GUARDIAN: Cornes claims dramatic final win

Northwich Guardian:

2:02pm Saturday 19th July 2014

CASTLE Private's Jason Cornes lifted the Guardian Cup for the first time since 2003 on Friday

GUARDIAN: Nixon targets finals victory

Northwich Guardian:

4:52pm Friday 18th July 2014

FIVE former champions have made it through to Friday's Guardian Cup final. Daniel Nixon is hoping to add his name to the list.

FEDERATION: Threat of relegation

Northwich Guardian:

2:58pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

AFTER breaking records last season, defending champions Mid-Cheshire A are on course to be relegated from the Federation National League’s top flight this time around.

NORLEY: Trophy for Mark

Northwich Guardian:

2:57pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

MARK Winnington lifted the Norley and District League’s Fred Hopkins Memorial Trophy following a 21-10 success against Jamie Hulse, of Hop Pole, in the final at Winsford Cons.

BRUNNER: Last eight exit

Northwich Guardian:

2:55pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

RUDHEATH, reinstated to the Brunner Cup after their third round conquerors were expelled, succumbed to Gladstone in Saturday’s quarter finals.

LITTLER: Spinner make it

Northwich Guardian:

2:53pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

COMBERBACH A will take on Spinner & Bergamot A in next month’s Littler Cup showpiece after they progressed from Tuesday’s semi finals.

COUNTY: First for Faulkner on Cheshire bow

Northwich Guardian:

2:51pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

DEBUTANT Adrian Faulkner, from Castle Private, was one of eight winners for Cheshire at Davenham last weekend when the hosts celebrated a slender one-chalk victory.

MID-CHESHIRE: Comberbach A win big

Northwich Guardian:

10:29am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Wharton Cons A and Castle Private A both beat their B teams in the latest round of matches

BRUNNER: Rudheath are back in running

Northwich Guardian:

2:43pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

RUDHEATH have been reinstated to the county's premier team knockout competition after a rival was thrown out

VETERANS: Leather falls

Northwich Guardian:

2:48pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

COMBERBACH bowler Dennis Leather bowed out of the British Crown Green Bowling Association Veterans’ Merit at the first round stage.

NORMAN: Semi final action

Northwich Guardian:

2:47pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE draw for the Norman Cup last eight has paired teams from the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association

LADIES: Rivals to clash

Northwich Guardian:

2:45pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

HOLDERS Wharton Cons take on league rivals Castle Private B in the Team Knockout last eight

FEDERATION: Promotion in doubt

Northwich Guardian:

4:48pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

MID-CHESHIRE B’s hopes of being promoted back to the Federation National League’s third tier at the first attempt were hit after they lost to Bury.

VETERANS: Dennis flies flag

Northwich Guardian:

4:47pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

DENNIS Leather, from Comberbach, is Cheshire’s representative in the British Crown Green Bowling Association’s Veterans’ Merit at Shrewsbury today, Wednesday.

DE-KNOOP: Bragging rights

Northwich Guardian:

4:46pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WHARTON Cons again got the better of Castle Private in Saturday’s quarter finals, repeating a victory they celebrated against their old foes in last year’s final.

NORLEY: Finalists revealed

Northwich Guardian:

4:44pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

EIGHT bowlers have progressed from Thursday’s qualifying round, held at two greens, to the Norley Merit final later this month.

COUNTY: Cheshire debut for Castle man

Northwich Guardian:

4:43pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CASTLE Private’s Adrian Faulkner will make his debut for Cheshire at Davenham this weekend, when they take on Merseyside in the Endsleigh Senior County Championship.

Cons take over top spot

Northwich Guardian: Cons take over top spot

2:51pm Friday 27th June 2014

The top two teams in the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association swapped places after the latest round of matches

MERIT: Fifth title is elusive

Northwich Guardian: Matt Thurlwell, of Comberbach, reached the Cheshire Senior Merit’s last four at Coppenhall on Sunday

4:27pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

GLYNN Cookson, chasing a fifth Cheshire Senior Merit title, bowed out at the semi finals stage of the latest edition against eventual winner Steve Morrey.

MID-CHESHIRE: Wharton to close the gap

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

4:25pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

WHARTON Cons A were the biggest winners in the Premier League on Friday, restricting Shavington to a collective total of 102 at the Tin Mission.

LADIES: Two in a row

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

4:23pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

MID-CHESHIRE suffered a second successive defeat in the senior county championship on Sunday, losing on aggregate against Burton & District.

FEDERATION: Aiming high

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

4:21pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

MID-CHESHIRE B will have the table’s summit in their sights when they take on fellow promotion hopefuls Bury in the Federation National League this weekend.

GUARDIAN: Holder bows out

Northwich Guardian: Alan Vickers, left, bowls during his qualifying round encounter with Crowton's Peter Bellis at Rudheath Social Club on Monday. Picture: NICK JONES

11:13am Thursday 12th June 2014

HOLDER Matthew Thurlwell was among the first round casualties when this year's edition of the Guardian Cup started on Monday

MID-CHESHIRE: Comberbach end Castle's sequence without defeat

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

2:36pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

COMBERBACH A became the first team to beat Castle Private A in the Premier Division this season, ending the defending champions’ 17-match sequence without defeat.

MERIT: County challenge

Northwich Guardian: Castle Private’s Jason Cornes, a previous winner of the Cheshire Senior Merit, attempts to repeat the trick at Coppenhall this Sunday

2:32pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

FORMER winners Glynn Cookson and Jason Cornes head a seven-strong list of bowlers representing the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association at this weekend’s Cheshire Senior Merit.

BRUNNER: Wharton crash out

Northwich Guardian: Glynn Cookson was captain when Wharton Cons lifted the Brunner Cup in 2012. They bowed out of this year’s edition at the third round stage on Saturday.

2:30pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

AFTER providing a finalist in each of the past two editions, there are no teams from the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association in this season’s last eight.

NORMAN: Last eight place

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

2:19pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

THE Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association will be represented in the Norman Cup last eight after two of its teams were paired in the second round draw.

LADIES: Emma wins prize

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

1:45pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

EMMA Earlam, who plays for Castle Private, successfully defended her Mid-Cheshire Ladies League Individual Merit title at Cuddington on Sunday.

LITTLER: Cup underdogs

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

1:44pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

SPINNER & Bergamot A are the lowest-ranked survivors in the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association’s Littler Cup quarter finals, scheduled for Monday.

MID-CHESHIRE: Full house for champions

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

11:43am Wednesday 4th June 2014

CHAMPIONS Castle Private A increased their lead, if only slightly, at the Premier Division summit with a full house at home to Winsford Cons A.

CHALLENGE: A family affair

Northwich Guardian: Lostock Graylams bowler Tony Malisch made sure the Challenge Shield stayed in the family last season after winning the final 12 months on from son Jon’s victory

11:40am Wednesday 4th June 2014

TONY Malisch, from Lostock Graylams, starts the defence of his Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association’s Challenge Shield crown at Meadowbank next Tuesday.

NORMAN: Close encounter

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

11:39am Wednesday 4th June 2014

TEAMS from the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association were involved in some of the closest matches as the Norman Cup started on Saturday

COUNTY: A narrow reverse

Northwich Guardian: Wharton Cons bowler Glynn Cookson was Cheshire’s star turn in the away leg of Sunday’s county championship clash with South Yorkshire

11:37am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A MAN of the match performance from Glynn Cookson could not prevent Cheshire from losing by a single chalk to rivals South Yorkshire on Sunday.

VETERANS: Four champions among entrants

Northwich Guardian: Wharton Cons’ Terry Bebbington won the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association’s Joe Robinson Trophy last season

4:23pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

TERRY Bebbington begins the defence of the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association’s Joe Robinson Trophy next Thursday.

SPRING OPEN: Castle four in last 16

Northwich Guardian: Castle Private man Steve Curbishley came through last Saturday’s qualifying round to secure a spot in the Rudheath Spring Open final this weekend

4:19pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

FAMILIAR faces from the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association are among the pretenders for the winner’s share of a £2,400 prize fund in the Rudheath Spring Open final, which takes place this Saturday.

FEDERATION: Aggregate divides

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

4:10pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

MID-CHESHIRE B suffered a slender defeat in their Federation National League encounter with North Yorkshire in Division Four on Sunday.

COUNTY: Thurlwell called in

Northwich Guardian: Comberbach bowler Matthew Thurlwell, who won the Guardian Cup for the first time last season, will make his debut for Cheshire next month

4:06pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

GUARDIAN Cup holder Matthew Thurlwell has been included in Cheshire’s squad for their next appearance.

FEDERATION: A Private fend off as fierce rivals are beaten

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

4:04pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

CASTLE Private A continue to set the pace in a race to win the Premier Division title after recording a sixth successive win on Friday.

MID-CHESHIRE: Castle teams plot course to top of table

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

3:57pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

CASTLE Private B were leading scorers in the Premier Division on Friday, inflicting a third successive away defeat on Comberbach A.

FEDERATION: Record run about to end

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

3:55pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

MID CHESHIRE A are almost certain to miss out on a record fifth Federation National League title after starting the new season with back-to-back defeats.

BOWLS: Entries sought for mixed event

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

3:42pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

WHARTON Cons invites entries to the club’s annual mixed pairs competition at the end of next month.

WORLDS: Castle reach last four

Northwich Guardian: Castle Private were

2:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CASTLE Private improved on their previous performance at the British Crown Green Bowling Association's World Club Championships

LITTLER CUP: Tough test for holders

Northwich Guardian: Moulton RBL A won the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association's Littler Cup last season

4:37pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

LUCK deserted holders Moulton RBL A in the draw for the Littler Cup first round

Cup draws this week

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

5:31pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

MOULTON RBL A, winners of the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association’s Littler Cup last season, discover who their first opponents in this year’s edition are next Wednesday.

Potential bonus for Open success

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

3:20pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

BOWLERS from the Mid-Cheshire Bowling Association have an added incentive to enter this year’s prestigious Wharton Cons Open, which has a prize fund worth £4,000.

BOWLS: Come and join us

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

12:00pm Monday 3rd February 2014

MOULTON RBL want to recruit new players for their team in the Mid-Cheshire Ladies League.

BOWLS: Summer Classic

Northwich Guardian: BOWLS: Summer Classic

10:30am Saturday 1st February 2014

OWLEY Wood has announced its plans to host a new one-day tournament, titled the Summer Classic, on Saturday, June 28.

BOWLS: Castle complete the job after home victory

12:00pm Friday 20th September 2013

CASTLE Private A achieved their number one aim for the season on Friday, scoring the chalks they required to end Wharton Cons’ run of five successive titles.

BOWLS: Comberbach bowler celebrates maiden singles final success

12:00pm Thursday 19th September 2013

AFTER waiting half a century to celebrate a first solo success, Comberbach bowler Dennis Leather intends to savour the moment.

POGSON PAIRS: Father and son prepare for battle

10:00am Sunday 25th August 2013

HOLDERS Glynn and Simon Cookson, from Wharton Cons, are one of 16 duos that will contest next Tuesday’s intermediate round.

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