Category Archives: National Championship Events

National Championships 2017

The following are the National Championship competitions that we support at Leamington Spa.

My grateful thanks go to Bob Saunders for all the photographs supplied for this section of the WebSite.

Devon – once again – winners of the Middleton Cup with their President and Team Manager

The Ladies from Kent – winners of the Johns Trophy

Match Secretary Adie and Treasurer Kath presenting Tom and John McGuinness with the Family Pairs trophy

From Hampshire the winners of the Senior Pairs – Lesley Johnson and Margaret Holden

Jenny Dawson – winner of the Senior Singles with Jan Hunt, representing the Friends

2 Wood Singles Championship won by Jamie-Lee Winch from Leicestershire and the runner up Sophie Tolchard from Devon

The Senior Pairs – David Labrum and Malc Drage from Buckinghamshire with the winners trophy

The winners of the Walker Cup – Somerset with their proud President

The Herefordshire men won the Fours

Glenn Williams of Hertfordshire being presented with the cheque and cup for winning the Champion of Champion

Winners of the Mixed Pairs, newly weds Amy and Andy Walters from Worcestershire

Winners of the Balcomb Trophy – Essex

Senior Singles winner Norman Coad of Cornwall with Cyndy Lee representing Friends and I.P. President of Bowls England Michael Jennings from Cornwall

Winner of the Two Wood singles – Sam Watts of Oxfordshire with Graham Rogers of the Friends

Tony and Eileen Taylor from the Friends with Bolton Bowls Club – winners of the Tony Allcock 2 x 4s Trophy

Devon – winners of the Amy Rose

Devon – winners of the White Rose

The very proud Devon President with his winning girls, boys and team managers

My thanks to Alistair for the following two photos – your job is quite safe Bob

Wigton B.C. in Cumbria win the Top Club once again

Kings B.C. in Devon win the Top Club title once again

 

National Championships 2016 – Page 3

THE AMY ROSE BOWL

The striking team from Somerset who won by 31 - 23

The striking team from Somerset who won by eight shots

 

The runners up proudly holding the plate

The runners up from Kent, proudly holding the plate

 

THE WHITE ROSE TROPHY

The excellent team from Essex who won 43 -22

The excellent team from Essex who won 43 -22

 

The boys from Oxford proudly holding the runners up plate

The boys from Oxford proudly holding the runners up plate

 

THE TONY ALLCOCK TWO FOURS

The winners are the lads and lasses from Lindfield Bowling club in Sussex.

The winners are the lads and lasses from Lindfield Bowling club in Sussex.

 

The runners up, who only lost by four shots, are from Hunden's Park B.C. in Durham

The runners up, who only lost by four shots, are from Hunden’s Park B.C. in Durham

THE TOP CLUB

Our hard working match secretary Adie together with his equally hard working wife Kath and the the Presidential Team

Our hard working match secretary Adie together with his equally hard working wife Kath and the the Presidential Team

 

The ladies of Wigton B.C. in Cumbria celebrating their win

The ladies of Wigton B.C. in Cumbria celebrating their win

The ladies from Kings B.C. in Devon with the runners up plate

The ladies from Kings B.C. in Devon with the runners up plate

The men from Kings B.C. in Devon proudly displaying the winning trophy

The men from Kings B.C. in Devon proudly displaying the winning trophy

The Royal Wootton Bassett B.C. from Wiltshire were the runners up

The Royal Wootton Bassett B.C. from Wiltshire were the runners up

That is it for this year.  All the Nationals are now finished as are all the friendly matches.  I hope you have all had as much fun and enjoyment as I have.  If you want to see more of these photographs then go to Bobsaundersphotography.co.uk and press events.

National Championships 2016 – Page 2

THE WALKER CUP

The girls from Leicestershire celebrating their win against Devon 37 - 29

The girls from Leicestershire celebrating their win against Devon 37 – 29

 

The team from Devon with their County President

The team from Devon with their County President

CHAMPION of CHAMPIONS

 

Perry Martin on his way to winning the Champion of Champions

Perry Martin from Kent on his way to winning the Champion of Champions 21 -19

The runner up, from Devon, Rob Paxton

The runner up, from Devon, Rob Paxton                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

A very happy Perry receiving his trophy from President Michael Jennings and his cheque from Mike Poole representing the Friends

A very happy Perry receiving his trophy from President Michael Jennings and his cheque from Mike Poole representing the Friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE MENS FOURS

Devon - the runners up

Devon – the runners up

 

Hot work

Hot work

Celebrating the win with the proud family

Celebrating the win with the proud family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MIXED PAIRS

The lovely Amy Stanton with her partner Andy Walters from Worcestershire winners of the Mixed Pairs

The lovely Amy Stanton with her partner Andy Walters from Worcestershire winners of the Mixed Pairs

 

Sylvia Bloomfield and Tim Mould from Essex, the runners up, togeher with the President and John Thompson representing the Friends

Sylvia Bloomfield and Tim Mould from Essex, the runners up,
together with  John Thompson representing the Friends and B.E. President Michael Jennings

BALCOLM TROPHY

The lads from Leicestershire who won on the last end 40 -38

The lads from Leicestershire who won on the last end 40 -38

 

the runners up - Northamptonshire

The runners up – Northamptonshire

TWO WOOD SINGLES

Sam Tolchard from Devon proudly holding the winning trophy

Sam Tolchard from Devon proudly holding the winning trophy

 

Bradley Coles from Hertfordshire with the John Austin runners trophy up trophy

Bradley Coles from Hertfordshire with the John Austin runners-up  trophy

 

National Championships at Leamington 2016

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The ‘Friends’ are delighted to once again support Bowls England at the National Championships and below are some of the highlights from Leamington Spa.

John Bell, President of World Bowls, etc, etc.  Getting the Merchandise Tent ready before the crowds arrive.

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The ‘Friends’ would like to thank Bob Saunders for once again supplying us with photographs to use from the National Championship. (I took this one).

Bob Saunders - the man behind the camera.

Bob Saunders – the man behind the camera.

THE MIDDLETON CUP – A jubilant Devon President holds the cup aloft.

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THE JOHNS TROPHY –  A very happy Lincolnshire President receiving the cup from Adie Lloyd

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FAMILY PAIRS

Craig & Gary Morphet

Craig & Gary Morphet –

Geoff & Tom Millership

Geoff & Tom Millership

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENIOR PAIRS

Carol Inserra & Lynn Green

Carol Inserra & Lynn Green

FOUR WOOD SINGLES – DONNA KNIGHT of OXFORDSHIRE

Senior V.P.Pam Willoughby with Donna Knight

Senior V.P.Pam Willoughby with Donna Knight

 

President Michael Jennings presenting the trophy after a hard fought win for the title

President Michael Jennings presenting the trophy after a hard fought win for the title

 

SENIOR PAIRS

Bet Aubrey from Berkshire - runner up with her County President

Bet Aubrey from Berkshire – runner up with her County President

Ann Anderson from Durham celebrating her win with her family

Ann Anderson from Durham celebrating her win 
with her family

The Nationals at Leamington 2015 – page 3

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The Two Wood Singles winner – James Walker from Northamptonshire completes the double

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The winners of the Amy Rose Bowl – Surrey

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The winners of the Men’s U25’s White Rose Trophy – Devon

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The winners of the Mixed Over 60s Allcock Trophy – Broadway, Worcestershire

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The winners of the Top Club – Egham (Surrey do it again)

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The runners up – Banbury Central, Oxfordshire

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The winners of the Top Club – Gosforth B.C. Northumberland

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The runners up – Garston B.C. Hertfordshire

The Nationals at Leamington 2015 – Page 2

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Two Wood singles runner up, a very happy, Jessica Eley being presented with her cheque by Cyndy Lee

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The winners of the Walker Cup – a Delighted Devon who beat Lincolnshire in the finals

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The winner of the Champion of Champions – James Walker from Northamptonshire

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The winners of the Men’s Triples – James Harford, Simon Law and Stuart Popple from Huntingdonshire

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The winners of the Balcomb Trophy were the Dashing Demons from Devon

The Nationals at Leamington 2015

The Friends are proud to have supported Bowls England with the following competitions in 2015.

I would like to personnally thank Bob Saunders, the official Bowls England photographer, for sending me all the pictures in this section.

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The Middleton Cup Winners Devon

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The John’s winners (for the second year running) – Surrey

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The Family Pairs winners Les & Chris Yeomans being presented with their trophy by the                                                       President Marcia and the hard working Friends treasurer Kath

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The Two Wood winner Margaret Smith with her delighted Surrey President

 

Leamington National Championships 2014

Preparing for the Presentation

Preparing for the Presentation

 

Warwickshire Men's Pairs Winners

Warwickshire Men’s Pairs Winners

Runners up Nick &Matthew Orrey from Lincolnshire

Runners up Nick & Matthew Orrey from Lincolnshire

Andrew Owens Winner of the 2 Wood Singles with his wife Lisa

Andrew Owens Winner of the 2 Wood Singles with his wife Lisa

Runner Up Alex Walton

Runner Up Alex Walton Huntingdonshire

Surrey Winners of The White Rose

Surrey Winners of The White Rose

Runners Up - Worcestershire

Runners Up – Worcestershire

Sussex Winners of the Amy Rose

Sussex Winners of the Amy Rose

Runners Up Surrey

Runners Up Surrey

Cornwall Winners of The Tony Allcock 2 Fours

Cornwall Winners of The Tony Allcock 2 Fours

Norfolk Runners Up

Norfolk Runners Up

Our grateful thanks to Bob Saunders for providing us with the majority of these pictures