The Cheadle and Gatley District Bowling League exists to promote Crown Green Bowling in its area. This area nowadays extends beyond the old Cheadle and Gatley Urban District, and includes Stockport, South Manchester and parts of North-east Cheshire.
See the green finder for a list of clubs and links to maps showing where they are.
We run a league for teams playing on Tuesday evenings and a veterans’ league (for the over 60) playing on Wednesday afternoons. The evening league currently has two divisions, and the veterans’ league has five divisions. Ideally there are ten teams in each division (18 matches), but it is sometimes necessary to go to eleven or twelve teams.
The evening teams consist of ten players each and the veterans play in teams of eight. The leagues are decided on aggregate points scored.
We also run knock-out cup competitions for each league - the evening teams play for the Bob Newlan Memorial Trophy and the veterans play for the P.C.S. Cup. Each league has an individual Merit competition.
The current rules were adopted at the AGM in 2003; there have been minor changes since.
For more information about the league, please contact the league secretary, Andy Clews by e-mail.
Structure of the Cheadle & Gatley District Bowling League.
Chairperson - Mike Travis
League Secretary - Andy Clews
Evening League Sec - George Wood
Vetrans League Sec - Stephen Fletcher
Treasurer - Stephen Alsop
Committee - Mary Wrench
Vets merit finals day
Vets merit fainal day at houldsworth wmc
1/2 division semis Dave Gwilliam 21- John Davies 17 ; Phil Penny 3 - Willie Owen 21 final Willie Owen 20- Dave Gwilliam 21
3/4/5 Mike Hare 21- Mike Shaw 17 ; Paul Charnock 16 - Nicholas todd 21 final Mike Hare 21 - Nicholas Todd 10
Thank you to houldsworth wmc for hosting it and to mary and andreen for the measuring and all the markers
|(Tuesday 19 September 2023)|
Evening League Merit - 2023
Results for 12 September Finals day
at Hazel Grove BC start at 7pm
Shaun Kennaird - Ryecroft 19
Brian Fairclough - Poynton WMC 21 12
Denise Smith - Poynton WMC 15
Nicholas Todd - Ryecroft 21 21 21
Steve Foster - Crowcroft Pk 21 18
Bob Finney - Northenden 12
Sam Hamilton-Horsefield - Crowcroft Pk 21 21 11
Dave Thompson - Heald Green 16
|(Tuesday 12 September 2023)|
Veterans Merit for the Jack Forrest Snr Cup
Cheadle & Gatley Vets Merit's Finals
To be played on Tuesday September 19th
Venue - Houldsworth WMC
Bar open from 12pm
Tea and Coffee also available
Register at venue by 12.30pm - Draw 12.45pm - Play 1pm
If you are NOT Registered by 12.30pm you will not be in the draw.
Div 1 & 2 - Willy Owen, Phil Penny, David Gwilliam, John Davis.
Div 3,4 & 5 - Mike Hare, Mike Shaw, Peter Charnock, Nicholas Todd.
|(Tuesday 22 August 2023)|
2023 - Handbook Changes
Will Captains please use only registered players otherwise you will loose the chalks
that have been scored plus a fine.
Longsight CC Evening Team have changed there playing name to Burnage GV B
but still play at Longsight CC
Longsight CC would like any bowlers who are wanting a game to come along and
play for us. details from Jim Owen 07835 316 041
Longsight veterans team have withdrawn from the League
Waggon & Horses at Handforth have withdrawn from the Tuesday evening League
Changes to Clubs details
Romiley Arms Vets Captain - Mrs C Hulme 07790 390 015
Spring Gardens Evening Captain - Mr K Jackson 07443 488 832 / 0161 948 8606
Waggon & Horses Secretary Evening & Veterans - Mr D Bruce
Northenden Social - Car Owners must book their Car Registration Number in at the Bar on Arrival
Thorn Grove B have withdrawn from Veterans Div 5 their dates are now opendates
CLUB SECRETARIES, PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR CAPTAINS FOLLOW THE RULE WHEN A TEAM IS SHORT OF PLAYERS 1 or 2. THE RULE APPLIES ONLY TO THE LOWEST TEAM AT EACH CLUB.
THE PLAYER TO PLAY A SECOND TIME, WHEN THERE IS A PLAYER SHORT WILL BE DRAWN FROM THE TEAM PRESENT AT THE START OF THE MATCH IS THE ONE WHO PLAYS THE SECOND GAME. MAX 1 PLAYERS FOR AN 8 PLAYER TEAM AND 2 FOR A 10 PLAYER TEAM. MARK THE 2ND GAME WITH (2) SO WE KNOW WHICH GAME IS 2ND. OTHERWISE YOU LOOSE THE GAME 21-0 IF THE PLAYER DRAWN IS UNABLE TO PLAY A SECOND GAME, ONE REFUSALL PER MATCH ALLOWED, THE USE OF A SECOND GAME CAN BE USED A MAXIMUM OF 6 TIMES.
THIS WILL RUN THROUGH THE SEASON, 5 POINTS PER PLAYER WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE RESULT OF THE TEAM SHORT OF PLAYERS.
SECRETARIES IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO TELL YOUR CAPTAINS. THIS WAS EXPLAINED AT THE AGM AND CONFIRMED WITH MINUTES OF THE MEETING.
|(Monday 27 March 2023)|
It is with sad regret I have to inform the passing of John Walworth of HWMC he will be sadly missed. Report by Jim Murphy
Peter Golding - Cheadle Con Club, furneral will be at Stockport Cremetorium on Friday 24th March at 12.15pm
Request from Greg Spiller.
John Whittaker passed away recentley. His funeral will be 11am on Tuesday 14th February at Manchester Cremetorium.
|(Saturday 4 February 2023)|
Web site reorganisation
There has been some reorganisation of the web site. For information about the Cheadle and Gatley league the best entry point is:
The basic URL (www.cgleague.co.uk) now takes to you a links page, from where you can access all the leagues on this site.
Following internet best practice, the whole site is now also provided over an encrypted connection (you should see a green padlock near the top of the browser).
|(Thursday 20 July 2017)|