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 



The Bowling Green is being prepared for opening for Casual Play from Monday 15th June. Please note, we must follow the guidelines as set out by Bowls England, which of course, observes social distancing rules and advice for cleaning equipment etc... Play will be restricted to singles and pairs during pre-arranged sessions only. Do not turn up randomly. The Sports Centre will not be open until July at earliest, therefore there are no toilet facilities and we need to organise access accordingly. For those who are able to, please see the club Facebook page for updates, or alternatively contact the Secretary.

2020 Subscriptions

As agreed at the Annual General Meeting, fees for 2020 will be as follows : -

Full Member     ..    ..    ..    £85.00

Lady Member   ..    ..    ..    £30.00

Junior Member ..    ..    ..    £10.00*

*Under 18's or still in full time education. 


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...


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


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.





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