December 20, 2017

Liberty Trophy v Lincolnshire

With one enforced change to the team which beat Cumbria Durham had to overcome a Lincolnshire side of experience and talented youngsters. It was a usual […]
December 13, 2017

MSIBL: Durham v Lincolnshire

The next match for Durham is against Lincolnshire. Maximum points are needed from this fixture to stand any chance of catching Yorkshire. This is not an […]
November 1, 2017

Liberty Trophy v Cumbria

There is a great deal of history between these two teams and Durham are still hurting from the last meeting in 2016 when Cumbria crushed them […]

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.