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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
We are delighted to report that Mo Monkton (Yeovil BC and SBA Life Member) has been awarded the prestigious Bowls England Certificate of Merit. At the BE Counties Meeting held in Solihull last Saturday 24th November 2018, Mo was presented with her certificate by BE President Bill Smith and BE Board Member David Tucker. The [...]
At the end of a busy morning at today's Annual General Meeting of Somerset Bowls Association, Chairman John Durston was delighted to award Life Membership of the association to a very proud, but equally unsuspecting, Reg Birmingham (Winscombe BC and Congresbury BC). John described Reg's long and distinguished bowling career, including an extended spell as [...]
The Batch Country House Hotel was again full to capacity when 327 Somerset bowlers and their guests assembled for the 2018 SBA Presentation Lunch. After a superb meal we were addressed by Somerset Presidents Paul and Hilary, and the principal guest - Viv Tomlinson, the Immediate Past President of Bowls England. After expressing her delight [...]
Following our earlier report from Our Man at Leamington, we are delighted to confirm that Neil Williams and Sam Steel from Watchet BC are the 2018 Bowls England Men's Pairs Champions. They defeated Mark Jones and Mark Dunne from West End BC, Surrey in this afternoon’s final at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa. Both pairs [...]