The Bowls Club operates during the Summer and run a Men's team, who play in the Dalesman League on Wednesday afternoons, and a Ladies team who play friendlies against other local Ladies teams on Tuesdays or Thursdays. Practice and open club night is on a Monday from late April onwards, starting at 6pm and anyone interested is welcome to come along, meet the players and have a go (Woods and bowling shoes provided). Please contact Judy Buckton 01765 658743 for further details. Locals are encouraged to give this sport a go - good exercise and a great social activity as well! 

There is also an opportunity to give it a go on Monday May 8 from 1.30 to 3pm - just come along in flat shoes.



May 17 Kirkby Malzeard 36 shots 5 points v Boroughbridge 30 shots 3 points

May 24 Ben Rhydding 50 shots 5 points v Kirkby Malzeard 34 shots 3 points

May 31 Ripon 21 shots 0 points v Kirkby Malzeard 46 shots 8 points

June 14 Harrogate 34 shots 3 points v Kirkby Malzeard 35 shots 5 points

June 21 Bishop Monkton 48 shots 6.5 points v Kirkby Malzeard 30 shots 1.5 points

June 28 Matches abandoned

July 5 Boroughbridge 44 shots 8 points v Kirkby Malzeard 16 shots 0 points

July 12 Kirkby Malzeard 38 shots 8 points v Ben Rhydding 26 shots 0 points

July 19 Kirkby Malzeard 42 shots 8 points v Ripon 24 shots 0 points

Aug 2 Kirkby Malzeard 50 shots 8 points v Harrogate 17 shots 0 points

Aug 9 Kirkby Malzeard 34 shots 5 points v Bishop Monkton 27 shots 3 points

Kirkby finished second in the league just behind Bishop Monkton.

2017 League Table:

Bishop Monkton 54.5 points

Kirkby Malzeard 51.5 points

Boroughbridge 51 points

Harrogate 37 points

Ben Rhydding 31 points

Ripon 15 points


Kirkby Malzeard has two teams (Kirkby Malzeard A and Kirkby Malzeard B) who play in the Upper Dales Quoits League throughout the summer season. Games take place on Monday evenings normally starting at 7.30 pm (7pm at the beginning and end of the season to catch the daylight) with the teams taking it in turns to play home and away. 

The teams are made up of both men and women, with practice sessions starting in April, and competitive games commencing in early May.

New players are always welcome - please contact Brian Ward on 01765 658335 for further details, or go along to one of the matches and see what's involved.