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.
Fixture Meeting update
The fixture meeting will be held on Thursday 21st March at the United Services club at 19.00h. The league fixtures are now available to view and each club should now have received an invoice. The draw for the Isherwood Cup will be made at the end of the meeting by the management committee. Handicaps for each team will be given on the night.
Teams can now send a list of players for registration to the secretary.
|(Monday 26 February 2024)
AGM 1st February at the United Service Club
Pensioners bowls meeting Thursday 1st February United Services Club 19.00hrs.
President Arthur Holdroyd
Chairman Ken Hill
Vice Chairman Steve Spence
Secretary Steve Spence
Treasurer Dave Rushton.
Auditor Ken Hill
Management Committee positions. Runcorn Subscription and Halewood.
Steve Spence requested that clubs ask their members if someone would like to become Vice
Chairman. If possible they could pick up the position at the fixture meeting.
8) Fees have been raised to £50.
9) The following rule changes have been approved and are now on the rules website.
Constitutional rule 5 now states that the Auditor will be elected annually.
Match rule 9 states that if a team cannot provide any players they will forfeit the game 168/0. The winners will receive a 168/0 win plus two match points.
Match rule 10. Visiting players will not be allowed on the green 24 hours before a game.
Competition Rule 2 All players must have played two games prior to the round of 16 in the Isherwood Cup and four games prior to the quarter finals at the end of the season. For the plate players must have played 2 games before the preliminaries and 4 games before the Quarter Finals.
10) The fixture and registration meeting was set for Thursday 21st 1900hrs at the United services.
The first round of league fixtures will commence on Thursday 18/04/ 2024 with the last round on 22/8/2024. The Isherwood Cup round of 16 will take place on 20/06/2024 with the quarter final of both cups taking place on 29/08/2024 and both finals on 12/09/2024.
|(Thursday 8 February 2024)
Annual General Meeting 2024
The 2024 AGM will be held on Thursday 1st February at the United Services Club commencing at 19.00hrs.
The Agenda is as follows.
1) Deceased Colleagues Remembered
2) Minutes of the half yearly AGM held on 19/10/2023 ( copies of the minutes will be available on the night)
3) Matters arising
4) Secretary's report
5) Treasures report
6) Team Registration 2024 Season
7) Election of Officers
President, Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Auditor and 2 positions on the Management Committee
8) Fees 2024 season
9) Rule changes ( reminder that all potential rule changes must be submitted to the secretary by 18th Jan.)
10 Date for the fixtures meeting.
|(Wednesday 10 January 2024)
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 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)