Riverain Bowls Club is a centre for the sport of Bowls in Hitchin, Hertfordshire
The facilities at Riverain are centred upon our a fully air-conditioned, international standard 8-rink bowling arena.
Our rinks often host competitions at the highest levels.
We provide spacious changing rooms, with lockers for members and have a comfortable lounge area in which players and spectators may relax.
The club has a number of qualified bowls coaches and coaching sessions are regularly run throughout the year.
We actively encourage bowlers of all ages and abilities, indeed we have a thriving youth section.
We have a fully licenced bar and catering service that can provide light meals and sandwiches throughout the day. After a match, we regularly provide larger meals at which we can cater for a maximum of 80 persons.
Note that until Covid restrictions are relaxed, ALL weekend fixtures are triples.
Even those registered in the database as rinks.
There will be no meal after the event, just tea and biscuits. Fees are reduced appropriately.
The dress code will be greys to prevent use of the changing rooms.
|Sunday 3 October||14:00||East Herts Bowls League|
|Sunday 10 October||14:00||Stevenage Nomads||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 17 October||14:00||Bletchley IBC|
|Sunday 17 October||14:00||Bedfordshire VPs v East Herts Bowls League|
|Wednesday 20 October||14:00||HIBA v Bedfordshire||6 Rinks||Hosting||Whites|
|Saturday 23 October||14:00||Essex County||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 30 October||14:00||Potton & Howard Garden||Friendly||8 Triples||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 31 October||10:00||Gala||Internal||8 Rinks||Home||Greys|
|Wednesday 3 November||14:00||HIBA v Norfolk BA||6 Rinks||Hosting||Whites|
|Sunday 7 November||10:00||Hatfield||Men's County League||4 Rinks||Home|
|Sunday 7 November||14:00||Stotfold||Friendly||6 Triples||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 13 November||14:00||Buntingford||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 14 November||14:30||Hatfield||Friendly||4 Rinks||Away||Whites|
|Saturday 20 November||14:00||Stewartby||Friendly||6 Triples||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 27 November||14:00||Kempston Park||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 28 November||14:00||Letchworth & District||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 28 November||14:00||Riverain Outdoors||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 5 December||10:00||Harpenden||Men's County League||4 Rinks||Away|
|Sunday 5 December||14:00||Northaw & Cuffley||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 11 December||14:00||Ladygate||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
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|Sunday 12 December||14:00||Letchworth & District v Bedfordshire VPs||8 Rinks||Hosting|
|Sunday 19 December||14:00||Ladies v Gentlemen||Internal||8 Rinks||Home||Christmas|
|Saturday 8 January||14:00||Ware||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 9 January||10:00||Watford IBC||Men's County League||4 Rinks||Home|
|Sunday 9 January||14:00||Whit Hern||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 15 January||14:00||Southend & District|
|Sunday 16 January||14:00||Letchworth & District||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 23 January||14:00||Baldock||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 29 January||14:00||East Beds League||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 30 January||14:00||Welwyn & District||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 5 February||14:00||Kempston Park||Friendly||6 Rinks||Away||Whites|
|Sunday 6 February||10:00||Cheshunt||Men's County League||4 Rinks||Away|
|Sunday 6 February||14:00||Bedfordshire VPs||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Wednesday 16 February||14:00||Chigwell||Friendly||4 Rinks||Away||Greys|
|Saturday 19 February||14:00||Riverain Outdoors||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 20 February||14:00||London Irish BA|
|Sunday 27 February||10:00||Herts IBC||Men's County League||4 Rinks||Home|
|Sunday 27 February||14:00||Steeple Morden|
|Sunday 13 March||14:00||Howard Garden||Friendly||4 Triples||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 19 March||14:00||Ware||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Thursday 24 March||14:00||Bedfordshire VPs v Cambridge|
|Saturday 26 March||14:00||Hatfield||Friendly||4 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Thursday 7 April||14:00||Norfolk EBA Past Presidents||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 10 April||14:00||Stotfold||Friendly||6 Triples||Home||Greys|
|Friday 15 April||09:30||Gala||Internal||8 Rinks||Home||Greys|
|Sunday 24 April||10:00||Guinness Mini International||8 Rinks||Home|
We have a number of internal leagues and the Cygnets friendly turn up and play rollup sessions.
These occupy the rinks at the times below.
At other times, members may book the rinks for their own games or roll-ups.
Note that until Covid restrictions are relaxed, for the 2020-21 season ALL leagues are triples.
Restrictions prevent the use of rinks.
Also, please note the revised start times.
|Monday||Mixed Triples||Ladies Triples||Mixed Rinks|
|Tuesday||Mens Triples||Cygnets||Mens Rinks||Mixed Rinks|
|Wednesday||Mixed Triples||Mixed Rinks||Mixed Triples|
|Thursday||Mixed Triples||Cygnets||Mixed Rinks||Mixed Rinks|
|Friday||Mixed Triples||Mens Triples||Mixed Rinks|
|Saturday||Inter-club Friendlies||Inter-club Friendlies|
|Sunday||Inter-club Friendlies||Inter-club Friendlies||Turn up & play|
The latest honours board for our internal competitions:-
|Ladies Singles||Heather Stapleford|
|Mens Singles||Bradley Prowle|
|Junior Singles||Competition abandoned|
|Ladies Pairs||Competition abandoned|
|Mens Pairs||Competition abandoned|
|Mixed Pairs||Competition abandoned|
|Mens Triples||Competition abandoned|
|Mixed Triples||Competition abandoned|
|Mixed Fours||Competition abandoned|
The 2019-2020 Leagues have been abandoned, as previously announced.
No results will be issued and no prizes awarded..