DBE National Indoor Non-Classified Singles Championship 2019
Gedling IBC 6th January 2019
This event is aimed at the DBE members who are not eligible or haven’t yet been classified.
The competition was run on a knockout format with the first-round losers going into a Plate competition.
Keith Haggerwood – Leics
Chris Gray – Northants
Joe Peplow – Worcs
Khalila Hussain – Wilts
Anthony Page – Somerset
Daniel Adams – Essex
Kenneth Taylor – Essex
Amy Brookes – Devon
Ray Kirk – Notts
Harry Atkin – Derbys
Martin Groom – Northants
Rhys Taylor – Leics
Originally there were 16 entries but due to illness the numbers dropped on the day to 12. Never the less it was a very competitive event with some terrific bowling and it was great to see some new faces amongst the competitors.
The getting into the National Singles final was Daniel Adams from Harlow, Essex along with Anthony Page from Somerset. It was a close game all the way through with some wonderful bowling from both competitors. Anthony coming out the winner by 19 shots to 13.
Khalila Hussain won the Plate final playing Kenneth Taylor proving her award of ‘Most Improved Bowler 2018’ was well deserved!
Out of the four finalists, 3 were new faces, very exciting and a great start to the New Year.
Invitation to compete in the 2nd KDVSC Presidential Cup International Lawn Bowls Games, Suwon, South Korea
The organising committee of this event has invited players to be part of the lawn bowls event taking place in Korea from 30th June – 6th July 2019.
Attached is a copy of the General Information sheet + preliminary entry form.
Entry is open and at players own cost. All classes in the competition will be combined.
Members of Disability Bowls England wishing to enter should register their interest with the organising committee and for information only, inform DBE Comp Secretary Maggy Smith.
General Information pdf: 2019 2ND KDVSC CUP
Entry form docx: 2019 2nd KDVSC Presidential Cup_preliminary entry form
Disability Bowls England appoint their first Volunteer County Co-ordinator in the Sussex area.
Phil Armstrong based at the Peacehaven & Telscombe BC has accepted this exciting & challenging role with Disability Bowls England to promote bowls for people with disability in the Sussex area.
Phil has worked hard along with other officials at the club to promote and develop opportunities for players with any disability or impairment to join the sport of bowls. The club has achieved Sport England’s Clubmark and Bowls Disability Mark status which confirms they have the facilities and policies needed to run a successful, proactive, & inclusive club. The Club was also awarded Runners Up in Bowls England Club of the Year 2018 after being Regional finalists in 2017.
Phil will help clubs become inclusive, develop and oversee opportunities for people with disability to continue or start to play bowls as well as seek sponsors and partners to work alongside Disability Bowls England. Bob Henstridge, also a member at the Peacehaven Club was recently appointed an Ambassador for Disability Bowls England and along with other Ambassadors in the region will help Phil develop strong links with players and clubs in the Sussex area.
Interested clubs, coaches, people, volunteers, groups and partners can get in touch with Phil by emailing : email@example.com
or DBE Development Manager Mo Monkton : firstname.lastname@example.org
DBE vs Somerset County Juniors
The match against Somerset Juniors at Taunton Deain IBC on Saturday 8th December 2018 included 5 new members and although everyone played well, the Juniors were just a little more consistant and won the match overall. Continue reading “DBE vs Somerset County Juniors”
4 new caps selected to represent Disability Bowls England at the Home Nations Championships which take place at Glasgow IBC over the weekend 22nd-24th March 2019
Our fantastic Maggie Smith aided by hubby Colin arranged for 59 DBE & Gedling bowlers, family, friends and helpers to invade Potters November 26th to 30th. Continue reading “Success at Potters”
NEW FOR MARCH 2019 “DISABILITY BOWLS ENGLAND INTER CLUB TRIPLES COMPETITION”
The Competition is on 30th March 2019 at 5 different venues. Entry is free and limited to 8 teams at each venue. Follow the link for the entry form and rules.
Teams accepted on a first come basis, so act now.
DBE vs Leicestershire County U18’s
Sunday 4th November
DISABILITY BOWLS ENGLAND – NEW AMBASSADORS APPOINTED
Disability Bowls England is proud to announce that 6 new Ambassadors have signed up to help develop bowls for people with disabilities. Continue reading “DISABILITY BOWLS ENGLAND – NEW AMBASSADORS APPOINTED”