Amendments to League Rules

I attach for comment proposed amendments to the rules for the Winter League competitions, which were drawn up by Paul Murphy, our new League Secretary, in response to discussions at the AGM in April. Proposed GSMBA Rules Amendments Regards, Andy Todd Secretary, GSMBA

Too hot to Bowl …

In view of the high temperatures forecast for Tuesday the 2 fixtures at Yorkley and Defford have been postponed. The re-arranged fixture at Yorkley will be on Tuesday August 30th, just one week before the finals but it’s the earliest available date we can book. Defford will let everyone know asap when the new date … Read more

Defford Sapphires played superbly….

Hi folks Another couple of good competitive evenings of matches this week at Yorkley and Ripple. Yorkley Kestrels featured on both nights, winning 5 of their 6 matches, although 3 went down to the last ball on the last end for wins by a single shot. Their defeat was a real hammering by bottom team … Read more

Ripple Ravens move into the top 3

Hi folks Results from Thursday at Ripple plus latest table, Ripple ravens move into the top 3, although they have played 3 more games than most others. Also a good night for the 2 Westbury teams with 2 wins each. Evidently timekeeping was as good as Tuesday with a 9.45 finish. Other organising clubs please … Read more

Each match was given a starting time….

Hi folks A good evening at Yorkley yesterday, and all finished and away by 9:40. Which proves we don’t have to be playing late into the night. Each match was given a starting time, 7pm, 7.50, 8.50 with the 10 minutes tea break and it worked down to the second. Hopefully this can be become … Read more

Shock start to the evening…

Hi folks Update after last evening at Yorkley. Shock start to the evening with the league leaders being beaten at home by the bottom team 7-1. Top team of the night were Defford diamonds with 2 wins and a draw. All 4 teams won at least one game so everyone went home happy. Nice to … Read more