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Key Dates 2017

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Edwardson Cup
Jubilee Cup
Oubridge Cup 

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On the Green
Dates refer to major events and tournaments in 2017.  New, updated details will be available in the spring, as fixtures are confirmed.

22 April Opening of Green
(Armstrong Trophy)
29 April Open Day/coffee morning
7,14,21,28 May Free coaching for new bowlers
29 May Queen's Cup
2 June Northumberland Ladies vs Cumbria(Stella)
8 June Jackie James Pairs
13 June Northumberland Presidents vs Friends of Bowls England
17 June President's Day
25 June Cumbria vs Durham (Ladies: Walker Cup)
30 June Northumberland  Ladies vs Cumbria(Northern)
18 July Fazakerley Cup
6 August Hunter Triples
19 August Open Mixed Triples
28 August Glenwright Trophy
9 September Closing of Green

(Teams drawn from a hat)

Monday evenings
6.45 pm start, from 24 April
(not Bank Holidays).
Shield competition from 8 May

Wednesday evenings
6.45 pm, from 26 April
A really informal session

Saturday afternoons
2.00 pm, from 22 April
Three games of seven ends, with teams re-drawn each time. 

In addition, members are encouraged to arrange and take part in as many informal sessions as possible - it's good for the green as well as your game!

Outside Competitions
We shall include details of various open events here, as and when they are notified to us:

Further details of these events, including entry forms, will be available in the clubhouse.

Events in the Clubhouse

Starting times and prices (where applicable) will be noted on posters, tickets, etc, and in the "Latest News"  block of our Home page.

Events will be added here as and when known.
29 April Coffee Morning (+ Open Day)
9 June Race Night
23 August Bingo
3 November Domino Drive
28 October  AGM
16 February 2018 Quiz Night
Club Competitions

Entry sheets are displayed in the clubhouse. There is no entry fee.  Latest dates for entering names and payment are 7 May or (for Handicap and Inch trophies) 30 May. 

For one-day tournaments the deadline dates will differ.

Click here to download a detailed description of all competitions.

Please support Club activity by entering as many events and competitions as you can.
Cup Dates:
Jubilee Cup
Sun 14 May, at Cramlington (13.30)

Bell Cup
Wed 14 June (10.00)
at Ponteland or Morpeth

Challenge Cup

Saturday 10 June,
at Tynemouth (10.30).

Edwardson Cup
Not entered in 2017

!!   For the Bell Cup details printed in red are based only on partial information, and are offered for guidance only.  !!

Team Cup Competitions
The Bell Cup is an annual competition for eleven private clubs in Northumberland.  Our preliminary round this year includes St George's, Rothbury, Spittal, Gosforth and Alnwick.  The Final will be held at Portland BC on 13 July.

For full details of the Jubilee Cup and Challenge Cup see the Bowls Northumberland website. 
Oubridge Cup
The winner of the Men's Singles automatically qualifies for the Oubridge Cup, contested by that season's champions from eleven private clubs in the county.

The last three rounds of the competition are held on the first Sunday in September. In 2017 this event will be at Berwick (3 Sep).

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