FLOWFIT Champion of Champions on BT Sport

flowfitA fantastic days bowling at the BCGBA FLOWFIT Champion of Champions was steamed live by Globegig Media and recorded for broadcast by BT Sport and the dates for these programmes are below.

The broadcasts would not have been possible without the fantastic support from Simon Parsonage and FLOWFIT, the industry leaders in the supply of Hydraulic Components.

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Gary Ellis – 2016 BCGBA FLOWFIT Champion of Champions winner

The BCGBA FLOWFIT Champion of Champions is the hardest to win of all the crown green competitions. With thirty-two of the best bowlers in the country having to win a competition to qualify for this event it is one the crown jewels of the crown green world.

Once again the crown world focused on the famous Waterloo Hotel in Blackpool as the title of 2016 Champion of Champion was claimed by Whitefield’s Gary Ellis who claimed his third title.

Gary had a fantastic season and among the titles claimed were the Greater Manchester Merit, Cleckheaton Sports Classic, Hillcrest Classic, Navigation and Railway Classic, Spen Masters and Talbot Trophy.

Gary had previously won this event in 2004 and 2011 and he confirmed that he is the player to fear on this famous bowling green.

Date Start time Channel Game
26/10/2016 06:00 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – First Round
27/10/2016 09:00 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – First Round
28/10/2016 06:15 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – First Round
31/10/2016 05:00 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – First Round
02/11/2016 09:00 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Second Round
07/11/2016 00:00 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Second Round
08/11/2016 02:00 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Second Round
09/11/2016 09:00 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Quarter Final
09/11/2016 20:00 BT Sport 3 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Quarter Final
10/11/2016 13:00 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Quarter Final
10/11/2016 07:30 BT Sport 3 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Quarter Final
11/11/2016 13:00 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Quarter Final
16/11/2016 12:15 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Semi Final
16/11/2016 09:00 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Semi Final
16/11/2016 15:30 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Semi Final
17/11/2016 04:00 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Semi Final
17/11/2016 08:00 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Semi Final
17/11/2016 10:30 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Semi Final
21/11/2016 04:45 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Semi Final
23/11/2016 14:00 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Final
23/11/2016 11:00 BT Sport 2 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Final
24/11/2016 13:00 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Final
25/11/2016 07:00 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Final
28/11/2016 04:30 BT Sport 1 Crown Green Bowls – Champion of Champions ’16 – Final

Steve Davies

Throughout his bowling career Steve has always supported the admin side of the game. As a club secretary, association secretary, county delegate on the BCGBA (National Governing Body) Management Committee, Merseyside champion in 2002 and Merseyside County President (2014-15) Steve has always been keen to promote the game especially through the broadcast of the game on TV or Internet. Steve set up the LIVE BOWLS YouTube channel and, through the LDBA, runs national competitions. Seeing an avenue to report and promote the game Steve set up the Bowls Observer on-line magazine after consulting with respected figures in the game and journalism.