Congratulations to Sue McKechnie and Chris Spray who retained their GWR Ladies Doubles title for 2017. They beat Di Greenaway and Gill Brooks in the final. Jacquii Anderson and Jean Milner were theplate winners.
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A coaching day was held at Filton PC with Chris Garratt and Thierry Sarkissian. It was an excellent and enjoyable day. It started with the theory of basic technique and moved on to games to practise the theory with the emphasis on shooting. This also gave the chance of being coached and watched by the coaches. The day was very well though out and thanks goes to Chris and Thierry and Filton PC for hosting the day.
City of Bath PC
The club recently held their Spring Open Triples
event at Larkhall which turned out to be a great day of Boule and some really close and tense matches. The Open Cup winners were two visitors from Alkmaar, Holland ably assisted by one of the CoBPC, members Mark. Runners up were Lee, Chris and Clive from the Codrington Arms. Well done to everyone who took part to make it such a special day.
COMPETITION SECRETARY - THIS ROLE ENTAILS THE ORGANISATION OF THE REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS AND THE QUALIFICATION SERIES FOR THE REGIONAL TEAM AT THE EPA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT HAYLING ISLAND. IF YOU FEEL ABLE OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO WOULD BE INTERESTED THEN PLEASE SPEAK TO A MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE.
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - WE ARE AWARE THAT THE NUMBER OF YOUNGSTERS COMING INTO THE SPORT IS LOW AND WE ARE KEEN TO RECRUIT SOMEONE WHO WOULD TAKE ON THE ROLE OF DEVELOPING THIS ASPECT BY ARRANGING EVENTS, VISITING SCHOOLS AND CLUBS ETC. TRAINING AND EXPENSES ARE AVAILABLE. PLEASE SPEAK TO CHRIS GARRATT IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Bath Grand Cru
Recent success for the club includes qualifying for the last 16 in the EPA EuroCup. The Grand Cru players also won the Brunel league 2016 for the first time and they added to that success in the Bath Thursday League with both the teams gaining promotion from their respective divisions. Various squad players represented the region in the Regional Championships with Chris Garratt, Peter Ostli-East and Thierry Sarkissian being the regions number one team. Chris and Peter went on also to reach the quarter finals of the EPA Champion of Champions doubles . A great 2016 season for the squad.