2017 – County Championship Round 1

Greater Manchester play their first 2017 county championship match on Sunday May 7th, facing North Midlands. The home leg will be played at the George and Dragon pub in Hyde. Postcode is SK14 4TQ, with the match starting at 2pm. The away leg is to be played at Bedworth. 177

Site Refresh

Welcome to the new-look PrestwichBowls website. In readiness for the 2017, bowlsnet.uk has extra features and all the results that you could possibly need. As such, I'm moving PrestwichBowls to focus on bowls news from the north Manchester area and beyond. Please bear with me while I get the site

Bowls Equipment

Clothing Bowls wear for the novice is very straightforward. Flat-soled shoes/trainers and clothes that you feel comfortable in to "bend and send". Generally league matches simply require you to be dressed to a socially decent standard - a shirt must be worn - but some leagues are more stringent than others.

What is Crown Green Bowls?

Crown green bowls is a code of bowls usually played outdoors on a piece of grass known as a bowling green. The sport is governed by the British Crown Green Bowling Association (BCGBA), who stipulate the Laws of the Game under which competitive matches must be conducted. 86