Jean Bonney-Runicles, left, presents the Bonney Cup to the winning team of Rheal Bosse and Pam Jones of the McArthur Park Lawn bowling Club. Tournament director Myrna McLaren is at Jones’ right. Submitted photo

Kamloops players bowl to victory in Bonney Cup

Kamloops members win Bonney Cup tournament at Penticton Lawn Bowling

Kamloops team of Rheal Bosse and Pam Jones are Bonney Cup champs.

The visitors from the McArthur Park Lawn Bowling Club in Kamloops won the Penticton Lawn Bowling Club’s mixed tournament held in late September. B flight winners came from the Penticton Lawn Bowling club in Kevin Barry and Patti Carlsen, while second went to Brad Edwards and Pat Howard.

“Our Bonney Cup is the event that all lawn bowlers look forward to playing in,” said tournament organizer Myrna McLaren.

The Bonney Cup featured 40 players from up and down the Okanagan Valley, including eight pairs from the Penticton club. Six clubs participated in the two-day tournament. The Penticton Lawn Bowling Club limited the event to 20 pairs and had a waitlist.

Related: Introduction to lawn bowling

The Penticton Curling Club has been operating for 80 years with some of its original trophies still being played for.

Their next event is this Saturday when they host thier awards night.


The Penticton Lawn Bowling Club held its Bonney Cup tournament, which attracted 40 players. Submitted photo

Just Posted

Vees drop heartbreaker in West Kelowna, host Teddy Bear Toss Saturday

Penticton loses overtime game to West Kelowna Warriors

Apex hosting Canadian selections mogul event

Apex Freestyle Club along with some local competitors from the B.C. Freestyle Ski team are competing

Video: Update one man arrested in Okanagan Falls

The RCMP has requested the school go into lockdown

Okanagan Taste: Favourite food and drinks of the past year

When it comes to food and drink, the most frequent questions I… Continue reading

Christmas hamper volunteers pitch in to give back to Penticton

Volunteers begin work in preparation for Salvation Army hamper distribution

What’s happening

Find out about the events happening in your community this weekend

#MeToo at work: Employers play a role in fixing culture of harassment

B.C. workplaces are getting ahead of being the next MeToo debacle, calling on experts to train staff

Column: Make it a green Christmas

Instead of purchasing a cuddly stuffie this year, put your money towards helping the real thing.

B.C. woman brain injured in crash as a baby gets $1.1 million in damages

Trial heard the woman was 16 months old, being carried by her mother when they were both hit

Interior Health holding immunization clinic in Vernon Saturday

IH issues list of Okanagan meningococcal immunization clinics

Court denies WestJet’s bid to toss out discrimination lawsuit of former worker

Mandalena Lewis is suing WestJet over allegations of gender-based discrimination

VIDEO: 3 months later, rescued sea lion released back into ocean

The young animal was found in Campbell River three months ago

Michaels: Big Brother has become a big letdown

“You have nothing to fear if you have nothing to hide, but privacy should still have some appeal.”

Sagmoen neighbours recall alleged hammer attack

Woman was screaming outside Maple Ridge townhouse in 2013

Most Read