South Derbyshire Crown Green Bowling Association 2019


President Chairman Secretary Fixture Secretary Treasurer
Cliff Robinson Calvin Jackson John McNeilly Peter Harper Neil Desmond
9 Knoll Close, Littleover 3 Athlone Close, Chaddesden 38 Fairway Crescent, Allestree 2 Saundersfoot Way, Oakwood, 58 Rosedale Avenue, Alvaston 

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Fri May 24th 20 results from 21 Matches
Tue May 28th 14 Matches
Fri May 31st 16 Matches
Thu May 30th 3 Cup Games





Important Dates:


Thu May 30th Dickie Cup Preliminary Round

Sun Jun 2nd 2pm Senior County Championship. Derbyshire v Potteries. Home leg at Rolls Royce BC

Sun Jun 9th 2pm Junior County Championship. Derbyshire v North Lancs & Fylde. Home leg at Kings Newton BC

Thu Jun 13th Dickie Cup First Round

Sun Jun 16th 12.00 Darren Smith Memorial Trophy. New trophy for Under 18s and in memory of one of our finest players. To be played at Rolls Royce BC.

Latest information:

Fri May 17th

WITHDRAWAL - Spondon have withdrawn fron Friday League Division 3. All fixtures now changed to a bye.

Fri May 17th

HORSLEY OPEN DOUBLES - Details of the Presidents Open Doubles Competition at Horsley on Sunday 4th August available on the local comprtitions tab

Thu May 16th

SOUTH DERBYSHIRE MERIT - Congratulations to Gareth Nash (Marehay) on winning the South Derbyshire Merit at Chaddesden Park BC beating Tom Brown (Winshill) in the final. Full results on the 2019 Fixtures and results tab.

Thu May 16th

SPONSORSHIP - An opportunity has arisen to sponsor our main Friday Mens League. If any individual, club, business or organisation would like to get involved and sponsor this league, please contact any of the officials at the top of the page to discuss. Can we take this opportunity to thank our previous sponsor for a number of years, Paul Burton, for his support and generosity.

Tue May 7th

WITHDRAWAL - Sitwell Arms have withdrawn from the Friday League Division 4. All fixtures are now shown as a bye and any games already played are now void.

Mon May 6th

CHARITY CUP - Congratulations to Adam Hartley (A&B) on winning the first silverware of the season. He defeated Rikki Higgs (Belvedere) 21-11 in the final at Chaddesden Park BC today.

Other winners on the day were Hannah McDonald (Best lady bowler), George Hines (Best Junior bowler) and Josh Hall (Best bowler from Division 2 and below). All reached the quarter finals.

Huge thanks to Chaddesden Park BC who stepped in at short notice to host the event. The greens were fantastic and thanks to all who made the day a great success.

Full results on the 2019 Competitions tab


Tue Apr 30th

CHARITY CUP - Please note that the venue for the Charity Cup on Monday 6th May has been moved to Chaddesden Park. Both greens are in very good condition and we thank them for steppping in at short notice to host the competition. Please show your support for this fabulous event.

Tue Apr 30th

LITTLE EATON DOUBLES COMPETITION - Details of a round robin open doubles competition to be held at Little Eaton on Sunday 21st July can be found on the Local Competitions Tab.

Thu Apr 25th

WITHDRAWAL - Barton have withdrawn from Friday League Division 3. All scheduled matches are now set to a bye.

Thu Apr 25th

COMPETITION DRAWS - The draw for the South Derbyshire Merit and the Dickie Cup have been made. They can be found via the Individual Competition Entires and Cup Results tabs.

Tue Apr 16th

WITHDRAWAL - Sitwell Arms have withdrawn their first team from Tuesday Division 2. All fixtures changed to a ‘bye’. Their second team in Division 3 will continue as they have a number of new and inexperienced players.

Wed Apr 3rd

OBITUARY - It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the sudden passing on Wednesday 27th March of John Haywood. John was well known in our local leagues and the secretary at South Wingfield Bowls Club. His funeral will take place at 11am on Wednesday 17th April at Amber Valley Memorial Park and Crematorium, Derby Road, Swanwick, and afterwards at The Black Boy Inn, Old Road, Heage. He will be sadly missed by us all and our thoughts are with his family.  

Mon Apr 1st

OBITUARY - It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the passing of Linda Fryer on 25th March 2019 after a long illness. Linda was a long standing member of Denby Bowls Club and will be sadly missed by all those that knew her. Her funeral will take place at 12.00 on Friday 12 April 2019 at Markeaton Crematorium.

Tue Mar 26th

DISCIPLINARY CODE OF PRACTICE From Derbyshire CGBA - This is now in full operation and available via the tab on the left. 

Wed Mar 13th

LOCAL COMPETITIONS - Details for a couple of local comps added to the Local Competitions tab. Etwall Round Robin Mixed Doubles on Monday 6th May and Rykneld Mid-Summer Doubles on Sunday 30th June. 

Sun Feb 3rd

OBITUARY - It is with immense sadness that I have to inform you of the passing last night of Jack Birks. Many of you will know Jack who has been associated with Belper Pottery for 50+ years. His last full season was in 2017 when he was still playing at the age of 94. A lovely man that will be missed by many.

Mon Jan 28th

BCGBA MEMBERSHIP - Lifetime BCGBA Membership has increased with immediate effect from £10 to £12. A replacement card is now £4. The updated form can be found via the link on the left.

Mon Jan 28th

OBITUARY - Sadly, I have to report that Ian Woolley (Spondon BC) has recently passed away. Ian was a stalwart of the club and a former winner of the South Derbyshire Merit in 2003. His funeral will be held at Markeaton Crematorium at 3.20pm on Wednesday 6th February and afterwards at the Mundy Arms. All friends welcome. Family flowers only please. Our thoughts are with his family.

Fri Dec 21st

Revised rules entered on to website. Any changes have been highlighted in red.