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12 November 2018

We have just heard the shock news that Alan Turvey passed away this morning. Alan served the County as Secretary for several years and was President of both HIBA in 2000/1 and EIBA in 2006/7

He also worked tirelessly as Chairman of the Old Basing outdoor club and he will be greatly missed by many and our thoughts are with his family at this sad time

The funeral will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Old Basing at 1pm on Thursday 29 November

11 November 2018

Atherley Patrons had a runaway start to our match today leading by 29 shots at the halfway stage but the Patrons fought hard to end the day just 9 shots behind. It was a count back for the highest winning rink between Banister Park and Victory with Victory just pipping Banister Park

Many thanks to all those that donated items for the raffle, so far in three matches we have raised £149.00 for the County

10 November 2018

The first Bramley Bowl League table has been uploaded

04 November 2018

Hampshire travelled to Moonfleet IBC in Weymouth to play Dorset for the Don Gough Trophy today

Dorset and Hampshire play for this trophy on the same weekend every year at the same venue so it is a competitive affair but always played in good spirit

This year Hampshire had a convincing win by 134 shots to 109 and well done to all who took part which now gives us a fixture tally of 3 wins to 2

Hampshire’s top rink, with a score of 41 shots to 18, was Martin Johnson, Terry Gormely and Jeff Passmore from Palmerston and ably skipped by Arthur Newland from Victory

It was great to see new players joining the teams and Colts badges were presented to Jason Smith from Atherley and Kevin Goode from Palmerston

The next friendly is against Sussex at Victory IBC on Wednesday 14 November at 2.00pm
27 October 2018

The Patrons had an enjoyable day in good company at Loddon Vale today as the home team made us feel welcome allowing us to have a good win overall winning on 4 rinks. The highest winning rink was Banister Park just edging out the other high winning rink of Palmerston by two shots on the last end

Thanks to the generous raffle donations by members we have raised £101 in two matches so far this season. If you have any raffle items that you are willing to donate these will be very welcome

23 October 2018

In the first round of the National Over 60’s Inter County competition we faced Berkshire today and defeated them by 116 shots to 87 to set up a second round tie against Sussex on Tuesday 20 October

18 October 2018

HIBA played Surrey IBA at Wey Valley IBC today. Surrey fielded many of their O60 National County Players and although the score in the early part of the match was 32 shots each, they ran out worthy winners beating us by 55 shots (146-91)

We had two winning rinks - Atherley and Palmerston, who both won by 1 shot, but as Palmerston scored on 11 ends -  2 ends more than Atherley, Bill Noble, Martin johnson, Jeff Passmore and Dave Heather were awarded the top rink prize

Colts badges were awarded to Geoff Topp - Chawton Park, Charlie Pearson - Rushmoor, Dave Lawson - Atherley County Badges were awarded to Bill Noble and Martin Johnson - Palmerston and Maurice Saunders - Loddon Vale

The next match will be on 4 November v Dorset at Moonfleet IBC

06 October 2018

Hampshire Patrons faced a very strong team from Chawton Park IBC today and at the halfway stage Chawton had 71 shots to the Patrons 63. Despite a slow start the winning rink for the Patrons of Tony Jennings, Bill Noble, Martin Johnson and Neil Roderick did well to come back from 2-12 after 9 ends to end up winning 25-14 to help seal a win for the Patrons by 1 shot at 121-120

Our next match is on the 21 October at Loddon Vale IBC

07 September 2018

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