Bowls Section invite all Club members, friends, family etc. to participate in their next Quiz Night, Sunday 26th November, at the Clubhouse. These quiz nights are proving very popular so make sure you don’t miss out in a chance to test your brain power! A tasty Pie and Pea supper will be served and the bar will be open. What more can you ask for? Quiz starts at 7 pm and tickets are available at just £6.00 each!
JAZZ Christmas Party!
Friday 15th December. Start time 8pm with buffet meal in the first interval. For their final gig of 2017 (30th Anniversary Year) JAZZ have asked their Patron (Nikki Iles) to re-join her one time musical partner, Tina May, and have invited them to put a band together which would be great fun for a party. If you like your music sassy, sharp and swinging then this is for you! Please see website for more information and to book tickets. (Please note this is an All ticket gig so make sure you book in advance).
Hockey Club Bavarian Christmas Party!
Saturday 16th December 7pm at the Sports Club! Featuring the Bavarian Oompah Boys. Tickets include free stein of beer/cider, bratwurst hot dog and entertainment. Expect the customary raffle and sit/stand bingo. Fancy dress optional. Ticket price £17.00 or £12.00 for under 18 year olds. For tickets please contact your captain or email Andy House at
Rifle and Pistol
Beginners with little or no prior experience are especially welcome at R & P Club. The following is a little information on how the membership works: Each person who joins the Club will have to pass a probationary period before being granted full membership status.
This is required in order to apply for a firearms certificate. During this time safety, technique and shooting skills are taught along with ample opportunity to try lots of different firearms The minimum period before anyone can become a full member is 3 months and a minimum of 12 separate visits. Wednesday – Beginners’ night. Please see website www.wrpc.co.uk for further information.
It’s that time of year again when the bowling greens are off limits, being fed and nurtured ready for the next season. So, in the meantime members are enjoying playing on the Astro pitches two mornings per week (Monday and Wednesday) until next Spring.
Sunday 26th November Quiz Night with Pie and Pea Supper. 7pm start. Tickets £6.00. Coffee Mornings are every first Wednesday of the month, next one is 6th December in the Pavilion at 10am. Sunday 10th December: Presentation Christmas Lunch at the Sports Club. 12noon for 12.30 start. Whist will continue throughout the winter months on Tuesdays in the Pavilion at 1.15pm
Training times: (Weds) Mens 6-8s 7-8.30pm Mens 3-5’s 8.30-10pm. Ladies 3-5’s 8.30-10pm. (Tues) Mens 1’s&2s, 8.30-10pm. Ladies 1’s&2’s 7-8.30pm. (Thurs) Mens 1’s&2’s 7-8.30pm, Ladies 1’s&2’s 8.30-10pm. Junior training Sundays 9-12noon, Tues & Thurs 6-7.30pm. Flyerz Tues 7-8pm. New members are always welcome. Please see hockey’s website for further details.
England Squash – Silver Event!
24th – 26th November 2017 to be held at Pontefract Squash and Leisure Club and Wakefield Squash Club Wakefield Squash Club are hosting this prestigious event in connection with Pontefract Squash Club. They are expecting 200 of the country’s best juniors playing between Pontefract and Wakefield over the weekend. Entry fee is £25 (which includes a souvenir T-shirt. Categories: Boys and Girls Under 13, 15, 17 & 19.
Peter Shaw performed very well at the British Chess Championships in Llandudno in July. He scored 5.5 out of 9 and defeated seven times British women’s chess champion Jovanka Houska, during the tournament. He followed up in September by coming first at the Bradford congress, winning £225.00. Richard Wilson came second equal in the minor section of the Wakefield congress in September. The new season has just started again both on Saturdays and Wednesday evenings. They continue to be a very active club with a thriving junior section.
Jo of Activate UK, is now taking bookings in the Physio Room for musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Sports injury management, pre and post operative rehabilitation, sports, massage and Acupuncture. Jo also offers pilates services from mixed classes to 1:1 sessions. To book an appointment please call her on 07548 437313