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19 Oct 2021
Barnet League the new season begins

Hello to all you Barnet League bowlers, this week saw the beginning of the new 2021/2022 Barnet League. With a few teams having left, three teams moved up to the first division. With some new team names the fun all begins again. We are expecting grea... [ Read more ]

16 Oct 2021
Hertfordshire play the England Ladies Squad

Hello all you Hertfordshire bowlers, Saturday the 16th October saw our highly anticipated friendly match against the England Ladies Squad at Riverain in Hitchin. There were many spectators at Riverain along with all the competitors and match official... [ Read more ]

11 Oct 2021
Hertfordshire Smash the first round of the ICC competition

10 Oct 2021 After a two year wait the ESMBA ICC competition is now up and running again. With a revised format and with both the home match and the away match being played on the same day it was a case of into the unknown for all competitors, especia... [ Read more ]

02 Oct 2021
County Singles Competition

Hello to all Hertfordshire bowlers. The Hive (Jimmy Mac’s) saw Hertfordshire’s prestigious singles competition take place, the first county/national qualifier of the season. Twenty bowlers put themselves forward for this competition, so Jimmy Mac’s ... [ Read more ]

29 Sep 2021
Conclusion of The Barnet League

Hello to all Hertfordshire bowlers, our last week of this extended Barnet League covering 2019,2020, something called a pandemic and 2021 has finally come to its conclusion. At Hatfield last night two first division teams played for mid table positio... [ Read more ]

23 Sep 2021
Barnet League, The Penultimate Week.

Hello to all you Barnet League bowlers, this week was the penultimate week of our 2019/2020 or is that 2019/2020/2021 league. Two games were played in the first division, one game played and one game conceded in the second. Letchworth Dragons playe... [ Read more ]

14 Sep 2021
Barnet League

This week there was just one game played in the Barnet League at Jimmy Mac’s A First Division game between Northiam East and Letchworth Lions.   East took the first end for a single, followed by Lions immediately taking one shot on the second end t... [ Read more ]

09 Sep 2021
Return of the Barnet League

Hello everyone, following the long enforced break from our Barnet League competition we finally got back to completing the league which started in October 2019. I would normally add which week number it is but quite frankly I’ve lost count. When in M... [ Read more ]

11 Jun 2021
ESMBA releases 2021/22 ICC format and provisional diary

The ESMBA have published on their website a Diary for 2021/22 with various clauses and conditions. They have also confirmed the new format for ICC games where both the home and the away match are played on the same day. This means that eight players ... [ Read more ]

11 Jun 2021
ESMBA releases 2021/22 ICC format and provisional diary

The ESMBA have published on their website a Diary for 2021/22 with various clauses and conditions. They have also confirmed the new format for ICC games where both the home and the away match are played on the same day. This means that eight players ... [ Read more ]