|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on October 7, 2018 at 4:20 PM||comments (0)|
Locally, there are two types of bowls clubs - crown green and flat green. It is often said that never the twain shall meet. However in a new venture by two of the fastest growing clubs in the area, that is exactly what happened.
A 16 strong squad from the Erdington Court Club - which is flat green, went to play crown green bowls away at the Hollyfields Bowls Club in Pype Hayes. The result was a 4:12 win by the home team. However, a second leg held in the Court's 4 rin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on September 17, 2018 at 2:15 PM||comments (0)|
The finals of the prestigious Birmingham Bowling Association held at Kings Heath, saw Erdington Court and Sherwood Park in Hall Green make their presence felt.
The week end began well for the Court when they lifted the renowned Walker Trophy - held each year in memory of Bill Walker of Sherwood Park.It was a close call however, with the Court beating Sherwood Park by only 4 points 83:79. The Court squad included newcomer Bill Ensor from Aston.
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|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on September 2, 2018 at 4:25 PM||comments (0)|
Once again, Erdington Court men were the hosts for the prestigious Birmingham Bowling Association's (BBA)Tony Cooke Memorial Trophy Match - against the combined might of the rest of the BBA.
All 6 all-weather rinks were in use - with a total of 48 players in action and the BBA fielded rink squads from as far afield as Tamworth.
The BBA were led by their Vice President Brian Rogers. Antony Gould from Sutton Coldfield led the Court team.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on August 19, 2018 at 6:30 AM||comments (0)|
The 6 all weather rinks at Bowling Green Close were in full use for a home tie against Handsworth Wood - one of the largest clubs in the area. A total of 36 players took part - with the Court team led by Ray Woods from Pype Hayes winning 4 of the 6 rinks with an overall score of 117:87.
Meanwhile the Club's top squad led by Rob Robinson from Four Oaks continue their powerful run in the Birmingham Bowling Association (BBA) competitions. They are through to the final of...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on August 17, 2018 at 12:30 PM||comments (0)|
15TH AUGUST 2018
The 3 week summer season of evening bowls came to a successful conclusion on Wednesday 15th August with a hotly contested match between the ladies and men. All was not as it seemed, however, because on three of the ends the men had to endure an additional challenge.
On end 3 they had to bowl left-handed, on end 6 they had to deliver the bowl between their legs facing away from the jack and on end 9 the lady skip delive...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on August 17, 2018 at 5:55 AM||comments (0)|
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|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on August 12, 2018 at 5:45 PM||comments (0)|
In the Birmingham Bowls Association's (BBA) top league, Erdington Court's 'A' team continued the dominance which has already led to their unassailable position in the top spot. Led by Rob Robinson from Four Oaks and with members from across the area, they beat Kings Heath at home 55:14.
In the BBA's Evergreens League, the Court's 'A' team beat Handsworth Wood at home 46:26, winning 29:12 on one rink and 17:14 on the other to take the full 6 points. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on August 3, 2018 at 2:20 AM||comments (0)|
'The Court pair of Allen Onion from Sutton Coldfield and Mark Ireland from Hodge Hill continued their barnstorming season by winning the Warwickshire County Pairs. They beat Phil and Dave Green from Norgren in Shipston on Stour 25 -15 in the County Finals.
However Norgren got their revenge - narrowly beating the Court foursome 15:17 in the same finals.
To complete the day, Erdington won third place in the Ivens Cup play off, beating Highway Co...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on July 29, 2018 at 11:35 AM||comments (0)|
Erdington Court's continuing strong performance has taken them into Regional and national finals.
The formidable combination of Allen Onion from Sutton Coldfield and Mark Ireland from Hodge Hill won the semi final of the Warwickshire men's pairs at Welford 21-9 against Graham and Scott Ashby (Nuneaton) - and means that they are also through to the National pairs finals at Leamington ( the Birmingham Commonwealth Games venue for 2022), on the 27th August. Allen and Mar...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on July 24, 2018 at 4:45 PM||comments (0)|
As we reach the climax of the outdoor competitive season, the good news keEps on coming!
Gary Smith, John Pritchard, Phil Bond and Antony Gould beat Solihull in the Birmingham area final by 1 shot last Friday. This means that they will play in the County semi finals in the morning and then hopefully the finals later the same day at Nuneaton Bowling Club on Sunday 29th July.