Will all squad members requiring kit please let Peter Mottram know your requirements as soon as possible.
The 2019 Somerset Middleton Cup Squad met on Sunday 19th May at Victoria Bowls Club Weston-super-Mare, for final preparations for this year's campaign. Congratulations to all who have been selected. The first match is played on Saturday June 1st at "The Vic" against Wiltshire. Come along and support our lads from 2pm, for some great [...]
In order to provide a back-up position in the event that the Competition draws become unavailable on the website, we have recently resent copies of all the draw information to Club Secretaries. If anyone would like a copy of a particular draw, please email the Hon Secretary of SBA (firstname.lastname@example.org) who I will reply attaching [...]
Trialists, officials & supporters. Victoria BC will be selling bacon sarnies on arrival and a selection of rolls at lunch time. I am sure the bar will also be open.
We are advised of new DAYTIME parking restrictions in Alexandra Park between Monday & Saturday. If you arrive between 9.00am and 13.59pm the first hour is free BUT you will have to pay for a longer stay. If you arrive between 14.00pm and 14.59pm, your stay is free BUT you must advise the Council that [...]
It is with deep regret we report the passing of Ron Auton, member of Bloomfield Bowling Club.
Due to the high number of drop outs, this competition will be redrawn on Sunday morning. Please ensure you register before 10am to allow time for the draw and a prompt 10.30am start.
We are sad to report that Pauline Cox of Bath Ladies Bowling Club has passed away. She died on Monday 22nd April in Dorothy House Hospice. The funeral will be held at Haycombe Crematorium on Monday 13th May, 2019 at 11.30am and afterwards at the Bath Bowling Club
Bowls England announce the selections for the 2019 Junior International Trials. Congratulations to the following Somerset Bowlers:- Sam Steel - Men's Junior International Trial; Imogen Cracknell and Jade Poolman - Reserves for Women's Junior International Trial. Well done to all of you!
President Ailsa writes: Dear fellow bowlers, it is a great privilege and honour to be Ladies’ President for 2019, a position which I will endeavour to fulfill to the best of my ability. I look forward to my year ahead with the help and guidance of our Presidential team and Executive officers. I thank all [...]
The SBA Competitions Secretary advises the following change to the Under 25 Pairs event previously scheduled for Sunday 21st April 2019 at Chew Stoke BC. The event will now take place on Sunday 5th May 2019 at Chew Stoke BC, commencing at 10.30am. This change is due to the Somerset County Indoor Bowling Ass'n Under [...]
Gentlemen, my thanks to the large numbers of players who made themselves available this years Middleton Cup Trials. My congratulations to all those players that have been selected, I look forward to seeing you all at Victoria Bowls club on the 12th May. Could I ask that any selected player who’s circumstances change and cannot [...]
Ilminster BC receive Club of the Year award Representatives from Somerset Bowls Association attended the Bowls England Men's Presentation Dinner on Saturday 23rd Feb 2019 in Coventry. Along with the delegation from the SBA Presidential Team and other Officers, were Sam Steel and Neil Williams (Watchet BC) who proudly received the Mens National Pairs Championship [...]
We are pleased to announce that Brian Cracknell has agreed to fill the vacant Development Manager post with the SBA. Brian introduces himself to you here, and also launches his first project! "My name is Brian Cracknell, your new Development Manager. I’m from Weston Super Mare and have been involved with bowls for around 15 [...]
Our new Development Officer, Brian Cracknell, draws you attention to the case studies and success stories of clubs who recently completed the BDA Club Development Programme. Your club can also become part of the programme. Follow the link http://playbowls.org/clubs/club-development-programme