Next Meeting: AGM Monday November 4th 7:30pm at North Chadd

This section contains information about the county and its administration.

There is a list of affiliated leagues, including links to their websites (note that GMCCGBA is not responsible for the content of these external websites).

There is also information about the county officials, our rules and byelaws and other information to help you get the most out of your affiliation to Greater Manchester

  • The Association shall be known as ‘The Greater Manchester County Crown Green Bowling Association’. Membership is open to all leagues, clubs, associations & federations who have to be directly affiliated to the County Association.

2a) The business of the Association shall be transacted by a Management Committee comprising of the President, Secretary, Competition Secretary, Treasurer, Registrar and an Executive Committee, comprised of a Delegate from each affiliated league five members to form a quorum. All Past Presidents shall be considered ‘Members of the Executive’, provided that they take an active part in the Association. Should any Management or Committee member have any connection with any club with a dispute or protest, the said member shall not be eligible to sit on the Council while such dispute or protest is being considered.

Read more: Rules and Bye Laws

Mike Holden

90 Ings Lane
Rochdale OL12 7DX

Phone: 01706 655253

Mobile: 07976 369322

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If you wish to run an open competition on your green, then the following considerations should be given. You must comply with the rules from British Crown's website as shown in the Promotion of Contests section below. You should afford your sponsor as much coverage as possible. You should avoid other final days to maximise the attendance at all events. GMCCGBA now host a competition diary with all relevant events 

Read more: Running an Open

Below is a list of all BCGBA-affiliated crown green bowling clubs in England. Use the CTRL+F find functionality in your web browser to search them.

Read more: A-Z National Club List

Below is a list of all GMCCGBA 2019 officials:

President - Nigel Fryer 07411007988

Deputy President - VACANT

Secretary - Mike Holden 07976369322 / 01706-655253

Treasurer - Cathy Wilson 07800659989

Registrar- Cathy Wilson 07800659989

Read more: County Officials 2019

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