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HOT SHOTS CLUB | September 2022

Drum roll please… we have a gold badge winner! The honour this month goes to Nathan Nimmo, of Bletchley Town BC, who has achieved three hot shots this year!

Nathan, aged 24, has been bowling for approximately 14 years. His nan Barbara Haynes mainly taught him and is his inspiration. Nathan bowls for Bucks Under 25s and was a member of their winning White Rose team. His success comes as we celebrate another bumper month of applications with some great photos of bowlers with their certificates and cracking stories of how maximum shot counts were achieved.

Eamonn Harrington, of Greystones BC, achieved his hot shot with Hannah McInerny and has only been bowling for three months!

Margaret and Trevor Templeman, of Woburn Sands BC, are also new bowlers gaining a hot shot. They are in their second season of bowling, while Karen Williets has been bowling for 12 years and had her first hot shot with Jean Palumbo at Fordingbridge BC. Jean has also only been bowling for two seasons.

Sisters Hattie and Erin Burke won their hot shot in the final of the Gloucestershire Women’s Bowling Association Under 25 pairs final. Hattie is 12, while Erin is 13 and they have only started bowling since the COVID-19 pandemic.

George Daniels meanwhile tells us that Ropner Park Veterans BC members Brian Rocke, Ken Brown and Keith Guy scored a maximum nine shots in their triples match when skip Keith picked up the jack and took it in the ditch enabling them to pick up a full house as all their woods were behind the original jack setting.

The Bowls International Hot Shots Club is famous throughout the bowls playing world.

It was launched more than 20 years ago to reward players achieving a maximum score on one end of a competitive match and remains as popular as ever.

Certificates recognising the feat and signed by 15 times world champion Tony Allcock OBE take pride of place in the clubs and homes of bowlers all over the globe.

Different coloured bowls stickers are also available to highlight the achievement of becoming a member of the world’s largest and most exclusive bowls club.

Apart from having your names recognised in print and featured on our website, why not send in a picture as well of the successful pair, triple or four, along with some interesting and relevant details about your claim.

You can provide a few details on the entry form that is featured in this supplement and email your photos to hotshots@bowlsinternational.com

Happy bowling and good luck!

The latest Hot Shot winners…

Barton-Le-Clay BC: Neil Rixon, Colin Smith

Caversham BC: Myra Fowler, Sue Harris, Alan Brooks, Stephen Hall
Great Hollands BC: Ken Perrett, Terry Harmer, Ray Furnell
Maidenhead Town BC: Christine Wright, Kathy Wells
The Royal County of Berkshire: David Gibbons, Richard Heathman, Kevin Scrace, Andrew Knapper

Chessvale BC: Pauline Loakes, Jean Nettleton, Brian Wright, Alan Sherrock
Wendover and Chiltern Hills BC: Jill Wheeler, John Riche, David Rogers
Woburn Sands BC: Margaret Templeman, Trevor Templeman

Torpoint BC: D Hoskings, P West, M Saunders, S Mitchell

Ropner Park Veterans BC: Brian Rocke, Ken Brown, Keith Guy

Great Torrington BC: Carol Phillips, Teresa Walter, Elaine Clements
Madeira BC: Joan Brinkworth, David G Tucker, Clive Brinkworth
Plymouth Hoe BC: Darren Moon, James Ivey, Dave Powney, J Humphries
Sir Francis Drake BC: John Toull, Keith Klein, Bill Grantham, John Stringfellow

Branksome Park BC: Sue Harris, Bob Harris
Branksome Park BC: Sue Harris, Tom Whelan, Bob Harris
West Moors BC: Shelagh Rundle, Marion Miles, Pat Chant, Janet Price

Eldon Grove BC: Sue Henderson, Jean McClelland

Bournemouth Park BC: D Broomfield, A Hogan, B Hennessy, J Telling
Brentwood BC: Jenny Morley, Sue Sepkes, Ann Lee, Gail Kidd
Hatfield Peverel BC: Peter Hall, Hazel Deal, Sandra Tolfrey, Rita Thomson
Thurrock BC: Carol Scott, Kay Vice, Valerie Gilmour

Avonvale BC: Phil Ford, Colin Williams, Pete Smith, Ian Jenking
Coleford BC: Hattie Burke, Erin Burke
Pineholt BC: Julie Martin, Andy Heath, Steve Parsons
Fairford BC: Ian Gelgon, Paul Mackenzie, Marlene Robinson, Alan Parker

County BC: Annie Rymill, Hugh Coulter
Fordingbridge BC: Jean Palumbo, Karen Williets
Hook BC: Steve Potts, Pam Vivian, Tony Gepp
Lockingwood BC: Dave Forsyth, Colin Mottram, Simon O’Neill
Milton Park BC: Andrew Osborne, Reid Wilcockson
Parkside BC: Dave May, Bernie Falla, George Alexander, Ken Prior
Ventnor BC: Richard Wyatt, John Biddle, Ron Sleap, Dave King
Waterside BC: Tony Page, Stewart Hathaway, John Wills

Yateley BC: Brenda Briggs, Kevin Stook, Derrick Lott, Adrian Bush

Yateley BC: Trevor Hornby, Mark Avenall, Brian Lawrence, Ian Perry

Letchworth Garden City BC: Danny Sims, Alan Sparkes, Mick Vardy, Tony Sinclair

Barrow BC: Peter Mason, Jeremy Roebuck, Steve Clarke
Barrow BC: Peter Mason, Jim Ayres, Steve Clarke

Brampton BC: Michael Sykes, Dale Milbourne, Pete Parnell, Glyn Milbourne

Bembridge BC: Judy Eynon, Jane Swinfield, Gay Allen, Val Newton
Bembridge BC: Debbi Gills, Judy Eynon, Gay Allen
Bembridge BC: Bernie Allen, Gay Allen
Cowes Medina BC: Pat Marshal, Sandra Scourfield, Jenny Ward, Sharon Hartill
Plessey BC: Nick Hodder, Roy Smith, Viv Jenkins, Myles Farrington
Sandown BC: Rob Gow, Allan Sewell, Graham Stone, Keith Cook
Sandown BC: Mhairi Day, Julie Lymn, Sylvie Brown, Loretta Ireland

Beckenham and Bromley District BA: George Reynolds, Jill Bonner, Peter Harris
Bromley Town BC: Carol Munday, Sandy Vane, Lyn Payne
Swale IBC: Jane Bentley, Howie Scott
Walpole Bay BC: Janette Plummer, Ann Hazeldine, John Mann
Woolwich and Plumstead BC: Ron O’Calloghan, Paul Monk, John Whitelock, David King

Belvoir Vale BC: Malcolm Britton, Martin Porter Burgess BC: Pearl Robins, Julian Obremski, Stephen Waring
Melton and District IBC: Carol Pick, David Pick

Barrow BC: Peter Mason, Chris Brown, Mike Root
Barrow BC: Peter Mason, Stuart Collinson, Mike Root
Sutton on Sea BC: M Francis, G Biggs, A Tudbury

Harrow BC: Brian Moates, Magan Kanjia

Cawston BC: Derek Crane, Phil Hollis, Pat Buckley
Gissing BC: E Fairweather, B Royal, S Thompson
Norfolk BC: Carole Slaughter, Jenna O’Hagan
Shouldham BC: Gail Ashby, Diana Jones, Pearl Armsby

Northamptonshire VPs: Linda Johnson, Roger Fisher, Dave Brawn, Don Johnson

Benfield BC: Viv Smith, Terence Carson, Alan Welsh
Gosforth and Coxlodge BC: Mick Wynn, Graham Carr, Tony Heron

Bridgwater BC: Jim Davey, Matt Oliver, Tony Frampton, Norman Allen
Castle Cary BC: Josephine Anderson, Kevin Davis, Jan Frisby, Charlie Anderson
Norwest BC: S Reynolds, M Skehan, N Vine, A Delamont
Watchet BC: Derck Bowden, Harry Edwards, Rod Somerfield, Mike Webber
Wessex Ladies BC: Brenda Hayes, Verlie Edwards, Pam Rolls, Debbie Welfare


Borough of Eye BC: Paul Lawrence, Mick Butcher
Kessingland BC: Neil Ketteringham, William Smith, Geoff Dulieu

Ewell Village BC: Graham Morris, David Foan, Tracie Bailey, Steve Everett
Ewell Village BC: Christine Dally, Tracie Bailey, Tony Doyle, Martin Bailey
Horsell BC: Pat Northey, Elaine Wilson
Sutton BC: Denise Tarling, Hilda Balmer, Liz Bowmer
West Byfleet BC: Audrey Abbotts, Maureen Morris, Peter Charlton
West End BC: Linda Stubbs, Angela Woodley, Jan Bonny

Hawkhurst BC: Sue Simmonds, Peter Goad, Rita Swanton
Preston BC: George Briley, Amy Truran
Southwick BC: Maureen Salvage, Trevor Smith, Dave Spencer, Dave Stevens
Westfield BC: Penny Kenward, Sharon Forward, Sheila Wilson

Rowheath BC: Martin Clark, George Chew, Alan Harrison, Terence Walls
Rowheath BC: Mike Vines, Chris Slim

Corsham BC: Be Watkins, Eddie Wakely, Sue Hunt, John Connelly
Faringdon BC: Ron Milbourne, Gordon Rothwell, Nigel Cox
Shrivenham BC: Margaret Neaves, Adrian Williams, Valerie Carter, Colin Lomas
Westlecot BC: Robbie Ferguson, Chris Baldwin, Ian Henery, Miles Roberts

Airmyn BC: Malcolm Eyre, Paul Robert Walker
Middlesbrough BC: Matt Mosley, Mark Stracey, Bryn Mosley, Stuart Forrest
Riccal BC: Eric Hoare, Jean Kendall, Brian Powell
Walkington BC: Stuart Watts, Graham Stephenson

Beechwood BC: Gary Wilkins, Ian Gibson, John Thorne, Bruce Carroll
Cwmamman BC: John Hall, Julie Williams, Siôn Phillips, David James
Gelligaer BC: L Exton, K Marsh, A Coombs, P Jenkins
Newcastle Emlyn BC: Jean Jones, Lloyd Jones, Graham Berry, John L T Davies
Port Talbot BC: Mike Howe, Simon Davies, Philip Parry
Rumney Ladies BC: Jane Rogers, Joyce Collins
Rumney Ladies BC: Anna Wheeler, Jo Waite, Sandra Davies, Joyce Collins
Ynysddu BC: Dawn Harrhy, Jade Trevis, Lynette Payne, Heather Collins

Strichen BC: Judith Johnston, Mary Innes, Liz Inglis
The Inverness BC: Scott Davidson, Mark Airey

Bray BC: Michael Eggleston, Dean Kenny, Brendan Duffy, Mark Hughes
Curran BC: Paul Alexander, Lisa Mann
Greystones BC: Angela Prizeman, Marie Hickey, Mary Wafer, Mary Breen
Grove Park BC: Alec Noble, Wesley Lewis, Sam McFerran
Grove Park BC: Raymond Robinson, Micah Hill, Chris Hill (double hot shots)

Sun BC: Ron Romeril, John Le Gros, Tony Osmont, Tim Knight

Have you recently picked up a full count on one end of a competitive match? Simply complete the online form and email your photos to hotshots@bowlsinternational.com to become a member of the Hot Shots Club.

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