Real Merit for Rogers

Wirral Globe:

10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Birkenhead and District Parks Merit was won by Tixall's Robert Rogers who beat Jamie Smith of Gladstone in the final.

Lynch comes through to claim win in Federation Merit final

Wirral Globe: Bowlers at the County Ground Club

10:07am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE Wallasey Association’s Federation Merit was won by New Brighton Queens Royal’s Ray Lynch who beat West Kirby Victoria’s Ian Hazlehurst in the final at Royden Hall, writes Bill Atkinson.

Splendid win for Wallasey Association in Federation match

Wirral Globe:

1:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

THEY beat Preston 'A' 28-04 on June 22.

Like father like son in Wirral and district championship

Wirral Globe: Local bowls

10:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

ON Saturday, Wirral and District's Harold Taylor Veteran's Championship was held on the excellent Albany Club green and the winner was Higher Tranmere Vets' Peter Webster who followed his father Ben in being successful in this tournament.

Wirral dominant again

Wirral Globe: Bowls

3:30pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

YET again it was Wirral players who dominated the latter stages of a local bowls tournament.

Wirral dominate Merseyside Merit Tournament

Wirral Globe: Bowls

9:30am Wednesday 28th May 2014

TIXALL'S Nigel Hughes beat the opposition and terrible weather to take the first prize.

Geoff Lynch takes Wallasey Merit title

Wirral Globe: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

10:19am Friday 16th May 2014

AFTER a very close and exciting final he beat West Kirby Victoria's Matthew Gilmore.

Triple success for Wirral teams

Wirral Globe: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

8:30pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

IN the second round Brunner Cup matches played on Saturday, three Wirral teams won through to the last 16.

Not a good weekend for Birkenhead and Royden

Wirral Globe: Local bowls

7:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

BOTH Wirral's representative teams had their first matches on Sunday and unfortunately things did not go that well for either team.

Robbie's Winter Flyers victory

Wirral Globe: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

2:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Robbie Hall beat Cammell Laird's Dougie Briscoe in the final.

Wirral bowls round-up

Wirral Globe: Bennett Trophy open for entries

5:30pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

UPTON Victory Hall's Tony Cavanagh managed to reach the final of the Winter Flyers for the third successive week.

Wirral bowls round-up: Victory for Cavanagh

Wirral Globe: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

7:40pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

LAST week Upton Victory Hall's Tony Cavanagh had a brilliant run of results to reach the final only to be narrowly defeated by the in-form Mick Andrews.

Third Flyers' victory for Mick Andrews

Wirral Globe: Club bowled over by council grant

2:20pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

SPRING was definitely in the air on Sunday as another big turn out of players enjoyed the sunshine in Birkenhead Park.

Andrews' back to his best

Wirral Globe: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

12:30pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

TIXALL'S Mick Andrews won the Flyers Tournament for the second consecutive week – in doing so he established a huge lead in the points table.

Wirral bowls round-up

Wirral Globe: Bennett Trophy open for entries

11:10am Wednesday 19th February 2014

FOR Tixall's Matthew Gilmore, it was a return to normal service as he recorded his third win in four visits to the Flyers Tournament on Sunday.

Wirral Flyers' success for Bill Atkinson

Wirral Globe: BOWLS: Summer Classic

5:00pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

THE finalists from last week's Flyers Tournament - Tixall's Matthew Gilmore and West Kirby's Bill Atkinson - faced each other again in the second-round of this week's tournament on Sunday.

Second Flyers win for Matthew Gilmore

Wirral Globe: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

2:30pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

TIXALL'S Matthew Gilmore is clearly enjoying his return to the Sunday Bowls Flyers in Birkenhead Park – he yet again came through a strong field to win for the second successive week.

Wirral bowls round-up

Wirral Globe: Warrington's bowls clubs call annual meetings

3:00pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

THE weather forecast for Sunday indicated conditions during the morning would be far from the ideal for playing bowls: Strong winds and persistent rain were predicted.

Wirral Sunday Flyers victory for John Lloyd

Wirral Globe: Warrington's bowls clubs call annual meetings

1:15pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

AFTER last week's cold weather everyone at the Flyers Tournament in Birkenhead Park was delighted to enjoy a pleasant morning in the sunshine.

Good turnout for Wirral Winter Flyers despite weather

12:17pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

ON a bitterly cold, windy morning in Birkenhead Park the Winter Flyers certainly lived up to its name but despite this there was yet again a good turnout of players who had come to enjoy their bowls.

Wirral bowls round-up

Wirral Globe: BOWLS: Uffculme overcome Tiverton Borough

12:39pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

WITH his first win of this session of the Winter Flyers, John Harrison forced himself into the top 16 of the points table when he just pipped your correspondent, West Kirby's Bill Atkinson, in an excellent final on the green in Birkenhead Park.

Wirral bowls round-up

2:47pm Monday 16th December 2013

From Wirral Globe, December 11, 2013

Back-to-back victories after triumph over Flyers’ favourite

1:43pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

THE two players who fought through the qualifying rounds to get through to the final of this week's Sunday Flyers were your correspondent Bill Atkinson and Nigel Hughes.

Wirral's weekend bowls round up

1:35pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

IN this session of the Winter Flyers, Tixall's Mick Andrews had won four of the nine tournaments played and he has built up a huge lead in the points table.

Another victory for Tixall's Mick Andrews

1:53pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

TIXALL'S Mick Andrews intends to continue to be the player who has to be beaten.

Mick Andrews storms to victory in Wirral 'Winter Flyers'

2:24pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

HE recorded his second win in this series of tournaments and moved to joint top of the points leader board with New Brighton Queens Royal's Eddie Dutton.

Tixall triumph in open pairs comp

2:45pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

THE finals of the Machfab Open Pairs Tournament were played on Saturday and were won by the local pairing of the two Tixall players, Matthew Gilmore and Anthony Thompson.

Terry Glover is Wirral's Champion of Champions

1:40pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

FOR the second year running, a bowler playing in the Birkenhead and Wirral League has won the Champion of Champions Tournament at the Waterloo Hotel in Blackpool.

Tixall’s trophy

2:28pm Tuesday 24th September 2013

FOLLOWING last week's success by Heswall RBL in the Cheshire County's Norman Cup, Tixall have won Merseyside County's Len Standen Trophy by beating Halewood BC in the final.

Manor Road claim shield

2:31pm Tuesday 17th September 2013

THEY beat Heswall RBL 'B' in the final of the tournament on a wet Royden Hall green on Friday by 199 to 181.

Victory for New Brighton Vikings in Championship clash

12:48pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

THE Merseyside CGBA Team Championship was held at the Ball Hotel in Widnes on Saturday and was won by New Brighton Quarry Vikings, who defeated the Walnut Tree in the final.

Championship defeat for Birkenhead and District Parks

11:44am Monday 19th August 2013

THEY could not upset the very powerful Yorkshire squad last Sunday and lost by 23 points to 8.

New Brighton hosts British Parks Individual Senior Merit Championship

2:10pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

LOCAL players did really well with four getting to the quarter final stage and when Gladstone's John Finch reached the final it seemed possible that he could win yet another major trophy to add to his already impressive collection.

Wirral bowls round-up

1:58pm Tuesday 30th July 2013

HESWALL RBL's Dave McDermott played tremendously well to reach the semi-finals of the All England Championship over the weekend but unfortunately he then lost to Greg Smith who went on to win the tournament.

Birkenhead lose out

3:44pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

AFTER two great wins in their first parks matches Birkenhead and District unfortunately lost both the home and away legs against the current champions South Yorkshire in the third of their qualifying matches.

Beecham catches Palin cold as he scoops Wallasey veterans trophy

3:40pm Tuesday 16th July 2013

THIS year's Wallasey Association's Veterans Tournament was won by Harrison Park's Jack Beecham who beat Hoylake Central's Kenny Palin in the final.

Gladstone lift Sansom Cup

12:05pm Tuesday 9th July 2013

THE final of the Sansom Cup was played on the excellent Upton Victory Hall green on Saturday, between Gladstone and New Brighton Quarry Vikings.

All Wirral final?

11:11am Tuesday 25th June 2013

IT was a great day for the remaining two Wirral teams in the Brunner Cup on Saturday.

Birkenhead and District Park's 'crushing victory' over Warwickshire

10:47am Monday 17th June 2013

THEY had 12 winners at home and 10 away giving them a 29-02 win.

O'Neill victorious in Birkenhead and district parks merit tournament

12:25pm Tuesday 11th June 2013

THE Birkenhead and District Parks Merit Tournament took place on Sunday, played on the two greens in Port Sunlight.

Wirral Merit Tournament

2:26pm Tuesday 28th May 2013

ON a very fast Port Sunlight Village and Works green Gladstone's Nick Burridge showed he is the master of these conditions when he dominated his semi final and final matches to take the first prize.

'Stunning' victory for Birkenhead and District

12:36pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

ON SUNDAY, Wirral's two parks teams had an afternoon in which they experienced very differing fortunes.

Wet conditions for Wallasey Tournament

10:42am Monday 13th May 2013

THE Wallasey Individual Merit Tournament was played last Sunday at Harrison Park's green in increasingly wet conditions.

Important tournaments on Wirral greens

1:15pm Tuesday 7th May 2013

THE League and Club Cup competitions are continuing during each week but there are also several important events coming up in the near future.

Victories for Gladstone and Heswall RBL

11:35am Tuesday 30th April 2013

IN the Birkenhead and Wirral first division, pre-season favourites Tixalls did not have a match last week but will have taken encouragement from the results of games played.

Charity Handicap victory for Dave McDermott

2:12pm Monday 22nd April 2013

THE first individual tournament of the new season's calendar, the Charity Handicap, was won by Heswall RBL's Dave McDermott who beat John Harrison of Port Sunlight Village and Works in the final played at Manor Road on Saturday.

Hard-fought victory for West Kirby over New Brighton

3:08pm Tuesday 16th April 2013

SUNDAY saw the opening event of the season for Wallasey Association and West Kirby Victoria captured the Five-a-Side Cup for the first time in three years with a hard fought victory in the final over New Brighton Queens Royal 'B' Team.

Wirral Sunday Flyers

11:20am Monday 1st April 2013

AFTER the snow caused the cancellation of last Sunday's bowls flyer event, it was good to get back to playing on a cold but sunny morning in Birkenhead Park.

Wirral crown green bowls round-up

9:45am Wednesday 20th March 2013

By Bill Atkinson

Low turnout for Wirral Winter Flyers

2:40pm Monday 11th March 2013

WINTER returned on Sunday and the very cold weather might have been the reason why there was a slightly lower turnout at this week's Winter Flyers tournament in Birkenhead Park.




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