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Mel Evans Foundation

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We are pleased to announce that the Mel Evans MBE Foundation have agreed to support the Federation Youth and Junior in 2023.

In return we will work with them to make people aware of this worthy cause.

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We in The Federation are fully committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our youth, juniors and vulnerable adults.

This policy is in accordance within the guidelines laid down by CPSU and NSPCC. In light of the serious information that continues to come to the fore regarding allegations of abuse in other sports, we would advise anyone who has any concerns, historical or current, to contact their County Safeguarding Officer. Click here to view useful Safeguarding contacts. Alternatively on behalf of the Federation you can contact me in strict confidence and any information will be passed to the relevant authorities.


David Kay (DBS certificate number: 1647254550) Responsible for safeguarding for The Federation of Crown Green Bowls.

David 07860 358283

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A G M 2023

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Phil Lee Wallasey IOM Winner June 2023

Will be in the form of an email in October.

President 2023

Peter Hodgkinson will act as President in 2023. A fitting figure head to our organisation, Peter is now Honorary Life President in recognition of his services over the past 20+ years.

Champion of Champions 2023

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Mon Menai

Congratulations to Chesterfield on winning the Federation Champion of Champions beating Mon Menai 5-3 in the Final on the Eagle and Child.

Our thanks go to Dave and Kath Bradshaw at Fox Lane Sports, Dave Bailey and Staff at Tarleton B C, Harry Glynn and Colleagues at the Eagle and Child.

This for the use of their facilities and their Hospitality.

Also once again thanks to Keith Andrews Helena and Stuart Greenhalgh and not Least Dave Hughes who have run the comp at all the venues.

Also to all the players for making it a very successfull day.

Full 2023 results here.

National League 2023

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Doncaster B team away at Frodsham

Full 2023 results tables averages etc. here.

A warm welcome to our new teams, Sth Staffs, Runcorn/Frodsham, Wrexham B, Cheshire Parks B, Wakefield and for 2024 Shrewsbury.

Federation Youth and Junior Tournament 2023

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Stars of the future

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Stars of the future

Once again played in the Leyland area on May 7th and July 2nd.

The Youths were hosted by Fox Lane Sports Club.

The Juniors played their first Rounds at Bretherton BC and their second Rounds at Eagle and Child BC.

Sponsored by Dennis/Sisis BCGBA and Supported by the Mel Evans Foundation Trust.

Thanks to all concerned and especially Ken Howarth.

Another very successful event.

Junior/Youth League Results 2023

Junior/Youth Merit Results 2023

Team Knockout 2023

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Congratulations to Barnsley winning the Federation Team KO 2023 beating Clwyd Dragons 5-3.

Saddleworth won the Supplementary beating Wrexham by the same score 5-3.

Team Knockout Results 2023

Our first thanks must go to Helena and Stuart Greenhalgh who put all this together and supervised it on the day.

Also many thanks to the staff and Officials at the Host Clubs who have welcomed us once again to their area. Thanks for your hospitality.

Over 55's Merit 2023

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Left to right Dave Orr, Michael Coupe,
Andy Millford, Kevin Kearns

Congratulations to Andy Millford Wallasey winning the Federation Over 55s Merit at Garswood Hall beating Kevin Kearns Liverpool St Helens 21-15.

Thanks to Nick Shaw and his Staff for their Hospitality.

Also many thanks to Paul Atherden, Keith Andrews and Derek Brookes for running the Comp. Also to the volunteers for marking.

Full Results on this link link.

Over 55's Fox Lane Friday League 2023

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Winners 2023 East Lancs

We are looking for two new teams for 2024. Further details from David Kay 07860 358 283.

Results for 2023 on this link. Results 2023

Individual Merit 2023

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Adam Penlington on left from Flintshire who beat
Stephen Glover from Liverpool/St Helens 21 17

Played at Owley Wood Recreation Club, Weaverham.

Thanks to all the Staff and Officials for the use of their excellent facilities.

Congratulations to Adam Penlington Flintshire winning the Federation Individual Merit beating Stephen Glover Liv St Helens 21 17.

Despite a very wet start and a bad weather forecast 57 players took part.

Many thanks to Helena and Stuart Greenhalgh, and Paul Atherden who ran the Competition and all their Volunteers.

Full results on this link. Results 2023

Federation v Civil Service 2023

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Civil Service team

Congratulations to the Civil Service team under the guidance of Paul Whiteley and Paul Taylor who comprehensively beat the Federation Team 272-234.

Played in the best of spirits as usual and blessed with good weather.

On behalf of the Federation thanks to the Civil Service for their Hospitality and to the Staff at The Layton Institute for the use of their excellent facilities.

Also thanks to all the Players. A great day.

Next year its the turn of the Federation to host the event.

Venue and date tba.

Federation v Civil Service Results 2023


I would be grateful if you would check your contact details and let me know if there are any changes.

Once again any contributions to this site would be appreciated.

Best Regards

David Kay