Carruthers Match V Pontyclun

A 22 seater bus has been arranged for the match at Pontyyclun o Saturday July 10th.

We shall leave at approx 12pm and return at 9.30pm., cost £5 per head with the club paying the balance.

There will be room for a few supporters as well as the team selected.

The Stradey Arms will also open early for a breakfast , please let Alan Jones know if you require.

REARRANGED FIXTURE

The abandoned match versus Ty’rfran will be continued on Wednesday June 30th.

Please can all those who took part ensure they are available as we need to maintain the same rink format.

Scores were Rink 1 Clive Coles 17-1 up, Rink 2 Jeff Richards 12-6 up, Rink 3 Eldon Phillips 7-4 up,

Rink 4 Greg Davies 11-2 up, Total score 47-13 after 8 ends

Revision to Rules

Crusaders Bowling Club

PLAYING RULES UNDER COVID RESTRICTIONS

UPDATED 28th MAY TO INCLUDE LIMITATIONS ON ACCESS TO THE PAVILLION

These rules are also published on the CLUB WEBSITE UNDER LATEST NEWS AND ALSO ON THE WHATS APP GROUP NOTIFICATIONS IN ORDER THAT ALL MEMBERS HAVE A PERMANENT RECORD

ONLY those members who agree to the following restrictions will be allowed to participate.. Those who do not agree must wait until government restrictions are lifted.

The Pavilion

The Pavilion will come into use only after it has had a deep clean by the Council.

However it will be the responsibility of users to maintain good standards of hygiene by wiping and cleaning equipment/surfaces on an ongoing basis.

A maximum of 6 persons are allowed at any one time.

All persons entering are required to wear face covering.

This will be monitored by one of the club covid officers.

Greg Davies or Lyn Rees

Clear signage indicating social distancing rules, one-way route into and out and hand hygiene measures must be obeyed by all.

Crusaders will be responsible for maintaining a supply of hand sanitiser for their members within the pavilion.

Arrangements will be in place for safe Waste disposal.

Windows/ doors should be left open where possible for maximum ventilation

It is not proposed that kitchen facilities will be used by Crusaders members

The keyholder on match/practice days will be responsible for ensuring that equipment and surfaces within the pavilion are left clean and sanitised.

Match Days

The number of persons congregating around the pavilion need to be kept to a minimum when both greens are in use.

In order to comply with the above, the matches on the lower green will commence one hour earlier, thereby reducing numbers by 50%.

General Movement,

Extra care should be taken about touching surfaces ,lockers, mats , jacks , rink markers and scoreboards.

Hand sanitisers will be provided within the pavilion and on the green.

Attendance Record

As previous, before any play can commence all members must pre book a time slot through the Website ( Whats App ) to record date ,time and the persons they will be playing with.

On match days the Club Captain will be responsible for providing a list of Crusaders members participating.

In addition he must obtain a separate list from the visiting captain for the away team.

Members contact details and visits to the green will be maintained by the Club Secretary for a minimum of 21 days as a back up copy for test and trace.

If any member experiences symptoms then he must self isolate and contact the Club Secretary via text or phone.

Social Distancing

Members must obey government advice on social distancing.

No hand shaking or high fives are allowed

Regular hand-washing is encouraged, use the hand sanitisers provided.

Playing the game

You should maintain a distance of two metres apart

The number of players that can use a rink at any one time must be within the guidelines in place at that time.

Each must keep to the Social distancing rules.

Only one player should handle the jack.

Equipment

To minimise the risk of infection only essential equipment should be used.

BOWLS – Each player must only use his own bowls

Bowls must not be passed between each other during play

The practice of spitting on hands before bowling is not allowed

If a cloth is used prior to delivery it must not be shared with anyone

JACKS – The lead of each team will retain their own jack for use when

appropriate.

SCOREBOARDS- Only one person on the rink should handle the scores

MATS – Mats should be handled from one edge – away side marked with a X

Sanitised wipes will be made available to clean the jack at the end of play and keep safe for the next session of play.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SANITISED WIPES MUST NOT BE LEFT LYING AROUND ON THE GREEN OR PAVILLION AND MUST BE DISPOSED OF SAFELY IN THE BLACK BAGS.

The Club acknowledges the guidance and advice given by the Town Council and has agreed to operate within the guidelines outlined.

PROMOTION FROM DIV 2 – 2021 SEASON

The Llanelli & District League have stated that in order to maintain a balance in the top two tiers of the League , then an additional team from Div 2 will be promoted at the end of this season.

So big incentive for Crusaders as three places to aim for throughout this season

TEAM PHOTOGRAPH

Nigel has arranged a team photoshoot for Saturday 29th May at THE GREEN Parc Howard.

Please could as many members as possible attend even if you are not playing on the day.

Everyone in new shirts and Greys

CARRUTHERS COMPETITION

CRUSADERS have reached the knockout stage of the competition by default as the three teams in our section have all withdrawn.

In the knockout stage we have been drawn away against the winners of Section 36 which will be from the following group.

GELLIGAER (RHONDDA), PENTYRCH (CARDIFF), CAERPHILLY SOCIAL , LLANBRADACH

A fair distance away!!

Match to be played away on Saturday JULY 10th

The League game sceduled for that date will be re-arranged

Additional Fixture

A friendly has been arranged with Pontyclun Bowls Club for Sunday 13th June 2021.

This would have been the weekend we were to have gone on tour with Pontyclun.

Four rinks have been planned with us using 4 cars, with some members expressing a wish to stop over for one night.

Rooms at the Premier Inn are currently £29 for a double if paid in advance , £14.50 if you share, so if you are interested please let Lyn know as soon as possible.

VETS NEWS

Vets fixtures for this season will be played on a Friendly basis, no points will be allocated.

The format will remain the same, two rinks of triples – 3 woods

We have been informed that at least one team will probably drop out, should that be the case then Loughor have requested to come in.

Once we are aware of any change the fixture list will be updated accordingly.

PLAYER SUBSCRIPTIONS

The above are now due for 2021 season.

This year playing subs will be £30 payable to Wyn or Lyn as soon as convenient.

In addition Crusaders members will be expected to take one number for the bonus ball which will run for 20 weeks.

This will be organised andcollected by Mike Rees