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Valverde Bowls Club is always happy to welcome bowls tour groups from UK (or elsewhere) to play at our natural grass green. We can field teams to play against tour parties of up to 8 rinks.
These games are always played in a friendly spirit, and are an ideal gentle introduction for the inexperienced player to the world of competitive match play
Any club planning to visit the Algarve and wishing to arrange to visit Valverde should contact Jennifer Preece, club tour liaison officer.
We are a Bowls Club and not a travel agency, so we cannot book flights, hotels, etc., but
we are happy to recommend
Bowling Abroad , Holiday Heat, and Personal Touch,
companies who specialise in organising bowling holidays to the Algarve (and elsewhere).
Lists below summarise recent and forthcoming tours. Clicking on each link will give details of results of past matches, and of Valverde teams (when selected) for future matches.
For results from previous seasons, see Previous Seasons.
An analysis of VBC performance against touring teams, season by season, can be viewed here.
|Friday 27.sep.19, pm: St Brelade - 6 rinks won 4-1 in games; won 99-53 in shots|
|Monday 30.sep.19, am: Tonbridge BC - 4 rinks won 3-0 in games; won 62-38 in shots|
|Tuesday 1.oct.19, pm:
Green booked for two tour groups Bromley Town and Hewell BC|
to play each other (with some VBC players involved) - 8 rinks, start time = 10:30
|Wednesday 2.oct.19, pm: Green booked for two tour groups - Harpendon and St Saviours - 8 rinks|
|Thursday 3.oct.sep.19, am: Essex Tourers - 4 rinks won 3-0 in games; won 67-25 in shots|
|Friday 4.oct.19, am: Topsham BC - 6 rinks won 6-0 in games; won 129-78 in shots|
|Saturday 5.oct.19, am: Swanage BC - 8 rinks (2-wood triples)|
|Monday 7.oct.19, am: Loose BC - 4 rinks. won 3 - 1 in games, won 68 - 62 in shots|
|Tuesday 8.oct.19, am: Welwyn GC BC - ? rinks - won 5 - 0 in games, won 113 - 59 in shots-->|
|Wednesday 9.oct.19: Green booked for two tour groups - Avondale BC and Potters Bar BC|
|Thursday 10.oct.19, pm: Woodcraft BC - 5 rinks won 85 - 77 in shots|
|Friday 11.oct.19, am: Plympton BC - 6 rinks won 114 - 85 in shots|
|Saturday 12.oct.19, am: Eastbourne BC - 6 rinks - won 4 - 2 in games, won 95 - 89 in shots|
|Monday 14.oct.19, 10:30: Wittering BC - 4 rinks - tied 2 - 2 in games, won 80 - 53 in shots|
|Monday 14.oct.19, 10:30: Witney Town BC - 2 rinks - won 2 - 0 in games, won 30 - 22 in shots|
|Wednesday 16.oct.19, 14:00: Banwell BC - 4 rinks - won 3 - 2 in games, won 99 - 63 in shots|
|Thursday 17.oct.19, am: Bognor BC - 8 rinks - won 7 - 1 in games, won 163 - 91 in shots.|
|Monday 21.oct.19, am: Somersham Kenfig Pyle BC - 4 rinks - won 3 - 0 in games, (1 game tied) won 100 - 45 in shots|
|Monday 04.nov.19, am: Polmont BC - 4 rinks - won 4 - 0 in games, won 84 - 39 in shots|
|Over the season, VBC won all 15 matches, won 51-11 in games, and with a total of 1388-883 in shots.|
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