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League News Headlines What's New on Line for 2015
Secretaries of Senior Citizens
Clubs (2015 season)
As you will be aware the League Fixtures are
now available on the Web site and through the new online system.
Unfortunately the new system is not able to accommodate the League
requirement to high light the teams that play AM , so listed below are all
the teams that play AM on Wednesday mornings Division 3
Wombourne C -
Division 4 Cradley H Libs C ,
Somers C , Romsley C - Division 5
Sports C, Kingswinford Cons C, Swindon
C, Swindon D, Mary Stevens Park C -
Mary Stevens Park D, Dudley Sports D.
Dell C play on DMBEC Green and play PM. Please ensure that your Captains are
aware of the above (same as in previous years ) and that they do not fall
into the trap of turning up late and being fined for not turning up
Derek Brookes Secretary & Barry Jones Fixture Secretary
03/07/2015 Seniors Citizens Individual Merit
Dave Bell (Langley)
who beat Jenny Geary (Woodman Saltwells) 21-17
The Senior Citizens Challenge Cup Draw
for round 4 & Ladies Doubles go to Merits & Comps.
In the merits & comps listing can you alter the date for the
QR in the triples from 9th July to 6th August
Please note regarding
The Men's Doubles Final is on Friday 3rd July at Langley start 6.45 pm
21/06/2015 LADIES INDIVIDUAL MERITS FINAL
10TH 2015 VENUE CRADLEY HEATH
LIBS. Joan Taylor
PETER BARNES DOUBLES QUALIFYING ROUND &
WILLEITS TROPHY FINAL
details concerning the above competitions go merits and comps.
11/06/2015 Junior & Adult Doubles
The above Competition
is being staged on Sunday 28th June at Coombs Wood start 1.30pm entries
£4.00 per pair , Juniors under the age of 18 on 1st Jan 2015 For the Adults
this can be Parents , Grandparents , Team members etc, etc . Entries to
Mandy Pagett via Email , or Entry form which is attached . Sponsorship will
be from Mick Brown, Mandy Pagett & Derek Brookes -
All games 18 up except final.
The Dudley League Mens
Doubles Merit final
will take place on 3rd July 2015 at
Langley Bowling Club,
starting at 6.45pm. Go to Merits & Comps for the draw.
02/06/2015 The Dudley League Mixed Doubles Merit
place recently and for the list of qualifiers for the final go to Merits and
Comps and follow the links.
02/06/2015 The Herald Cup Semi Final
Draw is as follows
Royal Oak A v Greets Green; The George v Coombs Wood. All matches to
be played on Friday 17th July at 7pm.
02/06/2015 Dudley League Mens Merit
Go to Merits and Comps and follow the links.
27/05/2015 Senior Citizens Challenge Cup Round 2,
Willetts Cup Qualifying Round, **George Smith Final Ladies Handicap R2
more information go o Merits and Comps and follow the link
**DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND MY CONTROL IT HAS BEEN NECESSARY TO CHANGE THE
VENUE FOR THE ABOVE MATCH, THIS WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON
DUDLEY DELL. No.2. (formerly DMBEC). I
look forward to seeing you there before 1.o.clock. Thank you. JOan
Senior Citizens Doubles & triples
The closing date for these two Competitions is Wednesday 10th June entries
to Joan Taylor via the entry forms in Secretary's possession or via email to
firstname.lastname@example.org . Further copy of form attached
Individual Merit Competition, Due
to the poor response the qualifying round will not now be played and will be
combined with the Final on Friday
For a list of players entering this competition go to Merits & Competitions.
Derek Brookes, Secretary
The closing date for
the Ladies Singles & Doubles Competition
is Tuesday 5th May
entries to Joan Taylor at email@example.com
Last year the entries for the Ladies Division 2 Doubles was very poor with
no qualifying round being played , so Ladies of Division 2 lets have your
entries for the Doubles
on the webe Seniors George Smith competition
prelimnary round and Ladies Handicap Cup Round 1 Joan Taylor
21/04/2015 Mixed Doubles Qualifying
round draw go to Merit & Competition/Mixed Doubles.
Closing date for the
Smith & Pagett Competitions
is Wednesday 22nd April a further copy of the entry form is attached
Entries to Joan Taylor
last four in the final of the Dudley
League Junior Merit
held on DMBEC 13th April
Tom Skidmore 21, Joe Michael Dicken
Lucy Skidmore 21 Sam Gritton 2. Final: Tom Skidmore 21 Lucy Skidmore 15
PLEASE NOTE Due to
circumstances it has been necessary to change the
venue for the above match,
GATE.C.G. v OLD CROSS A.
will now be played on
CRADLEY HEATH LIBS. Thank You. Joan Taylor
06\04/2015 Club Registrations 2015
I have now completed entering all the players from your registration forms
on to the new result pages.
Can you please check your clubs list of players and if there are any
missing, wrong spellings or players who have left, please let me know as
soon as possible. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org or ring me on 07881
Could I just remind you that the cost for registering players is nil, but
use an unregistered player and it will cost your club £10, have points
deducted and scores which could mean a game that was won becomes a defeat.
It will only take you a few minutes to check the list! If you wish to add
players to your list during the season, please let me know (not Derek as he
has enough to do).
I wish you all the best for the coming season.
Barry Jones Match Secretary
This is a just to let all clubs know that the
Royal Oak Bowling Club
now have floodlights -
Maggie Pailing Secretary
Sedgley Ex's B.C.
As you will recall I advised at the AGM that there may be problems with
parking at the rear of our club
Following a recent incident which affects this area we have decided to
advise all clubs NOT to use the rear access to Sedgley Ex ie DO NOT use
Springfield Grove to approach the bowls green.
Could you please post this notice on your web bowls sites and advise all
We apologize for this restriction and we are looking at alternatives but
unfortunately its back to the old problem of long distance parking and a
walk to the bowls green. The incident we had involved some diesel being
spilt on the bowls green but thanks to Mike Lewis and Terry Slater attending quickly we are hoping that
it will not have too great an effect on the surface. Ian
I have today been told that a portion of our green
will need to be cordoned off for safety reasons. I would be grateful if you
could let member clubs know in time for the coming season. Many thanks
Paul Chapman Secretary
23/03/2015 In the close season the
Woodman Mount Pleasant
Public House has reopened as a Public House and Restaurant . so could
Bowlers please park in front of the Pub allowing Restaurant users access to
the side of the Pub. Further as the Pub is now opened, Bowlers should use
the Pub for their drinks and not bring their own .
Merit will be held on Sunday 12th April at DMBEC (front Green) starting
at 2.00pm entrants to be 18 or under on the1st January , Entries on the
day £2.00 ea or inform
28/02/2015 Re: Mary Stevens Park B.C. To all
visiting teams SC Div 3 and 5
Due to our heritage lottery bid some £3.2 million will
be spent on the park this summer with contractors vehicles parking on site.
Dudley MBC has also placed some 320 staff in the main house with the park
car parking of only 180 spaces.
Thus parking on-site will be very difficult this season so visiting teams
should allow plenty of time and car sharing would be recommended. The local
MP Margot James has organized a petition asking DMBC to return the car
parking to the local visitors. It would be appreciated if any team can
support this petition and help all park users to freely park on our park.
The online address is https.// www.surveymonkey.com/s/marystevenspark
Your support would be greatly appreciated'
Thanks in advance Roger Wynne Bowls Secretary MSP
01/02/2015 Update to previous
post on the web site for the Ladies Div 1
start on 28th April, Div 2 start 7th April and
Cup Match 21 st April , (change due to now 11 (cater for 12 )
in Div 2 , Seniors Start 15th
April Cup Match 29th April , Derek
for your diary for 2015:
AGM - 4 February 2015 at Rowley Labour Club
at 8 p.m.
Paying in Meeting - 18th March 2015 at Rowley Labour Club at 8pm onwards.
Thursday Divisions start 9th April 2015, Ladies cup is on 14th April 2015,
Ladies divisions start 21st April
2015, Senior Citizens Divisions start 15th April. Presentation Evening
- Friday 6th November 2015 at Cradley Sports.
Derek Brookes, League
For the forth coming season the League has
the following vacancies in the various Divisions
Thursdays 3 places - Senior Citizens 2 places - Ladies Upto 4 places
If any Club is interested in adding a further team please let me know before
the end of the year
Regards Derek Brookes League Secretary
11/11/2014 The Federation of
Crown Green Bowls
The League have been approached by
Bowlers over the past season to see if there is possibility of starting up a
County side to represent Dudley & District League similar to that which had
been done with Central Midlands . The Committee have considered these
requests and are actively investigating the possibility of restarting the
status from the Dudley & District Bowling League and applying to join the
above Federation. This Federation has some 33 teams or Districts so there
would be a strong possibility that any application would be considered
favourably. The match organisation would be formed as part of the Dudley
League main Committee with its own Committee to oversee the games and
arrangements. More details will be discussed at the Leagues AGM when it
would be voted on to see the way forward.
If there are any questions then feel free to ask any of the following
Committee members for further information
Mandy Pagett, Chris Lambert, Simon Totten, Mick Brown, Derek Aldridge or
Myself Derek Brookes
First of all thanks to those who attended Wednesday nights presentation at
Rowley LC regarding the scoring system that will be implemented for 2015
season. A few general notes for you.
The Players registration Form will still be submitted as usual at the pay in
meeting. Barry will then check 2015 list against those from 2014 list and
adjust accordingly. New players can be added in the normal fashion.
Players can be transferred in the normal fashion.
It will be the HOME teams responsibility to complete the score card as
normal and to have it signed by the away Captain. It is then the HOME team
who complete the score card on line and submit.
Away Captain to check on line the accuracy of the card and accept
All the existing Rules regarding late cards, late submission of card,
unregistered player etc will still apply
Whilst teams would still be able to incorrectly play a player who has
already played on the date, the system will not allow the recording of same
and then becomes an unlisted player.
Clubs will need to retain the cards, as this year, if sent on line, in case
there is a dispute.
If a dispute then the card would have to be sent to Barry.
Clubs if they do not have the facilities to send on line, can still scan or
post FIRST class post.
Score cards will be the same as last year
Log in numbers will be issued at pay in meeting together with an information
Log in numbers will be the same if you have 1, 2, 3 teams + Ladies +
League Rule 11 will be amended to reflect the new system
The new system also incorporates notice to Barry when matches are
approaching the 4 weeks overdue date .
The Leagues Web site has been amended to incorporate the new system, when on
the League Web site click on League Statistics and it brings up the new
If you want to try the new system, go to bowlingresults.co.uk and click on
here for PC or Lap Top demonstration, Click on Club log in, enter demo click
ok, then click on Audlem A which gives you a blank score card and away you
go. Derek Brookes League Secretary