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Closing date for Competition Entry Forms is Friday 1st April 2024

Competition draw will be made on Friday 19th April


It is the responsibility of both teams/individuals to arrange the fixture for their match

by mutual and fair agreement.

There will be NO extension allowed to the scheduled play by dates.

To avoid congestion, please book your rink as soon as possible.


If a team cannot play a match by the play by date, a substitute player may be found.

Each team will be allowed one substitute.

If in a singles competition, the game will be forfeited.

If a team cannot fulfil their commitment, they will forfeit the game.


In order to maintain the knockout schedule, if neither team or singles can play their match

by the play by date the match will be decided by a toss of a coin.


In singles, if a player knows that they are unable to play in the scheduled final, they should

forfeir the semi-final game, so that the final can be played.


If a player in a team is unable to play in the scheduled final, a replacement must play in the

semi-final as well as the final.

If none of the team are available, then the losing semi-finalist will the final.


A substitute cannot be a player who is already in the same competition,(Aus Pairs, Mon Or Wed)

A substitute cannot play in the Skip's position.


A player may only be substituted twice in any competition.


For a fixed date match, the player who is unable to play must find a substitute.


For a fixed date match, if two players cannot play, the match is forfeited.


Fixed date matches cannot be re-scheduled unless the green is unplayable, or County Matches

require the green or with the Competition Committees permission



Other than the singles competitions, a replacement can be made for a player who is unable to

partake in any future games in that Competition. No fee is required.


Bad weather:-

No games will take place if the green has been closed by the green keeper.

If rain occurs during a match, the score after 15 completed ends will qualify for a result.

If mutual agreement is made to leave the green before this, the match must be restarted at the

current score, within one week, but not after the Play by date.

When play is possible, the player refusing to start, or continue a match, will forfeit the game.


Any player/team knowingly contravening these rules, may be refused entry into the following

season's competitions.


Any queries, contact, 

 The Competition Committee 07711 995010


Competition Rules 2024

 The Australian Pairs Competition is played for the ‘William Abel Shield.’

 This trophy was inaugurated by the late David Abel to commemorate his father, the late 

William Abel and his grandson William Abel who lives in Brisbane Australia


1.           Pairs competition and is for all club members, with pairings being drawn.


2.           Each team in their group will play all other teams in their group.


3.           The format is, on the first and all odd No. ends 

               Player  ‘A’ will bowl 2 woods.

               Player ‘B’ will then bowl all 4 woods, 

                then player ‘A’ will bowl his remaining 2 woods.

                On the second end and all even No. ends, 

                Player ‘B’ will be lead/skip.


4.            Games will be played over 16 ends. 10 points for a win, 5 points for a draw,

               1 point for each end won, for both teams. 

               Tied ends both teams score ½ point.


5.           Winners and runners up in their groups will play in the semi-finals.

              Winners of each group will play the runners up in the other group.

              The winners of these games will progress  to the final, to be played on 

                the club Finals dates.


6.        Trial ends are optional for semi-finals and final games only.


7.          Players cannot visit the head.



1.             If a team fails to turn up on a scheduled date, the game shall be forfeited and the  

                opposing team will be awarded 18 Points

2.           If a substitute player is used, one of the original pairing must play.

3.           If a player cannot play in the semi-final or final, a replacement player must be found  

                for both games.

4.            If an emergency arises and both players are unable to play, 

               please contact the Comp. Sec.

5.           Scorecards should be completed with both teams players names plus date played.

Any queries please contact The Competition Committee 07711 995010



FRIDAYS 6.30pm start

1.          Games will be rinks or triples dependant on number of players

             Open to all club members & NON MEMBERS


2.          Dress Code is smart casual with flat shoes


3.          Games will be played on Friday Evenings 6.30pm

             Registration will close at 6.15pm


4.         Games will be 16 Ends (rinks) and 14 end (triples) with no trial ends


5.         In the event of a dead end there will be no penalty and the end replayed


6.         In the event of a tied end, the end will count but there will be no score


7.        Teams will be DRAWN


8.         3 Points for a win, 2 for a draw, and 1 point for a loss


9.         In the event of games being abandoned after commencement of play

           if (12 ends for rinks). (11 for triples) or more ends have been completed 

            the score will count


            If less than 12/11 ends have been played the games will be abandoned 

            with each player getting 1 point


         If there is a tie on points, the aggregate No. of shots will determine the 

         league positions.


10.    The Romans Cup will be awarded to the winner of the league (male or female)

         The Romans Shield will be awarded for the highest league position of opposite

         gender to that of the Romans Cup Winner


11.    Only Club Members can win a trophy

Any queries please contact 07711 995010


Wednesdays 2pm

(16 Ends)


Please arrive no later than 1.45pm ready to draw for position


Greys to be worn


Please bring three woods - depending on attendance  it may

be rinks or triples.



3 Point Win/ 2 Points for a draw/ 1 point for playing


At the end of the season the winners are announced

The winning man has his name engraved on the Cup

The Winning Lady has her name engraved on the shield.


Normal Circumstances - tea/biscuits served at half time.

Fee Charged £1.50


Monies raised donated to the club and charity.

Any queries please contact 07711 995010

Scroxton Plate Competition

The Scroxton plate is run for the losers

of preliminary round or round one if no preliminary round,

for both male and female.

it is played with 2 woods over 21 ends 

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