Shanklin Bowling Club


Shanklin Bowling Club AwardShanklin Bowls Club won Team of the Year at the 3rd Bowls England Awards, held at the Athena in Leicester on Saturday (24th February).

The awards were given to those who had an excellent 2023 season and made an impact in the sport.

Over 350 guests from the bowls community attended the event.

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The other nominees for Team of the Year were: Appleyard Bowls Team (Kent), Essex Bowls Team (Essex), Heavy Transport Ladies Team (Cornwall).

England Bowls have written:

“Shanklin etched a remarkable chapter in its history, culminating in a triumphant 2023 season. The team’s success is not an overnight achievement but a result of years of dedication and an unwavering desire to succeed. 

“Setting ambitious goals for the year, the team aspired to reach the National Finals in both the Men’s Club Two Fours and Men’s Top Club competitions. Recognizing the challenges posed by their geographical location, the team embraced the necessity of travel, displaying unwavering commitment even at the expense of work commitments. 

“The 2023 season turned out to be a dream come true, with the full support of club members and the management committee playing a crucial role. They secured the Men’s Club Two Fours title and were runners-up in the Top Club. 

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“The team is a testament to the inclusive nature of bowls, with players spanning from their mid-20s to mid-70s. Comprising individuals from various walks of life, they share amazing camaraderie and desire to continually improve and succeed.”

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David King
David King
3 months ago

Well done Shanklin, fantastic effort, and achievement. Will be, much more entertaining and enjoyable in beating you this summer season. Ventnor Bowls Club.

Voice of Reason
Voice of Reason
Reply to  David King
3 months ago

That’s if Ventnor Bowls club does not fall into the sea.


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