Mojácar Bowls Club recently celebrated its anniversary with a day long tournament which saw them, as hosts of the event, competing with teams from Zurjena, Cabrera, Los Gallardos and Almería.
In front of a crowd of spectators, the 75 players competed in what turned out to be a very close competition, ending up with Mojácar and Cabrera (the 2018 champion) going head to head for first place. It all ended with an exciting tiebreaker, with Mojácar being declared event winners, gaining one of the highest positions achieved in the last eleven leagues.
Ana García and Emmanuel Agüero, Mojácar’s Councillors for Sports and Tourism respectively, were there to join in the anniversary celebrations, along with the Directors of the Servigroup Marina Mar and Marina Playa Hotels.
The Mojácar Bowls Club facilities were inaugurated in 2014 by Mojácar’s Mayor, Rosmari Cano and, belong to the Hotel Servigroup Marina Playa. There is an outdoor artificial turf pitch of 25 square metres with six rinks for up to 48 players, complimented by a clubhouse, terrace bar, ball carts and markers, offices, toilets and refreshment machines.
Verna Bimpson is the president of Mojácar Bowls Club, which carries on the sport’s great tradition in the town, seeing its membership grow to around 70 bowlers currently.
In the sport of bowls is extremely popular in the United Kingdom, as well as Australia and New Zealand