Rochdale Veterans Bowling League 

Email address 

Any Queries - John Parry 01706 663653


At the League AGM the following notices of motion were passed :-

General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† If a player reaches the age of 60 before the end of September, he will be eligible to play from the start of the season.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The League will award a best points difference prize for each division. This will replace the best aggregate prize.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† When clubs order new sets of jacks, they should be yellow ones.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The league will make a donation to the Junior League. The committee to decide the amount

Merits†††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† To qualify for the divisional merits, players must have played at least 50% of the league matches in that division.

Merits/ Individual Comps††††††††† Two score cards are to be used for all individual competitions

Team Knockouts††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In the divisional team knockout cups, pairings will be decided by turning cards over.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† If a club is unable to complete the competition, they should withdraw before the draw takes place, otherwise they will be fined £20.


Proposals to reduce teams to 8 a side, and to include a maximum of 2 ladies were defeated.


Kirkholt are looking for new players for their veteranís team. If interested please contact Alan Rodgerson on 01706 524470 or mobile 07403788851.


The next delegates meeting will be on Monday 26th March at Castleton BC starting at 11am.