THE BOWLS SECTION: STILL ON A ROLL……

THE BOWLS SECTION: STILL ON A ROLL……

In the second part of our lookback into the history of the bowls section, we pick out 10 landmark and notable moments which culminated in 2014 with the celebration of its 100th anniversary: A proposal was put before the bowling AGM in 1922 to allow ladies to bowl...
HOW THE BOWLS SECTION GOT UP AND RUNNING

HOW THE BOWLS SECTION GOT UP AND RUNNING

Today, we are looking back on the origins of the club’s bowling section. The green formally opened on August 4th, 1914, the day World War One broke out. The ceremony was performed by Mr Fred Kershaw, the founder of the green, and Rev Cooper, from St Mary’s...
CUP WINNERS OF 1992

CUP WINNERS OF 1992

The latest in our photographic collection features our cup-winning side of 1992. Prestwich 3rd XI lifted the Stokes Cup under the captaincy of Ray Austin. Pictured (back, from left to right) are: A Battersby, H Palfreyman, D Palfreyman, P Bamber, B Ahern, A Bradley, E...
HIGHLIGHTS ON THIS DAY OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS

HIGHLIGHTS ON THIS DAY OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS

The first team were due to make the short trip to Roe Green today. Best Prestwich performances at their Greenleach Lane ground are Ryan Stanbury’s 140 not out in a T20 game last year, while former pro Amal Dalugoda is top of the bowling charts with an amazing...
FIRST TEAM RUN FEAST ON THIS DAY IN 1983

FIRST TEAM RUN FEAST ON THIS DAY IN 1983

Exactly 37 years ago today, Prestwich 1sts were peppering the boundary boards in a high-scoring victory over East Lancs. Featuring in the opposing side was the highly talented Andy Goram, who went on to become Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper. The following report...