Middleton Cup Squad v Alsop Cup Squad
David Lockharts first team of the season.
Clare Fletcher will have the stock of County Clothing at Heaton Hall Bowling Club on Saturday 14th April 2pm till about 5pm. If anyone wishes to purchase items in preparation for the new season then please go along.
Stella Logan Winners 2017
It is intended to have the photograph for the 2017 winning Stella team taken on Friday 27th April at 6pm at MANCHESTER. Dress for the photograph will be County shirts and whites.
The members of the winning Stella team will be presented with their badges/year bars.
Afterwards Team manager Sue wishes to have a short roll up to prepare the team for the first Stella match of 2018 . There is no dress code requirement for the roll up.
Club Reps will be contacting their players shortly to advise you of the arrangements.
This will be the only opportunity to have this photograph taken before the season starts. If anyone is unavailable, please advise your rep accordingly.
Men's County Fours
There is an error in the County Information book and the first play by date of this event is TUESDAY 15th MAY 2018 and not Friday as printed.
Bowls Lancashire Senior Vice President.
At the Bowls Lancashire Executive meeting on Wednesday 14th March 2018 Martin Gale, Heaton Hall Bowling Club, was appointed as the Senior Vice President for Bowls Lancashire. This appoinment will be ratified at a SGM to be held prior to the next Executive meeting to be held on Wesdesday 9th May 2018 at 6.50pm at Heaton Park Bowling Club.
2017 Bowls England President Viv Tomlinson adopted the PreventBreastCancer.org.uk (based at Genesis Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester) as her own personal charity.
The final amount raised was a fantastic £8,859 and Viv wishes to thank everyone from within the County and beyond who contributed towards this incredible amount.
County Championship Draws
The draws have been done and have been posted to the website. Bona -fide members of the County can go to the 'Members area' on the links above and follow the appropriate link to view them. If you need access then just fill in the form that is available on the same page. (This is something new so bear with me if it takes a day or so for you be granted access).
County Team Managers
At the first Executive meeting of the New season the following people were appointed to posts within the County
- Middleton Cup/Balcomb team manager - David Lockhart
- Walker Cup Manager - Viv Tomlinson
- Alsop Cup team manager - Peter Laundon
- Stella Logan team manager - Sue Kitson
- Junior Team Manager - Dominic McVittie
Disability Bowls England :-
'We are trying to encourage people with any disability, including learning, to try out the game of Bowls'
If this is you then see then read on......
Bowls Lancashire is the organisation that runs the sport of Flat Green Bowling in the areas of Lancashire, Cheshire and Manchester.
The Clubs within this area are at Acton Bridge, Blackpool, Bolton, Heaton Hall (Manchester) and Southport.
All the clubs offer play for members of any ability - from the raw beginner to those that aspire to be National Champions.
Each of the clubs and Bowls Lancashire are affiliated to the National Governing body - Bowls England.
News & Events
For the latest news check out the News link and for the latest scheduled events check out the Events Link
If you sign up for email alerts each time there is an update then you will receive notifications - these can include updates on County Championship results, Team sheets for County Representations, draws for Team 5, County Mixed pairs, etc.
Learn 2 Bowl
If you are new to the Sport and wish to give it a try then use the 'Member Clubs' Link at the top of the page and get in touch. All the clubs are able to give you an introduction to the sport. Most are able to loan you Bowling Shoes and Bowls to use for free. Should you take up the Sport and wish to progress then there are qualified coaches available to give you further instruction on how to improve your game.