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

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Bowls England Competitions

The BE Men's & Mixed competitions are now shown - see links below. I will add reports where required / and received. Under each heading (link) the draw and scores are shown.

I would appreciate if scores can be sent to myself at johnharthen@sky.com or by text

  

Senior Singles

Senior Pairs

Champion of Champions

Mixed Pairs

Mixed Fours

Family Pairs

Top Club

Club Two Fours

 

Latest News - Womens

County Team Selection

The following teams have been selected for the upcoming Stella Logan and Northern Counties matches on 22nd and 29th June.

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Stella Logan vs Lancashire

It was another tough game for the Stella Logan this week as they faced Lancashire away at Manchester. S Carter was the only rink to secure Northumberland 1 point with a 15 -14 win. Overall, Northumberland lost 67 to 125.

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Latest News - Mens
Alsop Cumbria Selection

The next Alsop Cup game will take place against Cumbria at Courtfield BC on Saturday 23rd June at 2pm.

 

The following side has been selected: -

 

A Stewart, I Webb, Jim Taylor, Jack Taylor;

L Jones, A Hall, D Cooper, G Donkin;

M Hayden, A Johnson Jnr, J Sutherland, M Raftree;

M Dickinson, M Bishop, P Brookwell, A Fantozzi;

C Armstrong, F Scott, R Callum, L Birch;

W Ray, D Mitchell, P Mason, R Donkin;

Reserve: J Wilson

 

Can all players please meet at Benfield BC at 11am.

 

Dress is usual attire.

 

If any player is not available can you please contact Keith Rowe on 07779901850, at the earliest opportunity - thank you.

Edwardson Cup Final

Backworth Welfare came from behind to record their sixth success in this competition with a 13 shot victory over the Fossway. At the 5-end stage Fossway held a slender 2 shot lead which became 4 at 10-ends. Over the next 5-ends though Backworth collected 26 shots whilst dropping only 14 to lead by 8 going into the final few ends. A lead which they maintained to run out winners by 59 shots to 46.

 

Balcomb Trophy

Northumberland came through two very tense games in the regional finals to reach the last four of the competition. In the semi-final a fantastic start was made with Chris Yeomans storming to a 9-1 lead and Chris Palmer 6-0 at 5 ends, by the 10th end Yeomans led by 7 and Palmer by 6. Over the next 5 ends Yeomans retained the same margin, however Palmer lost 5 consecutive ends to slip 5 behind. At the 18th end Northumberland held a slender 1 shot lead, but by winning 5 of the six remaining ends the overall score was 44-35 in Northumberland's favour.

 

Alsop Cup

Northumberland lost to Cumbria by 133 (20pts) shots to 99 (2pts)

Rink Scores: R Goldsmith, F Short, Jim Taylor & P Dawson lost to P Bannister 15-23; A Stewart, A Hall, Jack Taylor & L Birch lost to P Metcalfe 17-18; M Hayden, R Harrison, B Rootham & I Dickinson bt A Little 26-13; L Jones, M White, M Raftree & M Simmonette lost to J Barber 12-28; C Armstrong, S Miller, D Bolton & G Donkin lost to S Watson 15-17; B Callum, P Brookwell, A Fantozzi & R Donkin lost to I Williams 14-34.

 

Middleton Cup

Northumberland's hopes of progressing in he Middleton Cup this term came to a shuddering end as they suffered a loss to Nottinghamshire by 131(16pts) to 106 (6pts) Rink scores Jack Miller, Clive Knott, Ian Brown & Paul Ging lost to S Bailey 8-30; Michael London, Shaun Blaylock, Chris Lewars & Craig Cooper bt S Overton 18-17; Steve Pallas, Jonathan King, Gary Myerscough & Richard Train bt M Owen 27-19; Brian Davidson, Brian Rootham, Mick McGreevy & Chris Yeomans bt D Robinson 20-15; Michael Cymber, Jim Taylor, Steve Harvey & Simon Richardson lost to A Lockhart 16-30; Josh Minto, Brian Houghton, Phil Paxton & Philip Harvey lost to D Scott 17-20

 

Challenge Cup

Five of the first round sectional group winners won through to the finals day by recording maximium points from their games.

Curent Holders Haltwhistle are not one of those sides though; despite having home advantage they failed to make it through with Willington Quay winning Group C.

 
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