April 26, 2017

Carl Higgins: ‘Bowls International’ – Interview

  The May edition of ‘Bowls International’ magazine features an in depth interview with Carl Higgins, President of Hartlepool IBC and EIBA Director of Competitions. Carl is […]
April 22, 2017

EIBA Life Membership Award

  At this week’s EIBA AGM it was announced that Dave Morgan, Durham County Secretary and Treasurer has been awarded its highest honour by being granted Life […]
February 25, 2017

Champion of Champions Finals

Most qualifiers for this year’s Finals have been decided. Details of the finalists and playing arrangements are available here .

History



History of the League: The early years

Durham was able to affiliate to the English Bowls Association (Indoor Section) in 1964 when its first indoor club, Spennymoor, was opened. The County's first international was JW Heath (Spennymoor) in 1969. The County began expanding in 1972 (Hartlepool) to Ferryhill (1999). making a total of 16 clubs. The figure now stands at 12 following the closure of Consett, Hebburn, Chester le Street and Bishop Auckland.

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The controlling body for indoor bowling within County Durham.