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

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Latest News - Womens

Championship update - 15th August.

S Carter (HX) continued in a blaze of glory, defeating Kent 16-10 which meant she faced Leicestershire in the last 16 for her place in the quarter finals. This tie proved to be her closest game yet as she was 2 down going into the last end, sadly it wasn't meant to be as she ultimately lost out 16-13. FANTASIC EFFORT!!
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In the afternoon R Brown (AK) put on a show for the spectators! 5 up with 2 ends to play and the Norfolk skip played an impressive shot to score 3 making it anyone's game going into the last end. Shots were againts when Ray came to play her penultimate bowl, this drew in for an amazing second. Norfolk failed to play the bowl out for the game which meant Ray could surrender her last bowl, therefore only dropping 1 to win the tie 21-20. They'll face Hunts tomorrow morning.
Also in action tomorrow are sisters K Proctor and R Cartwright (BD) as they take on Wiltshire.

 
Championship update - 14th August.

Success for S Carter (HX)! After 2 good wins in the 2 wood singles;16-13 against Cornwall in the prelims and 7-16 against Essex in the first round, S Carter storms through to the second round starting 10am tomorrow where she'll face Kent
Tomorrow afternoon also sees our Pairs champions R Brown and D Topping (AK) begin their championship campaign as they face Norfolk at 2pm.

 
Latest News - Mens
Northern Counties 2018 Championships Updated

The Northern Counties 2018 Championships took place at Houghton Dairy Lane on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018 and results are shown (under read more).

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Middleton Cup Hopes Ended

Northumberland's 2018 Middleton Cup hopes were ended on Saturday, having to avoid defeat against Cumbria at Wigton BC; but unfortunately we suffered a heavy loss. This result with 1 game to go means we can't progress from the group this year.

 

Alsop Cup Suffer Defeat

Northumberland's Alsop Team Cup went down to defending champions and neighbours Durham at Stockton BC on Saturday. The game was evenly posied throughout, with no more than 3 shots in the game up to 18 ends. However, over the last key few ends Durham secured the shots and took the victory by 10 shots (126 - 116), and importantly collected 17 of the 22 points on offer.

 

County Fours Round 2

Friday night brought the next stage of the County Fours. There was some good finishes in some games this evening, and the holders Gosforth's Chris Yeomans rink scored a decisive victory and now play Hexham House's Clive Knott.

 

County Pairs Update

Thursday evening featured the second round of the pairs competition. The holders for last 2 years Gosforth's Josh Minto and Chris Yeomans had a safe passage through defeating Benfield's Cecil Swick, they will now face Middleton Cup colleagues St. Georges' Darren Parkes and Phil Harvey in the next round. 

 

Men's Section Treasurer

The Men's Section Treasurer Ray Robson will be stepping down from this role and a new Treasurer is required by October. Ray is not only retiring from this key role but also from his current work and starting up a new life away from the region. Ray and his wife Alison will be leaving the area and moving to Spain later this year.

 
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