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  • PAVILION WORK CONTINUES

    PAVILION WORK CONTINUES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The small but dedicated team of volunteers re-staining the pavilion has now turned its attention to the windows and doors where, as can be s...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Aug 20
  • SOCIALLY DISTANT PAINTING

    SOCIALLY DISTANT PAINTING

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    We may not be playing bowls at Oakley but today was still a busy one. The green was swished, drag matted and cut and then more volunteers t...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 10 Jul 20
  • OAKLEY REACH AMBLER/FULLER FINAL

    OAKLEY REACH AMBLER/FULLER FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Tonight at Loddon Vale, a changed Oakley team took on AWRE looking for a place in the Final of the Ambler/Fuller Trophy introduced this year...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 14 Mar 20
  • ALICE INTO COUNTY FINAL

    ALICE INTO COUNTY FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Club's congratulations go to Alive Lovett who, last night, representing Loddon Vale, came through by 21-20 against Tracy Farrin...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 5 Mar 20
  • BASINGSTOKE AND DEANE SPORTS AWARDS

    BASINGSTOKE AND DEANE SPORTS AWARDS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Last night at the Apollo Hotel, the Basingstoke Sports Council held its prestigious Annual Sports Award Dinner sponsored by, amongst others,...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 Feb 20
  • CLUB PRESENTATION DINNER

    CLUB PRESENTATION DINNER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Friday evening saw the best attendance for 4 years at what was Oakley Bowling Club's 42nd Annual Presentation Dinner and Dance held at t...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Feb 20
  • OAKLEY MEN REACH SEMI-FINAL

    OAKLEY MEN REACH SEMI-FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Yesterday morning at Longmeadow IBC, Oakley played against Atherley Bears in the last game in the group stage of the Moreton Cup. Oakley won...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 3 Feb 20
  • JUNIOR TITLE FOR NICOLE

    JUNIOR TITLE FOR NICOLE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's congratulaions go to Nicole Rogers who, this weekend at Spalding !BC, lifted the EIBA National Ladies Under 25 Singles crown. N...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 26 Jan 20
  • JUNIORS AT SPALDING

    JUNIORS AT SPALDING

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today at Spalding, both Alice Lovett and Ashley Nethercliffe fought hard in their efforts to reach the Last Eights of their respective Natio...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 25 Jan 20
  • DISTRICT DINNER TROPHIES

    DISTRICT DINNER TROPHIES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Last night, 17 Oakley members attended the Basingstoke and District Bowling Association Presentation Diinner held at the Basingstoke Ma...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 25 Jan 20
  • DISAPPOINTING EVENING FOR NICOLE

    DISAPPOINTING EVENING FOR NICOLE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It will have been disappointing for Nicole Rogers that this evening she bowed out of the World Women's Matchplay event at the semi-final...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Jan 20
  • NICOLE WINS AT POTTERS

    NICOLE WINS AT POTTERS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Nicole Rogers who this evening at Potters performed brilliantly to win her quarter final against Marion Purcell of Wales....

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 18 Jan 20
  • MORETON CUP DEFEAT

    MORETON CUP DEFEAT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Yesterday morning was not a good one as Oakley slumped to defeat by Andover in the Moreton Cup played at Longmeadow IBC. The rink of St...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 13 Jan 20
  • LETTER OF THANKS FROM HOSPICE

    LETTER OF THANKS FROM HOSPICE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The St Michael's Hospice in Basingstoke has written to the Club thanking it for yet another donation to their funds stressing that this ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 7 Jan 20
  • ANOTHER WIN IN AMBLER/FULLER TROPHY

    ANOTHER WIN IN AMBLER/FULLER TROPHY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    In the Ambler/Fuller Trophy, which at Loddon Vale  IBC has replaced the Cusheon as the competition for oudoor clubs, the Oakley te...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Jan 20
  • THE ASH BLOOMS IN WINTER

    THE ASH BLOOMS IN WINTER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Ashley Nethercliffe who, representing Loddon Vale, on Saturday evening, beat Tom Poore from Dolphin in the Area Fina...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Dec 19
  • A WIN IN THE CUSHEON

    A WIN IN THE CUSHEON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Loddon Vale Indoor Bowling Club's Cusheon Trophy, originally introduced for outdoor clubs, has, over the years, seen many chan...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 19 Dec 19
  • ENJOYABLE CHRISTMAS LUNCH

    ENJOYABLE CHRISTMAS LUNCH

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Today members gathered together for the Club Christmas Lunch held at Test Valley Golf Club and organized by our Ladies’ Secretary...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 8 Dec 19
  • BRONZE MEDAL FOR NICOLE

    BRONZE MEDAL FOR NICOLE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Nicole Roger's hopes of retaining her World Indoor Under 25 title were dashed this morning when, after winning the first set, in her sem...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Dec 19
  • GO NICOLE

    GO NICOLE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Club wishes Nicole Rogers good luck when tomorrow morning in Newcastle she competes in the semi final of the International Indoor Bowls ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 5 Dec 19
  • OAKLEY PROGRESS IN MORETON

    OAKLEY PROGRESS IN MORETON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Yesterday morning at Longmeadow IBC,  playing in the Moreton Cup, Oakley's Men emerged from a tight struggle with an eight shot win...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 2 Dec 19
  • CLUB AGM

    CLUB AGM

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley's AGM, attended by 55 members, saw Martin Smith installed as our 2020 President with John Yarrall being elected as Vice...

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    Posted: 25 Nov 19
  • Well Done Alice

    Well Done Alice

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Club's congratulations go to Alice Lovett who representing Loddon Vale has qualified for the National Finals of the English Indoor B...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 7 Nov 19
  • HELP FROM ONE STOP

    HELP FROM ONE STOP

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Earlier in the year Oakley Bowling Club submitted an application for grant aid funding through the One Stop Sho...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 9 Oct 19
  • ALICE SELECTED FOR ACADEMY

    ALICE SELECTED FOR ACADEMY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley BC's congratulations go to Alice Lovett, who, after taking part in a trial at Welford on Avon last Sunday, has been informed...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 24 Sep 19
  • A BUSY TEN DAYS AT OAKLEY

    A BUSY TEN DAYS AT OAKLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The ten days, since we staged the Club Finals, have been busy ones.  First we hosted the Royal Houselold as they returned to Windsor fr...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 19 Sep 19
  • CLUB FINALS

    CLUB FINALS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This year's Club Finals were spread over several days principally because of members involvement in County Finals but also because membe...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 8 Sep 19
  • FOUR COUNTY TITLES FOR OAKLEY

    FOUR COUNTY TITLES FOR OAKLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Following on from the success earlier in the season of Nicole Rogers and Heather Statham in winning the Women's Junior Pairs, Oakley pla...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 7 Sep 19
  • ALICE GETS CALL UP

    ALICE GETS CALL UP

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Alice Lovett who, after her success in County Competitions this year, has been invited invited to attend the Bowls Englan...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 19
  • CONGRATULATIONS

    CONGRATULATIONS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    On Monday Jo Holland (substituting for Mary Varndell), Janie Vickers and Val Ryan were runners up to Alton Social's  Lesley Johnson...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 4 Sep 19
  • ENGLAND SENIOR TRIAL FOR NICOLE

    ENGLAND SENIOR TRIAL FOR NICOLE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    As she was playing in today's Club Fours competition, it was announced by Bowls England that Nicole Rogers has been selected to take par...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 4 Sep 19
  • CLUB DRAWN FOURS

    CLUB DRAWN FOURS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The  Drawn Fours held today at Malshanger saw 36 players participating in three league with the league winners and the best runner up p...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 4 Sep 19
  • OAKLEY PLAYERS AT LEAMINGTON

    OAKLEY PLAYERS AT LEAMINGTON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Over the weekend, five Oakley players were representing Hampshire in junior team competitions at Leamington.  In the women's A...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 2 Sep 19
  • TWO DISTRICT TITLES FOR OAKLEY

    TWO DISTRICT TITLES FOR OAKLEY

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Most of the Basingstoke and District Finals were held over the weekend.  In the Singles, Ric Newson bounced back from his heavy defeat ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 1 Sep 19
  • OAKLEY CLUB TOUR

    OAKLEY CLUB TOUR

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Friday saw 37 bowlers set out on the club's annual tour which this year was to Norfolk.  It was an eventful start as our coach had ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 Aug 19
  • THE LEAST SAID THE BETTER

    THE LEAST SAID THE BETTER

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    After a very successful season which has seen Ric Newson reach the finals of the Basingstoke and District and the Bowls Hampshire Men's ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 29 Aug 19
  • NORTH HANTS FINALS

    NORTH HANTS FINALS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Mary Varndell and Janie Vickers who have qualified for the Final of the NHWBA Pairs by beating Brenda Grout of Fleet...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 24 Aug 19
  • A STEP TOO FAR

    A STEP TOO FAR

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    For Oakley Ladies, Tuesday evening was a step too far as they took on a strong team from Sutton in the last 32 of the National Top Club...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 21 Aug 19
  • CHAMPION KINGFISHERS

    CHAMPION KINGFISHERS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley Kingfishers have, with a game to spare, won Division 4 of the Whitchurch League.  Relegated for the last two years, the Kin...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 20 Aug 19
  • WHITCHURCH FINALS AND BDBA SEMIS

    WHITCHURCH FINALS AND BDBA SEMIS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Oakley players were involved over the weekend in four of the Whitchurch and District Finals.  The Over 60s Singles Final saw Malcolm Gr...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 19 Aug 19
  • YESTERDAY AT LEAMINGTON

    YESTERDAY AT LEAMINGTON

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    There were mixed fortunes for Oakley's players at yesterday's National Championships at Leamington.  In the morning Ashley Neth...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 18 Aug 19
  • LADIES GO OUT OF GAZETTE

    LADIES GO OUT OF GAZETTE

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Yesterday morning at Hook, Oakley Ladies toook on St Mary Bourne in the semi final of the North Hants Women's BA's Gazette Cup,...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 18 Aug 19
  • OAKLEY JUNIORS LOSE IN NATIONAL SEMI FINAL

    OAKLEY JUNIORS LOSE IN NATIONAL SEMI FINAL

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    This morning at Leamington, Nicole Rogers and Heather Statham took on the Leicestershire Pair of Tegan Grewal and Kat Bowman in the Quarter ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 18 Aug 19
  • DOUBLE DISAPPOINTMENT

    DOUBLE DISAPPOINTMENT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Prior to today, in the five events in which Oakley players have so far featured at Leamington, only Nicole Rogers has won a game (...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 15 Aug 19
  • NICOLE BOWS OUT OF TWO WOOD SINGLES

    NICOLE BOWS OUT OF TWO WOOD SINGLES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    It was a disappointing afternoon for Nicole Rogers as she took on Angela Hayton of Cumbria in the Women's Two Wood Singles first ro...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 14 Aug 19
  • ALL OAKLEY FINAL IN DISTRICT SINGLES

    ALL OAKLEY FINAL IN DISTRICT SINGLES

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Yesterday Ric Newson beat Paul Schofield of Alton 21-14 to reach the final of the Basingstoke and District Singles where he will meet clubma...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 14 Aug 19
  • OAKLEY REACH TWO BDBA FINALS

    OAKLEY REACH TWO BDBA FINALS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Sean Lassman (for whom Steve Devonish had substituted in an earlier round), Bob Goodyear and Ashley Nethercliffe who last...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 13 Aug 19
  • EXTRA END DISAPPOINTMENT

    EXTRA END DISAPPOINTMENT

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    The Oakley triple of Nicole Rogers, Heather Statham and Alice Lovett began well at Leamington this morning against Cornwall moving into an e...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 12 Aug 19
  • WHITCHURCH LEAGUE FINALISTS

    WHITCHURCH LEAGUE FINALISTS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Congratulations to Terry Varndell, John Ryan and Mary Varndell, substituting for Richard Startin, on yesterday at St Mary Bourne beatin...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 11 Aug 19
  • NICOLE IN CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

    NICOLE IN CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

    Malshanger, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    Article by: Spencer Kerley

    Yesterday morning at Leamington, Nicole Rogers continued her quest to become the National Champion of Champions when, in the ...

    Oakley Bowling Club   |  
    Posted: 8 Aug 19