Please Note:- Seeley, Beckett & Unbadged Double Fours redrawn due to late submission (8-4-23)
County Friendlies selection added to Representative Group games (6-3-23)
Details of Bernard Loveman's Funeral arrangements (27-1-23)
The service will take place at 11.00am on Tuesday 28th February 2023 at All Saints Church IG7 4QD followed by a Private Committal at Forest Crematorium and afterward at Hainault Golf Clubs Linguine Bar and Restaurant IG7 4QW.
It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of Bernard Loveman who died Saturday 7-1-23. Bernard served the County as President and was a long-time member of Woodford B.C. (10-1-2023)
Details of Bill Taring's Funeral arrangements. (3-1-23)
The service will take place at 11.20am on Wednesday 18th January 2023 at:- Corbetts Tey, Upminster, RM14 2UY
It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of Bill Tarling, a long-time member of Ford Sports B.C. (1-1-2023)
Details of Peter Norgates Funeral arrangements (1/1/2023)
The service will take place on Wednesday 25th January at 12.00 (midday) at:
Forest Park Crematorium, Forest Road, Hainault IG6 3HP
It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of Peter Norgate who died of a heart attack yesterday morning (20-12-22).
(Details to follow)
Details of Ralph Dearmans Funeral arrangements. (16-9-22)
The service will take place on Friday 23rd September at Parndon Wood Crematorium at 13.30
Details of John Fergie's Funeral arrangements. (28-7-22)
The service will take place at 12.40am on 10th August 2022 at:- Corbetts Tey, Upminster, RM14 2UY and afterward at
Dagenham Rugby Club Rainham Road North RM10 7FJ.
Ashford Cup Squad and Team Selection for 22-5-2022 (see Representative Group Games Page)
Clive Mears Funeral
All are welcome to Clive’s committal at Forest Park Crematorium Hainault at 12 noon on Wednesday 16th March and Memorial Service at St Mary’s at 1pm followed by refreshments in the Memorial Hall.
Please could you indicate attendance for refreshments to the office on 020 8505 3000.
Competition 2022 page loaded with all the draws for this coming season (8-2-2022)
Details of Ronnie Coleman's Funeral arrangements. (8-1-22)
The service will take place at 11.40am on 21st January 2022 at:- Corbetts Tey, Upminster, RM14 2UY
It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of George Coster, a long-time member and a Past President of the Essex Vice Presidents’ Association.
George passed away peacefully on Boxing Day with his loving daughter, Emma, at his bedside.
The funeral is at 10.30 am on Friday 21st January 2022 and will take place at :-
Three Counties Crematorium, Halstead Road, High Garrett, Braintree, CM7 5PB
The wake will follow the funeral and will be at :-
The Cross Keys Pub/Restaurant, 1, The Street, White Notley, Witham, CM8 1RQ
Emma has advised that donations in the form of cash or cheque would be preferred to flowers. Cheques should be made payable to:
The Council for Voluntary Services.
All donations will go to the Dementia Café who ably supported Emma and George for the past 2 years.
Message from David Jarrold
Many of you will already have heard the sad news that my dad, Bob, passed away last week after a spell in hospital. There was nothing sinister about his demise, he was just old and frail and couldn’t soldier on
Wednesday 24th November
12:00 at Forest Park Crematorium
Forest Road, Hainault, Essex, IG6 3HP
All are welcome to join us in this celebration of his life and since restrictions are lifted, we are able to give him the send-off he richly deserves
For those unable to join us in person, the service will be streamed via Obitus (details to follow)
After the service, you are all invited to join the family at a reception at the Cedars Club (RM6 6TT) on the corner of Mill Lane, Chadwell Heath
In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to The Alzheimers Society http://robertjarrold.muchloved.com
SAD NEWS (12-10-21)
Norman Balex formally of Ford Sports passed away on Sunday 10-10-21
(Details To Follow)
Details of Bernie Wanger's Funeral arrangements. (12-10-21)
The service will take place at 1.00pm on 5th November 2021 at:- City of London
SAD NEWS (26-9-21)
Bernie Wanger of Woodford BC formally of South Woodford B.C passed away on Saturday 25-9-21
(Details To Follow)
Details of Fred Wiltshire's Funeral arrangements. (24-9-21)
The service will take place at 2.00pm on 8th October 2021 at:- Cobetts Tey, Upminster, RM14 2UY
The wake will take place at:- Dagenham Football Club. Victoria Road, Dagenham, RM10 7XL
SAD NEWS (6-9-21)
Fred Wiltshire formally of Ford Sports B.C passed away on Sunday 5-9-21
(Details To Follow)
!!!! Please be aware that one of the bowlers that attended the Group 5 Finals on Sunday 29th August has tested positive For Covid19!!!
Honours Pages updated (2-9-21)
Finals Schedule replaced with Finals Day Results on the Competition Page (2-9-21)
Finals Schedule added on the Competition Page (15-8-21)
Waur Vets Cup and Geoff Hatfield draws updated on Competition Page (13-8-21)
Two Wood Draw updated on Competition Page (9-8-21)
Beckett Draw updated on Competition Page (9-8-21)
Cordell Cup Draw updated on Competition Page (5-8-21)
Waur, Geoff Hatfield and Unbadged Draws updated on Competition Page (17-7-21)
Vets Cup, Champ of Champs and Seeley draws updated on Competition Page (27-6-21)
Waur, Geoff Hatfield and Beckett Draws updated on Competition Page (17-7-21)
Vets Cup Draw updated on Competition Page (13-7-21)
Game 3 Wally Ball Selected team added to Representative Group Games page (12-7-21)
Wally Ball Result for 11-7-2021 (see Representative Group Games Page)
Two Wood Draw updated on Competition Page (10-7-21)
Game 2 Wally Ball Selected team added to Representative Group Games page (1-7-21)
Waur Trophy & UB Doubles 4's Draw updated on Competition Page (30-6-21)
Wally Ball Result for 27-6-2021 (see Representative Group Games Page)
Vets Cup Draw updated on Competition Page (22-6-21)
County Friendlies 2nd Selection (21-6-21). For details click here
Inter-group Selected team added to Representative Group Games page (21-6-21)
Cordell Cup Draw updated on Competition Page (16-6-21)
Ashford Cup Final League Table (6-6-21)
Geoff Hatfield Draw updated on Competition Page (4-6-21)
Vets Cup Draw updated on Competition Page (2-6-21)
Ashford Cup Team Selection for 30-5-2021 (see Representative Group Games Page)
Ashford Cup Result for 23-5-2021 (see Representative Group Games Page)
Ashford Cup Team Selection for 23-5-2021 (see Representative Group Games Page)
Ashford Cup Trial
The Ashford cup Trial was held on 9-5-2021 at Grays town B.C. with Group5 playing Group9.
The match ended all square with each group winning 3 rinks.
Although Group 9 ended the game with a 10 shot advantage it was a great effort by our bowlers.
Change of Dates
Due to having to comply with the Governments Covid Road Map a number of competition dates have changed:-
Wally Ball game 1 was 13th June now 27th June
Wally Ball game 2 was 20th June now 11th July
Wally Ball game 3 was 17th June now 18th July
Wally Ball Final was 11th July now 8th August
Inter Group game 1 was 13th June now 18th July
Group 5 - Seeley Trophy Round 2 was 29th June now 6th July
Group 5 - Champ of Champs Round 2 was play by 29th June now play by 6th July.
Recruitment and Open Days Recruitment and Open Days (6-3-21)
For Members that are interested in recruitment to our sport the Essex Bowls Coaching Association are inviting you to a presentation on aiding your Recruitment and Open Days. For details click here.
Read 5th March, 2021 by Matt Wordingham here
Bowls England looks forward to the start of the 2021 season click
Read 22nd February, 2021 by Matt Wordingham full article here
Precis of The Prime Ministers Road Map (23-2-2021) here
SAD NEWS (22-2-21)
John Griffiths of Phoenix Bowls Club passed away on Saturday 20th February
ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR BOWLS CLUBS (5-2-2021)
Bowls England have announced that there is even more funding available for clubs affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Read 22nd January, 2021 by Matt Wordingham full article here
National lockdown: Stay at Home
Bowls England has been inundated with enquiries from clubs and county associations regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, and they will ensure that each and every enquiry is responded to as soon as possible.
They have produced a number of documents including ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ and supplementary guidance in response to the enquiries received. These will continue to be updated as we deal with the ever‐changing situation.
Should you have an enquiry that is not covered within the documents, contact Moira Drost on 07789 026288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and she would be pleased to assist you.
Please note that in accordance with Government guidance the Bowls England staff team is currently working remotely.