERS REPRESENTING HAMPSHIRE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today six Oakley players were representing Hampshire in National team competitions. In the Amy Rose Bowl for junior women, Lorna Devonish, A...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 3 Jul 22
  • DISAPPOINTING START TO BUSY WEEKEND

    DISAPPOINTING START TO BUSY WEEKEND

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    A busy weekend for Oakley's bowlers began disappointingly on Friday evening at Basingstoke Town as the men were comprehensively out-play...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 2 Jul 22
  • DISAPPOINTMENT FOR OAKLEY JUNIORS

    DISAPPOINTMENT FOR OAKLEY JUNIORS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was not Oakley's weekend at the Bowls Hampshire Junior Pairs Finals at Banister Park. In the women's event, which Oakley players...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 26 Jun 22
  • OAKLEY ADVANCE IN COUNTY MIXED TOP CLUB

    OAKLEY ADVANCE IN COUNTY MIXED TOP CLUB

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    For this evening's County Mixed Top Club event, played at Oakley, the hosts were forced to make some late changes to the team due to the...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 26 Jun 22
  • TENSE ENCOUNTER IN TONY ALLCOCK TROPHY

    TENSE ENCOUNTER IN TONY ALLCOCK TROPHY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    As the Cove players arrived this morning for the Tony Allcock (National Over 60's Mixed Two Fours) match, there was a certain amount of ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 25 Jun 22
  • EXCITING WIN FOR OAKLEY LADIES' FOUR

    EXCITING WIN FOR OAKLEY LADIES' FOUR

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley Ladies were very much the "underdogs" as last evening at Alton BC they took on Cove in the Northern Area Final of the Count...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Jun 22
  • LATE CHANGE DOES NOT DERAIL OAKLEY

    LATE CHANGE DOES NOT DERAIL OAKLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning's National Club Two Fours match against Farnborough was expected to be a difficult one against an in-form Farnborough who h...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 18 Jun 22
  • SECOND BEST SUNDAY

    SECOND BEST SUNDAY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a disappointing morning for Oakley's men as, having conceded home advantage, they travelled to Alexandra at Portsmouth to play in...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 12 Jun 22
  • HEATHER BACK IN TOWN

    HEATHER BACK IN TOWN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    In recent singles matches Heather Statham has been struggling to find her normal form and today in the County Northern Area Two Wood Singles...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 12 Jun 22
  • A SECOND WIN IN TONY ALLCOCK TROPHY

    A SECOND WIN IN TONY ALLCOCK TROPHY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning was Oakley's second visit, this season, to Fleet United in team competitions. The team showed three changes from the side t...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Jun 22
  • ALICE LIFTS COUNTY TITLE IN GOOD DAY FOR OAKLEY JUNIORS

    ALICE LIFTS COUNTY TITLE IN GOOD DAY FOR OAKLEY JUNIORS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This afternoon at Banister Park, Alice Lovett ensured Oakley, for the sixth successive year, would have representation at the National Champ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Jun 22
  • NATIONAL CLUB TWO FOURS NAIL BITER

    NATIONAL CLUB TWO FOURS NAIL BITER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening an Oakley team showing one change and several positional changes from their game against Alton Social travelled the short dista...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 7 Jun 22
  • OAKLEY PROGRESS IN MIXED TOP CLUB

    OAKLEY PROGRESS IN MIXED TOP CLUB

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    On a dull morning at Malshanger and after overnight rain Oakley took on Headley in the County Mixed Top Club Competition. Oakley started as ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 5 Jun 22
  • PLATINUM PARTY AT OAKLEY

    PLATINUM PARTY AT OAKLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Saturday dawned damp and dull and members of Oakley BC could only hope that the weather would inmprove for our Platinum Party and BBQ to be ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 4 Jun 22
  • THE FAB FIVE

    THE FAB FIVE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's warmest congratulations go to our five players who have been selected for this year's Hampshire Johns Trophy and Middleton...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 31 May 22
  • GOOD COME BACK IN DOUBLE RINK

    GOOD COME BACK IN DOUBLE RINK

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    A close match was expected this morning when Oakley took on Alton Social in the National Double Rink competition. With home advantage, Oakle...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 May 22
  • NEW WINNERS IN MALSHANGER BOWL

    NEW WINNERS IN MALSHANGER BOWL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a lovely sunny morning, today, at Oakley for the Club Drawn Two Wood Pairs and the opportunity to collect at the Club Dinner the pres...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 22 May 22
  • A PROMISING START IN TOP CLUB

    A PROMISING START IN TOP CLUB

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    After Oakley's success last year in reaching Leamington in the Women's Top Club event, an away game against Fleet United, on their r...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 21 May 22
  • A WIN IN TONY ALLCOCK TROPHY

    A WIN IN TONY ALLCOCK TROPHY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's game against Andover (pictured) this morning in the Tony Allcock Trophy, for players over 60, began after heavy rain overnight ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 15 May 22
  • SO CLOSE TO HOME COUNTIES TITLE

    SO CLOSE TO HOME COUNTIES TITLE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning Ashley Nethercliffe and Nick Hardy, as the 2021 County Pairs Champions were representing Hampshire in the Home Counties Champio...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 15 May 22
  • OAKLEY MEN BOUNCE BACK

    OAKLEY MEN BOUNCE BACK

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    After the disappointment last night, of a last bowl defeat in the BDBA Men's League, Oakley's Men travelled this morning to take on ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 14 May 22
  • SUCCESSFUL GAMES EVENING

    SUCCESSFUL GAMES EVENING

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening members gathered together at Malshanger for an enjoyable social gathering at which, in addition to the opportunity to chat soci...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 14 May 22
  • SECOND BEST TO BASING

    SECOND BEST TO BASING

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Saturday evening saw Oakley featuring in the final of Loddon Vale's competition for outdoor clubs for the seventh successive year. For ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Apr 22
  • AWESOME ALICE

    AWESOME ALICE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Well done 17 year old Alice Lovett who, this evening at Nottingham IBC, won her first game in the National Finals of the English Women...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 Mar 22
  • GREAT EFFORT FROM ALICE

    GREAT EFFORT FROM ALICE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Great effort this morning from Alice Lovett in the Women's National Indoor Singles. Playing against Amy Walters, twice a semi finalist i...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 28 Mar 22
  • NARROW DEFEAT IN MORETON CUP

    NARROW DEFEAT IN MORETON CUP

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Following the English Rugby team's failure yesterday to keep a full team on the pitch, Oakley's men did similar this morning as they...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 13 Mar 22
  • SEVEN IN SUCCESSION

    SEVEN IN SUCCESSION

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening, at Loddon Vale, Oakley took on Basingstoke Town Harlequins in the semi-final of the Ambler/Fuller Trophy looking to reach the ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 12 Mar 22
  • DOUBLE SUCCESS FOR ALICE

    DOUBLE SUCCESS FOR ALICE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Having already qualified for the National Indoor Finals in the Ladies' Singles, Alice Lovett followed this up this morning by also quali...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 27 Feb 22
  • OAKLEY REACH SEMI FINAL IN AMBLER FULLER

    OAKLEY REACH SEMI FINAL IN AMBLER FULLER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Loddon Vale, in the Ambler Fuller competition for outdoor clubs, Oakley took on league leaders Basingstoke Town Jesters with...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 26 Feb 22
  • AWESOME ALICE

    AWESOME ALICE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This evening at Longmeadow IBC, Alice Lovett, looking to follow up her success in 2021 in reaching the National Junior Singles final at Leam...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 20 Feb 22
  • SUCCESSFUL PRESENTATION DINNER

    SUCCESSFUL PRESENTATION DINNER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Friday saw Oakley Bowling Club holding its 43rd Presentation Dinner at the Test Valley Golf Club. President Spencer welcomed as guests our &...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 15 Feb 22
  • SECOND WIN IN FULLER/AMBLER

    SECOND WIN IN FULLER/AMBLER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Having won and lost one game in the round robin section of the Fuller/Ambler Trophy at Loddon Vale, Oakley, on Saturday evening, took on lea...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 7 Feb 22
  • NARROW DEFEAT IN MORETON CUP

    NARROW DEFEAT IN MORETON CUP

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    There were more changes to the Oakley team playing in this year's Moreton Cup as this morning the Club took on Atherley BC in their thir...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 30 Jan 22
  • SECOND WIN IN MORETON CUP

    SECOND WIN IN MORETON CUP

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning, at Longmeadow IBC, Oakley played the second of four matches in the Moreton Cup aainst BTC from Southampton. Oakley retained on...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 16 Jan 22
  • ASHLEY SHINES AT WORLD BOWLS

    ASHLEY SHINES AT WORLD BOWLS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Many members were glued to their phones and TVs yesterday as Ashley played his second game in the World Indoor Bowls Pairs Championships. Sh...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 10 Jan 22
  • FINAL SOCIAL EVENING OF THE YEAR

    FINAL SOCIAL EVENING OF THE YEAR

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight was the last opportunity for Oakley members to socialise before Christmas and perhaps before more Government restrictions come into ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 15 Dec 21
  • GOOD TO BE BACK AT TEST VALLEY

    GOOD TO BE BACK AT TEST VALLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Having been unable in 2020 to hold a Club Christmas Lunch, 44 members were so pleased today to meet up Test Valley Golf Club for the 2021 ev...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 12 Dec 21
  • FULLER/ AMBLER DISAPPOINTMENT

    FULLER/ AMBLER DISAPPOINTMENT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    After success against holders Old Basing in the first match of this year's Fuller/Ambler Trophy at Loddon Vale, Oakley came down to eart...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Dec 21
  • ASHLEY SELECTED FOR ENGLAND JUNIORS

    ASHLEY SELECTED FOR ENGLAND JUNIORS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Club's congratulations go to Ashley Nethercliffe who has been selected to make his debut for the England Indoor Under 26 team. Ashle...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 9 Dec 21
  • FULLER/AMBLER WIN

    FULLER/AMBLER WIN

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Seven weeks ago, Oakley were well beaten by Old Basing in the delayed 2020 Final of the Fuller/Ambler trophy at Loddon Vale. Last night the ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 28 Nov 21
  • OAKLEY BC CHANGES FOR 2022

    OAKLEY BC CHANGES FOR 2022

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Following last night's AGM at Malshanger, there are some changes in the Officers of Oakley BC for 2022. Spencer Kerley becomes President...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 23 Nov 21
  • GOOD START IN MORETON CUP

    GOOD START IN MORETON CUP

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This year's Moreton Cup, being played at Longmeadow Indoor Bowling Club, sees Oakley playing in a league of 5 teams and in this morning&...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 21 Nov 21
  • GREAT VISIT TO DORSET BOWLS

    GREAT VISIT TO DORSET BOWLS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This week 13 members from Oakley were part of a 51 strong Bowls Hampshire contingent that descended on the Dorset Golf and Bowls Resort. Cov...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 19 Nov 21
  • ASHLEY MAKES JUNIOR TRIAL

    ASHLEY MAKES JUNIOR TRIAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Ashley Nethercliffe's success in qualifying with partner William Moulton for the World Bowls Pairs at Potters has contributed to both pl...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 14 Nov 21
  • ALICE CALLED FOR TRIAL

    ALICE CALLED FOR TRIAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Club's congratulations go to Alice Lovett, who has been selected to play in the England Under 19 Mixed Trial at Northampton on the 5...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 13 Nov 21
  • OAKLEY MEMBERS AT DISTRICT PRESENTATION EVENING

    OAKLEY MEMBERS AT DISTRICT PRESENTATION EVENING

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Yesterday was the Basingstoke and District Presentation Evening held at Howard Park Bowling Club. The evening began with a welcome from the ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 13 Nov 21