Rowledge Bowling Club competes in two main external leagues, the Three Counties Bowling Fellowship and the Farnham League. In addition, regular friendly matches are played against local bowling clubs. Results and relevant league tables can be found via the Competitions dropdown menu.
The club also enters many of the knockout competitions under the auspices of the Farnham & District Bowls Association i.e. the Mixed Triples, Boyd Shield, Ken Britton Cup and the Goolding Cup. Other competitions include the Midhurst Cup and the Hunter Cup. Scroll down to view details, including results.
Rowledge has been doing very well in these competitons this year despite being knocked out of the Midhurst Cup! Currently second in the Farnham League Division 1 the club has reached the semi-final stage in three F&DBA knockout tournaments. Details of forthcoming cup matches are as follows, all being played simultaneously at both the home and away venues.
Farnham Mixed Triples Semi-final – RBC v Aldershot Underwood 6pm Monday 9th August
Ken Britton Cup First Round RBC v Odiham – 6pm Wednesday 11th August
Goolding Cup Semi-final RBC v Tongham – 6pm Friday 20th August
Boyd Shield Semi-final RBC v Mytchett – 5.30pm Thursday 26th August
Finals Day is Sunday 5th September at Tongham.
The Midhurst Cup
This knockout cup competition is run by the Midhurst Bowls Club and has entries from clubs across Hants, Surrey and West Sussex. Rowledge has been particularly successful in winning this competition in 2018 and 2019 and aim to retain the Cup in 2021 (Covid having prevented the competition in 2020.) The match format is 4 triples, 2 rinks being played over 18 ends at home and 2 rinks away at the same time, the winner being the club with highest aggregate score. The draw and latest results are shown below.
In Round 1 on 28th June Rowledge defeated Billingshurst 76-44, winning on all 4 rinks. The players at Billingshurst suffered heavy rain after a sunny start and the match was abandonned after 16 ends, the result standing.
Round 2 was played against Bognor Regis on Sunday 11th July . Rowledge lost 59-69, winning on only one of the four rinks.
Farnham Mixed Triples
Ken Britton Cup
The Goolding Cup is an F&DBA knockout competition