Men’s Champion of Champions draws

The highlight of the men’s and ladies game is the respective champion of champions events. Held at the famous Waterloo Hotel in Blackpool they are the toughest competitions to win. You have to be a winner to be in them and you will only play winners to try and claim title.

BCGBA Champion of Champions (Saturday 29th September)

1 . Martin Gilpin (Isle of Man June Festival ) v 2 . Callum Wraight (Coors Meole Brace Open)
3 . Kevan Shaw (Spring Waterloo) v 4 . David May (British Parks Merit)
5 . Nick Wyer (Staffordshire Merit ) v 6 . Matthew Worden (BCGBA Junior Merit)
7 . Ross Meese (South Yorkshire Merit) v 8 . Winner of (Midland Masters on 16th September)
9 . Ian Johnson (BCGBA Grocontinental Jack & Jean Isherwood Veterans Championship) v 10 . Dean Ferris (Greater Manchester Merit )
11 . Craig Podmore (Potteries & District Merit) v 12 . Winner of (Autumn Waterloo Handicap on 26th September)
13 . Ian Inman (Lancashire Merit) v 14 . Winner of (Brighouse Classic on 22nd September)
15 . Carl Fielding (Warwick & Worcester Merit ) v 16 . Simon Coupe (Hill Crest Classic)
17 . Ed Furniss (Derbyshire Merit) v 18 . Wayne Ditchfield (North Lancs & Fylde Merit)
19 . Danny Barwise (Merseyside Merit) v 20 . John Bailey (Welsh Merit)
21 . Darren Plenderleith (North Midlands Merit) v 22 . Craig Gant (Yorkshire Merit)
23 . Greg Smith (Pudsey Classic) v 24 . Gary Owen (West Brom “BowlsComps” Open (CCF))
25 . Chris Mordue (BCGBA Senior Merit) v 26 . Danny Rogers (Cumbria Merit)
27 . Spencer Clarke (Shropshire Merit ) v 28 . Matt Gilmore (St Georges Open (ECC))
29 . Winner of (Isle of Man September Festival on 7th September) v 30 . Tommy Johnstone (Cheshire Merit)
31 . Winner of (Talbot Trophy on 27th September) v 32 . John Kennish (Isle of Man Merit)

 

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.