The WCBBA Referees Society announce they are to hold a SEMINAR for people of all ages who wish to qualify and become a Crown Green Bowling Referee. The seminar will take place at the ABERGELE Bowling Club on Friday 9th December starting at 7pm. Candidates should bring with them details of their name, postal address and mail address if possible. All candidates are requested to familiarise themselves with the Rules of The Game prior to their attendance. The seminar fee is £10 and includes entrance into the examination in January 2017. Any candidate requiring any further information should telephone Peter Hayes on 01745 361084 or e-mail him on email@example.com
Welsh Champion of Champions
Pictured here are Lewis Scott, the 2016 winner, with Peter Higham BCGBA President and Lea Southby from the sponsors Co Op Funeralcare.
Lewis beat Liza Harrison in the first round 21-7. Next he had a great game against John Bailey winning 21-20. In the semi-final he beat David Walker who had won the Bill Hughes trophy earlier in the summer. In the final, Lewis beat reigning Welsh Merit winner Graham Bennett 21-6. Results and more pictures on Competitions page
Linda Williams wins 2016 Waterloo Ladies Handicap
Many of you may have already seen Linda Williams of Hawkesbury BC defeating Kaye Coultard 21-19 in the final of the Waterloo Ladies Handicap 2016 as it was televised live on ITV4. It was a great advert for ladies bowls. See photos on the Ladies page
Death of a legend
Sad to report a great character of Welsh bowls, Derek Caughter, has passed away.
Applications are invited for the following positions :- Senior and Junior Team Selectors, Senior Team Coordinator, Sponsorship Officer and Welfare Officer. Full details and Job Descriptions can be found by going to the General Info page and clicking on the link.
2016 Flowfit BCGBA Senior Merit held at Llay BC on Saturday 30th July
The 2016 Flowfit BCGBA Senior Merit was won by Matt Gilmore of Merseyside who defeated Andy Moss of Shropshire 21-18. The event was a great success and BCGBA President Peter Higham has sent this message to all involved Click here for message
Vets County Championship Prelims 2016 at Esclusham BC
Vets CC 2016
Cheshire qualify from section 3 of the Vets County Championship Prelims 2016. Click on photo or link for full results
Gwyn Morris Mens Senior Merit played on Sunday 26th June 2016 at Aston Bowling Club
Gwyn Morris Mens Senior Merit Winner Graham Bennett pictured with WCGBA President Martin Richardson, BCGBA President Peter Higham and Gwyn Morris' son, Clive Morris.
Gwyn Morris Mens Senior Merit Winner
The winner of the Senior Merit played at Aston BC on Sunday 26th June was Graham Bennett of Cunliffe BC. Graham defeated Chris Slater of Colwyn Bay RBL 21-15 in the final. Losing semi-finalists were Nick Jones of Cunliffe and Adam Harris of Beaumaris. Full results can be seen on the Mens page.
Don James Welsh Junior Merit played on Sunday 19th June 2016 at St Asaph Bowling Club
Sam Williams from Coedpoeth Bowling Club becomes the latest winner of the Don James Welsh Junior Merit. 31 Junior bowlers from across North Wales entered the event played at St Asaph Bowling Club and hosted by Deputy President Dusia Price of Abergele. See Juniors page for full details.