May 25, 2017

County Seniors Fixtures 2017-8

Durham County Seniors Fixtures 2017-18. Start times unless stated are 12.30pm John Dodsworth Trophy Yorkshire, Thur 12 Oct 2017 at Scarborough   Over 60 Inter-County Knockout […]
May 14, 2017

AGM 2017

The Thirty Seventh Annual General Meeting will be held at Houghton Dairy Lane Bowling Club on Wednesday 24th May at 7:00pm AGENDA 1. Roll call 2. […]
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 […]

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.