Welcome to the web site of the Turton & District Bowling Association.
League Sponsored by: American Pan.
President: Eric Williams, Esq
Chairman: Barry Robinson, Esq. 07835 406602
Vice Chairman: Mike Bailey, Esq. 01204 306771, 07482 608108
General Secretary: Sandie Whittaker. 07512 501385
Treasurer: Sandie Whittaker, 07512 501385Esq firstname.lastname@example.org
Fixtures Secretary: Jim Sheffield, Esq 01204 596786, 07484 761551
Honorary Life Members.
Brian Duncan, Esq.
Eric Williams, Esq.
Dobbies: John Southern. Cliff Unsworth
Eagley: Eric.Haslam, Roland Gee.
Edgworth A: Ian Harvey,
Edgworth B: Andy Tighe. David Brierley 01204 305493
Great Lever BCC Booths: Clive Fenn
Longsight A: Dougie Baxendale, John Hawkins.
Longsight B: Eddie Ellard. Peter Turner
Tonge Moor Cons: Rod Hall.
Turton A: George Williams.
Turton B: Graham.Howarth.
The AGM will be held on Monday 23rd January 2023 in the the Churchill Room at Dunscar Conservative Club startin at 7-30pm.
Executive Meeting to be held at Dunscar Conservative Club 7-15pm Start on Wednesday 20th September 2023.
Dunscar Conservative Club, Hardmans Lane, Bromley Cross, Bolton. (Founded 1894) are pleased to be associated with Turton & District Bowling Association.
Dunscar Catering Services. Catering for all occassions. * Food for Thought*. Contact Sarah on 07802 473065.
Dobbies: John Southern 01204 398958, 07977 950918. Cliff Unsworth email@example.com
Eagley: Eric Haslam 01204 417706. R Gee 01204 305310
Edgworth A: Ian Harvey 01204 852769
Edgworth B: Andy Tighe 07947 812687. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. David Brierley 01204 305493
Great Lever BCC Booths: Clive Fenn 01204 708839, 07949 200926
Longsight A: Dougie Baxendale 07766 521576
Longsight B: Peter Turner 07968 273943. Eddie Ellard 01204 386967, 07507 123972
Tonge Moor Cons: Rodney Hall 01204 396347, 07717 086576. Dave Crook 07956037506
Turton A: George Williams 01204 306120. Jim Sheffield 01204 596786. 07484761551
Turton B: Graham Howarth 01204 598481, 07549 938913.
Date and Venues for 2023 Cup Competitions. To be advised.All entrants to advise Barry Robinson, preferably by email: email@example.com
All teams are to provide at least one player or pair the the league competitions. Failure to do this will subject the team to a £10 fine.
Mike Williams Pairs Trophy: Sunday 21st May at Tonge Park. Sign in 11-15am for 11-30am start.
Fred Haslam Trophy: Sunday 25th June at Longsight. Sign in 11-15am for 11-30am start.
David Howarth Trophy: Sunday 6th August at Dunscar Conservative Club. Sign in 11-30am for 12-00 noon start.
George Wood Trophy. Sunday 27th August at Dunscar Conservative Club. Sign in 11-30am for 12-00 noon start.
Ainsworth Shield. ( Bottom Four Clubs).This year the format will be 4 Home and 4 away. Due to the league games not being completed the bottom four teams will not be finalised until Monday September 11th. Once they are known the dates for the games to be played can be set.
Milburn Cup. Sunday 3rd September at Dunscar Conservative Club. sign in 11-00am for 11-30noon start.
Milburn Cup Handicaps 2023. The Milburn Cup prelimanary and first round will be played 4 Home and 4 Away. The handicaps below will apply.
2023 Competition Winners.
Mike Williams Trophy. Mike Bailey & Mick Hilton.
David Howarth Trophy. Alex Power, Runner Up Ross Hatzer. Semi Finalists. Charlotte Buckley, Bob Williams.
Fred Haslam Trophy. Winner Alex Power, Runner Up Tony Wilkins, Semi Finalists Terry Ratcliffe, Mark Bradshaw.
George Wood Trophy. Winner Keith Waddington, Runner Up Peter Crook. Semi Finalists. Ronnie White, Bob Beardswoth.
Milburn Cup. Winners Dobbies, Runners up Turton A. Semi Finalists Great Lever BCC Booths, Longsight A.
2022 Competition Winners.
AGM Trophy. Winner Mike Howard. Runner Up Mark Bradshaw. Losing Semi Finalists. Tony Wilkins and Bob Williams.
Mike Williams Pairs. John Mort & Keith Waddington,. Runner Ups Mike Bailey and Mick Hilton. Semi Finalists. Peter Hardman and Eddie Goodwin, Alex Power and Mark Bradshaw.
David Howarth Trophy. Mark Bradshaw.
Fred Haslam Trophy. Winner Dougie Baxendale, Runner Up Harvey Moore. Semi Finalists. Bob Williams, Eric Williams.
George Wood Trophy. Winner Kevin Breen, Runner Up
Milburn Cup. Winners Turton A, Runner up Edgworth A. Losing Semi Finalists. Gt Lever BCC Booths, Edgworth B.
Ainsworth Shield. Winners Gt Lever BCC Booths, Runners Up Edgworth B. losing Semi Finalists, Longsight B, Turton B
Merits. Winner John Mort, Joint Runners Up, Mike Bailey, John Hilton.
2021 Competition Winnses
AGM Trophy. Due to the late start of the season the competition could not be played.
Fred Haslam Trophy. Winner Harvey Moore. Runner Up Tony Wilkins. Losng Semi Finalists: Stuart Houghton, Charlotte Buckley.
Mike Williams Pairs Trophy. Winners Mike Bailey/Mick Hilton, Runners Up. Mark Bradshaw/Alan Rukin. Beaten Semi Finalists. Bob Williams/Les Fishwick. Alan Parker/ George Manning.
George Wood Trophy. Winner Chris Edwards. Runner Up Dougie Baxendale.
David Howarth Trophy. Due to the late start of the saeson the competition could not be played.
Milburn Cup. Due to the bad weather at the end of the season the cup was shared by the four finalists. Dobbies, Eagley, Longsight and Tonge Moor.
Ainsworth Shield. Due to the bad weather at the end of the season the shield was shared by the four finalists. Edgworth B, Great Lever, Longsight B and Turton B
Merits. Winner John Mort, second Mark Bradshaw, third Mike Bailey.
2019 Competition Winners
AGM Trophy: Winner Mark Bradshaw. Runner Up. Stuart Houghton. Losing Semi Finalists: John Mort, Andy Warman.
Mike Williams Pairs Trophy. Winners Mark Bradshaw/Alex Power. Runners Up Les Hignett/Mark Warburton. Losing Semi Finalists. John Haslam/John Mort, Margaret Turtington/Ross Hatzer
Fred Haslam Trophy. Winner Alan Rukin. Runner Up. Eric Haslam. Beaten Semi Finalists. Clive Fenn and Alex Power
David Howarth Trophy. Winner John Southern. Runner Up Dougie Baxendale. Beaten Semi Finalists Ross Hatzer and Alex Power.
Ainsworth Shield. Winners Edgworth A. Runners Up Great Lever BCC Booths. Beaten Semi Finalists. Edgworth B, Turton B.
George Wood Trophy: Mark Bradshaw. Runner Up John Mort. Beaten Semi Finalists. Ian Price, Peter Crook
Milburn Cup: Winners Turton A. Runners Up Tonge Moor. Beaten Semi Finalists. Dobbies, Eagley
Merits. 1st Mark Bradshaw, 2nd Dougie Baxendale, 3rd John Mort.
2018 Competition Winners
AGM Trophy Winner: Eric Williams. Runner Up: Peter Crook. Losing Semi Finalists: Stuart Houghton, Mike Bailey
League Pair Winners: John Haslam/John Mort. Runners Up: Sandie Whittaker/Barry Robinson. Losing Semi Finalists: Les Brown/Stuart Houghton, Kerry Holt/Andy Warman.
Fred Haslam Trophy Winner: Alan Hesford. Runner Up. John Mort. Losing Semi Finalists Eric Williams, George Williams.
Ainsworth Cup Winner: Barry Robinson. Runner Up Kerry Holt. Losing Semi Finalists Eddie Ellard, David Farnworth.
Milburn Cup. Winners Turton. Runners Up.Tonge Moor. Losing Semi Finalists. Longsight B, Dobbies
George Wood Trophy. Winner: Peter Howard. Runner Up. Mark Warburton. Losing Semi Finalists. John Mort, Bob Williams. A big thank you to Egerton for hosting the competition.
Ainsworth Shield. Winners Longsight A. Runners Up Eagley.
Merits 1st Barry Howarth, Mick Howard, 3rd Alan Mealor.
2017 Competition Winners.
2017 League Champions. Tottington. Runners Up Dobbies.
2017 AGM Trophy. Winner: Malcolm Stretch. Runner Up: Lee Bleakley.
2017 League Pairs. Winners: John Haslam/John Mort. Runners Up: Mick Howard/Margaret Turtington
2017 Fred Haslam Trophy. Winner: Anthony Rukin. Runner Up: Les Brown
2017 Ainsworth Cup. Winner: Stuart Houghton . Runner Up: John Mort
2017 George Wood Trophy. Winner: John Mort. Runner Up: Barry Robinson
2017 Milburn Cup. Winners: Tonge Moor. Runners Up: Edgworth A
2017 Ainsworth Shield. Winners: Eagley. Runners Up: Egerton.
Merits. 1st Lee Bleakley. 2nd Peter Howard. 3rd Alan Mealor
Fred Haslam Trophy.
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The George Wood Trophy.