Competition & Club News
Bowlers will only be allowed to wear BLACK trousers in the finals of all League competitions this year.
That's the message from League President Mike Potter, the county's competition secretary and BCGBA delegate.
He told Monday's County Executive meeting that, following this year's BCGBA rules revision meeting, black was now the only colour permissible for trousers worn by bowlers in all finals - at national, county, open and, he stressed, league level.
Wednesday 24th May –qualifiers (6.30pm)
Saturday July 1st – Finals Day for last 16
Saturday 22rd April (10am)
Saturday 13th May – 6pm start
Saturday 20th May – 2pm
Saturday 17th June – 6pm start
Saturday 24th June (10am)
Saturday 8th July – 6pm start
April 26th - prelims
May 17th - 1st Rnd
July 19 - 2nd Rnd
August 23rd – semi-finals
Saturday September 16th – final (6.30pm)
April 19th - prelims
April 26th -1st Rnd
June 28th - 2nd Rnd
August 23rd – semi-finals
Saturday September 2nd – final (6.30pm)
May 17th - prelims
June 14th - 1st Rd
June 28th -2nd Rnd (if required)
August 2nd – semi-finals
Saturday August 26th – final (6.30pm)
Competition chief Phil King will unveil his list of finalised dates for 2017 at the League's March executive committee on Tuesday the 7th at the Sir John Bayley Club (7.30pm).
But, as a little taster for things to come, the first date for the diary is Saturday 22 April when it will be Mixed Doubles day . . .
SINCLAIR BOWLING CLUB
TOM & JOHN CANDLIN MEMORIAL
OPEN DOUBLES TOURNAMENT – 2017
ONE DAY COMPETITION ON SUNDAY 9 APRIL;
£360 Total Prize Money - Winning Pair receive £150 - Limited to the first 32 Pairs
Morning Session - 10am or 11am start
Afternoon Session - 2pm or 3pm start
Finals Session (Last 8) - 6pm start
***** NO Practice *****
Prize Money (Subject to Full Entries)
Winners £150 per pair
Runners Ups £70 per pair
Semi-Finalists £30 per pair
Quarter-Finalists £20 per pair
Entries at £10 per pair to to:
Telephone: 078 7785 7721
REFRESHMENTS AND BAR AVAILABLE
Approved by S.C.G.B.A. and affiliated to B.C.G.B.A.
All telephone entries MUST be confirmed by receipt of payment within 7 days of entering.
Include S.A.E. with postal entries for confirmation of dates or map. NO PAY - NO PLAY
Cheques payable to Sinclair BC
Wednesday 8 February - Donnington Wood BC at the Wendy House at 7.30pm.
Tuesday 14 February - Newport BC at the clubhouss (7pm) and Bylet BC at 8pm at the club. "All existing and new members welcome!" says Chris Chamberlain.
Wednesday 15 February - Bridgnorth BC AGM and League signing-on night in the Clubhouse at 7.30pm. "All members welcome," says Dave Winwood
Saturday 18 February - Allscott BC at the Club (7.30pm). "Old and new members and bowlers of all abilities welcome," said a club spokesperson
Monday 27 February - Broseley BC at Broseley Social Club (7.30pm)
Updated Monday 6 February
The Shropshire association's dates for 2017 have now been finalised and released.
They show that Mid Shropshire's plea for the county junior inter-league to be played later in the season and on a Sunday have been taken into account.
It will go ahead on Sunday 17 September, at venues yet to be decided, when League officials will do their utmost to ensure there is no repeat of the problem of players selected not turning up . . . as happened at Malpas in April.
The full list of county dates is available on the SCGBA website
During the closed season this part of the League website will also be used for clubs to publicise details of the annual meetings.
First up is the St Georges AGM on Sunday 20th November at 12.30 in the function room at the Sports & Social Club
To get you club's annual meeting or pre-season / signing on meetings on here please contact League general secretary Malcolm Fletcher . .
Competition secretary Phil King has issued an urgent reminder that he needs the following trophies returned to him at or before the League's November meeting on Tuesday the 1st:
Senior Merit - Craig Owen
Dixon & Driscoll Doubles - Simon Oldcorn & Pete Millington
Division 3 winners - Highley
Under-25 Merit - Ashley Gregory (and Under-15 Merit runners-up from years ago!!!)
Harris Cup - Newport
Competition secretary Phil King will try and produce a calendar of events for 2017 that does not have a cup final on a Bank Holiday weekend.
Formal rules for the Under-25 and Over-60s Merits will be introduced at the AGM in January.
Division 1 - Mark Worthington (Donnington Wood A)
Division 2 - Dave East (Highley A)
Division 3 - Robert Smith (Chelmarsh A)
And, bearing in mind rule 10 (c) and the six games in the top flights on Fridays ruling bowlers out of the running:
Division 4 - Gary Mountford (Worfield A)
Division 5 - Dickie Oliver (SJ Bayley C)
Division 6 - Andy Styles (Donnington Wood D)
Saturday Division - Pete Millington (Trench)
Dennis Lewis Thursday Division - Jamie King (Bowring A)
This official list is to be ratified at the League's November meeting so anyone who spots a mistake or has any question should contact either Ric Hudson or Malcolm Fletcher
It is hoped ALL award winners will attend the League's annual presentation dinner on Saturday 14 January at the Telford Whitehouse Hotel to collect their prize in person and receive the recognition they deserve . . .