Bowls introduced to enthusiastic children at March youth club Young People March

15:26 01 September 2014

Introducing bowls to youngsters at the Young People March Centre. Left: Mathew,Yagmur,Jake,Cassie, Immi and Abi. Picture: Steve Williams.

Introducing bowls to youngsters at the Young People March Centre. Left: Mathew,Yagmur,Jake,Cassie, Immi and Abi. Picture: Steve Williams.

Archant

A group of keen youngsters were introduced to short mat bowls at a youth club on Tuesday,

Two members of The Cambridgeshire Short Mat Bowls Association attended the Young People March centre to introduce the sport to the youth club members.

Equipment for the demonstration was donated by various bowls clubs and The Open Chest charity shop.

The association is trying to promote the sport among the younger generation in the hope of creating a county youth team.

Tony Hart, of Cambridgeshire Short Mat Bowls, said: “It was interesting and gratifying to note that several of the students very quickly picked up the required stance and speed necessary when delivering the bowls.

“The Cambridgeshire Short Mat Bowls Association has a desire to encourage and develop the sport amongst the age range of the 11 to 18 year olds of both genders, ultimately creating a county youth team that could hold its own against other county youth teams.

“It has been noticed in other counties that parents who bring their children to the organised sessions have in several instances become involved as players themselves and it is with this in mind that we would encourage parent involvement.”

If there are any other youth clubs or schools in the county that would like to become involved in the sport contact Tony Hart on 01354-741919 or e-mail tonyhartatcsmba@yahoo.co.uk

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Cambs Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Cambs Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Cambs Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

fenland Hall county road

A woman who cheated two London boroughs and Fenland Council out of £40,000 in housing benefit has been spared jail after a judge heard she may have to sell her home to pay the money back.

11:26
Incident at Block Fen Mepal where a lorry driver was injured after his Hankins Ltd vehicle hit overhead cables.

The driver of a tipper lorry that hit overhead power cables at a Fenland quarry was remains in a serious condition in hospital.

13:58
Scott Payne congratulates Richard Hirson on winning Manea by-election

Former village GP Dr Richard Hirson last night sailed to an overwhelming victory in the Manea Parish Council by-election.

12:35
Richard Maycroft

Police have issued a comment following the sentencing of March man Richard Maycroft who was jailed yesterday (Thursday) for 13 years for nine counts of sexual assault and rape.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition