Official Opening of the Greens for the 2013 Summer season

On Bank Holiday Monday, Bowling Club President, Colin Rudrum, welcomed Newport’s Mayor, Tony Forrester, to the Club and invited him to officially open the greens and bowl the first woods at the start of the new season. The Mayor, who is more used to flat green bowled an excellent first wood close to the jack. Forty eight members then enjoyed…read more →

Presidents Day

Presidents Day Thank you Colin would like to thank all the members who made this year’s Presidents Day a big success. 51 members enjoyed an excellent Buffet Lunch prepared by his wife Gillian and the ladies, a Doubles Bowling competition organized by the Club Captain Dave Doody, and a Buffet Tea of sandwiches and cakes made by the Ladies. The…read more →

Hospice Charity Tea Party

Over seventy friends and members enjoyed a charity tea party on Sunday 15th  July. A tombola and raffle were held and the fantastic sum of £450.65 was raised for the Severn Hospice. Many people donated raffle and tombola prizes, refreshments and their time on the day which helped to make the event such a great success. Special thanks must also…read more →

Ladies Day

The annual ladies day took place on Sunday 1st July. Over 40 members attended the traditional event where the gentlemen of the club serve the ladies with their afternoon tea followed by a bowling competition to decide the winner of the Ladies Day Cup. It was a most successful day with a fantastic spread prepared by Gillian Rudrum and Mary…read more →

Official Opening of the Green

When it was realised at 1 pm that the light but steady rain was not going to ease up for a while, President, Colin Rudrum, armed with umbrella stepped out onto the green to perform the official opening of the new 2012 bowling season. Colin was accompanied by guest of honour, John Breeze the club’s hard working green keeper, who…read more →

Newport ‘C’ Indoor Bowling Team

“Against all odds, Newport ‘C’ indoor bowling team under the captaincy of Harry Morris, beat Shrewsbury ‘A’ team in the final of the Telford Short Mat League Knockout Competition at Broseley on the 15th March. After a somewhat nervous start, the Newport team fought back from behind to win the match by 11 points to 7 after 11 ends. Harry…read more →

Team of the year 2011

Below is a copy of the letter complied by the President Colin Rudrum and sent to the Newport Town Council. It outlines the success of our Premier League Team in 2011. The result of this award was announced on Wednesday 28th March at Cosy Hall at the Town Meeting with our Premier Team Winning the Honour of Newport’s “Team of…read more →

BCGBA World Club Championship

Newport Crown Green Premier Team was invited to play in the Would Club Championship held at IRLAM Steel Recreation and Social Club on the 18th March Mothering Sunday. This was the second year of this event where the top bowling sides of each country are invited to play. Newport and Chester Road represented Shropshire as they were the most successful…read more →