Farnworth and District Parks Veterans Bowling League

Welcome to the Farnworth and District Parks Veterans Bowling League website

General:
Rules

Admin:
Manage league

President:  Jack H. Wharton   (Kearsley Park)

Chairperson:  Tony Hobson  (Doe Hey Park)        07759 141142

Vice Chairperson:  Les Stevens  (Central Park)    07933 332353 

Secretary: Until a new Secretary is appointed please contact either Tony Hobson or Stephen Partington

Match Secretary:  Barbara M. Pitchford  (Brackley Cons)     0161-794 1645

Treasurer:  Stephen Partington   (Doe Hey Park)       07852 510200

Farnworth and District Parks Veterans Bowling League is a Veterans Bowling League open to both Ladies and Gentlemen who are aged 60 years and over.   Our matches are played between teams of 10-a-side with games being played to 15-up on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons commencing at 1:45 p.m.  Teams are located in Boothstown, Swinton, Walkden, Farnworth, Little Hulton, Over Hulton and Little Lever.  We would be delighted to hear from anybody wishing to join a team and take part in friendly and competitive competition.

League Meetings

League Information

Ladies Rose Bowl

Jobbins Shield

Presentation Day

Brindle Trophy

Clifford Bate Pairs

Jervis Cup

League Individual Competition

Competitions 2024

League Meetings

Executive Committee Meetings will be held during the month of January, March and August and also, if needed, on a date, at a time and at a venue to be notified by the League Secretary and The Annual General Meeting will be held on the 4th Wednesday of November each year at a time and at a venue to be notified by the League Secretary.

The next Scheduled League Meeting will be held on Monday, 12th August 2024 at Kearsley Park Bowling Club commencing at 10.30 a.m.

(Tuesday 25 June 2024)

League Information

Fixtures

The 2024 League Fixtures are now on the Web and whilst the League Matches will commence on Tuesday, 30th April, the Jobbins Shield Preliminary Round will be played on Tuesday, 9th April followed by the 1st round on Thursday, 11th April, the 2nd round on Tuesday, 16th April and the Semi Finals on Thursday, 18th April. The Final of this competition will be played on Tuesday, 23rd April on a neutral green chosen by the Match Secretary once the first two rounds have been played.

Endsleigh Insurance 

The Endsleigh Insurance Application is now on line and to access click here.

 

(Wednesday 7 February 2024)

Ladies Rose Bowl

The Ladies Rose Bowl will be played on Wednesday, 14th August 2024 at Bradford Street Bowling Club and Ladies are reminded that they will require to have played at least 2 League Games during the course of the Season in order to qualify for entry.

(Tuesday 6 February 2024)

Jobbins Shield

Once again the Jobbins Shield will be played prior to the commencement of the League with the Final also being played. The draw has been made and can be accessed by clicking the link above the League Tables.

(Tuesday 6 February 2024)

Presentation Day

Presentation Day will be held on Tuesday, 17th September 2024 when the final of the Brindle Trophy will be played.   Venue will be confirmed at a later date.

(Monday 5 February 2024)

Brindle Trophy

The Semi-Finals of the Brindle Trophy will be played on Tuesday, 3rd September 2024 and will be hosted by Doe Hey Park with the final being played on Presentation Day (17th September) at a venue to be arranged.

(Monday 5 February 2024)

Clifford Bate Pairs

The Clifford Bate Pairs Competition will be held on Monday, 13th May 2024 and will be hosted by St. Mary's Park. One Pair to be entered by each team.

 

(Monday 5 February 2024)

Jervis Cup

The Jervis Cup (teams of 6 Players) will be played on neutral greens on Monday 1st, 8th, and 15th July 2024 with the Semi-Finals and Final being played on the 22nd.   The draw will be made and published following the March League Meeting when the number of teams entered will be known.

The draw for this competition has now been made and can be viewed by clicking the link above the League Tables.

Could all Clubs please check both the A Section and B Section draw to check if or when their green is required.

(Monday 5 February 2024)

League Individual Competition

The League Individual Competition will be held on Wednesday, 12th June 2024 and hosted by Kearsley Park. 2 Players to be entered by each team.

(Monday 5 February 2024)

Competitions 2024

Clifford Bate Pairs

Monday 13th May 2024 to be hosted by St. Mary's Park

League Individual Trophy

Wednesday 12th June 2024 to be hosted by Kearsley Park

Harold Jobbins Shield

Prelims - Tuesday, 9th April 2024

1st Round - Thursday, 11th April 2024

2nd Round - Tuesday, 16th April 2024

Semi-Finals - Thursday, 18th April 2024

GRAND FINAL - Tuesday, 23rd April 2024

Jervis Cup

Prelims - Monday, 1st July 2024

1st Round - Monday, 8th July 2024

2nd Round - Monday, 15th July 2024

Semis & Final. - Monday, 22nd July, 2024

Barbara Pitchford Ladies Competition

Wednesday, 14th August 2024 to be hosted by Bradford Street B.C.

Thomas Brindle Trophy 

SEMI-FINALS   Tuesday, 3rd Seotember 2024 to be hosted by Doe Hey Park

Reserve date Thursday, 5th September 2024 

FINAL  -   To be played on Presentation Day, Tuesday 17th September 2024 prior to the League Presentation ceremony 

 

(Friday 1 December 2023)