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Cup Finals

The 2023 Season

Rules 10a, 19a and 27

Cup Finals


Coombs Cup : 

Congeatulations to the Hyde Park team winning the Coombs Cup beating Greembank Park 162-146 on Hyde Club Sunday 20th August.

Commiserations go to Barbara Topping's Greenbank Park who played their part in a good close Match.


Pairs Competition : 

Congratulations to AEU Alstom winning The Pairs Competition on Clayton Park Sunday 17th September.

Commiserations to Carol Hardy's Hyde Club 


Wilcox Trophy: 

Congratulations to Dave Ellis's Droylsden Pk winning the Wilcox Trophy on Clayton Park Sunday 17th September.

Commiserations to Carol's Hyde Club again being the bridesmaids again on Clayton Park Sunday 17th September.



(Friday 22 September 2023)

The 2023 Season

Welcome to the 2023 season.  The fixtures for all teams are now on the site  and updates will be added to the site in due course. I have also done the preliminary draws in order to merge them in with the League Programme.

(Thursday 9 February 2023)

Rules 10a, 19a and 27

Rule 10a: That all fixtures and cup-ties organised by the league shall be strictly adhered to.  Inclement weather is the only reason for cancelling a match unless you are playing it earlier

Rule 19a: Games to be 21 up. Teams to be eight per side. If any team were only to field 6 or 7 players on any occasion a supplementary draw may be made from the players listed in games 1 to 4 to play again in order to complete the fixture. Any home player redrawn against a player who has not previously played forfeits 5 chalks per game. In the reverse case 3 chalks to be forfeited per game. When both teams use the same home green or a neutral green, 3 chalks to be forfeited by the team per game. The captain must let the opposing captain know before the draw is made and then must offer the opposing captain the choice of drawing the players from the 4 already drawn to play twice; these players will then play as N°7 and N°8. Only the player’s first score will go towards the averages. The rule would be firm but in the spirit of the game discretion may be applied by agreement of both captains.

Rule 27: The maximum mark between a male and female bowler or male and Veteran bowler to be 40 metres unless both players agree to waive the rule.

(Tuesday 7 February 2023)