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.
|Saturday 28 November||14:00||Thameside Wanderers|
|Sunday 29 November||14:00||Northaw & Cuffley|
|Saturday 5 December||14:00||Stotfold|
|Saturday 5 December||14:00||Ladygate|
|Sunday 6 December||10:00||Harpenden|
|Men's County League||Away|
|Sunday 6 December||14:00||Letchworth & District v Bedfordshire VPs|
|Sunday 20 December||14:00||Ladies v Gentlemen||Internal||8 Rinks||Home||Christmas|
|Friday 1 January||10:00||Gala||Internal||8 Triples||Home||Greys|
|Saturday 2 January||14:00||Ware||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 3 January||14:00||Whit Hern||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 9 January||14:00||Southend & District||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 10 January||10:00||Watford IBC|
|Men's County League||Home|
|Sunday 10 January||14:00||North West Essex BA||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 17 January||14:00||Letchworth & District||Friendly||7 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 23 January||14:00||East Beds League||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 24 January||14:00||Baldock||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 30 January||14:00||Whitethorn||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 31 January||14:00||Welwyn & District||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 6 February||14:00||Kempston Park||Friendly||6 Rinks||Away||Whites|
|Sunday 7 February||10:00||Cheshunt|
|Men's County League||Away|
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|Sunday 7 February||14:00||Bedfordshire VPs||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 13 February||14:00||Riverain Outdoors||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 14 February||14:00||London Irish BA||Friendly||5 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Wednesday 17 February||14:00||Chigwell||Friendly||4 Rinks||Away||Whites|
|Saturday 20 February||14:00||Henlow||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 21 February||14:00||Steeple Morden||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 27 February||14:00||Datchworth||Friendly||4 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 27 February||14:30||Foxhill|
|Sunday 28 February||14:00||London Civil Service BA|
|Saturday 6 March||14:00||Thameside Wanderers|
|Saturday 13 March||14:00||Ware||Friendly||8 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 14 March||14:00||Buntingford||Friendly||7 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 20 March||14:00||Hatfield|
|Thursday 25 March||14:00||Bedfordshire VPs v Cambridge||6 Rinks||Hosting|
|Saturday 27 March||09:30||Club Finals||Internal||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 28 March||09:30||Club Finals||Internal||Home||Whites|
|Friday 2 April||09:30||Gala||Internal||8 Rinks||Home||Greys|
|Saturday 3 April||14:00||Bedford Borough|
|Tuesday 6 April||14:00||Norfolk EBA Past Presidents||Friendly||6 Rinks||Home||Whites|
|Saturday 10 April||14:00||Royston|
|Sunday 11 April||14:00||Stotfold||Friendly||6 Triples||Home||Whites|
|Sunday 18 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..