World Team Championships

Castlefields bow out at first hurdle

Castlefields put up a good fight but just lost out to local side Lower Hopton today. They found themselves just three down after four games off with Jon Palmer winning 11 and Rich Goddard 17. They then were seven up as Mike Beer won 11, but Rob Hitchen won 7 for Lower Hopton which meant Adie Rowe's 19 win was …

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Good luck to Castlefields

Castlefields look to go one better than last year as they start their BCGBA World Club Championship campaign today at Spen Victoria. They have a tough draw though, playing local team Lower Hopton, featuring Graeme Wilson, Robert Hitchen and former Shropshire County player Ian Booth. Captain Alan Peach comments "to be honest it will be a very difficult game against …

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Sir John Bayley lose out 1st round

Sir John Bayley lost their first game at the 2019 BCGBA World Club Championships by 25 to the Grapes of Greater Manchester. They were 3 down after four as Spencer Clarke won 14 to be the best of two winners, but an 8 and 11 loser in the back four meant they lost out. Castlefields try to repeat their exploits …

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Good luck to SJB at World Club Championships!

KGJ County Cup winners Sir John Bayley take part in the World Club Championships today hoping to make the finals day for the first time. They took part two years ago on Fox Lane, winning their first game easily but then just dipping out second game versus Newdigate. That was at Fox Lane though, this time they travel to Spen …

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BCGBA World Club Championships Draw

The draw has been made for our two representatives in the 2019 BCGBA World Club Championships. Sir John Bayley play on Sunday 17th March against the Grapes of Greater Manchester while Castlefields have a very tough game against Lower Hopton of Yorkshire, especially given their knowledge of the green at Spen Victoria in Yorkshire. The full draw is below. 17th …

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Castlefields make final of BCGBA World Club Championships

Castlefields reached the final of the BCGBA World Club Championship but were defeated by Parkfield Labour club  by 15. Castlefields led by 4 after the first four games off with Champion of Champion Mike Beer leading the way winning 8, while Owen Jackson had won 13 for the North Lancs & Fylde side. But Parkfield took 3 out of the …

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Castlefields head to BCGBA World Club Championships Finals Day

Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier Bowling League Champions Castlefields head to Fox Lane Leyland tomorrow to take their place in the last eight of the BCGBA World Club Championships. They face a tough first clash though against 2015 winners Thongsbridge on the number 2 green, but captain Mike Beer admits "I know their team and we expect to face a team …

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Castlefields through at BCGBA World Club Championship

Castlefields have gone through to the finals day of the BCGBA World Club Championships after two healthy wins. They recovered from 17 down against Birches Head Hotel after three games off to have the last 5 winners and win by 26 overall, Adam Jones winning 6 and Andy Duckett 9. They took on Pudsey from Yorkshire in their second game …

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St Georges dip out at 1st hurdle

St Georges lost out at the 1st round stage of the BCGBA World Club Championship. They were only one down against Castle S & SC after the 1st four with John Cooke winning 11 and Pete Grimston 19. But only one win at the back for Tony Rhodes 21-10 meant they lost by 15. Full scores are here.

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Good luck to St Georges at BCGBA World Club Championships

St Georges take their place in the BCGBA World Club Championship at Fox Lane in Leyland looking to make their mark on the tournament that they've played in many times before. They earned their right to play by winning the KGJ Insurance County Cup last season but have had some major changes since that game. Joint captains Ian Gaut, Dave …

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