Bury & District Bowls League

Competitions

Singles

There are 7 singles competitions: Under 16’s, Under 25’s, Ladies’, Men’s, Over 60’s Ladies and Over 60’s Men’s and an Open singles (Men & Women). Unusually all these competitions are first to 21 shots, 4 wood games, with the exception of the U25’s and the Open Singles which are the more normal 2 wood game. Age limits are as laid down by the National EBF rules: i.e. under 16 or 25 on the day of the final or over 60 on the 1st May.   


Pairs

There are three pairs competitions: Ladies’, Mens’ and Mixed. All are 2 wood 21 end games.


Triples

Two mixed competitions: 18 ends, 3 wood; and 21 ends, 2 wood.


Shield

The rounds for this mixed competition will be played on the 13th June, 4th July and 25th  July. The semi-finals will be on the 29th August, culminating in Finals’ Day on the 8th September. All matches are played as 4 rink games, 2 wood 21 ends. The number of shots only determining the winner.


Monday KO Cup

Sponsored by Greene King BC, this knock-out competition in its second year is for teams that take part in the Monday Afternoon League. The rounds for the competition will be played on 17th June and the 8th July. The semi-finals will be arranged after the rounds. The final will take place at West Row on September 8th as part of Finals’ Day.


Agnew

A slightly unusual mixed competition played throughout the season with the final on Finals’ Day. There is one rink of four at home, one rink of four away, 18 ends 2 woods. The team scoring the highest aggregate score going through to the next round.


Victor Ludorum

This trophy is awarded to the club who scores the most points on Finals’ Day:

2 points for a winning team / individual and 1 point for the beaten finalists.


Guinness Cup

By tradition this competition is run by the President Elect and takes place on one day during the season. This year the hosts will be Stanton on the 16th June.


The rules governing all the above competitions can be found on the Rules and Regulations page.  

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Below is a summary of all the individual and team competitions due to be played during the 2019 season. To view the draw and results of each round then click on the competition name. As games are played the results will be updated on a regular basis.

All Semi-Finals now have a designated day on which they must be played. The Competition Secretary will allocate a neutral green for these matches.  Finals’ Day will be held at West Row Bowls Club on Sunday 8th September.

The rules governing these competitions can be found on the Rules & Regulations page.