The Foreign Residents in the TRNC
4th Ten Pin Bowling Tournament
By Margaret Sheard
Thursday 25th July was the occasion of the 4th TFR Ten Pin Bowling Tournament and it was attended by members who have developed a definite liking for the friendly competition which is now a monthly event at the King’s Leisure Centre in Girne.
We gathered together at the appointed time of 1pm and Richard Bradley (Brad) sorted us out into 4 teams representing England, Germany, Ladies Team and Sweden and we went to our allotted lanes for a practice before starting the 2-game tournament.
We met Margo when we arrived and she said she couldn’t play but with a bit of tuition from Ken we were constantly bombarded with cheers as she repeatedly had a strike. Lucky or what! Chris and I were in a team with Brad and Kath and we did quite well this time.
This is a couple of hours of enjoyment with the very friendly atmosphere we always experience with other TFR members and we will be looking forward to the August tournament which will probably be held on the 28th August.
After the game, some of the members gathered in the restaurant area to have a bite to eat while Brad worked out the results.
1st – Germany with a score of 1734
2nd – England with a score of 1097
3rd – Sweden with a score of 1083
The highest scorers were:
1st – Ken with 279
2nd – Ralph with 206
3rd – Heinz with 200
We would all like to thank the staff at King’s Leisure Centre who are always so pleasant and obliging. The Centre is a very pleasant place to spend some time either playing ten pin bowling or using the downstairs facilities for children and young at heart adults. To see a bit more of what is available have a look at the slideshow below.