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A G M 2015

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Was held successfully by email on 14th November 2015. Details can be viewed under Minutes and Statements.

President 2016

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Peter Hodgkinson has offered to continue his services for a further twelve months and a sincere thanks to him for his dedication to the Federation. He is a fitting figurehead to our organisation.

Champion of Champions

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New format worked very well and with the weather and the two excellent venues at Elland CC and Halifax BC formed the basis for the knockout sessions. At Elland Leeds were the eventual winners with 25 pts Rochdale second 20 pts Nth Yorkshire 9 pts Airdale B 6pts. At Halifax Middleton 21 pts Colne Valley 16 pts Airedale 12 pts Menai 11 pts. On to Kingston BC for the final Leeds and Middleton drew 4 games each with Leeds winning on Agg by 7 pts. Thanks to Elland Halifax BC and Kingston for their facilities.

National League 2015

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Mon Menai Div 6 Winners

Div 1 was won by Leeds A just in front of Fylde A.

Div 2 went down to the wire on the final day with Middleton and Airedale A fighting it out for top spot .Both finished level on points but Middleton won on points difference overall.

Div 3 A strong Rochdale side finished just in front of Bury.

Div 4 The two heavy weights Colne Valley and Wallasey ended up first and second again.

Div 5 Nth Yorkshire proved what a force they can be to win this division.

Div 6 Mon Menai won what was a tricky division with Airedale B runners up.

Junior / Youth Leagues / Merit

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Another successful season and sincere thanks to Ken Howarth and the team Managers. Overall there has been a significant increase in the number of young bowlers taking part.

Leeds won both the Youth League and Junior League with Ormskirk runners up in the juniors and Furness runners up in the Youths.

In the Merits 13 and under A Brine (Leeds) winner S Farmer (Leeds) Runner up 51 players 282 games. 14-16 winner J Winterburn (Leeds) runner up G Holmes (Leeds) 48 players 273 games. 17-20 winner D Edmonds (Furness) runner up B Cooke (Middleton) 42 players 258 games.

Team Knockout 2016

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Will be hosted by Middleton and played in the Whitefield/Prestwich area on 11th September. Draw and venues published later. Teams entered MIDDLETON, LEEDS A, AIREDALE A, ROCHDALE, BURY, BARNSLEY, MID CHESHIRE, WALLASEY, COLNE VALLEY, SOUTH LAKES, SOUTH LANCS, EAST LANCS, NORTH YORKS, DUDLEY, LIVERPOOL/ST HELENS, AIREDALE B - RES TEAMS FURNESS, SOUTHPORT, BOLTON, LEEDS B and HALIFAX.

Over 60's Supreme Championship

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Played at Hare hill Park Littleborough, Bury, Preston, Halifax A, Halifax B played a Round Robin Tournament to decide this year's overall Champions.

Results HALIFAX A 15 PTS PRESTON 13 PTS BURY 11 PTS HALIFAX B 9 PTS

Thanks to Tommy Whittaker and his ladies for their hospitality.

Over 60's Merit 2016

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Will be played this year on 19th August at New Brighton Cricket and Bowling Club, Rake Lane, Wallasey, CH45 5DE. Hosted by Wallasey. Entries £5.00 to David Kay.

Individual Merit 2016

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Will be played this year at Garswood Hall, Nicol Road, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8LU. Entries £10.00 to David Kay.

Federation v Civil Service 2016

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Has been confirmed for 22nd of July at Fulwood Conservative Club, Blackpool Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 3AE. Anyone interested in being selected for this match contact David Kay. Team to be announced later.

Federation Ladies (Ormskirk) v CSSC Ladies 2015

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Played at Aughton Town green the revival of this event was a great success which resulted in a win for Ormskirk Ladies representing the Federation. Click here for results. Jackie Butterworth on behalf of the CSSC Ladies kindly donated the proceeds of the raffle to the Federation.

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David Kay