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All 2018 Competition Dates are now on the green tabs on the left of this page.
2018 Fixtures now on line
Secretaries of Senior Citizens Teams in Divisions 2, 3, 4 and 5
Just a reminder of teams that play in mornings that start at 10.30 am, although there are a couple of exceptions which are listed at the end.
Division 3 - Cradley Heath Libs C, Wombourne C; Division 4 - Romsley C, Swindon C, Coombswood C, Swindon D
Division 5 - Dudley Sports C, Kingswinford Cons C, Mary Stevens Park C, Dudley Sports D,Coombswood D
Additionally Dartmouth Central in Division 3 start their home matches at 2pm and Dudley Dell C in Division 3 play in the afternoon at 1.30 pm
Please ensure that your Captains are aware of these matches as turning up at the wrong time incurs a fine.
There is now a facility on the website to download competition entry forms, players registration forms etc.
Go to Document Downloads and select the form you want to print off. Barry Jones, Webmaster
Please Note: All requests to register players must be sent to Barry Jones (email@example.com) NOT Derek Brookes as he has more than enough to do
Peter Barnes Doubles Thursday 5th July- qualifying round draw now on line. Go to green tab on left of this page.
Senior Citizens Challenge Cup Round 4 - Thursday 12th July - draw is available under green tab on left of this page.
Ladies Individual Merit Final Friday 6th July The draw for the final is on line via the green tab on the left of this page.
Federation Game - Sunday 24th June at The George, Warley. This is the third match for the Federation team who are currently top of the table and play North Yorkshire at Harrogate and at The George, both matches starting at 2pm. Full details of the team can be found on the web site under the green tabs - Federation Results. Support would be most welcome at this match. Derek Brookes, League Secretary
Ladies Div 1 and 2 Doubles The closing date for this competition is Tuesday 26th June and entries can be made to Joan Taylor on 01384 234846 or via entry forms or Bowls.Comp. The fee is £6 per pair. In the past support from Division 2 bowlers has been very limited so can you ask all Division 2 bowlers to enter and, of course, Division 1. For those who do not play in the league on a Tuesday night you can still enter if you are entered with the League. Derek Brookes, League Secretary
Senior Citizens Peter Barnes Doubles The closing date for entries is Thursday 14th June. Entries to Joan Taylor 01384 234846 or via the entry form whih should be in the possession of your Club Secretary. Qualifying Round - Thursday 5th July. Final - Thursday 23rd August. Entry Fee - £4 per pair. Derek Brookes, League Secretary
Mens Merit Final and Mens Doubles Final - Details of qualifiers for Finals of these two competitions can be found on the respective tabs on the left of his page.
Willetts (Over 70's) Trophy - List of qualifiers now available on the green tab on the left of this page. Joan Taylor
Mens Doubles - Copper Trophy - Qualifying round entries are now on line. Go to green tab on left of this page.
Ladies Handicap Cup, Senior Citizens Cup and Herald Cup - draws for the next round in these 3 competitions are now on line. Please enter results on the Dudley League system immediately after the various matches.
Holmes Cup Men's Merit 2018 Qualifying Round. The qualifying round players are listed on the relevant green tab on the left hand side of this page. The qualifiers are scheduled to take place on Friday 25th May. If your club has players competing please ensure they are aware of the green they are playing at and the start time, plus if they are nominated organisers. Many thanks to Woodfield and Woodman Saltwells for allowing their greens to be used for this competition. Chris Lambert, Competition Secretary.
DUDLEY BOWLS FEDERATION The next match for the Federation is against Nuneaton, being played on Coombswood on Sunday 20th May starting at 2pm. Support at this event from the Dudley League Clubs would be much appreciated.
In the first game against East Lancs the team lost overall by 1 shot and overall had 14 winners against 10 losers with the overall points shared 16 each. Full details of the scores can be found on the Leagues website under Federation results. Details of the team to play Nuneaton will also be on the website when the teams are published at the end of next week. Derek Brookes, League Secretary
Cancelled Matches - in view of the recent bad weather, several games have been postponed due to waterlogged greens. Can I remind all clubs of Rule 9d which states that the Match Secretary must be notified of all match cancellations for whatever reason by a representative of the team cancelling the match with the rearranged date if possible. Failure to notify a match cancellation within 7 days of the match date and/or the eventual agreed rearranged date will result in a fine of £5.00. All matches must be arranged and played within 28 days. Failure to do so will entail a fine of £10 per week or part thereof for BOTH teams until the match is played. Barry Jones, Match Secretary
JIM PAGETT SENIOR CITIZENS COMPETITION - the closing date for this competition is this Thursday 3rd May. Entries to Joan Taylor. The Final will be held on Thursday 24th May. Derek Brookes, Secretary
Senior Citizens Challenge Trophy - draw for 2nd round now on line.
Enoch Southall Mixed Doubles The draw for the Mixed Doubles taking place on Friday 4th May is now shown on the relevant page under the green tabs on the left of this page.
George Smith S.C. Trophy draw for QR Round, Thursday 3rd May shown on green tab on left of this page.
Dudley Bowls Federation team play their first match of the season in Division 3 against East Lancs at M&B on Sunday 22nd April at 2p.m. Support would be appreciated. Team can be found on the Leagues website under Federation Results on green tab on left of this page.
Competition Closing Dates - please note that the closing date for Senior Citizens George Smith Trophy is 12th April. QR 3rd May, Final 31st May. Entries to Joan Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or via entry form. The closing date for Mixed Doubles is 15th April. QR 4th May, Final 27th July. Entries to Chris Lambert via BOWLSCOMP or via email email@example.com or via the entry form.
The Bell - Divisions 2 and 6 - Will all teams that play the Bell please note that they will not be providing after match food. Derek Brookes, League Secretary
Competitions 2018. Entries are now open for the following Dudley League competitions:-
Mens Individual Merit
Ladies Individual Merit
For further information and to enter please go to https://bowlscomp.com/competition/dudley-league-merit-comps2018/ or contact Chris Lambert.
Please note the closing date for the Mixed Doubles is Sunday 15th April, which is not too far away.
Chris Lambert, Competition Secretary
Ladies Handicap Cup 2018 Draw is now made for first round - see green tab 2018 Cup Fixtures
DATES FOR YOUR 2018 DIARY
Ladies League - All divisions start on 17th April (Cup Match 20th April)
Senior Citizens League - Div 5 starts 4th April, Divisions 1-4 start on 18th April, (Cup Match on 19th April)
Thursday League -All Divisions start on 5th April
For all other important dates for 2018 go to League Programme green tab on left of page.
All 2018 Competition Dates are listed on green tabs at left of this page.