Thu 7th Dec
Pre AGM will be held on Tuesday 12th December 2023 at Birch Coppice Club 7.30pm.
Sun 17th Sep
Glascote Social Club are celebrating 100 years on Saturday 23rd September. Pairs competition, free to enter, bar open and food provided, everyone welcome, 1.30pm start.
Have a great afternoon and celebrate with Glascote!
Mon 21st Aug
Could any club that has trophies either arrange with us to collect them, drop them at Birch Coppice or bring them to the next meeting please. Thanks
Mon 14th Aug
Reminder that 6pm starts are from 23rd August onwards........
Fri 21st Jul
UPDATE: Greens are now updated on the website for the League Cup finals.
League doubles on 3rd September will be held at BirchCoppice - 2.30pm start - players to arrive by 2.15pm to avoid disqualification. There will be a BBQ.........
Well done to the qualifiers:
Frank Spencer & Steve Betteridge
Mark Pratt & Spike Thomas
Val Moses & Helen Athersmith (only female pair for the second year in a row - well done!)
Harvey McDonnell & Julie Patterson
Adrian McDonnell & Ian Scattergood
Simon Thomas & Glen Thomas
Kevin Beal & Charlene Patterson
Ian Sketchley & Dave Morris
Supper tickets numbers and payments are due at the next meeting £11 each - these are not restricted to bowlers, bring your family and friends! 14th October @ Grendon, entertainment by Glamatize and DJ Barry John, food by the same caterers as last year.
Next meeting is 12th September @ Birch Coppice 7.30pm
Sun 16th Jul
Good luck to all teams in the semi finals of the league cups.
Reminder - next meeting is Thursday 20th July 2023 @ BirchCoppice 7.30pm.
Sun 9th Jul
Next meeting is 20th July @ BirchCoppice 7.30pm.
Well done to Kevin Beal on winning the singles on Friday!
Mon 3rd Jul
Greens are now on the website for the cup semi finals 18th July.
Thu 22nd Jun
Well done to everyone who got through to the finals of the singles last night!
Finals take place on FRIDAY 7th JULY @ TAMWORTH CASTLE - Make sure you are there by 6.15pm otherwise you will be disqualified.
Mon 5th Jun
Dates reminder: The cup dates can be found by clicking on the link on the left hand side of the website 'Cup Dates 2023' but just in case you can't find them, the Singles will take place on 21st June with 22nd June to be used as the second night if all games aren't played. Doubles will take place on 19th July with 20th July to be used as the second night if all games aren't played.
Please remember to let us know who qualifies on each green so that the greens for the finals can be established and shared with you.
Fri 2nd Jun
SINGLES & DOUBLES - The draw is now available for you, select Singles and Doubles draw on the menu on the left hand side. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF GREEN: Those drawn on WILNECOTE will now be on DORDON (this is due to Wilnecote not being available) SORRY FOR THIS!!
Your next meeting will be on THURSDAY 20th JULY 2023 - an interim meeting to update and discuss any issues - venue to be confirmed.
Enjoy the sunshine! Please note that your committee are NOT available this weekend (Friday 2nd June to Sunday 4th June).
Mon 15th May
Cup games this week:
League Cup Div 1:
League Cup Div 2:
R Evans Cup:
Fri 21st Apr
ALL cup draws are now available for you, you just need to click on Competition Results and then select the cup that you are looking for.
Reminder that singles and doubles entries along with payment are due at the next meeting.
Next meeting is Thursday 1st June, 7.30pm at GLASCOTE.
Tue 11th Apr
Your next league meeting is 20th April @ Grendon, 7.30pm start. Invoice payments are due at this meeting please.
Thu 23rd Mar
11th April is World Parkinson's Day - Tamworth Castle bowls section are planning a fund raising day on Saturday 15th April starting at midday weather permitting. There will be a BBQ, Bowls, Target Bowls and raffle. Everyone welcome.
Mon 20th Mar
Dordon are now returning to the league for the 2023 season but will NOT be playing in the R Evans Cup. The fixtures should now reflect this, sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused.
Thu 16th Mar
For information - Dordon have withdrawn from the league, the fixtures will be changed to reflect this.
Wed 8th Mar
Your competition draws for the Pre-Lims of both the R Evans Cup (29th March) and League Cup Pre-Lims are both now on the website.
Select the following: on the left hand side of the menu and then select the relevant competition. The first round of the R Evans Cup (19th April) are also on the web.
Clarification of a cup day/date: The cup fixture sheet is showing the 18th July (Thursday) as the League Cup Semi Finals - the DATE IS CORRECT, DAY SHOULD BE TUESDAY. Sorry for the mistake!
DORDON - Will NOT be providing food for the 2023 season.
Please let us have your team player names by 22nd March 2023.
Have a great season everyone - REMEMBER: STAY SAFE!
Fri 3rd Feb
Your fixtures are now available, however your cup dates are not reflected on the link on the homepage.
League starts with the PreLims for the R Evans cup on 29th March 2023 - draw to be made at the next meeting.
League Singles will be: 21st and 22nd June with the final on Friday 7th July. League Doubles: 19th and 20th July with the final on Sunday 3rd September.
Your other cup dates are as follows:
Any queries, drop me a line and I will do my best to answer!! Helen
Wed 1st Feb
Thank you to everyone who attended the AGM last night.
Here are the rule changes that were voted in:
The rules have now been updated to reflect these and the teams for the 2023 season.
Fixtures should be with you within the next couple of weeks - keep an eye on the website!!
Your next league meeting will be Wednesday 8th March 2023 @ Tamworth Indoor Bowls - 7.30pm start.
On behalf of your committee, HAVE A GREAT SEASON!!
Wed 7th Dec 2022
Proposals for changes for the 2023 season put forward at the PreAGM are as follows:
1 That each team should only be allowed to register a maximum of 12 players (Graham Perry Glascote)
2 Continuous play to be played at all matches (Graham Perry Glascote)
3 That the 6 foot rule should be abandoned (Keith Robinson Tamworth Eagles)
4 Away teams to be given 15 minutes roll up but finish 10 minutes prior to the start time of the game (Andy Clancy Wilnecote)
5 All greens should be given a fair share of holding cup games (Dave Orton Dordon)
6 No neutral games for cup games, that if drawn at your home green, should be able to be played on that green (Terry Guild Grendon)
7 That the fixtures should reflect that the last game of the season to be played as a home game fixture if the green has floodlights (Norman Kester Atherstone Grove)
8 All cup games will be played on a Wednesday apart from the league division cup finals which would be played over 2 nights (Officers)
9 Playing an illegal player in any games, including cup games, will incur a £10 fine per player (Officers)
10 All complaints/issues/disputes will only be dealt with at league meetings. Any complaint/issue/dispute to be put in writing (letter or email) to the committee at least 7 days prior to the league meeting (Gross Misconduct will be dealt with immediately (Officers)
11 Any bowler who qualifies for the quarter, semi or final rounds of the league singles or doubles competitions, who turn up to play but then leave prior to the end of the last game played (unless in emergency circumstances), the green captain to provide the names of those bowlers to the committee and those bowlers will not be eligible to enter the following season (Officers)
12 Any team requesting that a player plays on the 1st half and that player is still there at the end of the match, that team will be deducted one point, this will be the responsibility of the opposing captain to inform the committee (Officers)
13 Once a meeting is closed, no issues to be brought to the officers at the end of the meeting, these issues will have to wait until the next league meeting as AOB is included in all meetings and the meeting will have been closed (Officers)
14 Score cards must be checked and marked on the card every 4 ends with dead ends identified (Officers)
Date for the AGM - Tuesday 31st January 2023 @ Birch Coppice 7.30pm
The Management Committee would like to wish all bowlers a Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Tue 22nd Nov 2022
The PreAGM will now be held on Tuesday 6th December 2022 @ 7.30pm Birch Coppice.
Sorry for any inconvenience caused.