General Notices

On This Day: Kingy wins Midland Masters

Jamie King won the 2019 Midland Masters on this day to take the trophy and with it a place in the Champion of Champions. He beat Wrockwardine Wood team mate and good friend Stuart Rutter in the final 11 after leading 15-7 on Prees. In the Semi Finals he beat Stuart Perry 14, making the most of an 8-3 and …

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Help needed to save the Waterloo.

Message from Lynn Pritchatt. "The historic and iconic 'home' of Crown Green Bowls, The Waterloo', will face closure for good if funds cannot be raised for essential work to be undertaken.  The national bowling community is attempting to raise £100,000 to get the work undertaken to allow us to secure at least a 10-year lease on the venue. Unless this …

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Sad news

I have been informed that Past President, Geoff Balshaw's wife Sheila died this past week. The SCGBA send our condolences to Geoff and his family, Sheila was a lovely lady, she will be sadly missed.

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Latest Info re Covid 19

Following the recent announcement and changes to the Covid Legislation we can confirm clubs can continue to offer organised bowling activity in a Covid-safe manner. Phase 3 falls within the sporting exemption allowed.  Clubs should continue to follow the Phase 3 guidance and be aware that this is now backed up by the legislation changes. You can continue to take part …

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New Registrar

The SCGBA is pleased to announce that following a pause due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the BCGBA have confirmed that new player registrations can now recommence. A player registration form which includes the details of our new Registrar Marie Matthews, and how to apply can be found via this link: https://bowlingresults.co.uk/scgba/ Any questions/queries please email Marie direct at registrarscgba@outlook.com. or …

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On This Day: Shropshire win Crosfield Cup

This time 11 years ago Shropshire picked up the Crosfield Cup for only the second time with victory over Yorkshire. Below is how we did it. We picked Meole Brace No.2 green for the final, a surprise choice given Yorkshire's experience of the Meole Open on it, but any concerns were dispersed very quickly. After Callum Wraight had bowled a …

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On This Day: County Cup Final 2015

Tonight would have been the 2020 KGJ Insurance County Cup Final. The last time the final was contested on this date was 5 years ago when Castlefields took on Meole Brace. A full report, scores and pictures are below. County Cup final - Saturday 8th August 2015 - OSBCCastlefields v Meole BraceCastlefields lifted the Glynn Hill Cup after defeating Meole …

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New BCGBA Guidance

Considering the relaxation of conditions for local cricket we have made strenuous efforts, which remain ongoing, to obtain further guidance from Government on the commencement of community sport, which includes crown green bowling. Following yesterday’s announcement, we have 33 pages of regulations to go through before we can fully update guidance& then have to obtain approval from the Department of …

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