Turton & District Bowling Association


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Welcome to the web site of the Turton & District Bowling Association.

League Sponsored by: American Pan.


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President: Eric Williams, Esq

Chairman: Barry Robinson, Esq. 07835 406602

Vice Chairman: Mike Bailey, Esq. 01204 306771, 07482 608108

General Secretary: Andy Warman, Esq 01204 852315, 07482 628500

Treasurer: Sandie Whittaker, Esq sandiewhitt@yahoo.co.uk

Fixtures Secretary: Jim Sheffield, Esq 01204 852109, 07484 761551

Honorary Life Members.

Brian Duncan, Esq.

Eric Williams, Esq.

Mike Williams. Mike has sadly passed awy and will be missed greatly by all his Turton League colleagues. We are compliling a tribute to him and it will be posted in due course.

David Howarth has sadly passed away and will be missed greatly by all his Turton colleagues.

Executive Committee.

Dobbies: John Southern.

Eagley: Eric.Haslam, Roland Gee.

Edgworth A: Margaret Turtington, 

Edgworth B: AndyWarman, Stewart Bailey.

Great Lever BCC Booths: Clive Fenn

Longsight A: Dougie Baxendale, John Hawkins.

Longsight B: Chris Margiotta, Eddie Ellard.

Tonge Moor Cons: Rod Hall, Alan.Hesford.

Turton A: George Williams.

Turton B: Graham.Howarth.

Executive Meetings at Dunscar Conservative Club 8-00pm Start.

The AGM was held on Wednesday January 16th starting at 7-30pm.

Proposals and agenda item sfrom the AGM.

David Howarth was made a honorary life member.

The Milburn Cup is 8 man team competition and will be played at the end of the season and then handicaps applied based on final league positions.

Amendments to Rule 17 and competition rules, Milburn Cup were agreed. 

All teams must send at least 1 player or pair to all competitions. Any team not sending a player or players will be fined £10. 

Any team not represented at an Executive Committe Meeting will be fined £10.00.

Next Executive Meeting. Wednesday 13th February 2019, 8-00pm.

Dunscar Conservative Club, Hardmans Lane, Bromley Cross, Bolton. (Founded 1894) are pleased to be associated with Turton & District Bowling Association.

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Team Contacts.

Dobbies: John Southern 01204 398958, 07977 950918

Eagley: E.Haslam 01204 417706. R Gee 01204 305310

Edgworth A: Margaret Turtington 01204 853741

Edgworth B: A.Warman 01204 852315, 07482 628500. Stewart Bailey 07803 088201

Great Lever BCC Booths: Clive Fenn 01204 708839, 07949 200926 

Longsight A: D. Baxendale 07766 521576

Longsight B: C.Margiotta 01204383787

Tonge Moor Cons: R.Hall 01204 396347, 07717 086576. A Hesford 07814 829606

Turton A: G.Williams 01204 306120

Turton B: G.Howarth 01204 598481, 07549 938913. J.Sheffield 01204 852109, 07837 106589

Date and Venues for 2019 Cup Competitions.

AGM Trophy: Sunday 14th April at Edgworth. 12-30pm start.

Mike Williams Pairs Trophy: Sunday 12th May at Tonge Park. Hosted by Tonge Moor.

Fred Haslam Trophy: Sunday 21st July at Longsight. (Subject to confirmation)

Ainsworth Cup: Sunday August 4th at Dunscar Conservative Club.

Milburn Cup. End of season. TBA

George Wood Trophy. Sunday September 8th at Egerton Park.

Ainsworth Shield. Sunday 15th August. Venue to be arranged as Dunscar Conservative Club green is already booked.


Milburn Cup Handicaps 2019


2019 Competition Winners

AGM Trophy: Winner  Mark Bradshaw. Runner Up. Stuart Houghton. Losing Semi Finalists: John Mort, Andy Warman.

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.

John Mort.