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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August 2, 2018

League Champions 2018: Spennymoor

Congratulations to Spennymoor who are 2018 League Champions. With two weeks of the 2018 Season remaining Spennymoor has an unassailable lead and cannot be caught by […]
August 2, 2018

No Smoking

Smoking on the green is unpleasant for other bowlers on the rink and is not permitted under bowling rules. There have been complaints made and it […]
May 20, 2018

2 Woods Singles

This is a new competition for the League for 2018. The format is 21 ends. All rounds except the final were played today at Nevilles Cross. […]

Two wood triples league played on Saturdays