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On This Day: 11th October 2019

The 2019 Presentation Evening took place at Newport on Friday 11th October. Pictures from the night are below. The collection of trophies and awards given out at the Presentation Evening.  Keith Walton receives his Hall of Fame certificate from League President Mick Jones.  League President Mick Jones presents Life Membership …

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On This Day: 10th October 2003

The SPBL presentation evening was held at Newport Bowling Club last Friday (10th October) following the conclusion of the finals of Pool A & B Premiership Trophy. The Chairman, John Nash, welcomed current County President Bob Moss and former County Presidents Dave Card, Neville Edwards and Mike Hinton, and players …

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On This Day: 9th October 2015

Tonight would have been the 2020 Presentation Evening. So we look back at the other Presentation Evenings over the years, starting with our last one on this date in 2015.   See the pictures below from the 2015 Presentation Evening last night held at the Sir John Bayley Club. The …

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On This Day: 4th October 2019

Chester Road retained their Premier League status after being giving a scare by Adderley on a very wet Prees new green. They only won by 9 in the end, and trailed after the first four before their experience got them through the game. In the first four and Adderley had …

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On This Day: 21st September 2019

On this day last year Castlefields won an 8th Barlows Fire & Security Alan Mayhew Trophy after beating St Georges by 58 on Chester Road. It wasn’t as comfortable as the scoreline suggests, as they only led by 7 after a shared first four. It could have been much less if …

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On This Day: 20th September 2019

On this day last season Sir John Bayley sealed a second league title after gaining the 3 winners they needed at Hanwood. It wasn’t enough for Hanwood to move up from 5th place, as Newport pipped St Georges on Games Won after getting 4 at the Bylet while St Georges …

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On This Day: 18th September 2009

On this day 11 years ago Castlefields retained the league title with 7 winners at the Bylet, with nearest rivals Chester Road getting 5 winners at Sir John Bayley. St Georges just missed out on 2nd despite a 10-4 win at Meole Brace. Bylet’s 7-7 result meant they finished one …

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On This Day: 17th September 2004

On this day 16 years ago Chester Road retained the Premier League title after matching St Georges’ 11-3 win over Ifton with their victory over Wem USC. There was more drama at the bottom as Archibald Worthington got 4 winners at Sir John Bayley, meaning they finished level on points …

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