Heywood Bowling League

The Albany Cup

2014 Results

Albany Cup

A & H Lord Cup


Qtr Finals:    J Porter (7) 18 v I Johnson (1) 21

            Wm Pearson (1) 21 v S Mercer (2) 20

               S McHugh (5) 16 v L Mercer (6) 21

            J Davenport (5) 16 v A Dawson (7) 21


Semi-finals:     I Johnson 12 v Wm Pearson 21

                    L Mercer 21 v A Dawson 20


Final:          Wm Pearson 16 v L Mercer 21

Winner:    L Mercer

Sunday 11th May


At Summit

The Gasfella Shield

Friday 30th May Hopwood Rec


Semi-Final:  R White 10 v S Milnes 21

              S Porter 6 v B Fish 21


  Final:    S Milnes 21  v  B Fish 12


Winner:  Steve Milnes

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Finalists Steve Milnes and Brian Fish shake hands before the Final.

League President Sam Bebbington presents the Gasfella Shield to Steve Milnes

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The Charities Cup

Final at Hopwood Unionist Club Thurs 19th June


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Qualifiers                 Final







Winner:  Ian Johnson

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Finalists Tom Warwick and Ian Johnson shake hands before the Final

League Secretery Eric Mills presents

The Charities Cup to the winner: Ian Johnson

Sum Bull Hey Hop Final

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The Ridsdale Cup

Sunday 6th July at Spotland S.C.




Winner:  Guy Irvine

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Winner Guy Irvine with The Ridsdale Cup

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The Chapman Pairs Cup

Final played at Heywood Bowling Club Friday 25th July


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 Eric Ralphson & Andy Morris

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Finalists; A Morris, E Ralphson and D & G Irvine

with Sponsor; Clive Chapman in the middle

before the final.

In rapidly fading light, Clive Chapman presents the Cup to the Winners: -

Eric Ralphson & Andy Morris

Park Rec Final

The Buttercup Nurserys Cup

Hopwood Sports and Social Club Sunday 17th August

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Tom Mainwaring and Tom Mellor shake hands before the Final

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Winner: -

Tom Mellor

Sponsor Darren Grindrod and League Sec Eric Mills present the Buttercup Nurserys Cup to the winner: -

Tom Mellor

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The Albany Cup was won by Summit B after exchanging much good natured banter with opponents Summit C.



Pictured Left:

Captain Nigel Philips receives the Cup from Sponsor Peter Rush.


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Dave Hayes v Mike Lutkevitch

Marc Armson v Phil Mainwaring



Marc Armson v Dave Hayes

Heywood League Merit

Heywood B.C. 14th Sept


Eric Ralphson presents the League Merit Trophy to the winner: -

Marc Armson


Final League Table

for 2014




 League Aggregate:

Winner:  Nigel Greenhalgh 493

Runner-up:   Wm Pearson 486


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