Steve Ireland and Bob Henstridge went to Leamington Spa
last weekend and played in the Disability Bowls England
( DBE ) National Pairs Finals.
were beaten 20 -17 in the semi - finals by Paul Brown and Kieran
Rollings who both represented England in the Commonwealth Games
in Australia. Paul and Kieran won the final and retain their
Very well done to Bob and
Steve on reaching the semi-final.
PRESS for your copy of the Men's County Finals Day
Programme. Your presence at any of the two days would be
ladies won through to Leamington in the Walker Cup - for the
first time since 1989 apparently. They beat
Surrey in the Regional Semi Final and then beat Berkshire in the
They will now
be playing at Leamington on Sunday 19th August in the Walker Cup
and the Men in the Balcomb Trophy on Sunday 26th - the first
time in living memory that both have qualified in these two
pleased to report that Darrell Petts - Div 1 VP Controller is
now out of Brighton Hospital and is currently at:
Westerleigh Nursing Home
Corsica Road, Seaford BN25
1BD. Phone 01323 892335.
Where he expects to be for a further couple of months.
Rod McBeth has spoken to the care home to confirm he is there
and have established that visiting times are anytime - as long
as the person wishes to see the visitor - but up to 11 am they
may be having a bath etc. It may best if you ring before
If anyone is in the area and wishes to visit I am sure Darrell
will welcome seeing you.
The men’s County Competitions
are progressing well. Details can be found on this website in ‘Men’s pages’, ‘Men’s
Competitions’, ‘Final Stages at a Glance’. Even if you have not
qualified this year, please come along to watch, and support the
competitors: you’re certain to see some quality bowling. Finals weekend
takes place on 21 & 22
July at Worthing Pavilion, the detailed program cab be printed
out as shown above.
For competitors please note the
dress code for all finals is “Whites”. Club
Shirts (or white shirts where no club shirt is registered), with
white trousers or shorts, all as detailed within the County
We are pleased to announce that
our team have qualified for the National Inter County Double
Trophy) semi final at Leamington Spa on
26th August. Our team have won four very tough games against
Buckinghamshire and Hampshire in the early rounds. On Sunday
they won a very close game against Oxfordshire and thrashed Kent
in the Regional Final to qualify for Leamington.
Well done to the team for
playing some very excellent games especially in the final.
Good luck at the Nationals.
Ajay Morphett has been selected to
represented England Indoors in the U18 Internationals in October
to be played in Wales. Congratulations Ajay, let’s hope the
results are as good as last year.
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Data Protection information
Bowls England Membership Register.
Whilst this has no immediate impact on this County, as it is
being tried as a pilot scheme in five Counties around the
Country – the southern area County being Surrey – it will
ultimately impact on all counties.
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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
The revised Regulations concerning Data Protection become
effective on 25 May 2018.
to see how it affects your
Club and the County.
WHITE ROSE TROPHY FORMAT TO CHANGE FROM 2019
The format of the Men’s Inter-County Junior Two
Fours Competition, the White Rose Trophy, is to change from
Following a review of the current format by Bowls
England in consultation with key stakeholders including County
Associations at the Counties Meeting in November 2017, the event
will become a single rink competition, with each County
Association having the ability to enter a maximum of two teams.
To be eligible to play in the White Rose Trophy, bowlers shall
be members of clubs affiliated to their County Association and
have not attained their 25th birthday by 1st April
in the year of the competition.
County Associations have been
contacted by Bowls England to advise of their intention to enter
Bowls England will confirm the dates for 2019 once a
response has been received from all County Associations.
|The archives for Sussex County
Bowls are now held at 'The Keep', a storage facility in Brighton run by East
Sussex County Council. Anyone can view any of the
documents held on our behalf. The Archive reference number
is AMS7204. Details on how to book an appointment and
search the records are available on their website: