Burton and District Bowling League 2021

President Chairman Association Secretary Association Treasurer
Alan Eccleshall Martin Drury Mrs Chris Johnson Malcolm Cheese
1 Bridgeside, Stretton 28 Beech Lane, Stretton  21 Fairham Road, Stretton 80 Nelson Street, Winshill
Burton-on-Trent DE13 0EH Burton-on-Trent DE13 0DX  Burton-on-Trent DE13 0BS Burton-on-Trent DE15 0DE
Tel 01283 563752 - Mob 07949 868255 Tel 01283 544072 - Mob 07831 169754  Tel 01283 547764 Tel 01283 536588 - Mob 07963 829735
  Email martin.drury@bes-online.com  Email burtonbowlscommittee@gmail.com Email malcolm.cheese@sky.com  
Champion of Champions BES

Division 1 Alexander Accountancy

Division 2 Trent Trophies

Division 3 Simon Smith

Division 4 Lamb Inn

League Averages Burton Bowls Centre

Charity Cup Washlands Sports Club

Individual Merit BES

Doubles Merit

W.R. Cooper Cup

Sat Jul 24th 16 results from 19 Matches 1 Postponed

Welcome to Burton & District Crown Green Bowling Association Website


Important Dates:


Latest information:

Fri Jul 23rd

As part of Covid protocols, bar sales at Belvedere are now contactless.

We welcome everyone to the bar and ask that they share our members' Covid concerns paying by contactless means Not cash.


Tue Jul 20th

Midland Masters Qualifiers at Rolleston on Thursday 22nd July.

The draw will be made at 6.30pm.

If anyone who has entered cannot make this time, please contact Martin Drury or Malc Cheese before 6.30pm and you will be included in the draw as long as you arrive no later than 7pm.

If you are not there by 6.30pm and have not contacted either Martin or Malc, you will not be included in the draw.

Anyone arriving after 7pm will be removed from the draw.

We have 9 qualifiers for the finals at Dunlop in Coventry on Sunday 12th September.


Sun Jul 18th

Richard Stretton wins South County Merit finals at Kings Newton beating Jamie Southern 21-20 in the final.

Full details of the results can be found on the 2021 Competition Results tab.


Sun Jul 11th

The Southern County Merit Finals will be held at Kings Newton on Sunday 18th July starting at 1pm.

Reminder dress code is in operation on this day.

The draw can be found on the 2021 Competition Results tab.


Tue Jun 29th

The closing date for voting a new Executive Committee member is tomorrow - Wednesday 30th June.  Please register your vote to burtonbowlscommittee@gmail.com


Sun Jun 20th

Matt Milsom wins Burton Merit at Stretton beating John Dewey 21-17 in the final.

Full details can be found on the 2021 Competition Results tab.


Fri Jun 11th

Details for Burton Merit 2021.

  Burton Individual Merit 2021 - Sponsored by BES  
  Prize Money  
  Winner £140  
  Runner up £80  
  Losing Semi-Finalist £40 each  
  Losing Quarter-Finalist £25 each  
  Last eight go forward to the southern county finals on 18th July  
  Draw for Individual Merit Qualifiers to be played on Sunday 20th June 2021 - 1pm Start  
  Barton Green   Belmont Green  
  Bradley Bayliss Littleover   Darren Carter Stretton Anglesey  
  Lewis Belcher Stretton Anglesey   Paul Chamberlain * Stretton Anglesey  
  Rikki Higgs Belvedere   John Dewey Stretton Anglesey  
  George Hines Washlands   Matthew Kelly-Walley * Belvedere  
  Darrell Matkin * Winshill   Nick Parr Rolleston  
  Walter Redfern Winshill   Owen Sherriff Washlands  
  Ken Sharples Stretton   Brian Smith Stretton Anglesey  
  Dale Spedding Stapenhill   Leslie Smith Washlands  
  Adam Stubbs Stretton Anglesey   Richard Stretton Belvedere  
  Robert Sweet * Belmont   Dougan Tubey Winshill  
  Andy Tomblin Washlands        
  Burton Cons Club Green   Marstons Green  
  Steve Atkin Winshill   Colin Belcher Belvedere  
  Conor Chamberlain * Stretton Anglesey   Ian Brown * Stretton Anglesey  
  Sam Martin Eureka Park   Neil Hines * Washlands  
  Andy Milsom Stretton Anglesey   Paul Holmes Belmont  
  Adam Morritt Rolleston   Matthew Milsom Stretton Anglesey  
  Daniel Petcher Littleover   David Redfern Alvaston & Boulton  
  Luke Skitrall * Henhurst   Anthony Rushton Rolleston  
  Paul Stretton Belvedere   Andy Stretton Belvedere  
  Adam Wildsmith Stretton Anglesey   Keith Widdows Rolleston  
  Ryan Worthington Washlands   Matthew Wildsmith Eureka Park  
  Players marked with * to make the draw and act as referees at each green  
  Play down to 2 qualifiers at each green for finals at Stretton  
  Finals at Stretton No.1 Green starting at 5pm  
  Finalist please note that BCGBA dress code will apply at Stretton  
  Draw for Quarter-Finals to be made at Stretton  
  Host club please ensure greens and toilet facilities are available on the day  
  also ensure that Jacks, mats, long tapes and measures are available for use  
Wed May 26th

Teams in division three please note that Belvedere 'C' have withdrawn from the league.

Fixtures scheduled against Belvedere 'C' will now become a bye.


Fri May 21st

Calendar of Events for 2021 has now been updated.


Mon May 10th

Predictions league result entry. The instruction says just enter the home score, the away score will be added.

This is incorrect, you do need to enter manually both the home and away scores.


Fri May 7th

Teams in division four please note that Washlands 'C' have withdrawn from the league.

Fixtures scheduled against Washlands 'C' will now become a bye.


Mon May 3rd

Divisions two & four fixtures have been amended.


Sat May 1st

The predictions league is back. It is free to enter. Cash prizes for the top two at the end of the season.

To enter click on the predictions League tab and follow the instructions.

Predict the match results of the six division one matches each week. Deadline for entries is 4pm on a Saturday.


Thu Apr 29th

Fixtures are now available to view for the new season.


Wed Apr 14th

Following the recent vote by clubs, Burton League will remain at 12 a side for the 2021 season.

The following new rule will apply for this season only and shall replace League rule 8.1 and 8.2:

Teams are permitted to play 2 players twice provided:

i) This is for the same team
ii) It is stipulated at the start of the match i.e. when the cards are drawn.
   The player playing twice should be named on two different numbered cards.
iii) The player(s) involved doesn't play in consecutive ends i.e. if a player plays 1st ends, he/she cannot play again until 3rd ends etc.


Fri Mar 26th

Clubs wishing to transfer players should download a transfer form. When it is completed by both clubs it should be emailed to burtonbowlscommittee@gmail.com