5 New homepage photos

Another selection of photographs from the present and past of our clubs and Association. I am grateful to David Catherine and Allan Dobson for sending in two of these photos and I will be delighted to receive your club, green, team and history photographs to add to our homepage records in the future. Contact Us


In running order the latest selections are

  1. The wonderful and colourful gardens at Dalton Bowling Club. These displays came 2nd in our recent survey in the Best Gardens category and you can see why in this photo taken by bowler, photographer and gardener David Catherine.

  2. Flashback in time as HDVBA President Arthur Tracey shows the 1999 Finalists in the Examiner Rose Bowl competition the prestigious trophy they are competing for. The line-up being (Left to Right): Malcolm Lloyd (referee), Derek Shillitoe, Keith Kirtley, Bill Shaw, Peter Barron, Trevor Wood, Eric Wike, Bob Armitage, Jack Broadbent and Eddie Hemingway (referee). Bob Armitage of Springwood coming out on top on the day.

  3. Kirkheaton C&BC green exposed to light by the cutting back of the huge poplar trees down the full length of the side opposite the clubhouse. This record also shows off the new floodlights installed over the Winter. Thank you to Allan Dobson for taking and sharing this photograph.

  4. The Lindley B.C. B team of 2019 who came runners-up in Section 5 of the 10-Man League and an immediate return to Section 4 after being relegated the previous season.

  5. The Finalists of the 2017 Lower Divisions Trophy with HDVBA President Alan Sharpe in the centre at Lindley Lib. Derek Sykes (4th from right) of Marsden Park running out as the eventual winner by beating Phil Hunter (4th from left) of Lowerhouses 21-17 in the Final.


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