Incorporating the Mens & Womens Bowling Associations of the County of Northumberland

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Officers 2016


Bob Miller FP


  Mr Bob Miller

Men's President


 Pat Browne

Pat Brown 

Women's President


 John Cleverley                                                                                                           

Mr John Cleverley

County Administrator



Latest News - Mens
Edwardson Cup

The First Round of the Edwardson Cup takes place on Thursday 11th May with the Holders travelling to Gosforth Empire, whilst last years runners-up host High Heaton.

League Programme

The 2017 League Programme commences with the Clegg Cup on Wednesday 26th April. Both the Knight & Nines League commence on Tuesday 9th May.

Latest News - Womens
2017 Competition draw is now available!

On behalf of Bowls Northumberland, we would like to wish everyone the best of luck in all County and National competitions for the forthcoming season.

General Purposes Committee

We are pleased to announce that Neil Aitchison has been co-opted to the General Puposes Committee for 2017

Following the election at the Annual General Meeting a vacancy remained within the GPC. Since that date a nomination to co-opt Neil was received from St Georges BC; the Committee were unaminous in their support and welcome him to the fold.

The Committee Structure is as follows:

Officers: President/League Secretary - Jimmy Holmes; Hon Secretary - John Cleverley; Hon Assistant Secretary - George Batey; Hon Treasurer - Ray Robson; Hon Competition Secretary - John Harthen; Immeadiate Past President - Bob Miller.

GPC Members: Bill Gilbert; Michael Wilson; Rob Donkin, Chris Palmer; Keith Rowe; Steve Pallas; George Grealy; Neil Aitchison.


BNMS County Match Schedule 2017

All dates and venues for the various county fixtures in 2017 have now been finalised and are as follows.


Retirement of BNMS Secretary

Clubs are reminded that the current BNMS Secretary (John Cleverley) willnot be standing for re-election at the forthcoming AGM of BNMS which will be held on the 3rd December 2017.


Chisolm Qualifies for World Indoor Singles

Local lad Robert Chisholm, now residing in Wales, has qualified for the World Indoor Singles Championships which are to be held at Potters in January. Robert who hopes to climb up the rankings will need to be in fine form as he faces a formidable opponent in World Number 2 Alex Marshall (MBE) in the opening round, which is scheduled for Monday 23rd January 7.30pm.


Scottish Open Masters

England's Greg Harlow retained his title in dramatic fashion to win his third Scottish Open Masters title with a win over local favourite Paul Foster.

Foster won the opening set 10-4 before Harlow rallied in set two with some great bowls to win it 12-4 and take the game into a tie-break.

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