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

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Senior Rinks Final & Pairs Semi-Final

Stamina was key for all competitors today as they took to Forest Hall to play for their place in next week's final and Leamington Spa.

Northern Counties Away to Durham

This week, Friday 20th July was the Northern's turn to face Durham. Results were still not going in Northumberland's favour with only 1 winning rink therefore only securing 1 point. Overall Northumberland lost 81 - 153.

Latest News - Mens

Results - Friday (Gosforth)



Pairs - I Brown & P Ging (BW)

Pairs - C Boyle & G Richardson (PD)

Triples - J Minto, S Richardson, C Yeomans (G)

Triples - W Waters, A Stewart, L Birch (NB)

U18's Final - G Rogan (HW)


Results - Saturday (St. Georges')



Fours - J Minto, L Yeomans, S Richardson, C Yeomans (G)

Fours - M Fairbairn, R Calam, R Donkin, G Donkin (RY)

C of C - B Turner (CC) 

C of C - M Cymber (G)


Results - Sunday (Portland)


Winners: -

2 Wood Singles - D Morrison (G) & S Richardson (G)

Junior Pairs (Final) - J Miller & J Minto (G)

Senior 4's (Final) - C Brown, L Yeomans, W Bolam, J Curtis (G)


The semi-finals conclude at Portland on Monday (evening).


The programme for the Men's Semi Finals can be found here.


Please come along and support the players, clubs and county.


Your support is very much welcome and appreciated. 



Thank You

John Harthen

BNMS Hon. Comp Sec.

Middleton Cup Updates

The Middleton Cup team starts their campaign today away at Machester versus Lancashire. The latest scores will appear throughout the afternoon -

@ 5 ends - Northumberland 23 Lancashire 35

@10 ends - Northumberland 39 Lancashire 75

@15 ends - Northumberland 67 Lancashire 110

@18 ends - Northumberland 86 Lancashire 121

Final Score - Northumberland 104 Lancashire 140


Cup Competitions

The draws for the 2018 cup competitions have taken place - that is Challenge, Edwardson and Jubilee.

The 2018 Edwardson Cup draw.

The 2018 Jubilee Cup draw.

The 2018 Challenge Cup draw



Edwardson Semi Finals

The semi-finals were played on Thursday; the first semi-final saw Portland host Rockcliffe, with Portland looking to repeat their only victory in the compettion back in 1992, and they duly secured their place in the final with a good win. In the final at Ponteland BC, Portland will face Gosforth, who overcome Walker in the other semi-final.


League Results

Just to advise there will be a slight delay in publishing league results this week. This is due to the League Secretary changing broadband suppliers and work involved in this process. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. 


Alsop Cup Selection

Northumberland's Alsop Cup programme starts against Lancashire at St. Georges BC on Saturday 2nd June at 2pm. The following side has been selected: -

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

F Close, I Webb, Jim Taylor, Jack Taylor.

M Hayden, S Brown, P Mason, M Raftree.

R Callum, F Scott, J Sutherland, R Donkin.

L Jones, W Ray, A Hall, G Donkin.

C Armstrong, A Johnson Jnr, D Cooper, L Birch.

Reserves From R Harrison, G Jobe, D Mitchell, S Williams, J Wilson, A Stewart.


Buffet at 12:30 (optional), and can all players report to Team Administrator Keith Rowe by 1:30pm.

Dress: County Blazer and Tie (as previous years).

Any player not available please contact Michael Wilson (07931660305) or Keith Rowe Alsop Administrator 07779901850 asap.

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