Donaghadee Golf Club
WINTER VETERAN’S LEAGUE
On Monday 10th April the final outing of the Winter Veteran’s League took place at Donaghadee. The organiser, Bill Hetherington, thanked all the members for their support and friendship throughout the winter months and hoped that when the summer league starts in a couple of weeks that the members would show the same support to Fred Green who is running the summer league.
34 members of the winter league qualified for the Bill Devlin Memorial Trophy by submitting 10 or more cards throughout the winter.
David Hanley with Alan Morris
The eventual winner of the Bill Devlin Memorial Trophy was Alan Morris who was presented with the trophy by the Club President, David Hanley.
Pictured are the winners of the Indoor Bowling League Trophy, “Portavoe” (Donaghadee ) who went through the season unbeaten in their eight matches. Bangor GC were runners up with “Orlock”(Donaghadee) in third place. The trophy was presented to Portavoe team captain Peter Alcock by the Lady Captain Carol Davison who along with her husband,Club Captain Barry, were guests at the end of season dinner hosted by Donaghadee.
The evening was a great success with over seventy attending. Maisie Nelson was thanked for her hard work in in organising both the league and the dinner. Music was provided by Joyce Cunningham on keyboard, ensuring the evening went with a swing and Valerie McCutcheon won the music quiz.
Maisie took the opportunity to inform everyone that the league was celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
Anyone who would like to enjoy winter indoor bowls is welcome to come along on a Monday when the season recommences in September.