Welcome to the Highley & District Crown Green Bowling League website.

The league was founded in 1960 and was originally based in Highley Shropshire. It is now based in Bridgnorth and has thirteen member clubs from Bridgnorth and the surrounding area. Two eight a side divisions compete on Tuesday evenings.

League News

Mark Bennett & Division 2 Singles Competitions

Entries are invited for these two competitions before 12th June. Qualifying (if required) will be on Tuesday 18th June and you can pay on the day - £5 per entry.  The finals will be played at Stockton on Sunday 21st July.

Entries can be emailed to highleybowlsleague@gmail.com or phone/text 07460267265.

Players are reminded that they can only play in only one of these competitions, not both as they are played at the same time.

16May24 by John Palmer

Ron Adams

League officers are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Ron Adams and wish to send their condolences to Ron's family and Madeley Cricket Club.

Ron has been a great servant to this league over many years and will be greatly missed.

RIP Ron.

Ron's funeral will be at 1.30pm on Tuesday 28th May at Telford crematorium followed by refreshments at Madeley Cricket Club.

1May24 by John Palmer

One Day Competitions

Dates and venues have now been confirmed for the two one day league competitions. Both competitions can be entered on the day and the entry fee will be £5.

Ladies Singles

Open to all lady bowlers registered to play in the league.

Venue: Cleobury Mortimer Bowling Club

Date: Sunday 9th June, 1.45pm draw for a 2pm start.

Jim Palmer Memorial Trophy

Open to all league bowlers over the age of 60.

Venue: Highley

Date Sunday 23rd June, 12.45pm draw for a 1pm start.

29Apr24 by John Palmer

AGM Update

27Feb24 by John Palmer

2024 AGM

The league's AGM will be held on Tuesday 27th February 2024 at Bridgnorth Bowling Club. 7.30pm start.

The agenda is here and the minutes of the 2023 AGM here.

Details of proposals for league rule changes received so far are here.

26Jan24 by John Palmer

BCGBA Code of Conduct

The BCGBA have released an updated discipline policy and code of conduct. You can read it here. All bowlers are urged to familiarise themselves with the content and also the laws of the game which you can find here with frequently asked questions answered here.

22Feb24 by John Palmer

Competition Dates

Provisional competition dates have now been posted on the Competitions page.

18Feb24 by John Palmer

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