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23/11/17 Shebbear go to the next round of the Alan Wright Trophy

After beating Goodleigh 61 - 20 this evening and overcoming a 20 shot deficit Shebear will meet Yarnscombe in the next round.

23/11/17 Acorns vs Ilfracombe Hawks - new date

The Acorns will now play Ilfracombe at home on Thursday 22nd February.

23/11/17 Stones vs Christchurch - new date

The home fixture will now take place on Tuesday 23rd January 2018

23/11/17 Monday 27th November - no roll-up

The roll-up has been cancelled because of match against Torrington in the Tony Stephens Trophy.

16/11/17 Acorns vs Ilfracombe Hawks - cancelled

Ilfracombe has cancelled today's fixture; a new date will be arranged.

14/11/17 Christchurch Sinners game cancelled

The Stones afternoon game against Christchurch has been cancelled because of a bereavement.  A new date will be arranged and posted on the site.

5/11/17 Date change for the Stones

The Stones fixture against Bideford Strand has been changed from Tuesday 12th December to Tuesday 13th March.

5/11/17 Tony Stephens Knockout Trophy

After a bye in the first round, Shebbear must play in Torrington on Monday the 27th November in the second round.

17/10/17 Club Pairs a reminder

The Pairs competition is next Monday 23rd October 7.15pm.

17/8/17 Dates for your diaries!

Next seasons fixtures are now complete; you can look at your team, now, on-line and get the fixture booklet at the pre-season meeting on Monday 25th September 7.30pm.

2/2/17 Date change Stones vs Woolsery

The Stones game against Woolsery wil now be on Friday 17th February, normal 2.00pm start

9/1/17 Tony Stephens Knockout Trophy

A win this evening has put Shebbear in to the semi finals.  We'll play the winners of the quarter final between Goodleigh and Yarnscombe..

28/12/16 Tony Stephens Cup quarter final

Shebbear will play Sutcombe on Monday 9th January at home for a place in the semi-finals

19/12/16 Tony Stephens Knockout Trophy

In a very close game against Morwenstow Shebbear came out winners by 4 shots; that puts us into the quarter finals.

13/10/16 Alan Wright Trophy

After the home leg against Winkleigh it's a draw at 34 points each.  The scores; singles 7 - 10, pairs 17 - 4, triples 9 - 8, fours 1 - 12. 

The away leg will be on Thursday 3rd November.


29/3/16 Shebbear Acorns have finished winners of Division 6.

The Acorns have finished top of division 6 in the Afternoon Triples league. In their last game at Westward Ho! they got 2.5 points which put them beyond reach of runners-up Merton. Next season they will be promoted to Division 5

29/3/16 Shebbear Stones finish runners up in Division 7

Taking 3 points in their final game against Stratton ensured the Stones were second in division 7 of the Afternoon Triples League; 1 point behind Hatherleigh and 1 point in front of Goodleigh. They will have to wait until next season to see if they have gained promotion.

29/3/16 AGM and Dinner - Friday 15th April at Holsworthy Golf Club.

If you wish to book a meal please contact Mick Stairs.

30/1/16 Tony Stephens Knockout Trophy

The Oaks ave beaten Winkleigh Mosquitoes by 53 shots to 19 and will now meet the Sutcombe Skylarks in the semi-final on February 24th/

1/11/15 No roll-up on Monday 16th November

Shebbear will be hosting one of the first stages of the Federation Singles competition.

Come and watch some of our local leagues finest battle for the singles crown.

30/10/15 Tony Stephens Knockout Trophy

A win against Merton last night puts Shebbear into the next round where they'll meet Christchurch.

4/9/15 Pre-season meeting Monday 21st September; 7.30pm start

Time to discuss the season ahead.

Bring your cheque books as it's time to renew your membership, you can also collect your new colourful fixture cards for the new winter season ahead.

27/2/15 AGM and Dinner - Friday 10th April at Holsworthy Golf Club

This year we are back at the Golf Club for our AGM and annual dinner.  The cost is £15 for a two course carvery and the list is on the notice board for those wishing to attend.  The meeting will start at 6.30pm and the meal will follow at 7.30pm.


6/12/14 Christmas gathering on Monday 8th December

Bring some finger food and join in the games!

26/11/14 No roll-up on Wednesday 3rd December

The Village Hall have asked if they can give our hall booking to the family of Jane Wicektt for her funeral wake and we have, of course, agreed.

7/11/14 No roll-up on Monday 17th November

Shebbear is hosting a qualifying evening for the North Devon league Federation Singles on Monday 17th November; so there will not be a roll-up.

If you can come and watch; you'll see some good tactics and excellent bowling from some of the best players in our North Devon leagues.

7/11/14 11th November - Stones game cancelled

This home fixture for the Stones against the South Molton Beavers has been cancelled and will now take place on Tuesday 24th March.

7/11/14 11th December - Oaks game cancelled

The Oaks fixture away to Yarnscombe on Thursday !1th December has been cancelled.  Look out for the new date!

1/8/14 We have two new teams in the winter afternoon triples.

They're back; the Shebbear Acorns and Stones!  The two teams are both in Division 7 of the North Devon Afternoon Triples league.  The new division is made up of eight new teams, with Shebbear are Hatherleigh, Merton, South Molton, Stratton, Torrington and Winkleigh.  All the fixture information will be available at the pre-season meeting on Thursday 11th September at 7.30pm.

Good luck to all our members old and new.

28/3/14 AGM and Dinner - Friday 11th April at 6.30pm

This year the AGM and Dinner is back at Holsworthy Golf Club.  It's not to late to book, just contact Richard and Pam Whiterow.  The AGM begins at 6.30pm followed by Dinner at 7.30pm

8/3/14 Alan Wright Trophy

The second leg was a much closer affair but in the end Yarnscombe were able to add to their 23 shot lead!  Good luck to a very friendly and skillful team in the semi-finals.

10/1/14 Wednesday afternoons 2014

The Wednesday afternoon friendly roll-up will restart next week, 15/01/2014.

14/12/13 Victory against Merton in the Alan Wright Trophy.

After the second leg of the competition Shebbear increased their lead from 5 to 11 points.  A win in the singles and triples, a draw for the pairs and a 2 shot loss for the fours.

Shebbear will meet either Hartland or Yarnscombe in the next round.

5/12/13 Christmas gathering!

Come along on Monday 9th December for some bowls and Christmas cheer.  Bring some finger food and have some fun!!

28/11/13 Alan Wright results away to Merton

In the first leg of the Alan Wright Trophy away to Merton Shebbear had a very good result.  A win in the triples and fours, a draw in the singles and a small loss in the pairs, means Shebbear have a 5 shot advantage to take forward to the home leg on Friday 13th December

28/11/13 Tony Stephens Knockout Trophy

The Oaks progress to the 3rd round after a 2 shot win over Stratton Greens

22/10/13 Pairs on Monday 28th October

If you haven't filled in your competition entry forms yet, give Eileen a ring to register for Monday!

13/10/13 Teams withdraw from League Division 2

Yarnscombe Falcons and Stratton Yellows have withdrawn from the North Devon League Division Two. So Acorns Team Members should cancel the relevant fixtures in their diaries.
The Acorns will play them away on Thursday November 21st, and at home on March 6th 2014.

15/8/13 Pre-season Meeting 12th September 2013

This years pre-season meeting will be held in the village hall on Thursday 12th September at 7.30pm.

15/8/13 Friendly and social Wednesday afternoon roll up!

Starting on Wednesday 3rd October there will be a roll up session from 2pm - 4pm.  It's a fun and social event with no serious competitions; we want to encourage and help first timers to learn the sport and at the same time our regular players can have a practice.  Tea and coffee will be provided.

12/3/13 Champions for the 2012-2013 Season

Have a look in Club Matters under the heading 'Roll of Honour' to see last nights finals winners

7/3/13 Finals Night on Monday 11th March

The finals to be played are; Singles 4 woods, Matchplay and Triples.

7/3/13 AGM and Dinner on Friday 19th April is to be held at the RYDON INN

After some negative feedback about the new caterers at the Golf Club, the AGM and Dinner has been moved to the Rydon Inn, just outside of Holsworthy on the way to Bude.  The menu will be displayed on the notice board for you to make your choices.  There will also be a copy posted on the web-site with a contact address if your not coming to any club nights.

31/1/13 Shebbear in Alan Wright semi-finals

After a comfortable victory over Christchurch on Tuesday evening, the Shebbear side have a date for the nth February at Braunton to play their semi-final.  We will face Woolsery or South Melton.

15/1/13 Club singles on Monday 21st January, don't forget!

The new date for the singles. Please let the Competition Secretary know in good time if you have registered but now can't attend.

15/1/13 A 5 shot lead against Christchurch.

After the first leg of the Alan Wright away to Christchurch, Shebbear have a 5 point advantage. For many players this was their first visit to this unusual CHURCH venue. The home team gave us a very warm welcome and made good use of their home advantage on somewhat quirky mats! Wins by the triples and fours were balanced by losses in the pairs and singles. We finished 5 shots ahead, good for an away leg.

4/1/13 Dates for the next round of the Alan Wright Trophy

Shebbear meet Christchurch in the next round of the trophy.  The dates are; Monday 14th January for the away leg and Tuesday 29th January at home.  Make a note in those new diaries!

3/1/13 A win in the County 10's

Anstey came to Shebbear for the second leg of the competition.  There were convincing wins for the singles and fours, the pairs and triples had to fight harder for their wins.  Now Shebbear go through to the County finals at the Isca Centre in Exeter on February 2nd.

17/12/12 Shebbear are back in the County 10's

After Torrington withdrew from the competition the county re-instated Shebbear to play Anstey.  The first leg was played last Thursday the 13th December; the singles was a draw, the pairs lost by one shot, the triples won by one shot and the fours lost.  The score stands at 3pts - 5pts.  The return leg will be played at home on Wednesday 2nd January and we will need to win three disciplines to be sure of a place at Exeter on 2nd February.

28/11/12 Don't forget Christmas spoons on Monday 10th December

We will be playing our normal Spoons format but with a break for food and drink.  Please come along with a plate of 'finger food' to share and your own drink.  Lets have some festive cheer!