SportA Selection of News Articles Related to Sport

  • 1 Jack Rowe, native of Westward Ho!

    Presentation after 50 years service to Golf Club

  • 2 Bill Pascoe - Sport - 1968

    Mr Bill Pascoe, after being a member for over 50 years, is the new captain of the Bideford Amateur Athletic

  • 3 Mr Jack Rowe of Westard Ho!

    Founder member of Northam Artisans Golf Club

  • 4 Snooker Semi-Final - 1957

    It was a 'civic surprise' night at Bideford Conservative Club on Monday when the only second division team left

  • 5 Nearly 400 Runs in Under Four Hours

    Nearly 400 runs were scored in under four hours at Bideford on Saturday when

  • 6 Ladies Football Match

    Ladies football match to be played the Sports Ground, Bideford, on 9 August 1975

  • 7 Bideford Chiefs - Rugby

    Bideford Chiefs haven't had a successful season. In the picture are R Bird, B Smale, C Balsdon

  • 8 Margaret Fulford

    Mrs Margaret Fulford, of Orchard Hill House, Bideford, wife of Mr Norman Fulford, has been elected

  • 9 B.A.R.C. Proudly Displays Season's Trophies 1954

    Bideford Amateur Rowing Club members

  • 10 Presentation at Bideford Ladies' Bowling Club Dinner 1951

    A shield was presented

  • 11 Bideford's New Bowling Green 1947

    Turf-laying ceremony

  • 12 The 1951 Bowling Season commences

    Opening day Wednesday April 25th

  • 13 War-Time Souvenir of a Most Successful Season 1939

    New Club premises for Bideford Amateur Rowing Club

  • 14 County President Visits Bideford Lady Bowlers 1953

    at Victoria Park

  • 15 Northam Golfers at Jubilee Gathering

    1938

  • 16 Memento Picture of Golf Championship at Westward Ho!

    October 1952

  • 17 Northam Golf Jubilee 1938

    Great Reunion

  • 18 Plans for Unique Rowing Reunion at Bideford 1962

    Golden Years Recalled

  • 19 New H.Q. for B.A.R.C. 1939

    £3,400 Scheme local appeal launched

  • Jack Rowe, native of Westward Ho!

    Presentation after 50 years service to Golf Club

    Presentation to Mr J Rowe

    Jack Rowe

    As a token of their appreciation of his fifty years’ service as professional to the Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club, the members of the club have presented to Mr Arthur John (Jack) Rowe a handsomely framed illuminated address and an envelope containing War Savings Certificates.
    Mr Rowe, who is 72, is a native of Westward Ho! A founder member of the Northam Artisans’ Golf Club, Mr Rowe has been elected President of the club for the duration of the war. It was in 1888 that Mr Jack Rowe was the Westward Ho! representative who went

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  • Bill Pascoe - Sport - 1968

    Mr Bill Pascoe, after being a member for over 50 years, is the new captain of the Bideford Amateur Athletic

    Bill Pascoe - Sport - 8th March 1968

    Bill Pascoe Sport 1968
     

    Mr Bill Pascoe, after being a member for over 50 years, is the new captain of the Bideford Amateur Athletic Club. He joined the Club as a boy and specialised in bar and trapeze work. At 70 years old, Mr Pascoe is working full time for a Bideford garage

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  • Mr Jack Rowe of Westard Ho!

    Founder member of Northam Artisans Golf Club

    Mr Jack Rowe, the well known Northam golfer, who for 48 years has been professional at Ashdown Forest Club, told Bideford Rotarians recently of an incident with the famous British Prime Minsiter, Mr A J Balfour (later Earl Balfour), who used to play golf with him.

     
    He asked him once: 'What is there about golf that makes poeple like you take all this trouble when you so much to think about'. Mr Balfour replied: 'Let me tell you friend, if every question in the world was so easy to answer as that there would be no difficult questions at
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  • Snooker Semi-Final - 1957

    It was a 'civic surprise' night at Bideford Conservative Club on Monday when the only second division team left

    Snooker Semi-Final - 15th February 1957

     

    It was a 'civic surprise' night at Bideford Conservative Club on Monday when the only second division team left in Bideford Snooker League's knock-out cup competition, Town Hall, beat the Newsboys by 3 games to 2, to go into the hat for the semi-final draw. Town Hall team comprises members of Bideford Corporation staff, while the Newsboys are now back again writing headlines instead of trying to make them!
    Front row (left to right) - D Bidgway, D R F Arnold, R Cudmore, D Woolley, S Eastman; Back-row - B Hockin, P G Day, L S

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  • Nearly 400 Runs in Under Four Hours

    Nearly 400 runs were scored in under four hours at Bideford on Saturday when

    Nearly 400 Runs in Under Four Hours - September 1961

     

    Nearly 400 runs were scored in under four hours at Bideford on Saturday when Bideford Casuals met Pilton.
    The visitors set the pace when they rattled up 189 for 3 in the two hours before tea. Although the rate in the first hour was almost sedate, 55 runs only being scored, the advent of T Treloar (81, 15 fours) made up for this. Together with K Pedlar (58 n.o.) they put on 117 for the third wicket.
    Set to score 190 in two hours, Casuals took up the challenge, the

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  • Ladies Football Match

    Ladies football match to be played the Sports Ground, Bideford, on 9 August 1975

    Ladies Football Match - 1st August 1975

    1.8.1975 ladies football
     

    Special Attraction - First Time in Bideford

    Ladies Football Match - Thame Ladies (Oxford) England League Finalists including Eight Full Internationals v Devon Representative XI

    Saturday August 9
    Kick-off 7pm
    Sports Ground, Bideford

    Followed by an OX ROAST, Various Side Shows, Brass Band, Refreshments and Bar in the Club House 
    Don't Miss This Unique Event!

     

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  • Bideford Chiefs - Rugby

    Bideford Chiefs haven't had a successful season. In the picture are R Bird, B Smale, C Balsdon

    Bideford Chiefs - Rugby - 10th March 1963

     

    Bideford Chiefs haven't had a successful season. In the picture are R Bird, B Smale, C Balsdon, R Grigg, R Spry, M Poole, W Hopkins, E Slade, C Davis, G Folland, M Stevens, R Moses, B Welford, W Lock, M Grigg, T Langbridge, P Colwill, R Johns.

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  • Margaret Fulford

    Mrs Margaret Fulford, of Orchard Hill House, Bideford, wife of Mr Norman Fulford, has been elected

    Margaret Fulford - 13th November 1970

     

    To Be Devon Women's golf Captain

    Mrs Margaret Fulford, of Orchard Hill House, Bideford, wife of Mr Norman Fulford, has been elected Devon women's captain for 1971.
    She is the first member of the Royal North Devon Golf Club since the war to be appointed to this position. She plays off a 16 handicap and with her R.N.d clubmate Mrs Peggy Fourt, this year reached the final of the county foursomes.

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  • B.A.R.C. Proudly Displays Season's Trophies 1954

    Bideford Amateur Rowing Club members

    B.A.R.C. Proudly Displays Season's Trophies 29.10.1954

     

    B.A.R.C. Proudly Displays Seasons Trophies 29.10.1954

    Sports. A representative gathering of members of Bideford Amateur Rowing Club photographed with some thirty cups and shields won during the past rowing season. Messrs A.Taylor; E.Down; G.Moore; J.Evans; R.Galsworthy; J.Day; J.Mitchell; C.Morris; J.Roy Ellis; H.W.Fulford; R.Hancock; E.F.Day; R.Lake; K.Day; N.Wiltshire; H.Shute; K.Hearn; J.Eastmond; G.Cox; F.R.Way; L.Bright; W.Lee; J.Edwards; N.Drew; R.Scoynes; A.Elliott; C.Fishleigh; C.Mitchell; M.Moore; C.Ashton; K.Mitchell; H.Shute; B.Shute; J.Conibeare; M.Scoynes; B.Tilke; T.Johns; B.Taylor; R.Longstone; C.Lamey; D.Rice; L.Lamey; C.Williams; B.Cole; R.Branch; P.Lee; A.Patt; T.Johns (junr); R.Day; E.Brown; F.Stevens; N.Beer

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  • Presentation at Bideford Ladies' Bowling Club Dinner 1951

    A shield was presented

    Presentation at Bideford Ladies' Bowling Club Dinner 30.3.1951 

    Presentation at Bideford Ladies Bowling Club Dinner 30.3.1951

    Sport. A shield was presented to Bideford Ladies' Bowling Club at a dinner held at the Rose of Torridge Cafe, on Wednesday March 21st. Arthur McTaggart Short, Edwin Short, Mrs AC Fulford, Mrs SF Jameson, Mrs SA Luxton

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  • Bideford's New Bowling Green 1947

    Turf-laying ceremony

    Bideford's New Bowling Green 9.12.1947

    Bidefords New Bowling Green 9.12.1947

    Sport. The Mayor of Bideford laid the first sod of Cumberland turf on the new bowling green being constructed in the Victoria Park and it was hoped the green would be completed in March 1948 at a cost of £1,831. Cllrs FT Upton, WH Chubb, JH Sharley, JH Bright, Mr FC Backway, Ald FE Whiting, Messrs Maxwell Hart, Mr Dunlop

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  • The 1951 Bowling Season commences

    Opening day Wednesday April 25th

    The 1951 Bowling Season commences 4.5.1951

    The 1951 Bowling Season commences 4.5.1951

    Sport. Opening day on Wednesday 25th April. SF Marshall, Mrs Marshall, EC Parr, CP Ashton, H Guard, G Bluett, J Lang, C A'Court, J Heal, J Burrow, Charlie the groundsman, Jimmy Huxtable

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  • War-Time Souvenir of a Most Successful Season 1939

    New Club premises for Bideford Amateur Rowing Club

    War-Time Souvenir of a Most Successful Season 26.9.1939 War Time Souvenir of a Most Successful Season 26.9.1939

    Sport. Group photograph of the Bideford Amateur Rowing Club to wind up a great season. G.Staddon; W.P.Cox; F.Stevens; J.Poole; R.Galsworthy; C.G.Metherell; J.T.Mitchell; H.W.Fulford; C.Morris; E.F.Day; F.W.Beer; E.J.Day; T.Lock; F.Johns; C.Dicker; J.Seldon; R.Walters; R.Lake; L.F.Ross; R.Day; J.Way; R.P.Blackmore; A.Day; R.H.Moore; J.James; S.A.Moore; E.G.Cawsey; J.W.Taylor; W.H.Taylor; K.J.Braunton; J.Fisher; R.Williams; T.Bird; G.Williams; R.Taylor; W.Chubb; D.Colwill; W.Headon; P.Bushen; R.Hancock; L.Colwill; K.Welch; D.Scott; K.J.Brend; W.Hocking; A.S.Cawsey; O.Reveley; K.Lesslie; T.Emberry; A.S.Moore; F.Short; M.Burnett; L.Rendell; R.Keates; J.R.Lake; A.Brend; J.Rees; E.Newcombe; E.B.Lemon; L.Daniell; D.Mills; B.Shute; R.Babb; H.Galliford; E.W.Budd; F.R.Lane; C.A.Metherell; W.Parsley; C.Littlejohns; C.Galsworthy; G.Dymond; W.Thisby; J.Day; R.Palmer; R.Day

     

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  • County President Visits Bideford Lady Bowlers 1953

    at Victoria Park

    County President Visits Bideford Lady Bowlers 4.9.1953

    County President Visits Bideford Lady Bowlers 4.9.1953

    Sport. President of Devon County Ladies' Bowling Association Mrs Broughton was entertained at the Victoria Park. Mrs B Elliott, Mrs H Lethbridge, Miss M Meredith, Mrs G Blackmore

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  • Northam Golfers at Jubilee Gathering

    1938

    Northam Golfers at Jubilee Gathering 7.9.1938

    Northam Golfers at Jubilee Gathering 7.9.1938

    Sport.  PH Andrews, CH Gibson, J Rowe, H Snell, E Slocombe, GH Cann, JH Taylor, N Sanders, H Heaman, T Shutt, FV Cole, JW Fulford, T Mounce, H Braund, RW Littlejohns, HJ Grantham, R Gale, T Jones, T Walters, G Harris, HC Squire, G Tuplin

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  • Memento Picture of Golf Championship at Westward Ho!

    October 1952

    Memento Picture of Golf Championship at Westward Ho! 10.10.1952

    Memento Picture of Golf Championship at Westward Ho 10.10.1952

    Sport. English Ladies' Singles Championship meeting at Westward Ho!.  Miss Greaves, Miss Ann Phillips, Miss Elizabeth Price, Miss Pamela Davies, Lady Katharine Cairns, Miss Holdsworth, Miss Jeanne Bisgood, Mrs Allen, Miss Rudgard, Mrs Bolton, Miss Gordon, Miss Halsted, Miss Howell, Mrs Dickenson, Miss Jane Redgate, Miss Jocelyn Davies, Miss Jean McIntyre, Miss Sheila Taylor, Miss Esme Taylor, Mrs DO Taylor, Mrs Lang, Mrs Richards, Miss Machin, Mrs Morland, Mrs Brooks, Mrs Armitage, Mrs Wright, Miss Anstey, Mrs Ferguson, Miss Nancy Jupp, Mrs FR Brown, Mrs Newton, Mrs Salmon, Mrs Shearman, Mrs

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  • Northam Golf Jubilee 1938

    Great Reunion

    Northam Golf Jubilee 27.9.1938

    Northam Golf Jubilee 27.9.1938

    Sport.  First of all Artizan Clubs, Northam Artizan Golf Club this year reached its golden jubilee. Special celebration programme. CH Gibson, Phillip Andrews, William Puncher, Tom Geen, Ernest Cawsey, Richard Burch, Charlie Cook, Jesse Braund, Louis Chapple, John Penhorwood, Alfred Stevens, Sidney Dymond, EJ Labbett, Jack Hutchings, Richard Davis, Charlie Cowler, William Worth, William Pursey, George Cann, JH Taylor, T Metherell, William Hutchings, Harry Williams, William Davis, Ernest Way, Jack Rowe, William Hearn, William Fulford, Samuel Fulford, T Glover, JW Fulford

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  • Plans for Unique Rowing Reunion at Bideford 1962

    Golden Years Recalled

    Plans for Unique Rowing Reunion at Bideford 30.03.1962

    Plans for Unique Rowing Reunion at Bideford 30.03.1962

     

    Sport. A unique rowing reunion is being planned for Easter Saturday at Bideford. It is the idea of Mr E.Frank Day, former secretary of Bideford Amateur Rowing Club (the Reds)  Messrs J.James; Stan Rendle; Desmond Moyse; P.Oke; M.Holm; J.Mitchell; J.Bale; Walter Johns; Harry Johns; P.Oke; C.Morris; S.Rendle; A.K.Chope; N.Wiltshire; R.Hocking; W.Eastman; F.Montague; C.Hammond; R.Kellaway; F.Gayette; S.Moore; R.Moore; A.Day; W.Thisby; S.Cawsey; L.Lamey; I.Lamey; D.Moyse; M.Holm; F.R.Way; C.Lamey; R.Hancock; G.Tithecott; W.Lee; L.Bright; J.Edwards; B.Taylor; K.Hearn; F.J.Evans

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  • New H.Q. for B.A.R.C. 1939

    £3,400 Scheme local appeal launched

    New H.Q. For B.A.R.C. 24.01.1939

    New H.Q. for B.A.R.C. 24.01.1939

    Sport. £3,400 Scheme - local appeal launched. Provision of new headquarters, specially designed and equipped with all the latest "Keep Fit" appliances, is announced by the Bideford Amateur Rowing Club. The National Fitnress Council have made a grant of £1,000. Sir Hugh Stucley; Messrs C.Morris; J.T.M.Mitchell; C.G.Metherell; E.Frank Day; Reg Galsworthy; C.Dicker; E.J.Day; J.Tilke; Sergt.-Major Johns

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