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Congratulations to Joshua Furniss (Rowditch BC) who wins the Derbyshire Junior Merit at Hazelwood BC. In a great day for the Furniss household, he held off his brother Louie in the final with a 21-16 victory. Both of them now go forward to the All Britain Junior Individual Merit Final which is to be held at Netherseal BC on Saturday 18th August. There was more local success in the Supplementary Merit competition with Jack Desmond (Alvaston & Boulton) beating Aiden Richardson (Derby Co-op) 21-19 in the final. Josh can be seen receiving his trophy from County secretary Glynn Holmes.
Keith Widdowson defeated Adam Dickerson 21-18 to lift the Charity Cup at Allestree on a sweltering Bank Holiday Monday.
Full results from the excellent field of 52 entrants can be found on the 2018 Cup Fixtures & Results tab.
DICKIE CUP - Draw for Round 2 of the Dickie Cup has been made and is available on the 2018 Cup Fixtures and Results tab.
GORDON ELLIS TROPHY - South Derbyshire Committee is sponsoring the Gordon Ellis Trophy for junior bowlers aged 18 and under to be played at Brackens BC on Sunday 15th July from midday. Entries will be taken on the day, but an indication of attendance would be appreciated for catering purposes. There will be a supplementary competition for all first round losers so all players are guaranteed two games.
CENTENARY BCGBA MIXED PAIRS - Entry form and details added to the Local Competitions Tab. Entries for our County Heat which is to be held at Ashbourne on Sunday 22nd July either to me or Glynn Holmes by 13th July please.
MIDLAND MASTERS - The South Derbyshire qualifier for this years Midland Masters will be held on Saturday 4th August at 10.30am. Entry fee £5. Venue to be confirmed once entries are in. Please contact the Secretary with entries by Saturday 30th June. The final of this event is to be held at Stretton BC on Sunday 16th September and is a Champion of Champions qualifier.
DICKIE CUP - A huge thanks to Kings Newton Bowls Club who have kindly offered to sponsor this years competition.
DICKIE CUP - The draw for the first round has been made and is available on the 2018 Cup Fixtures and Results tab.
JUNIORS - Burton & South Derbyshire Junior Challenge Trophy at Swadlincote Catholics on Sunday 10th June - Enter on the day - Draw to be made at 1pm.
CALLING ALL JUNIORS - The Derbyshire Junior Individual Merit is being held this coming Sunday 27th May at Hazelwood Bowls Club, commencing at midday. This is open to all juniors under the age of 18 on 1st January 2018. Entry on the day is £2. Dress code applies (black trousers and collared polo shirt). PLEASE DO NOT WEAR COUNTY SHIRTS FOR THIS EVENT. This competition is a qualifier for the BCGBA Junior Merit which is being held this year at Netherseal BC on Saturday 18th August.
WITHDRAWAL - Regrettably, Swadlincote Catholics have withdrawn from the Dean Burton Friday League Premier Division. They have lost a large number of players from last season and have found it increasingly difficult to raise a team. Any matches already played are now void and remaining fixtures have been set to a bye. The club will continue to play in the Harold Fellows Monday League as scheduled.
PHIL WRIGHT MEMORIAL - Full details of this one day competition to be held on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May in memory of a really great guy can be found on the Local Compoetitions tab. All proceeds to Cancer Research UK. Please support this fabulous event.
COUNTY MERIT FINALS - The Centenary County Merit Final is to be held on Sunday 24th June at Arkwright Town BC, Chesterfield. We have been awarded 9 places, so a playoff is needed to decide who will accompany the 8 South Derbyshire Merit finalists.
The playoff will be for those that lost in their last qualifying game and will be held at Littleover No 1 on Thursday 17th May at 7pm. The 8 players involved will be - Andy Ryder, Rob Redfern, James Glasby, Darrell Matkin, Richard Stretton, Les Smith, Neil Pickering and Craig Pearson.
WITHDRAWAL - Regretably Littleover A have withdrawn from Friday League Division 1. Any results from games played are now void and future fixtures are set to a bye.
CHARITY CUP - Congratulations to Keith Widdowson who saw off a field of 52 to win the Charity Cup at Allestree, defeating Adam Dickerson 21-18 in the final. Best bowler from Division 2 and below was William Marshall from Belper Pottery who had a great day reaching the semi finals and Hannah McDonald won the prize for best lady bowler.
SOUTH DERBYSHIRE MERIT QUALIFIERS Following tonights heats, the following 8 players have reached the South Derbyshire Merit Final to be played on Thursday 17th May at Rykneld BC. 7pm start.
Phil May, Martin Hicks, Richard Gill, Gareth Nash, Adam Hartley, Jeff Tatem, Nigel Iliff and Ben Ryder.
Full list of results under 2018 Cup Fixtures & Results
ENTERING RESULTS BY MOBILE / TABLET Some people have been experiencing problems entering results by mobile phone or tablet, especially with the Monday League. I have reported this to Mike Beckett the website owner, who has very kindly added a link to the bottom of each club home page. If you are having problems, click the link and it will automatically notify Mike of the make of your mobile device and he should be able to rectify the issue for you.
TUESDAY LEAGUE - Thank you to the anonymous sponsor who has very kindly come forward to sponsor our Tuesday League. Your generous contribution will be put towards the running of the league and end of season prizes.
We are still looking for sponsorship for this seasons Dickie Cup and Gordon Ellis Trophy for Under 18's. If anyone wishes to get involved, please contact any committee member.
The draw for the preliminary round of the Dickie Cup has been made and can be found under the '2018 Cup Fixtures and Results' tab.
WITHDRAWAL - Stretton ‘A’ have withdrawn from the Friday League Division 3. All scheduled fixtures are now a bye.
The draw for the Derbyshire County Cup has been made and is available on the Derbyshire CGBA website.
Monday League - Rykneld have withdrawn from Division 2. Belvedere A have replaced them from Division 3 to balance the leagues.
Tuesday League - Rolls Royce 2 have withdrawn from Division 2
Friday League - Washlands B have withdrawn from Division 4
All changes have been made to the fixtures on the website.
PAUL FURNISS MEMORIAL SINGLES 2018 AT ROWDITCH BOWLS CLUB
64 entries at £10
Qualifying dates - Saturday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd September at 10.30am
Final - Saturday 13th October at 3pm
Winner £400 Runner Up £200 Semi Finals £100, Last 8 £50 and Last 16 £30.
To enter contact Ben Ryder on 07913 924730
Full details can be found in the ''Local Competitions'' tab.
PETER HOWE - It is with deep regret that I have to inform you that Peter Howe, a long standing member of Rykneld Bowls Club, passed away in the early hours of Friday 16th March 2018. The funeral will be held at Derby Crematorium (Main Chapel) on Wednesday 4th April at 3.20pm. Donations in lieu of flowers to Nightingale Macmillan Unit. Our thoughts are with Betty and all their family.
New result sheets uploaded to website.
Just a reminder to Captains that result sheets should be completed on the night and retained by the home team in case of a query by the away team or league secretary. SDCGBA Rule 25(g).
GRAHAM ROBERTS (Sitwell Arms) It is with deep regret that I have to inform you that Graham passed away on Wednesday 14th February aged 72 years. His funeral service will be held on Thursday 8th March at Markeaton Crematorium (Main Chapel) at 10.40am. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be given at the service for Cancer Research UK.
RYKNELD BOWLS CLUB MID-SUMMER OPEN DOUBLES
Sunday 24th June 2018 commencing at 9:30am
Entry £8 per pair
Refreshments including breakfast, lunch and tea plus ALL DAY BAR
Entries by 31st May 2018 to:
David Hayton, 30 Church Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby. DE22 1EY.
Tel: 01332 557005 or 07800 519959
Sitwell 2 have withdrawn from Div 4 on Friday
Rowditch 1 have withdrawn from Div 1 on Tuesday
Fixtures have gone out to club secretaries this morning and will be on the website in the next few days