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Sol Plaatje West End Bowls Club to host spring tournament this weekend

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The tournament is set to take place on Saturday, November 18th and Sunday the 19th, starting promptly at 9am each day. The format features 15-end Trips comprising three games on the 18th, followed by two games on the 19th, ensuring an intense and action-packed showdown on the greens.

Bowlers are seen honing their skills at the Sol Plaatje West End Bowls Club. Picture: Supplied

THIS WEEKEND marks a significant event for lawn bowls enthusiasts as the Sol Plaatje West End Bowls Club prepares to host its highly anticipated annual spring tournament.

Renowned for showcasing exceptional bowling skills, this competition attracts competitive bowlers from all over the central region, all vying for a chance to claim substantial prize money.

The event, scheduled to kick off at 9am on Saturday, promises an exciting line-up of matches. The tournament format includes three games of 15-end Trips on the opening day, followed by the final two games on Sunday. This set-up guarantees intense competition and compelling displays of skill from seasoned bowlers as they vie for victory on the green.

The club has made considerable efforts to nurture and develop the sport within the region according to recently-appointed chairman, Adrian van Wyk. “We are very determined to foster the growth of lawn bowls, especially as it gains traction internationally and attracts a younger generation of bowlers,” Van Wyk told the DFA.

He also expressed gratitude for the support received from local businesses, acknowledging their pivotal role in ensuring the sustainability of sports facilities in the community.

This weekend, the club extends a warm invitation to both lawn bowl enthusiasts and curious spectators to come along and witness the tournament’s thrilling battles first hand. With an electrifying atmosphere anticipated, attendees can expect a weekend filled with skill and sportsmanship.

The stakes are high, with an impressive total prize pool valued at R21,000 up for grabs. Teams willing to test their mettle in this challenging yet rewarding competition are required to pay an entry fee of R1,800 per team, which includes meals provided throughout the event.

So, save the date: the tournament is set to take place on November 18th and 19th, starting promptly at 9am each day. The format features 15-end Trips comprising three games on the 18th, followed by two games on the 19th, ensuring an intense and action-packed showdown on the greens.

As the anticipation builds and the excitement mounts, the Sol Plaatje West End Bowls Club gears up to host a weekend of thrilling sporting action.

For both participants and spectators alike, this tournament promises to be an unmissable experience celebrating the skill, strategy, and camaraderie that make lawn bowls such an engaging, interesting and entertaining sport.

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