Castleton Bowling and Social Club

End of bowling season news 2021

A good season has finished; despite covid worries members have escaped serious illness and enjoyed getting back into bowling action.

The Mens team in the Central Lancs League came top of the B division.Ably captained by John Stanger they were very consistent throughout the season and were helped by stand ins from the reserve team during holiday absences.The withdrawal of Crompton B.C. at a late stage in the season added a bit of drama but  with 16 wins out of 18 our club was outstanding.David Gibson was top of the league averages and was very good in all weathers and on all surfaces.John Stanger and Mark Davies were also 3rd and 4th in averages showing the strength in depth. Looking forward to the A division next season!

The Rochdale thursday league team also did well finishing 2nd to Chesham in the C division with Julie Ferguson and John Pinhay top of the pairs averages for club and  division.Captain Stuart Lewis and Andy Jackson were highest in the team averages.

Our 2 teams in the Rochdale ladies league D division had a less successful time with illness and players retirement affecting team selections.The home derby Castleton Ladies v Castleton was won by Castleton ladies .More new players are needed for next season so get your scouts out! Dianne Butterworth and Elaine Ferguson topped the club teams averages.

The Mens reserve team in the CLL C division captained by Frank Gac and Elvet Smith finished 5th in the league Stuart Lewis and Andy Butterworth joint top of club averages.There were a number of close finishes making it quite an interesting and exciting season.There was steady improvement by a number of players as season went on which is good news for next year!

Last but not least the Vets team also finished mid table in the Rochdale Vets league top average from Gordon Charlton and John Stanger .Close games again just 9 points between 3rd and 5th teams.

Congratulations to all players.

Our club green is being reseeded this autumn and looking forward to 2022.


Contact Information

Castleton Bowling and Social Club

Ashton Street
OL11 3RT

Tel: 07885 154322

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