Incorporating the Mens & Womens Bowling Associations of the County of Northumberland

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Officers 2017




President - Jimmy Holmes

Secretary - John Cleverley

Ass Secretary - George Batey

Treasurer - Ray Robson

League Sec - Jimmy Holmes

Competition Sec - John Harthen

Webmaster - Chris Palmer


GPC Members

Bob Miller (C)

Bill Gilbert (CN)

Michael Wilson (C)

Rob Donkin (RY)

Keith Rowe (ST)

Steve Pallas (G)

George Grealy (T)

Neil Aitchison (ST).






President - Lois Heslop

Secretary - Margaret Turner

Ass Sec - Kayleigh Proctor

Treasurer - Erica Timoney

Comp Sec - Pauline Patterson

Latest News - Mens
Jubilee Cup

The Final of the Jubilee Cup which is scheduled for Sunday 16th July will be contested between Benfield, Newbiggin B, NSWE & Ponteland A

Edwardson Cup

Holders Backworth are in contention to retain the title and will entertain Gosforth in the quarter-finals, whilst last years runners-up Fossway travel to Cramlington. New Delaval who are taking part in this competition for the first time will host St Georges and in the final tie Portland host Ponteland.

For the draw & results follow this link: Edwardson Cup

Latest News - Womens
Competition Update

Rinks 2nd Round

M Leighton plays N Craig

H Sim plays G Stapylton

M Cowen plays F woods

K Proctor plays R Brown


Triples 1st Round (based on prelim results)

N Craig plays D Taylor

N Povey plays H Sim

J Smith plays M Cowan


Please note there is currently a technical issue with updating website results. I will aim to post all results on the news feed until this is resolved.

For a prompt website update please also contact Website Master, Rachel Cartwright with your results.

Remember: Competition Secretary Pauline Patterson should be contacted by 10pm on day of play.

Northern Counties

Cumbria inflicted a heavy defeat on Northumberland in the opening fixture at Courtfield BC. 155 shots to 73


Muras Cup double header

After a promising display against Durham last Saturday (SCORES) all 24 players with the exception of Michael London, Peter Dawson and Brian Houghton, who are not available, together with Daniel Bennett, Darren Parkes, Roy Godsmith, Simon Richardson, and Steve Pallas are included in the 26 man squad for the Muras match against Yorkshire on Saturday morning at Silksworth B.C.


2-Bowl Singles Championship

The quarter-finals of this event are scheduled to take place on Monday 29th May, in fact one tie has already been completed with Backworth's Johnny Morgan defeating Portland's Gren Richardson (15-14) to book his place in the semi's. The remaining quarter-final ties are as follows: S Richardson (G) v M Bennett (G); P Harvey (G) v J Minto (G); S Taws (PD) v A Johnson (FS).


Club Two Fours

The draw for the early stages of this event together with results to date can be found below. To assist with keeping this page up to date can you please forward all results containg players and rink scores to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Top Club

Eight Northumberland clubs entered this years event and will face severall gruelling rounds if they are to reach the final stages. Gosforth who have a good record in this event entertain St Georges in the preliminary round, whilst 2008 semi-finalist Backworth host Hexham House.

The draw involving our clubs follows:


BE Senior Singles

The current Northumberland Singles Champion Mick McGreevy, and three past champions, head a strong field. McGreevy (G) faces a tough first round tie away to Backworth's Stan Lant.

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