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John Simmonds – Memorial Celebration

On the 11th September a Wake was held to mark the passing of John Simmons. John was a past president; club Captain and secretary of the Standon & Puckeridge Bowls Club as well as an active member of the East Herts Bowling Association (EHBA).

His family and friends gathered together to remember John, his love of music was celebrated by a performance from a male voice choir. The first staging of the John Simmons memorial trophy was held between members of the EHBA and the Standon & Puckeridge committee.

The two teams with Johns daugher Nancy, who has donated the trophy for this perpetual competition.

Club Championship – Finals Weekend – Day 2


Fixed Jack J Swann bt Fraser Beard

Handicap Singles J Swann bt Mark Haskins

Yardstick J Swann bt Fraser Beard

Club Championship – Finals Weekend – Day 1


2 Woods Andy Mansfield bt Fraser Beard

Singles – Merv Groom bt Ralph Granville

Mixed Pairs – Peter Mumford & Jamie Swann bt Fraser Beard & Ray Blakes

John Simmons – Wake

On the 11th September there will be a Wake to mark the passing of John Simmons. John was a past president; club Captain and secretary of the Standon & Puckeridge Bowls Club as well as an active member of the East Herts Bowling Association (EHBA).

This event, hosted by John’s daughter will be at 1 pm at the Club House and anyone who knew John is invited to attend

After the wake a bowls match between the club and the EHBA will be held.

Stanware Cup

On August 19th, 2021 we played the second leg of the annual Stanware Cup Competition held between ourselves and Ware BC. Playing until the sun set we achieved a win on each rink and came away with the Cup. A big thank you to Ware for the excellent welcome we received and I know you are already planning how to reclaim the cup next year

Steeple Morden Friendly match August 7th 2021

It was great to host our friends from Steeple Morden Bowls Club

Wednesday 18th August 2021 2 pm

Saturday 3rd July – Three Horseshoes Match

It was a great afternoon that started out under threatening skies and ended in bright Sunshine

It was really nice to meet up again with our friends from the Three Horsehoes club and the match was a really friendly affair.

Whitethorn Friendly – Away Saturday June 26th 2021

A great afternoon out with our friends in Letchworth

Club Competitions 2021

We are delighted ot be playing a full set of Club Competitions this year – a full set of fixtures can be downloaded here

For members requiring contact details – see the fixture sheet you have been emailed or contact us by emailing here

Lankester Cup June 12th 2021

Saturday June 12th saw Club members come together to compete for the Lankester Cup – a competition that has been held for many years. The competition this year was a pairs competiton and the final was played between Ralph Granville & Pauline Bailey versus Bob Swann and Ian Smith with Bob & Ian running out the winners!

The sun shone and a good time was had by everyone who attended

EHBL Welwyn & Hatfield Harts – June 8th 2021

A very enjoyable match with our friends from Welwyn saw the unusual sight of brothers competing on the same rink!

We were pleased to come away with a 4-2 result

Elsenham 5th June 2021

Havers Park 30 May 21

We played our first friendly of the season on Sunday 30th May – it was great to be back playing bowls – and we won as well!

2021 Open Day

Many thanks to everyone who came and tried out this fantastic game and we hope that you will return and be part of the club!

We are delighted with our new purchase!

Rosehill Kingfishers- EHBL mens League 3rd June 2021

6 – 0 result – well done everyone


Now that restrictions have been lifted for outdoor sport, we are delighted that the club is open and everyone is looking forward to a great season on the green – why not join us


Last night (9-11-19) we held our Annual Presentation Evening –

The winners of the 2019 Club Competitions were:

Mixed Singles                     Bob Swann

Mens Handicap                 Jeff Woor

Mixed Pairs                         Bob Swann & Fred Barnard

Mixed 2 Woods                Ralph Granville

Mixed Yardstick                Bob Swann

Mixed Fixed Jack               TBA

Lankester Cup                    Bob Swann; Beverly Barnard & Peter Mumford

Below are a selection of Images of the presentation including the Club Captain receiving the Stanware Cup for our home and away with against Ware Bowls Club

We had a great afternoon (24th August) hosting our friends from Sawbridgeworth

A few images from our retention of the Stanware Cup on Thursday 15th August!!

A few images from games in early August

We won our penultimate EHBL league match last night (against Whithearn Reds) 6-0 – here are a few pictures

16-7-19 – A few shots from the EHBL game against Cuffley Hawks, We were 4-2 winners

Latest League table here

Presidents Cup – 13-7-19

Congratulations to Bob Swann (on the left in the middle picture) who won the Presidents Cup after a close fought battle on Rink One with Ray Blakes (2nd) and Merv Groom


A few images of the Aston Whistlers game Monday 8th July – We won 4-2

League Match Buntingford 4-7-19

A few images from the EHBL League game against Buntingford – our first home game – Result 4-2 to Buntingford

A study in concentration

League Match J- Rosehill Otters 27-6-19

Just a quick note to say that we achieved our first 6 pointer of the season in the EHBL 2019 – with the second game being decided on the last end – Congrats to the team that brought the points home – I didn’t take many pictures (too busy) but here’s one from the night

Latest News

This list can sometimes take a couple of hours to update, please always go to the News section to ensure that you are seeing the latest news stories.

Club Competitions - Hi – just a few things to note: How are your Club Competition matches coming along? – the full details of who is playing who are on the notice board in the Club House or can be downloaded here
Open Day 2019 - This was held on Saturday 27th April 2019 – despite the rain we had a number of people from the local area visit us – thanks to everyone for their hard work – the club looked great Want to try a new sport? Want to come back to Bowls and play in a friendly club […]