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MARCH 2018 NEWS

Items listed below are news items that have appeared on the Home Page but may now be out of date...

27/03/18 - Club competition dates for 2018 have been set as follows:

  • Frank & Sheila Newman Club Pairs - Saturday 26th May (free Saturday - no W&W league fixtures)
  • Chairmans Shield - Sunday 3rd June
  • Roy Freeman Club Championship - Saturday 21st July (free Saturday - no W&W league fixtures)
  • Janice Freeman Club Handicap - Sunday 26th August (Bank Holiday weekend)
  • Graham Gilbert & Adam Rose Memorial - Saturday 29th September (Saturday after W&W league matches finish)

All club competitions will start at 2:00pm with practice allowed 1:25pm - 1:55pm with the exception of the Graham Gilbert & Adam Rose Memorial which will start at 1:00pm with no practice allowed. This season we have utilised some of the free Saturdays in an attempt to increase the number of entries.

23/03/18 - A reminder of the work party tomorrow (Saturday 24th March) 10:00am till 1:00pm. Breakfast sandwiches will be served from the main pavilion for the volunteers. Please bring a garden fork if you have one! Green available from 1:00pm. We hope to see as many members as possible, this being the only pre-season work party organised. Thanks in advance.

17/03/18 - Green Opening - Due to a fairly rotten forecast over the next 3 days the green will now open on Tuesday 20th March having been originally advertised for today. Apologies for any inconvenience.

16/03/18 - Royal Austin British Legion 'B' have resigned from Division 7 of the Warwick & Worcester League. Royal Oak 'B' have therefore been promoted from Division 8 to Division 7. Broomfield 'B' who were due to play Royal Oak 'B' on Saturday 26th May and Saturday 21st July will now have byes on those dates. View the amended fixtures here.

13/03/18 - The Oldbury Cup draw was made tonight by Paddy McGuinness (George B.C.) and Maggie Pailing (Royal Oak B.C.). Both Broomfield teams were drawn in Round 1 with matches to be played by Friday 1st June:

  • Division 1 & 2 Cup: Broomfield 'A' v R.S.J.C.
  • Division 3 & 4 Cup: Broomfield 'B' v Wernley 'B'

13/03/18 - Smethwick S.F.Jones Cup - Both our 'A' and 'B' teams were drawn in the preliminary round which takes place on Sunday 25th March. Matches to start at 10:30am and now played on a 4 home 4 away format:

  • Broomfield 'A' v Langley 'A'
  • Broomfield 'B' v Great Barr

12/03/18 - Summit Garage Staffordshire Premier Bowls Leagues fixtures for the 2018 season are now available to view on this website - click here to view.

04/03/18 - Cup Competitions - It has been decided to enter the following cup competitions in 2018:

  • Warwick & Worcester 'A' Cup (1 team)
  • Smethwick S.F.Jones (2 teams - mandatory)
  • Oldbury Division 1&2 Knockout Cup (1 team)
  • Oldbury Division 3&4 Knockout Cup (1 team)
  • Dudley Herald Cup (1 team)

The club will not be entering teams in the Free Press Cup, W&W Arthur Mitchell Cup or W&W 'B' Cup.

03/03/18 - 2018 league fixtures now online with the exception of the Summit Garage Premier League. An EGM will take place on Monday 12th March which will determine the league structure. To view our other fixtures please use the links below or visit the Fixtures & Results section.

01/03/18 - League information updated.