Acle Indoor Bowls Club Juniors had some unexpected guests at their Friday training session when John Whitelock, Managing Director & Trevor Conway, Chairman of Crocus Homes, presented them with a cheque for £900.
Denis Goodley, Manager of the Club, who received the cheque explained that the money is to be used to invite some of the country’s top coaches down to the club to assist club coaches and guide our prospective future stars on the EIBA Youth Development Pathway.
Seen in the photo receiving trophies are Faith Hammond and Ryan Garman who were winner and r/up in the recent county U16s Competition.
Acle Young Stars
On Friday 12th Jan, three times World Champion, England Captain and England under 25 Manager Andy Thomson joined Acle youngsters for a coaching session at the Indoor Club. Pictured with him are Coach Sid Siely with Tia Lindford, Ryan Garman and Faith Hammond who will be playing on the World Bowls Final Carpet in the Junior Championship Final at 9.00 am on the Sun 28th Jan the day of the World Singles final . Discussion on delivery, stance and attitude to fellow players was made and importantly diet was impressed on the youngsters. Supporters are reminded of the road works in Gorleston that will create a delay to their journey.
Acle Young Stars
Playing on the World Bowls Blue Carpet at Potters in the Final of the Junior Triples , 11 year old Lia Linford, Faith Hammond and Ryan Garman both 15 years old it was an experience of a lifetime and up against three more experienced players from the Riverain club in Hertfordshire was a nerve racking experience. In Front of a Crowd of over 200 some wonderful drawing bowls especially from both Skips the applause was well deserved. The Acle Trio as expected were great ambassadors to their club and game and at the presentation Greg Harlow congratulated both teams on their performance .Riverain won 10-2.