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

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Officers / Committee Members 2017

MENS SECTION

 

Officers

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).

 

LADIES SECTION

 

Officers

 

President - Lois Heslop

Secretary - Margaret Turner

Ass Sec - Kayleigh Proctor

Treasurer - Erica Timoney

Comp Sec - Pauline Patterson

Latest News - Mens
White Rose Trophy

Northumberland Under 25's Double Rink lost out in the regional semi-final to Yorkshire by a single shot (39-40)

 
Challenge Cup

Following yesterday's semi-finals this years Challenge Cup final will be contested by Seaton Sluice, Willington Quay, Fossway, Health & Security, Backworth Welfare and the winner of section F which is still to be decided. The Final is scheduled for Saturday 15th July at Alnwick B.C.

 
Latest News - Womens
Triples Finalist

K Proctor (BE) earns another place at Leamington Spa!

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CANCELLED: Triples Semi final.

N Craig (BU) v A Daley (AK) semi final at Morpeth has been CANCELLED due to unforseen circumstances.

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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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