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  • September 18, 2023
    Division 3 Merit Winner.
    Neil Billington (Roebuck A) and Derrick Parkinson Jnr (Deepdale A) ended the 2023 season with the same aggregate and same number of wins. Therefore, according to League Rule 40, the Merit Winner had to be decided on a neutral green. This match has now taken place and Derrick beat Neil 21-12.Therefore Derrick Parkinson Jnr has been declared the Division 3 Merit Winner.

  • September 18, 2023
    League Points Deducted.
    The following 2 teams have been deducted 5 league points for not turning up at the League Merit Day or not sending apologies:- Acregate Labour A & Acregate Labour B. These points will be re-instated after a fine of £20.00 has been paid by 14th October (i.e. 28 days after Merit Day). Failure to do so the team(s) will not be able to participate in the league next season. THIS IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH LEAGUE RULE 16c.

  • September 18, 2023
    MERIT DAY COMPETITION.
    The League's Merit Day Competition was won by Darren Bithell (Ashton A) who beat Jackie Armer (Elswick A) 21-8. In the Semi-Finals, Darren beat Ian Samuel Fraser (East End) 21-11 and Jackie beat Luke Jolly (Canberra) 21-17.

  • July 04, 2023
    President's Day Competition.
    The League's President's Day Competition at Garstang Subscription Club was won by Phil Roycroft (Empires Services) who beat Catherine Lockwood (Deepdale Rambers) 21-14. In the Semi-Finals, Phil beat Paul Hilton (Brickhouse A) 21-9 and Catherine beat Richard Willcocks (Moor Park C) 21-12.

  • May 24, 2023
    ATTENTION DIVISION 3 TEAM CAPTAINS.
    Please be advised that Crown B have withdrawn from the League due to insuffucient team numbers. Therefore the four games already played are now cancelled and the points scored adjusted accordingly. From now on, there will be a bye each week during the rest of the season (similarly to Division 2). The remaining fixtures have now been amended to show a bye where Crown B was originally.

  • May 15, 2023
    Doubles Day Competition.
    The Doubles Day Competition was won by Barry Jenkinson and Callum Danson (Inskip A) who beat Michael Knowles and John Coupe (Woodplumpton B) 21-16 in a very thrilling final. In the semi-finals, Barry and Callum beat Phil Roycroft and Laura Dransfield (Empire Services/Inskip B) 21-10, and Michael and John beat John McNaboe and Mark Ireland (Acregate Labour A) 21-15.

  • March 30, 2023
    START TIMES for 2023 SEASON.
    The Start Times for Teams without lights are as follows:- April 3rd - 6:15pm; April 10th - 6:30pm; April 17th - 6:45pm; April 24th - 7:00pm August 7th - 7:00pm; August 14th - 6:45pm; August 21st - 6:30pm; August 28th - 6:15pm. All other games are 7:15pm start. The Start Times for Teams with lights is 7:15pm throughout the Season. SCRATCH TIME 1 HOUR FROM START TIME.

  • March 24, 2023
    Handbooks 2023.
    Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the League, there will be NO handbooks for 2023.

  • February 18, 2023
    Calendar Of Events.
    14/03/2023 - Registration Night - Broughton BC (7:30pm)
    03/04/2023 - League Commences
    14/05/2023 - Doubles Day (SUNDAY) - Owd Nells Tavern (10:00am prompt)
    02/07/2023 - Presidents Day (SUNDAY) - Garstang Subs (10:00am prompt)
    16/09/2023 - League Merit Day - Broughton BC (10:00am prompt)
    22/01/2024 - A.G.M. - Whittingham SC (8:00pm)
    22/01/2024 - Presentation Night - Whittingham SC (After AGM)

  • February 11, 2023
    Cup Matches 2023.
    The Dates of the Cup Matches for 2023 have been changed as follows:- Divisions 1 & 2 are as per last season, i.e. 20th/27th March and 4th/11th September. However, for Divisions 3 to 6 inclusive the dates are as follows:- Prelim Round 3rd April, First Round 10th April, Semi-Finals 19th June and Finals are on 26th June. Instead of having the Cup Match rounds in the LAST two weeks in each half of the season as usual, the Cup Matches are now in the FIRST two weeks in each half of the season. The League has now two teams playing opposite two teams playing in the Preston and District Bowling League. In order to alleviate any clashes between these teams, the fixtures had to be arranged in this way. Please also note that the reverse fixtures in the sceond half DO NOT correspond week by week in the first half as in previous years.
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