League News 2021
The finals of the Doubles will be held at Trench BC on Thursday 23rd September. The draw will be made at 12.45pm and dress code will apply.
Qualifiers from Sinclair
Dave Horne & Brian Williams (White Horse HUSC).
Les Mumford & Ian Evans (Madeley CC).
Qualifiers from Bridgnorth
Mike Kinsey & Dave Brown (Sinclair).
Barry Griffin & John Clarke (Wrockwardine Wood).
Charity Shield & Consolation Finals
Bylet 'A' won the Charity Shield by 8 shots over Allscott Heath and White Horse HUSC won the Consolation by 10 shots over Worfield. Both matches were played at Bowring on Thursday 2nd September by kind permission.
More information on this site can be found here.5Sep21
Much Wenlock Olympic Doubles
The Much Wenlock Olympic Doubles will be held on Sunday 19th September, closing date for entries is 12th September.
Details can be found on the Wenlock Olympics Society website here. Contact Bob Mumford on 01952 727138.4Sep21
The league Pre-AGM will take place on Thursday 14th October 2021 at Sinclair Bowling Club, 1.30pm start.
Could all Proposals for changes to the League Rules etc. be forwarded to John Ford League Secretary (email@example.com) by 23rd September 2021.
Brian Williams Chairman20Aug21
Charity Shield and Consolation Finals
The finals of the Charity Shield and Consolation will be played at Bowring by kind permission on Thursday 2nd September 1pm for a 1.30pm start. Dress code applies.
Charity Shield and Consolation Semi-Finals
The semi-finals of both competitions will be played on Thursday 19th August. Details are:
Highley A Scr v Allscott A +12 at Bylet No.2
Albrighton A +12 v Bylet A Scr at Edgmond
Sinclair Scr v White Horse Scr at Trench
Bridgnorth B +12 v Worfield A+12 at Bylet No.1
Update from Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 27th July
The Committee held a meeting on Tuesday 27th July and the following points were agreed:
The restriction that only the club's lowest league club are allowed to have a player play twice will be removed. In future, one player from any team will be able to play twice if the team is short.
Matches postponed due to the extremely hot weather on Wednesday 21st July should be rearranged and played on or before Thursday 12th August.
A doubles competition will be arranged with qualifying on Thursday 26th August and finals on Thursday 16th September. Qualifying venues and the need for a finals day will depend on the number of entries which should be sent to Competition Secretary Rob Renke either by email or phone by Thursday 12th August. Rob's contact details are on the Officers page. Qualifying start time will be 12.30pm and entries are free.
Charity Shield and Consolation Quarter Finals
The draws for the quarter finals of the Charity Shield and Consolation have now been made and entered on the Results Service. Ties in both competitions will be played on Thursday 29th July.
Charity Shield Quarter Finals
Highley A Scr v Mortimer Scr at Chelmarsh
Allscott A +12 v Much Wenlock +12 at SJB No.1
Trench +24 v Albrighton A +12 at Wrockwardine Wood Old
SJB A Scr v Bylet A Scr at Shifnal
Consolation Quarter Finals
Bylet B Scr v Sinclair Scr at Broseley
SJB C +36 v White Horse Scr at Sinclair
Bridgnorth B +12 v Madeley C +24 at Horsehay
SJB B Scr v Worfield A +12 at Wrockwardine Wood New
The above draws will both continue down to the finals, no redraw will be made. The Semi Finals will be played on Thursday 19th August.
Teams involved are reminded to bring their own refreshments as none will be provided by the host clubs and also that a minimum 50p per player green fee will be payable.8 Jul21
The management committee are advising all clubs to postpone their fixtures scheduled for Wednesday 21st July due to the extremely hot weather forecast.20Jul21
Doubling Up in League Matches
It was recently agreed at a meeting of the committee that for this season only, one player can double up in league matches when the team is short of players. However this should only apply to the club's bottom ranked team and not in the Charity Shield or Consolation competitions.26Jun21
Charity Shield and Consolation Draws
The draws for the next round of the Charity Shield and first round of the Consolation have now been made and entered on the Results Service. Ties in both competitions will be played on Wednesday 30th June.
Charity Shield Draw
Allscott B +24 v SJB A Scr
Bylet A Scr v Horsehay A Scr *
Trench A +24 v Newport A +12
Much Wenlock +12 v Bridgnorth A Scr
Allscott A +12 v Worfield B +36
Albrighton B +36 v Highley A Scr
Mortimer Scr v Donnington A +24
Albrighton A +12 v Charlton +12 *
SJB D +36 v SJB B Scr
Madeley C +24 v Newport B +24 *
SJB C +36 v Maddocks A +12
Sinclair Scr v Chelmarsh +24
White Horse Scr v Madeley A Scr *
Bridgnorth B +12 v Wrockwardine Wood +12 *
Shifnal A +12 v Worfield A +12 *
Bylet B Scr v Madeley B +24
Suitable Footwear at this Season's Matches10Jun21
Charity Shield Preliminary Draw
The draw has been made for the preliminary round of the Charity Shield (see below). Ties will be played on Wednesday 23rd June. Teams losing in the first round will be automatically entered into a Charity Shield Consolation Cup. Round 1 of both competitions will be played on Wednesday 30th June. Charity Shield rules will apply to both. Could winning captains please record the result on the Results System within 24 hours so that the next round draw can be made.
Draw and Handicaps.
Charlton +12 v Sinclair Scr
Allscott B +24 v SJB B Scr
Mortimer Scr v SJB C +36
Horsehay Scr v White Horse Scr *
Trench +24 v Maddocks +12
SJB D +36 v SJB A Scr
Bylet A Scr v Shifnal A +12
Madeley B +24 v Donnington A +24 *
Newport A +12 v Worfield A +12 *
Albrighton A +12 v Madeley C +24
Albrighton B +36 v Madeley A Scr
Allscott A +12 v Newport B +24
Worfield B +36 v Bylet B Scr
Bridgnorth A Scr v Bridgnorth B +12
Highley A Scr v Chelmarsh +24
Much Wenlock +12 v Wrockwardine Wood +12 *
Charity Shield and a Reminder
Please note that all teams in the league will be entered into the Charity Shield unless they notify Competition Secretary Rob Renke that they wish to withdraw by Saturday 15th May. All teams will be charged the usual £5 whether playing or not.
Could all clubs also please ensure that the league are informed if their contact details change.17Apr21
League officers and committee are saddened to hear of the death of Harold Corbett (Steptoe), late of Abbey and Madeley Bowling Clubs and wish to send their condolences.12Apr21
2021 Fixtures now live.
2021 league fixtures are now available on Mike Beckett's Results Service. You are now able to login and add or remove registered players as appropriate here. If you have forgotten your club's password or need any assistance, please contact Nigel Booth.10Apr21
MSSBL ROAD MAP
The Executive Committee met online via Zoom on the 30th of March 2021 and have agreed the following.
23 June 2021, Hunstman Charity Competition to start with all teams to be entered.
7 July 2021, all Leagues to start, season will end on 29 September 2021. Fixtures will be posted online before the start.
Depending on how 1 & 2 go there may be other Competitions run.
The Executive Committee are meeting again after the third date of Government Road Map i.e. 17 May 2021.
A letter has been forwarded to all Clubs with further explanation.
All of the above is subject to Government and BCGBA rulings.
Brian Williams, Chairman3Apr21
Reference Cancellation of AGM posted 22 Sep 20
This post referred to the MSSBL starting on 7th April 21. The League will not be able to start on this date due to Government COVID Guidelines. The League Management Committee are meeting on 30th March 21 and hope to have news of a start date after this meeting.
Brian Williams Chairman
More Sad News
The death has been announced of Ken Reeves after a short illness. Ken was a stalwart member of the old White Horse Bowling Club for many years and then played for Allscott after the White Horse closed.22Feb21
League Officers are saddened to hear of the death on 27th January of Clarence (Clal) Luter at age 92. Clal was a true gentleman and played for Sinclair for many years.11Feb21