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Items listed below are news items that have appeared on the Home Page but may now be out of date...

26/02/06 - All the fixtures for the 2006 season can now be viewed, see the new "Fixtures & Results" section for more information.

Nomads equalled their best win of the season today, beating The Pheasant by 43 shots and picking up the maximum 4 points (an identical result to the opening fixture of the season against The George). Wins today from Ollie Newman & Mick Barnwell (21-5), Frank Newman & Denise Killion (23-3) and
Chris Price & Jonathan Blakeman (13-6).

22/02/06 - The draw for the Smethwick Sunday Morning Bowls League, S.F. Jones Trophy has been made.

Broomfield 'A' vs Towers (on Langley)

Broomfield 'B' vs Great Barr (on Coombs Wood)


Broomfield's proposal of 1pt per winner in the Smethwick League was defeated in a close vote (18-19)

19/02/06 - Nomads recorded two wins over Dartmouth today, putting them back in 1st place. Best wins in both matches came from Ollie Newman and Mick Barnwell: 22-2 and 18-5. We picked up 7 points and a plus of 32. This puts us 1.5 points clear of the Baggeridge with four games to go.

Ollie Newman won the poll for Broomfield's best bowler. He received 21 of the 50 votes. Paul Freeman came second with 17 votes. You can now vote on the new poll.... "Where do you think the first team will finish in W&W Premier Division 1?"

12/02/06 - The Presentation took place last night at The Corus Hotel, Solihull.  A full write up, photos and list of prize winners will soon be available by going to the Presentaion part of the site.  After being kept a secret for the past month, we can finally congratulate Chris Price on being named our new President.

A new section is in place ready for the Cup competitions in 2006.  The members list has been updated, as has various areas of Years Gone By
Todays indoor fixture was cancelled. A double header will be played next week against Dartmouth.  Broomfield are pleased to announce another new player for 2006, John Wilson from The Wernley.

05/02/06 - Website News :- The Broomfield Bowling Club now has it's own dedicated website address, you can now also access this website at

05/02/06 - Nomads went back to the top of the Hadley Stadium Sunday Indoor league after recording their second best win of the season (4 points, +32).  Baggeridge dropped 2 points against The George leaving us 1.5 points clear with 6 games to go.  Wins today came from Ollie & Mick (24-7), Chris & Jonathan (14-7) and Frank & Denise (12-4).

The green will open on Saturday 18th March, weather permitting.  We are trying to arrange friendly matches for Saturday 1st April, the Premier side would play the home game and the Alliance away.

01/02/06 -  You can now view Broomfield's 2006 fixtures for the following teams:

W&W Premier Division 1
W&W Alliance Division 3
Oldbury 'A' Division 1
Oldbury 'B' Division 5
Oldbury Senior Citizens Division 1
Club competition dates can now be confirmed as:
Saturday 3rd June 2006 - William Purcell Club Pairs
Saturday 29th July 2006 - Roy Freeman Club Championship
Sunday 27th August 2006 - Janice Freeman Club Handicap