From our girls in Leamington: Somerset Scrumpies just missed out on taking the Amy Rose 2019 title - losing to Northamptonshire Roses 34-15. A fine run saw our Scrumpies again reach the final in superb form against Essex, meeting a Northants side fresh from the closest of victories against Devon Belles in their semi-final. [...]
From our girls in Leamington: Somerset Scrumpies again reach the Amy Rose Final to play Northants Roses this afternoon. Following victories over Maids of Kent 37 - 17 in Qtr finals and Essex lionesses 43 - 13 in Semi finals our girls face Northants who defeated Devon in the other very exciting Semi final. Good [...]
From our girls in Leamington: Somerset Scrumpies 39 / Norfolk Starlets 27. Well done you scrumpies!
From our man in Leamington: Last 16 - Somerset (O Starr; J Poolman; P Birmingham; N Saunders - Bristol) 19 / Middlesex 11. Qtr finals - Somerset (Bristol) 22 / Hampshire 23.
From our man in Leamington: 1st Round - Somerset (Maddie King & Olivia Starr) 9 / Hertfordshire 20. (Herts were last year's winners.)
From our man in Leamington: 1st Rnd - Somerset B (Liam White) 21 / Hertfordshire A 17; Somerset A (Ryan Hooper) 21 / Northants 18. 2nd Rnd - Somerset B 20 / Essex 21; Somerset A 17 / Hertfordshire B 21.
From our man in Leamington: In the Final of this young players' event Hertfordshire’s Dylan Martin and Sam Andrews defeated Somerset’s Oliver Collins (Ilminster BC) and Yorkshire’s Daniel Agart at a rain-drenched Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa. The Hertfordshire duo reached the final after a tie-break victory over Alexandra Rowe (Kent) and Oliver Kenway (Dorset). [...]
From our man in Leamington - 1st Rnd: Somerset (A Sparey) 16/Bucks 14. 2nd Rnd: Somerset 11/Lincolnshire 18.
Our girls in Leamington report: 1st Round - Olivia Starr 21/Hants 15; Imogen Cracknell 17/Northants 21. Second Round Olivia Starr 18/Devon 21.
Full information on the Somerset Girls 2019 campaign can be found under TEAMS/JUNIOR GIRLS/AMY ROSE:- GOOD LUCK YOU SCRUMPIES!!
What a day! Fantastic bowling by our juniors in the Somerset county junior mixed singles, held recently at Ashcombe Park BC. Final positions:- 4th Dan Beames, 3rd Peter Loaring, Runner up Sam Dart, Winner Imogen Cracknell. Congratulations to all the competitors and a very big thank you to our sponsors from Avon Sportsground Maintenance. Brian [...]
SBA Performance Manager Edna Bessell MBE has the following news:- Coach Bowls and Bowls England Coaching Clinics: Hosted by some of the top names in the sport of Bowls. If there is anyone wishing to attend these classes at Leamington Spa during the National Championships can you please let me (Edna) know ASAP (no later [...]
The SBA Board is seeking applications for the position of Match Secretary, as Alan Gray is intending to stand down for health reasons at the AGM in November 2019. The job holder can be either male or female and will also sit on the SBA Board fulfilling a crucial role in the running and future [...]
Our Development Manager has some new resources available to assist Clubs at open days, taster sessions, recruitment drives and so on. The flyer leaflets are available for distribution and the roller banner and flag can be loaned for your event - please contact Brian Cracknell for further details.
SBA now have a Facebook account - administered by our Development Manager Brian Cracknell. Membership is growing fast so why not join the group now and keep up with all the latest news! Find us on Facebook on the Somerset Bowls Association page, and let us know what you think!