The Widnes Seniors Bowling League consists of men or women over the age of 55 who play in teams of eight bowlers. Each team plays each other home and away during a season and the league is separated into two divisions.
Management - The league will be managed by an elected committee consisting of Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. The officers will be elected by all members at the Annual General Meeting in February. A Fixtures Meeting will be held before the start of the seasn where clubs will register, will pay their seasons fees and will receive the fixtures for the season. A half Yearly Meeting will take place in October to award prizes to the winners and runners up in each division and the winners of any competitions played.
Half yearly meeting October 19th United Services Club.
The half yearly meeting will take place at the United Services club on Thursday October 19th at 19.00. Agenda.
1 Roll Call
2 Minutes of 2023 AGM from 16.2.2023
3 Matters arising
4 Chairman's Report
5 Secretary's Report
6 Treasures Report
7.Honoraria 2023. Secretary £250 Treasurer £150 Auditor £25
Trophies and Prize Presentation
Division 1 Winners.Eccleston Runners up Runcorn Subscription. Averages Derek Roylance Eccleston
Division 2 Winners. Widnes Bowler 2 Runners Up Victoria Park. Averages Paul Nicklin USC2
Isherwood Cup Winners. Eccleston Runners Up Widnes Bowler 1
Isherwood Plate Winners. Widnes Bowler 2 Runners Up Victoria Park.
|(Friday 6 October 2023)|
Isherwood Cup plate result.
The final match of the season was played today over at Runcorn Subscription and many congratulations to Widnes Bowler 2 who defeated Victoria Park in the final of the Isherwood Plate. Both teams had played well to reach the final but it was the Bowler who won a tight match by 12 to add the Plate trophy to the Second Division Title which they have also won.
Many thanks to Runcorn Subscription for the use of the green and facilities today and indeed thank you to all the teams who have made their greens available to allow both cups to be completed. Special thanks to all those people who have opened and closed greens to enable all of the games to be played on neutral venues.
|(Thursday 28 September 2023)|
Isherwood Cup Final result
Congratulations to Eccleston who won the Isherwood Cup final today against the Widnes Bowler 1 at Halewood. Both teams have played well throughout the tournament to earn their place in the final but it was Eccleston who were the stronger team on the day winning out by 61 to earn themselves a league and cup double. Many thanks to Halewood for hosting the final.
|(Thursday 21 September 2023)|
Isherwood Plate semi final results and Plate final details.
The semi finals of the Isherwood cup plate took place today and the results are shown below
United Services 1 (12) v Widnes Bowler 2 (27) Venue Jaguar Land Rover Widnes Bowler 2 won by 28
Runcorn Subscription 2 (42) v Victoria Park (33) Venue Runcorn War Memorial. Victoria Park won by 6
The Plate final will take place on Thursday 28th September at Runcorn Subscricption. Team handicaps are shown in brackets.
Widnes Bowler 2 (27) v Victoria Park (33)
|(Thursday 21 September 2023)|
Isherwood Cup semi final results and final news.
The results for the Semi Finals of the Isherwood Cup played on Thursday 14th September are shown below. The final between Widnes Bowler 1 (6) and Eccleston (1) will be played at Halewood on Thursday 21st September 1.30 start.Handicaps are shown in brackets. Halewood will provide match jacks and long tapes.
Subscription 1 (0) v Widnes Bowler 1 (6) Venue Jaguar Land Rover. Widnes Bowler won by 2
Runcorn War Memorial (20) v Eccleston (1) Venue Victoria Park. Eccleston won by 1
|(Thursday 14 September 2023)|
Isherwood plate Preliminary round and Quarter Final results.
The Quarter Finals of the Isherwood Plate took place on Thursday 14th September with the results shown below. Team Handicaps are shown in brackets.
Prelim match 1
Halewood 2 (36) v Jaguar Land Rover 3 (45) Venue Widnes Bowler Jaguar Land Rover 3 won by 6
Prelim match 2
United Services 1 (12) v Halewood 1 (18) Venue Jaguar Land Rover United Services won by 18.
Jaguar Land Rover3 (45) v United Services 1 (12) Venue Widnes Bowler United Services 1 won by 14.
Houghgreen ( 51) v Widnes Bowling Club 2 (27) Venue Runcorn War Memorial. Widnes Bowler 2 won by 63.
Jaguar Land Rover 2 (48) v Runcorn Subscription 2 (42) Venue United Services Subscription 2 won by 6
Rainhill (3) v Victoria Park (33) Venue Halewood. Victoria Park won by 31.
|(Thursday 14 September 2023)|
Isherwood cup Quarter Final draw and results.
The Quarter Final Ties for the Isherwood cup will take place on Thursday 7th September. Handicaps are shown in brackets. Venues as stated. Host clubs to provide match jacks and long tapes. Can teams please use a match scorecard and if possible send a picture via What's ap of the result.
Jaguar Land Rover 1 (21) v Subscription 1 (0) Venue Victoria Park. Subscription 1 won by 13
Widnes Bowler 1 (6) v Pavilions (30) Venue Willow Brook. Widnes Bowler 1 won by 73.
United Services 2 (39) v Runcorn War Memorial (20) Venue Rainhill. Runcorn War Memorial won by 3
Williow Brook (15) v Eccleston (1) Venue United Services. Eccleston won by 32.
|(Friday 1 September 2023)|
Isherwood cup preliminary and first round results.
The results for the Isherwood cup preliminary round and first round were both completed tonight. Handicaps are shown in brackets.
The Preliminary round is to be played on 24 August
First Round to be played on 31 August
|(Thursday 31 August 2023)|
Isherwood Cup Draw date and venue plus team handicaps.
The draw for the Isherwood Cup will take place on Sunday 23rd July at 19.00hrs at United Services Club in Widnes. Anyone who would like to witness the draw is welcome to attend.
The date for the first round will be 24thAugust. Subsequent rounds for both the cup and plate will continue through on Thursdays with the Isherwood cup Final taking place on 21st September and the Plate Final on September 28
Each team has been allocated the following Handicap.
Subscription1 Zero. Rainhill Rec+3. Widnes Bowler1 +6 Eccleston+1 United Services1 +12 Willow Brook+15. Halewood1 +18 Jaguar Land Rover1+21 Runcorn War Memorial +20
Widnes Bowler2 +27. Pavilions+30. Victoria Park +33 Halewood2 +36. United Services2 +39. Subscription2 +42. Jaguar Land Rover3 +45. Jaguar Land Rover2 +48. Houghgreen Park +51.
|(Saturday 8 July 2023)|
2023 AGM Minutes
Minutes of the 2023 AGM Thursday 16th February held at USC Club
1 Deceased colleages were remembered
2 Minutes of the Presentation Meeting were not presented - the presentations were as follows:
First division Campions Subscription 1 Runners Up Rainhill
Second division Champions Runcorn War Memorial Runners Up Pavillions
Eccleston won the Isherwood Cup
Runcorn War Memorial will be promoted to division 1 and Widnes Bowling Club 2 will be relegated to Division 2
3 Secretary's Report
The season was completed without much trouble. The Handicap for the First Division Champions work well and this coming season it will be set on the website instead of being adjusted by the Secretary. The Isherwood Cup was completed after the season ended.
4 Treasurer's Report
The Treasure reported that the League finances were in a healthy state and on increase in registration fees would be imposed
The treasurer announced his resignation from the committee and was warmly thanked for hia past contribution
5 Team Registration and Fee payment will be held before the start of the season after the fixtures are availble
6 Election of Officers
The Chairman and Secretary were re-elected for the following season. The treasure has retired and will need to be replaced - no volunteers came forward. The position will remain open. Steve Spence was elected to the committee as Vice Chairman
7 Rule Changes. The following rule changes were presented to the delegates and were accepted by majority vote
The First division champions will be handicapped by sixteen points at home and eight points away in the subsequent season
The handicap for the Isherwood cup will be increased from two points to three points
The rule changes have been incluede in the rules
|(Saturday 25 February 2023)|
2023 AGM Agenda
Widnes and District Seniors Bowling Association
2023 Annual General Meeting 7.00pm USC Thursday 16th
1 Deceased colleagues remembered
2. Minutes 1/2 yearly meeting
3 Matters arising
4 Secretary's Report
5 Treasurer's Report
6 Team Registration 2023
7. Election of Officers
8 Fees for season 2023
9 Rule Changes
10 Date of Fixture Meeting - (Payment of seasons fees and Player Registration)
|(Friday 20 January 2023)|
Isherwood cup RESULT
Final Thursday 29th September
The winners of the Isherwood Cup are ECCLESTON who narrowly beat Runcorn War Memorial at Halewood
Congratulations to the winning team
|(Friday 9 September 2022)|