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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June 18, 2018

Houghton DL concede match

Houghton Dairy Lane one of the largest and, over recent years, most successful clubs failed to field a team for its match against top of the […]
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

Two wood triples league played on Saturdays