About the League

History of the League: The early years

In the late 19th and early 20th Century bowling was a popular activity in villages in County Durham but because transport was limited or non-existent there were no leagues. Club members only played on their own greens and any competitions were restricted to amongst themselves.

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League matches and result

Keep up to date with the Leagues match fixtures and results. Check up on all the current KO competitions and how they are progressing. We also supply some historical data for seasons past. A record has been maintained of all clubs who have been a member of the League from its inception.

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May 20, 2018

2 Woods Singles

This is a new competition for the League for 2018. Unlike the other events where matches are arranged and played on a mutually agreed basis the […]
February 19, 2018

KO Competitions 2018

The draws for all the 2018 Knockout Competitions have been made and are available now – see Menu for details. 9th May 2018
April 26, 2018

Accurate Bowls Measuring

The way bowls are measured to decide who is shot has not changed for a long time. Normally it is done with a box measure with […]

Two wood triples league played on Saturdays