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If you or your club wish to use this facility please send details to Barry Jones.
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IF YOU SEE ANY ERRORS PLEASE NOTIFY ME SO THAT THEY CAN BE RECTIFIED.
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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 2 - Cradley Heath Sports C, Wombourne C; Division 3 - Swindon C; Division 4 - Coombswood C, Coombswood D, Dudley Sports C; Division 5 - Dudley Sports D, Romsley C, Kingswinford Cons C, Mary Stevens Park C, Dudley Sports D, Somers C, Romsley D
Additionally Dartmouth Central in Division 4 start their home matches at 2pm and Dudley Dell C in Division 3 play in the afternoon at 1.30 pm. Dudley Dell B play on DMBEC
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
Draws for Ladies Handicap Cup Round 3 and Senior Citizens Challenge Round 3 now on website.
Don Foxall Adult/Junior Competition - a report of the one day competition is on the relevant page. Well done to the winners Joe Michael Dicken & Sarah Skidmore. Mandy Pagett
Senior Citizens Division 5 Unfortunately Victoria Park B have had to withdraw from the league due to illness and a lack of reserves. All games already played will be nul and void and future games will become byes. Derek Brookes, League Secretary
Enoch Southall Mixed Doubles Final - the draw for the final on 2nd August is now on line. The Final will take place at Wombourne BC commencing at 6.30pm. I encourage everyone to go along and support the finalists in this years competition. Thanks to Wombourne for allowing the use of their green, and could members of the club please ensure that jacks, mats and measures are available for the evening. Dan Williamson
The Dudley Bowls Federation Team play their second game of the season against Wallasey at M & B Portland Road on 19th May, start time 2pm. The away venue is Tixall BC, Birkenhead. In the last match against an experienced Halifax side the result was an overall loss by 24 shots and gaining 13 points. Team details can be found on the Leagues webside green box "Federation Results".
In the League, entries are closed now for the Ladies Singles and also the Junior/Adult Doubles. The first Final of the season is The George Smith Trophy which takes place on Thursday 30th May at 1pm at the Royal Oak, Halesowen. There are two new faces in the Final - Albert Redding of Mary Stevens Park and John Stokes of Wombourne - so it is good to see others making the final.
Thursday 16th May is the closing date for the SC Over 70 Merit, entries to Joan Taylor. Closing date for the Mens Singles and Doubles is today, 12th May, entries to Dan Williamson.
Derek Brookes, League Secretary
Jim Pagett Trophy - Qualifying Round Draw now on line.
Senior Citizens League Challenge Cup - draw for Round 2 on 8th May now on line.
Mixed Doubles Competition - Friday 10th May 7pm The draw for the qualifying round taking place at Swindon and Coombs Wood is now on line. Will players drawn at Swindon please read note regarding car parking. Dan Williamson, Mens Competition Secretary
Dudley Bowls Federation v Halifax - Sunday 28th April at Coombs Wood with 2pm start time. All welcome to come and support. Details of the team can be found on the website in the green box called Federation Results. Derek Brookes
Junior Competition 2019 - Please note that the Junior Merit date has changed from 1st to 15th September
George Smith Senior Citizens Trophy and Ladies Handicap Cup draws now on line.
Cancelled Matches - Reminder Will all clubs who cancelled matches on 4th April due to the bad weather please note that these games must be played by 2nd May and all dates for rearranged games should be notified in advance to the Match Secretary. Barry Jones, Match Secretary
Dudley Herald Cup - Round 2 draw now on line The second round will be held on Friday 3rd May at 7pm. Full details on relevant pages. On the whole from the last round, thanks to those who put their results on for home and away. Can we ensure that in the next round everyone does the same. Each green needs to input their own 4 results as it isnt just down to the winning team to input results and nobody should have to be chasing round to find out scores. Also a reminder that two games will be taking place at Cradley Sports as they have two teams left in the cup although this will only affect WBFSC A and The George A. Good luck to everyone Dan Williamson, Cup Secretary
Competition Closing Dates - Reminder : The closing date for the George Smith Senior Citizens Individual Merit Trophy is Thursday 11th April. All entries to Joan Taylor, 126 Regis Heath Road, Rowley Regis, Warley, B65 0PD Tel: 07910 361145.
The closing date for the Enoch Southall Mixed Doubles Trophy is Sunday 14th April. All entries to Dan Williamson, 71 Harvest Road, Rowley Regis, B65 8EL Tel: 07860 128767
Thursday Division 1 - It is with regret that Willenhall Nordley Libs have withdrawn from the League. All of their games will now become byes. Derek Brookes
Club Contact Details - In order to find full details of club contacts it is neccessary to log-in to the website.
Car Parking at Woodman MP - Woodman MP have requested that visiting teams do not park in the middle if the car park is full. Some people assume that they are just blocking in bowlers, but it is normally cars belonging to people in the Thai restaurant and they have made complaints to the club.
Thursday Division 6 It is with regret that Central Edgbaston have dropped out of this league and therefore all their games have been changed to byes.
Senior Citizens League Challenge Cup - Round 1 draw now on line
Dudley Herald Cup Draw - now on line - see green tab. Thanks to everyone who entered this years Herald Cup. There were 29 entries meaning 3 teams get a bye into Round 2. The First Round is Friday 5h April with a 7pm start. Greens without floodlights are recommended to start at 6.30 pm in the first round due to light. Please make these arrangemnts between yourselves respectfully. Daniel Williamson, Herald Cup Secretary
Ladies Handicap Cup - Round 1 Revised - due to withdrawal of Cosley Athletic from the Cup, there will now be only 2 matches played on 12th April. See relevant green tab. Joan Taylor
Ladies Handicap Cup 2019 - draw for Round 1 now on line - see green relevant tab
Thursday 6th June 2019 - Nations Cup On 6th June England will be playing The Netherlands in the semi-final of the Nations Cup. As notified at the AGM there will not be a blank date on that day but if A teams want to watch the match there will be no penalty in cancelling on that date, but the game must be played within the 28 day rule. Derek Brookes, League Secretary
For players who like to enter competitions, I have been asked to notify you that the 2019 George Masters will commence on 8th September with the final on 5th October. All games this year will be 21 up. Further details can be obtained from Paddy McGuinness (firstname.lastname@example.org) Barry Jones, Match Secretary