Northampton Express Bowls Club

Founded 1918
Associate Member of Bowls England
Affiliated to Bowls Northamptonshire

Home Green: Duston Sports Centre, Cotswold Ave, Northampton NN5 6EX. Tel 01604 837600 

 

 

 

WELCOME TO NORTHAMPTON EXPRESS BOWLS CLUB IN OUR CENTENARY YEAR

 

1918 - 2018

 

 Centenary badges now available from the Club Secretary. £2.50

 

BARBECUE  SUNDAY 10th.JUNE 2018 AT 11.00a.m.

 gates will be open from 10.00am.

 Hello all .We are holding a raffle on Sunday . Please can i ask you to supply prizes for this event. sweets. Chocolate, biscuits, beer, wine, spirits, or anything you feel fit.

    Thank you    Rocky 

 

British Isles Fours Championship Finalists 2017 

Played at Belmont BC, Belfast, Northern Ireland on 29th and 30th June.

Robert White, Ian Bland, Wayne Stanley, Dominic Graham (ENGLAND)

Prelim Round v Milngavie, Glasgow, SCOTLAND (Archie Pollock) - Won 25-12
Semi-final v Sun, JERSEY (Malcolm De Sousa) - Won 20-19
FINAL v Presteigne, Mid Wales, WALES (Robert Weale) - Lost 13-14

For the record books...

ROUTE TO BECOME CHAMPIONS OF ENGLAND

County Championships
1st Round v Kingsthorpe (R.Tansley), at Duston Sports Centre - Won 20-11
2nd Round v Whyte Melville (K.Mawson), at Fernie Fields - Won 26-11
Area Final v Kingsthorpe (V.Gearey), Duston Sports Centre - Won 24-8
Quarter final v Kingsthorpe (J.McKee), at Kettering Lodge - Won 17-13
Semi-final v Thrapston (C.Height), at Kettering Lodge - Won 20-17
FINAL v Desborough (J.Haines), at Kislingbury - Won 23-14

National Championships, Royal Leamington Spa
1st Round v Church Warsop, Nottinghamshire (S.Robinson) - Won 21-12
2nd Round v Nafferton, Yorkshire (N.Brignall) - Won 23-10
3rd Round v Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (L.Williamson) - Won 19-14
Quarter final v Gosforth, Northumberland (C.Cooper) - Won 17-12
Semi-final v Sidley Martlets, Sussex (M.Stone) - Won 24-12
FINAL v Shaldon, Devon (R.Whitlock) - Won 20-19 (after extra end)

Recipients of Sports Awards:

Northampton Community Club of the Year 2016
Northamptonshire Community Club of the Year 2016

NORTHAMPTON EXPRESS FOURS

National Fours Champions 2016

ROB WHITE,  IAN BLAND, WAYNE STANLEY and DOMINIC GRAHAM. Pictured here at Leamington with Bowls Northamptonshire Junior Vice President, our very own Peter Hoad.

 

FIRST GAMES PLAYED UNDER FLOODLIGHTS IN 2015