THE FIRST MIXED CROWN GREEN BOWLING LEAGUE IN NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE
Please note, if any teams are having difficulty in rearranging cancelled fixtures, the season will be extended by a week. If any match has any bearing on the league titles, promotion or relegation, then scores will not be put on until all fixtures are in and played
If games are going to be rearranged, please let Josh know asap.
Last day of registering new players is 31st July 2023.
History of the League
The Newcastle League was formed in 1984 for clubs from the Newcastle-under-Lyme area. The first season consisted of 10 teams and since that time the league has grown to incorporate teams from Stoke-on-Trent and South Cheshire.
The 2023 season will consist of 26 teams split into three divisions of 9 or 8.
The league is a affiliated to The North Staffordshire Parks Bowling Association and play under British Crown Green Bowling Rules.
For more information contact:
Secretary: Cal Simcock
Please send your results to the following so they can be processed:
The league formerly had 3 other cup competitions consisting of:
The Burgess Cup: The main competition of the Newcastle League open to all teams in the league on a handicap basis. Handicaps ranging from 0-20 and all matches will be played on the same night
The Derek Kelsall Trophy: Open to Division 1 teams and now played on a neutral green
The Jim Capewell Cup: Open to Division 2 teams and now played on a neutral green
The Jane Berrisford Memorial Trophy: Open to Division 3 teams and now played on a neutral green
Champion of champions, played on a neutral green
ITS WITH REGRET THE LEAGUE HAS TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF BRENDA ADAMS SO WOULD ALL CLUBS PLEASE USE THE SECRETARYS PHONE NUMBER FOR ANYTHING TO DO WITH BOWLS.
ARE THOUGHTS ARE WITH BRENDA'S FAMILY
|(Friday 7 April 2017)|
Will all clubs please note that our AGM will be held on 9th Feb at holy trinity church 7.30 pm
|(Monday 16 January 2017)|
It is with regret that league have to inform everyone that Knutton have had to withdraw from the league due to the fact they have a green to play on but the council have told them they can not use the toilets etc. so any club due to play them it will be classed as a bye. Can we wish them luck at trying to get everything sorted for the future
|(Friday 8 April 2016)|
This years AGM is Feb 4th at the Holy Trinity church Newcastle 7.30pm.
|(Monday 18 January 2016)|
CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS 2015
MATCHES TO BE PLAYED 13TH SEPTEMBER AT WOLSTANTON PARK
AND WOLSTANTON MARSH 10AM START
JFARMER 20 V J DUMIGAN 21
C MATHEWS 18 V C STEELE 21
K BURGESS 11 V L ROWLEY
R BRAXTON 20 V G CAPPER
G CAPPER 21 V L ROWLEY 17
C STEELE 10 V J DUMIGAN 21
J DUMIGAN 15 V G CAPPER 21
J BERRISFORD 21 V R OAKES 13
S LEESE 11 V M JONES 21
M STOTT 21 V J SIMPSONN 18
S WHITEHURST 21 V T HYATT 15
M JONES 12 V S WHITEHURST 21
M STOTT 11 V J BERRISFORD 21
J BERRISFORD 21 V S WHITEHURST 15
M CHILTON 21 V D LYTH 19
K HEALEY 7 V I SWIFT 21
R DAVIS AND R MARSH BYES
I SWIFT 7 V M CHILTON 21
R DAVIS 12 V R MARSH 21
R MARSH 13 V M CHILTON 21
|(Monday 21 September 2015)|
BURGESS CUP DRAW semi final draw
MATCHES TO BE PLAYED 24 JULY
BETLEY 1 V WOLSTANTON PK 1 at wolstanton wmc
WOLSTANTON PRIVATE 2 V WOLSTANTON WMC at hem heath
RODE HEATH 86 V KNYPERSLEY 149 at halmerend
ETRURIA PK 132 V WOLSTANON MARSH 1 160 at oakhill
MATCHES TO BE PLAYED 21 AUGUST 6.15 START
KNYPERSLEY 152 V WOLSTANTON WMC 124 AT WOLSTANTON PARK
BETLEY 141 V WOLSTANTON MARSH 1 152 AT ETRURIA PARK
|(Friday 28 August 2015)|
jim capewell 2nd round AND FINAL INFORMATION
matches to be played 31st July
TREBT VALE 138 V ETRURIA PARK 147 at betley
AUDLEY 134 V KNUTTON 117 at wolstanton park
FINAL WILL BE PLAYED ON 4TH SEPTEMBER 6.15 START
ETRURIA PARK V AUDLEY AT WOLSTANTON MARSH
|(Sunday 16 August 2015)|
DEREK KELSALL FIRST ROUND 2016 (DIVISION 1)
MATCHES TO BE PLAYED WEDNESDAY JULY 6TH
WOLSTANTON PRIVATE 1 V WOLSTANTON PARK 2 TO BE PLAYED AT QUEEN ELIZABETH
HEM HEATH 1 WOLSTANTON MARSH 1 AND WOLSTANTON PARK 1 HAVE BYES
|(Wednesday 15 July 2015)|
burgess cup first round
ALL MATCHES TO BE PLAYED 3RD JULY 6.15 START
RODE HEATH (5) 149 V KNUTTON 2 (20) 113 AT OAKHILL
WOLSTANTON PARK 2 (10) V KNYPERSLEY (scr) AT QUEEN ELIZABETH
ETRURIA PARK (10) V WOLSTANTON MARSH 2 (15) withdrawn AT WOLSTANTON WMC
KNUTTON 1 (5) 147 V WOLSTANTON PARK 1 (scr) 156 AT ETRURIA PK
HEM HEATH 1 (10) 137 V WOLSTANTON MARSH (5) 154 AT WOLSTANTON PRIVATE
HEM HEATH 2 (15) withdrawn V BETLEY (scr) AT RODE HEATH
WOLSTANTON PRIVATE 1 (scr) V WOLSTANTON WMC (scr) AT TRENT VALE
WOLSTANTON PRIVATE 2 BYE
|(Wednesday 8 July 2015)|
JIM CAPEWELL 1ST ROUND DRAW
MATCHES TO BE PLAYED 6TH JULY
OAKHILL V WOLSTANTON MARSH 2 AT PITTSHILL
ETRURIA PK V WOLATANTON PRIVATE 2 AT HEM HEATH
AUDLEY 1 AND QUEEN ELIZABETH HAVE BYES
|(Wednesday 13 May 2015)|
ETRURIA PARK 2 WITHDRAW
Would all division 3 teams please note Etruria Park have withdrawn there 2nd side from the league
|(Wednesday 15 April 2015)|
Final Round Of MatchesThe final round of matches on 4th September to start at 6:00 due to fading light. Any rearranged fixtures for September to also start at 6:00
|(Saturday 24 August 2013)|
Jim Capewell Cup Final
|(Saturday 3 August 2013)|
Wolstanton Private 1 and 3 home fixtures
As per the previous news item concerning Wolstanton Pte 1 and 3 home Fixtures. I have an update on the matter.
The green might not be available on the following Tuesdays not Friday as first reported for ladies competitions.
21st May, 18th June, 9th July, 30th July, 20th August.
For the Fridays please go by Burgess Cup dates.
They have requested as per the previous news item that they want to play most of the games on Tuesday night and will move to Friday on request if Tuesday is a problem. Matches can't be mutually arranged unless it is cancelled. They have to be played on scheduled week of the match either the Tuesday or Friday. Please only ring Captains only to move to the friday or cancel please.
|(Wednesday 8 May 2013)|
Wolstanton Private 1 and 3 home fixtures
All Wolstanton Private 1 and 3 home fixtures have been set to Tuesday evening unless stated at the request of the secretary.
There home fixtures are classed as a WEDNESDAY NIGHT fixture as per the league rules and can only be changed by the following.
1. Requesting the fixture be moved to the Friday of that week.
2. Cancelling the fixture if it cannot be played on Tuesday or Friday but has to be arranged between the 2 captains and a date arranged within 28 days.
|(Saturday 23 March 2013)|