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ECWBA NEWS

(11 Jun 2024)

NOTICE FROM THE TEAM MANAGER - WALKER CUP

With some brilliant bowling, our ladies beat Cambridgeshire 40 - 15 and are through to the Regional Finals of the Walker Cup
The team selection (and logistical arrangements) for the match against Northants at Brampton BC, Huntingdonshire, PE28 4TG 

on Sun 23rd June may be found here  - NOTE: 10:00 start

AREA FINALS - TRIPLES CHAMPIONSHIP

All to be held on 12th June

AREA A    -    Kenny, Carlin, Smith (Clockhouse)                20 v  6    Shaw, Patel, Bryant (Upminster) (TBA)

AREA B    -    Kemp, Score, Chapman (Essex County)        26 v 11    Freeman, Edwards, Knight (Corringham/Fobbing) (6pm at Castle Point)

AREA C    -    Williams, Horley, Linehan (Holland-on-Sea) 14 v 12    Heard, Woods, Bohannon (Tiptree) (TBA)

AREA D    -    Sales, Butcher, Howard (Dunmow)                19 v 12    Evans, Aston, Pearce (Connaught) (2:30pm at Harlow)

(9 Jun 2024)

MESSAGE FROM THE COMPETITION SECRETARY

We saw some great bowling in the Singles and Pairs semi-finals today and it was wonderful to see some new bowlers coming through.

Full results of the matches may be found here

Please note the change of venue for the County Finals on 27th July 2024 - these will now be held at The Falcon B.C. at 9.00 for 9.30am

Kind regards,

Jill

Hon. Sec. ECWBA

(9 Jun 2024)

NOTICE FROM THE TEAM MANAGER - JOHN'S TROPHY

The team selection (and logistical arrangements) for the match against Suffolk at Colchester West End BC

on Sat 15th June at 13:30 may be found here

(6 Jun 2024)

NOTICE FROM THE TEAM MANAGER - WALKER CUP

The team selection (and logistical arrangements) for the match against Cambridgeshire at Newmarket Ave BC, CB8 9AY on Sun 9th June may be found here  - NOTE: 11:00 start

(4 Jun 2024)

MESSAGE FROM THE COMPETITION SECRETARY

Attached here is the playing schedule for Saturday 8th June, the semi-finals of the Championship Singles and Pairs

Players should arrive at Falcon BC by 09:00, in preparation for a 09:30 start

Area Secretaries please confirm the arrangements with your ladies  

There should be some excellent games. Fingers crossed for better weather than last Saturday.

I look forward to seeing you at Falcon 

Kind regards,

Jill

Hon. Sec. ECWBA

(4 Jun 2024)

NOTICE FROM THE TEAM MANAGER - JOHN'S TROPHY (1 Jun 2024)

Congratulations to the Johns Trophy team for an excellent result in their first match versus Northants.  The result was 20 points to Essex and 2 points to Northants, with a win of +38 shots.  They battled through cold and windy weather to achieve this, so tremendous well done to everyone.

(29 May 2024)

AREA FINALS - PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP

All to be held on 29th May

AREA A    -    Farrugia, Willis (Liberty)            19    v            14    Preston, Carlin (Clockhouse) (6pm at Rainham)

AREA B    -    Soar, Bowyer (Rochford)            19    v   (aee) 20    Score, Chapman (Essex County) (6pm at Prittlewell)

AREA C    -    Mills, Madgewick (Braintree)     16    v            14     Holt, Bouch (Arclight) (6pm at Tiptree)

AREA D    -    Jones, Searle (Radwinter)           13    v            18     Stephens, Watkins (Buckhurst Hill) (5:30pm at Writtle)

(18 May 2024)

NOTICE FROM THE TEAM MANAGER - JOHN'S TROPHY

The team selection (and logistical arrangements) for the match against Northants at Newmarket Ave BC on Sat 1st June may be found here 

(16 May 2024)

MESSAGE FROM THE ECWBA PRESIDENT 2024  

I would like to thank all the ladies who attended my President Day on Friday May 3rd at  Great Baddow BC

Thank you very much for your generous donations for my Charity (FARLEIGHS) and for the lovely cards and good wishes

Despite the inclement weather putting paid to our planned bowling, the afternoon tea and much laughter made the afternoon a memorable one

Thank you one and all for making it a great day

Wendy Buckingham

(14 May 2024)

AREA FINALS - SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP

All to be held on 15th May

AREA A    -    Rebecca Smith (Clockhouse) 21-8 Michelle Carlin (Clockhouse) (6pm at Haynes Park)

AREA B    -    Lee (Fairwood) 13-21 JodieWaumsley (Southminster) (6pm at Runwell Hospital)

AREA C    -    Carole Morgan (Clacton-on-Sea) 11 - 21 June Linehan (Holland-on-Sea)    (venue TBA)

AREA D    -    Debbie Sales (Dunmow) 21-2 Karen Ryan (Wanstead Central) (4pm RHP Chelmsford)

(7 May 2024)

MESSAGE FROM JILL POLLEY

HANDBOOK CHANGES:

Essex County - Phone number for Elaine Score - 07847 742068

Lionmede - Phone number for Doreen Cox - 01245 612288

Upminster - Phone number for Christina Allen - 01376 785306, 07952 467888

Page 20 - Johns Trophy v Cambs - 6th July

Page 21 - Herts match - 13th August

SELECTIONS FOR COUNTY FRIENDLY MATCHES

Please add these notes to the following 2 matches:

SUFFOLK at THE ROOKERY on THURSDAY 9TH MAY 2024 - Please do not arrive before 12.30pm

HERTS at DUNMOW on THURSDAY 23RD MAY 2024 - Club cannot accommodate any food allergies.

PRESIDENT'S OUTING ON 9TH JULY 2024

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF PICK-UP TIMES:-

Brentwood King George's Playing Fields main gates at 7.45 for 8.00am departure.

Falcon B.C.  Please park in the first parking area on the left as you turn in at 8.15 for 8.30am departure.

Forms for this years Patron's Day are available here .doc .pdf or via the 'Forms' page

(7 May 2024)

A NOTICE FROM TONY ELLIS

This is just to confirm the details of this year’s EBA AGM,

which will be held on Saturday, 7th December 2024 at 10.30am at the Falcon Indoor Bowling Club for

Tony Ellis 

EBA County Administrator

(27 Apr 2024)

MESSAGE FROM JILL POLLEY

The list of match selections can be found here or via the Forms page

Minutes of the latest Council meeting may be found here 

(7 Apr 2024)

MESSAGE FROM JENNY HYLAND - 2024 200 CLUB

You may find the entries by forename / club info here

(8 Mar 2024)

MESSAGE FROM JILL POLLEY

Please find attached the following

Agenda for the April Council meeting .pdf

President's Day Invitation .pdf

Match Availability Form .pdf

Benevolent Triples Entry Form .pdf

Certificate of Merit application form .pdf

The forms are also available via the 'Forms' tab

I wish you all well and look forward to a successful 2024 season.

Kind regards,  Jill - Hon. Sec. ECWBA

 

(8 Mar 2024)

A MESSAGE FROM THE TREASURER

Many thanks to all who have purchased 200 club entries for 2024 already.  2024 is marching on and I can report that I have so far received 53 applications to join our 200 Club draw.  Last year the total was 97 applications.  So please be kind enough to contact your members again to remind them that the closing date for applications is 31st March 2024.  The usual draw at the Council Meetings is always fun so I'll look forward to receiving more applications soon. the entry form may be found here or via the 'Forms' tab

Many thanks, Jenny Hyland

(10 Jan 2024)

VOTE FOR CAROLE

This year Bowls England are holding an Awards Night on the Saturday 24th of February.

Essex are well-represented amongst the final nominees with the Balcomb Squad in the TEAM of the YEAR category

and Daniel Adams (Griffin BC) in the COACH of the YEAR category

Maldon BC are well represented with final nominations as CLUB of the YEAR and GREEN KEEPER of the YEAR categories (Mark Piper)

Whilst these awards will be decided by a panel - Maldon’s final nominee in the DIVERSITY and INCLUSION category, CAROLE ASH will be chosen by online voting. You can read about Carole’s achievements on the Bowls England website  and then vote for her here

It would be great if we, as ECBA and ECWBA members, could support Carole before the close of voting at 17:00 on Thursday 18th January

(7 Jan 2024)

A MESSAGE FROM JENNY HYLAND

Happy New Year to all members and clubs. Please note that entry forms for our ECWBA 200 Club are now available

and can be found here (.doc .pdf) or via the 'Forms' tab. I'm really hopeful that we can break the 100 mark this year.

Once again, many thanks for your continued support.

Jenny Hyland - Treasurer

(5 Jan 2024)

ESSEX BOWLING ASSOCIATION AGM

The minutes from the recent AGM may be found here 

(15 Dec 2023)

A SEASONAL MESSAGE FROM THE ECBA PRESIDENT

2024 President Dave Starkey would like to wish a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all bowlers in Essex. He says 'I hope you are looking forward to supporting the Essex County Programme in 2024 where my charity will be Guide Dogs'.  

(10 Dec 2023)

NOTICE FROM JOAN BARRETT - PRESIDENT 2023

As your outgoing President, I would like to thank everyone who made donations to my charity Children in Need (image here)

The fantastic sum of £2,250 was raised and I am eternally grateful to you all.  A great big thank you and I look forward to seeing you all as your Immediate Past President next season.

 

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