Bowls: City club calls it a day

Despite not having a venue, a small group of City of Sunderland IBC members have been keeping the club's teams running.

Saturday, 14th January 2017, 11:22 am
Updated Saturday, 14th January 2017, 12:36 pm
Action from the last day of Sunderland Indoor Bowling Club at Crowtree in 2014. Picture by Kevin Brady

However, the sands of time have caught up with them and, with numbers slowly dropping, the decision has been made that this season will be the clubs final season competing in the Inter Club League and the Seniors League.

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The club itself will maintain its membership to the EIBA for at least another 12 months which keeps open any funding support in the event of finding a venue.

It is hoped that Houghton may enter an extra Inter-Club team and a third Vets squad next season to take up the extra interest this will generate.