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Information for 2017

  • Pre-Season Meeting
    The pre-season meeting was held on Tuesday 21st March at Bridgnorth Bowling Club.
    It was agreed that instead of a traditional League Presentation after the season had finished, a Finals Day would be organised where the two knockout cup finals would be played followed by a prize presentation.
    Following the meeting, the draw for the knockout cups was made - handicaps and dates to be confirmed later in the season. Draw details:
    Division 1
    Round 1
    MCC          v Wenlock
    Horsehay A   v Highley A
    Bridgnorth A v Stockton
    Round 2
    Islanders B  v Bridgnorth A or Stockton
    Islanders A  v Broseley
    Highley B    v Horsehay B

    Division 2
    Round 1
    Bylet A      v Squirrel
    Mortimer     v Albrighton
    Round 2
    Chelmarsh B  v Bridgnorth B
    Chelmarsh A  v Bylet B
    Horsehay C   v Worfield

    New League President John Palmer was presented with his chain of office by league Vice President Frank Booth.

    Pictured below are the League Officers:
    Ron Adams (Vice President), Lesley Burnside (Secretary), John Palmer (President/Vice Chairman), Frank Booth (Vice President), Jeanette Bennett (Treasurer) and Mark Bennett (Chairman).
    Posted 22 Mar 2017, 14:13 by John Palmer
  • AGM Summary
    The 2017 Annual General Meeting was held at Bridgnorth Bowling Club on Tuesday 14th February.

    Two from Bridgnorth were discussed and accepted:
    1. Clubs not attending league management meetings will be fined £10. This is per club, not individual team.
    2. Two shot handicaps for home bowlers in league competitions will only apply in early rounds. They will not apply for semi-finals and finals.
    League Structure
    A letter of resignation from Cleobury A in Division 1 was accepted with regret. All other teams from last year are expected to continue. A request to join the league was received from Albrighton Bowling Club and this was accepted. They will play in Division 2. This means that as last year, there will be 11 teams in Division 1 and 10 in Division 2. As follows:
     Division 1  Division 2
     Islanders A      Bylet A 
     Highley A  Worfield 
     Horsehay A  Horsehay C 
     Madeley A  Chelmarsh A 
     Islanders B  Bridgnorth B 
     Broseley  Mortimer 
     Stockton  Squirrel 
     Horsehay B  Bylet B 
     Bridgnorth A Chelmarsh B 
     Highley B  Albrighton 
     Much Welock  

    Election of Officers
     Chairman/Fixture Coordinator   Mark Bennett (Stockton)
     President/Vice Chairman      John Palmer (Bylet) 
     Secretary  Lesley Burnside (Mortimer)
     Treasurer  Jeanette Bennett (Stockon)
     SCGBA Representative      Tony Roche (Madeley)
     Vice Presidents      Ron Adams
     Mark Bennett
     Frank Booth
     Tony Roche
     Lol Russon
     Doug Westwood
     Cyril Bright
     Nigel Booth 

    The Mike Beckett results system will be opened up for clubs to register/de-register players on 1st March.
    Posted 15 Feb 2017, 00:58 by John Palmer
  • Information for the AGM
    The agenda for the AGM can be downloaded from here and the minutes of the 2016 AGM from here (both PDF format).
    Posted 11 Feb 2017, 03:19 by John Palmer
  • 2017 AGM
    Just to let you know, we have had to move the AGM from Monday 13th Feb 2017 to Tuesday 14th Feb.2017

    Sorry for any inconvenience. All other details remain the same.

    And on behalf of the committee we'd like to wish you all a Very Happy New Year.


    Lesley Burnside

    Posted 2 Jan 2017, 07:15 by John Palmer
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League News

  • Division One & Two Doubles
    The Division One Doubles will be played to a finish at Cleobury on Sunday 13th August - 12pm start.
    All players should be available by 11.50am when the draw will be made. Entries will be taken on the day.

    The remaining five pairs who have qualified for the Division Two Doubles should be available by 2pm to complete their competition.
    Dress code applies to both Division One and Two Competitions.

    Refreshments will be available all day.
    Posted by John Palmer
  • Knockout Cups - Quarter Finals
    The draw for the quarter finals of the Knockout Cups can be found here. Ties take place on Tuesday 1st August.
    Posted 21 Jul 2017, 12:00 by John Palmer
  • Jim Palmer Trophy - Sundy 16th July
    Congratulations to Sam Owen (Broseley) on regaining the trophy he previously won in 2009 with a 21-20 final victory over home bowler Mo Parton. Details are on the Competitions page.  
    Posted 16 Jul 2017, 11:12 by John Palmer
  • Knockout Cups
    The draw for the preliminary round of the 2017 Knockout Cups can be found here. Ties take place on Tuesday 4th July.
    Details of the handicaps are below:
    Division one
    Highley A (Scr)
    Islanders A (+5)
    Islanders B (+10)
    Horsehay A (+10)
    Madeley (+20)
    Broseley (+30)
    Horsehay B (+30)
    Bridgnorth A (+40)
    Stockton (+40)
    Wenlock (+50)
    Highley B (+60)
    Division two
    Horsehay C (Scr)
    Albrighton (Scr)
    Bylet A (Scr)
    Worfield (+15)
    Bridgnorth B (+25)
    Chelmarsh A (+25)
    Mortimer (+35)
    Squirrel (+45)
    Chelmarsh B (+50)
    Bylet B (+60)
    Posted 27 Jun 2017, 00:49 by John Palmer
  • Division 2 Doubles Qualifiers
    Qualifiers at Stockton were:
    Georgina Marsh & Sue King and Jane Wherton & Laura Dudley (both Bylet)
    Qualifiers at Cleobury were:
    Fiona Hammond & Irene Wood (Bylet)
    One qualifying game is still to be played.
    Posted 21 Jun 2017, 05:49 by John Palmer
  • Division 2 Doubles Draw - Tuesday 20th June

    At Stockton

    Lesley & Joe Burnside (Mortimer) I/C
    Howard & Roy Broome (Mortimer)
    Jim Roberts & Pam Lacey (Mortimer)
    Geogina Marsh & Sue King (Bylet)
    Jane Wherton & Laura Dudley (Bylet)
    Jan Hetherington & Carol Marsh (Chelmarsh)
    Roger Marsh & Mike Frost (Chelmarsh)
    Les Link & Jenny Goodhall (Chelmarsh) 

    At Cleobury

    Fiona Hammond &  Irene Wood (Bylet)
    Peter Driver & Jim Rawlings (Bylet)
    Guy Lewis & Roger Bridge (Horsehay)
    Hazel & David Grainger (Horsehay)
    John Bedford & Dave Davies (Chelmarsh)
    Barbara Frost & Sue Stone (Chelmarsh)
    Peter & Sue Jackman (Chelmarsh) I/C
    Linda & Sydney Jones (Chelmarsh)
    Stanley Chapman & Michael Price (Chelmarsh)
    2 pairs to qualify from each green.  All players to be available by 6.50pm
    Posted 17 Jun 2017, 04:26 by John Palmer
  • Division 2 Singles Qualifiers
    The four qualifiers for the Division Singles Finals on Sunday 27th August are:
    • Roy Edwards (Bridgnorth)
    • Peter Driver (Bylet)
    • Roger Bridge (Horsehay)
    • Georgina Marsh Bylet) 
    Posted 21 Jun 2017, 02:45 by John Palmer
  • Division 2 Singles Draw - Tuesday 13th June
    Due to a lack of entries only one green, Madeley CC is required. It is neutral to all entrants are listed below ;
    P.Driver I/C
    G.Lewis I/C
    Lesley Burnside
    Lauren Burnside
    Joe Burnside
    Les Link
    Ivor Lewis
    John Bedford
    Mike Frost
    Barbara Frost
    Four to qualify for final on Sunday August 27th
    Players to be available at 6.50pm.
    Posted 10 Jun 2017, 03:33 by John Palmer
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