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22nd May 2017


Call Up Papers Received


Congratulations to the following P&D bowlers who have received their call-up papers for Hampshire’s Middleton Cup & Balcomb Trophy (National 2rinker) teams:


Middleton Cup

In the team for the 1st Middleton Cup game against the Isle Of Wight on June 3rd are:

- Danny Smith, Paul Lawrence (Alexandra)
- Alex & Matt Marchant, Paul Cook, Mike Aldren, Jon Leggett, John Biggs, Louis McCubbin (Waverley)
- Charlie Bailey (Fareham)


Whilst Priory’s Steve Smith has made the substitutes bench

Balcomb Trophy

In the team to play against Oxfordshire on Sunday May 28th are:

- Mike Aldren, Jon Leggett & John Biggs (Waverley)


22nd May 2017

County News - White Rose Update


Hampshire made an excellent start to their White Rose (Under 25) campaign, with a 9shot home win over Sussex.

In the BH team were Waverley’s Louis McCubbin and Alex’s Danny Smith & Harry Hutchins, whilst Cowplain’s Dan Palmer & Rowner’s Bradle Godden were reserves.


That win meant that they should have played the Isle of Wight on May 28th, but have now heard that as the IOW cannot raise a team, they have conceded the match, which means the Juniors are now thru’ to the Regional Finals at Sutton BC on Sunday 18 June.



Gosport BC are running an Open Mixed Triples on Saturday 17th June.

Entry Fee is £16.50 per team.

For more information please see here =========>


31st March 2017

Junior International Trialist

Congratulations to Waverley's Louis McCubbin who has been invited to attend the Men's Junior International Trial at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa on Monday 29th May 2017.

20th March 2017

Portsmouth Open Bowls Tournament 2017

The 81st Portsmouth Open Bowls Tournament is being run from Sunday 30th July (Mixed Pairs) to Saturday 5th August (Finals Day).

For more information please see here ====> {Poster}

An entry form can be downloaded from here ======> {Entry Form}



Appreciate the bowls scene from the whimsical point of view of our resident 'roving' reporter - DW

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Honours Boards

In keeping with the P&D's attempt to make a record of the history of Bowls and Bowlers in Portsmouth photographs are being added to the various honours boards as and when they become available. It is hoped this will capture memorabilia before it is lost to time and give everybody a chance to put faces to the many names who have achieved success in the sport. It can be nice to see faces of long lost friends and adversaries.

If you have photographs of any individual or team that have been honoured please let the Secretary borrow them so they may be copied and posted. Unless we make the effort now we may never get the chance again.

But please don't stop there. If you have photos of your club, its teams, the members or any events that might make interesting viewing we can add these to our photo gallery.

Let's not lose our history and heritage. Many thanks in anticipation.


The P&D needs your help

Dave Wildman in drag

We are presently trying to capture the history of the P&D by placing on record within this website as much information as possible before it is lost.

If you have anything that might help please let us know.

Things that will be of particular interest are old photos and information to fill gaps on honours boards.

Everything and anything will be gratefully received. Let's list it before we lose it.


A Big thank you

Our appreciation to everybody who has contributed in our quest to fill in the missing information on Honours Boards. Please keep it coming and we will eventually compile a complete record of all those who are worthy to call themselves winners in this great district.

We hope you find discovery of historical 'artefacts' relating to the P&D interesting.


Members of the P&D are actively encouraged to submit reports and photos of their matches, club activities or any articles that might be considered amusing or of general interest.



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