A dead end for Hunts women

Women’s county bowls in the area has suffered a blow with Huntingdonshire Bowls being forced to withdraw their team from the Johns Trophy inter-county championship owing to a shortage of players.

Jessica Phillips and family present the Tony Phillips Memorial trophy to Myra Landsburgh, Michael Humphreys and Peter Leaton following the annual tournament at the City of Peterborough club.

ROUND-UP: Two wins in 48 hours Whittlesey, defending champ and Parkway beaten, international call for Chloe

Whittlesey Manor have reached the third round of the Bowls England National Club two fours competition by winning two matches in the space of 48 hours, defeating Parkway B 48-22 and Warboys A 39-35.

Having fun on the bowls green in Central Park.

‘Come and try it’ sessions in Central Park

The Park Crescent Bowlers who play in Peterborough Central Park are once again holding free ‘Come and Try it’ sessions in the park on Mondays in May (8, 15 and 22 ) and June 5 from 6-8pm.

Cliff Watson.

Annual match in John Dickenson’s memory

Northants Bowling Federation begin their build-up to the new county campaign with their annual match against Whittlesey Manor on Saturday (May 6) at which former Federation stalwart John Dickenson will be remembered.

Chris Ford reached two semi-finals.

Northants bowlers draw a blank again in national finals

Putting the two team events for executive officers to one side, Northants bowlers competing in the individual portion of the English Bowling Federation national indoor finals at Newark endured another title drought.

Whittlesey couple Tony and Rita Mace have the rare distinction of being Northants Bowling Federation presidents in the same year.

Peterborough seniors take the title with help from Whittlesey

After a Cambs League title race that had more twists and turns than a corkscrew over the final weeks, the Peterborough senior men’s team have been crowned champions - with a little assistance from near neighbours Whittlesey.

Northants Bowling Federation president Tony Mace pictured with the Eversley Trophy the county won at Newark on Sunday. He is flanked by the successful team (left to right): Cliff Watson, Richard Montgomery, Graham Agger, Malcolm Squires, Dick Noble, Les Sharp.

Another Eversley Trophy win for the Northants men’s team

Although the English Bowling Federation national indoor finals don’t start in earnest until next week, Northants bowlers have already put their name on the roll of honour by winning the men’s Eversley Trophy at Newark on Sunday.

Winners Nicky Brett (right) and Lewis Baker (centre) with their National Indoor Pairs trophy.


Yaxley’s Nicky Brett won his fifth pairs title at the National Indoor Championships in Melton Mowbray yesterday (March 30).

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Chloe Brett.

City seniors keep their title push going

The Peterborough senior men’s team continued their push for Cambs League honours with another maximum 10-point haul.

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Martyn Dolby won two finals.

Double delight for Dolby and Ford at county championships

Martyn Dolby and Chris Ford both completed title doubles at the Northants Bowling Federation indoor finals held at Stamford IBC on Sunday, which followed hat-tricks 12 months ago.

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Martyn Dolby (left) and Stephen Harris.

Brett trumped again on World Tour by Scotland ace Anderson

World number one Nicky Brett from Yaxley once again found Scotland’s Stewart Anderson his nemesis in the last World Bowls Tour event of the season.

Bowls news from the Peterborough Telegraph

A sad loss for local and national bowls

Bowlers locally and nationally are mourning the death at the weekend after a long illness of John Dickenson, a life member of both the English Bowling Federation and the Northants Bowling Federation.

Tristan Morton provided some fireworks.

Northants miss out on a place in the Derbyshire Trophy final

Northants’ hopes of reaching the English Bowling Federation’s Derbyshire Trophy indoor inter-county final have been dashed.

Shirley Suffling is through to the Northants county singles final.

Thirteen could turn out to be Northants’ lucky number

Northants’ chance of qualifying for the final of the English Bowling Federation’s Derbyshire Trophy indoor inter-county championship are balanced on a knife edge.

Mick Duell in action.

Northants are closing in on the final

Northants Bowling Federation have their sights trained on only a third ever appearance in the final of the Derbyshire Trophy, the national inter-county indoor championship.

Derek King.

King dethroned early in county championships

The Northants Bowling Federation indoor competitions are under way with early exits for both the defending singles champions.

Nicky Brett.

INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Brett loses world crown to super Scot

Nicky Brett’s dreams of retaining the Just World indoor singles title turned into something of a nightmare in today’s (January 27) quarter-finals at the Potters Resort in Norfolk.

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Trevor Collins.

Clubs need lots more helpers to work behind the scenes

An appeal for more bowlers to get involved in the county administration was made at Friday’s annual meeting of Huntingdonshire Bowls at Sawtry.

Nicky Brett.

WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Brett given a scare by 71 year-old opponent

Defending world indoor singles champion Nicky Brett survived a major scare against 71 year-old Scottish qualifier Charles Bence in the second round in Norfolk today (January 25).

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Nicky Brett.

WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Another crown for number one Brett

Nicky Brett has completed a full set of World Indoor Championship titles available to him at Potters Resort.

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