LLANIDLOES BOWLING CLUB
Caroline Jones ( The Welsh Years )
The first mention of Caroline Jones can be found in the membership register from 1985. this may not have been the beginning of Carolin's time at Llanidloes but the records don't show anything earlier. If 1985 was her first year at ther club she certainly got off to a good start. Featuring in two of the inhouse competitions. Caroline was the Runner up in the Bennet Owen Cup partnered with D Owen. The cup was won buy G Sill partnered by Mrs G Jones. In the 1985 Ladies Cup Final Caroline was Triumphant against Mrs M Williams. In the season long Hooson Trophy Caroline was to be victorious and in 1989 Caroline was to be runner up to Liz Harrison in the Final of the Ladies Cup and would go on to take the Hooson Trophy for the second time.
The route to the Final of the 1988 Ladies Cup
The route to the Final of the 1989 Ladies Cup
No change as we go into the 1990's only this time it was on the County stage as Caroline, partnered with D.Owen, took the Mid Wales Womens Bowling association Pairs title. Ther was more to come:
The year 2000 brought the Mid Wales Womens Bowling Association's Rinks trophy and in 2011 the 2 wood triples runner up title. In 2011 Caroline became President of the Mid Wales Womens Bowling Association and in 2020 Caroline was made a Vice President of the Welsn Womens Bowling Association. A great honour for both Caroline and the Llanidloes Bowling Club.
The highlights of Caroline's bowling life were undoubtidly her Welsh International appearances. The British Isles and International Series consists of England Ireland, Scotland, Jersey and Wales and takes place yearly.
Members of the Mid Wales Bowling Association who took part in the International matches at Portland Bowling Club, kilmarnock, Scotland.
Pictured Left to Right are: Margaret Hopkins (Llandrindod Wells), Shirley King (Llandrindod Wells), Isabel Jones (Berriew), Kathy Pearce (Berriew), Linda Parker MBE (Knighton), Hazel Wilson (Berriew), Doreen Rowlands (Llandrindod Wells), Caroline Jones (Llanidloes), Betty Morgan (Llandrindod Wells) and Jenny Davies (Llandrindod Wells).
1985 Ladies Cup - C Jones / Mrs M Williams
1987 Ladies Cup - C Jones
1987 Hooson Cup - C Jones
1988 Ladies Cup - C Jones
1988 Bennett Owen Cup - Miss C Jones / Miss M Owen
1989 Hooson Cup - C Jones
1990 MB Pairs - Marion Jones / Caroline Jones
1991 Ladies Cup - C Jones
1993 Hooson Cup - C Jones
1994 Ladies Cup - C Jones
1997 Ladies Cup - C Jones
2000 MWBA Rinks - Margaret Evans, May Lewis, Grace Davies and Caroline Jones
2000 Ladies Cup - C Jones
2001 Hooson Cup - C Jones
2002 Hooson Cup - C Jones
2002 Ladies Cup - C Jones
2005 Ladies Cup - C Jones
2006 Hooson Cup - C Jones
2008 Ladies Cup - C Jones
2011 MWBA Two Wood Triples - Jo Lewis, May Lewis and Caroline Jones
Caroline continues to be a valued member, not only of the Llanidloes Bowling Club but also to the Mid Wales Womens Bowling Association and the Welsh Womens Bowling Association.
Logo redraw - Bernard Mayne Williams
The club is located on Llangurig Road to the south of the town.
Nearest postcode: SY18 6EX. Click here for a google map.