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The Blowick Cup Champion of Champions was held on Sunday 30th April and was won by Mike Milne with a 21-8 win against Kevin Leddy in the final.



The next club competition will take place on Saturday 27th May, when we be playing for the Vice-Presidents Pairs Trophy. This is a non-random pairs in which members can choose their own partner. Please register by 11.45 am for a prompt start at 12 noon.

There will be no plate competition at this event.


The Coronation Cup has been progressing and the line-up for the last 16 can be seen below. Please notify Mike Milne (07752352065) of the result of your game when it has been played.

2nd Round (to be played by 31st May) 

Chris Porter (Scratch) v. Chris Harding (+4)

Alan Hatton (+6) v. Peter Smith (+4)

Chris Lancaster (+4) v. Jeff Brown (+4)

Bill Bloor (+4) v. John Townsend (+6)

Kez Adams (+2) v. John McCabe (+6)

Jason Chapman 21, Len Southworth 18

Sue Davies (+4) v. George Hitchmough (+4)

Darren Edgerley 21, Debbie Barnes 20


Saturday 27th May – Vice-Presidents Trophy – non-random pairs – no plate (12.00 pm start)

Saturday 17th June – Ladies’ Championship – ladies’ singles (12.00 pm start)

Sunday 25th June – Championship Cup – men’s scratch singles, no plate (12.00 pm start)

Sunday 16th July – President’s Cup – singles handicap with plate (11.00 am start)

Sunday 30th July – Chairman’s Shield – non-random doubles – no plate (12.00 start)

TBC – Floodlit Trophy – non-random doubles

TBC – Last Chance Cup – random doubles with plate


Please note that the green will be unavailable for use by members on the following dates due to private events or competitions. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thursday 22nd June – all day until 6.00pm

Sunday 9th July – all day until 6.00pm

Sunday 6th August – all day until 6.00pm


I regret to inform you of the death of Carl Devroome

Carl was a member of The Hesketh Hawks and Merlins teams.

Carl has not been well enough to play this season and passed away after being recently admitted to hospital

Our thoughts are with his wife and family.

I will let you know funeral arrangements when I receive them.

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OPEN DOUBLES – BERNARD O’MALLEY VICE-PRESIDENT’S TROPHY(sponsored by the Birkdale Insurance Group)

Saturday saw the fifth staging of the Club’s Open Doubles competition, when a full turnout of 32 pairs competed for the Bernard O’Malley Vice-President’s Trophy. This is held to recognise the generous support given to the Club over many years by Mr. O’Malley and Nationwide Produce. 
The competition attracted a high-quality field, with pairs coming from Liverpool, Preston, Wigan, Blackburn and Sheffield to take part, as well as players from local clubs. In the top half of the draw, Paul Culley and Michael Heap from Garswood Hall reached the final where their opponents were Southport Federation team-mates Danny Harding and Alan Catterall, who play for Scarisbrick Bowling Club and Scarisbrick NSC respectively. The pair of Culley and Heap started off strongly in the final, winning nine out of the first twelve to take a seemingly unassailable 17-9 lead. Alan and Danny fought back strongly, winning five of the next six ends to level the final at 18 across. A three at the next end, however, was enough to see Paul Culley and Michael Heap claim the title, along with the £200 first prize.

WINNERS Paul Culley and Michael Heap
RUNNERS UP Danny Harding and Alan Catterall

Many thanks to all those who supported the competition and helped out with marking and measuring. In particular, we would like to thank Lynne Smith, Lynn Burrow and Sue Wignall for their hard work throughout the day providing refreshments. Also, thank you to our referee, Graham Pickavance, who helped the day run smoothly. Finally, the Club thanks the Birkdale Insurance Group for sponsoring the competition.