The Player of the Year trophy was introduced in season 2003 by former president George Kirk to add a competitive element to our popular hat night game. The 16 end hat night game is played every Monday evening at 6:30pm with rinks drawn randomnly. Participants then switch position every 4 ends giving everybody an opportunity to play Lead, Second, Third and Skip during the evening. Whilst the primary intention of the hat night is a friendly, social evening, this is a highly sought after trophy as evidenced by the previous winners.
 
 

George Kirk Snr was a highly respected club member performing Match Secretary and team selector duties for many years before becoming Club President in 2002. George represented the club in all external competitions skipping in the 1st 16 for many years. He won the inaugaral Edinburgh Bowling League Knock Out Pairs Championship in 1998 with Jack Brodie but his greatest achievement was undoubtedly skipping our senior four (along with Norman Nicholson, Jim McGhie and Dick Hirst) to the Scottish Bowling Association District Championship in 2006 and in turn becoming Blackhall's first representatives at the National Championships in Ayr for 50 years. George's untimely death in 2008 was of great sadness to the club.

 

 

 

 

2017 Hat Night Trophy Winner

Alan Baxter

 

 

 

                                             

George Kirk Hat Night Trophy Leaderboard

After 2 July 2018

ALISTAIR LESSELS

32

MIKE ASHWELL

31

NORMAN DAVIDSON

29

ALAN BAXTER

28.5

ANNETTE ARMES

28

DOUGLAS MAIN

27

DAVID VENTERS

25

PETER BRODIE

24.5

LES DICKSON

24

ELISABETH BERTORELLI

23

 

Rules

 

The following points are allocated as follows:

 

1 point for attending

2 points for a draw

3 points for a win

1 extra point for overall win

Therefore the overall night winners are awarded 5 points

Entry Fee: 50p

 

Trophy and prize money for the top 3 at the end of the season

Bar vouchers awarded to the overall night's winners

 

Hat Nights are played every Monday night

Members should arrive no later than 6:30pm to register

All members irrespective of ability are welcome!!!

 

 

                                                                 

BLACKHALL BOWLING CLUB

GEORGE KIRK HAT NIGHT PLAYER OF THE YEAR TROPHY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

H R Weaver

2008

A Baxter (2)

2013

A Baxter (3)

2018

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2004

G J Buchanan

2009

R Smith

2014

P S Brodie (3)

2019

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2005

G J Buchanan (2)

2010

N R Davidson

2015

P S Brodie (4)

2020

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2006

R Brown

2011

P S Brodie

2016

N R Davidson (2)

2021

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2007

A Baxter

2012

P S Brodie (2)

2017

A Baxter (4)

2022

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