Category Archives: Middleton Cup & Balcomb Trophy

Middleton Cup vs Devon

The below players have been selected to represent Wiltshire in the first Middleton Cup match vs Devon on Saturday 3rd June at Royal Wootton Bassett. All players to report by 1.30pm for a 2.00pm start.

Neil has asked that for the team get together at RWB next Sunday (28th) that all listed players and named reserves to attend for a two hour practice at 10am (Neil is aware that some players are unavailable for this). The Balcomb team vs Worcestershire on 11th June 10am at RWB will be released after the Devon match.

If unable to play or any other problems please contact Neil Smith on 07747 755860.

Rink 1

Tom Warner Amesbury
Jamie Titcombe Westlecot
Gary Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Mel Biggs Royal Wootton Bassett

Rink 2

Wayne Simmonds Holt
Craig Hatherall Westlecot
Wayne Snook Holt
Ben Gadd Holt

Rink 3

Gary Jackson Westlecot
Mike Jackson Westlecot
Graham Hatherall Westlecot
Graham Shadwell Spencer Moulton

Rink 4

Craig H Doughty Holt
Colin Easton Avon
Steve Snell Royal Wootton Bassett
Justin Davis Holt

Rink 5

James Richman Westlecot
Chris Cheesley Royal Wootton Bassett
Dave Godwin Royal Wootton Bassett
Russell Francis Spencer Moulton

Rink 6

Mike Richards Westlecot
Mike Titcombe Westlecot
Ian Jefferies Westlecot
Neil Smith Royal Wootton Bassett

Reserves to attend

Craig Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Tom Pittuck Swindon Town Gardens
Fraser Boynton Salisbury
Barry Sictorness Royal Wootton Bassett
Kyle Anderson Royal Wootton Bassett

Middleton Cup trial match vs Hampshire

The following players have been selected for the Middleton Cup trial match versus Hampshire at Atherley BC on Saturday 20th May. Players please arrive by 1.30pm for a 2pm start and please note there will be no food after the game.

If unable to play please contact Neil Smith on 07747 755860.

Rink 1

Tom Warner Amesbury
Fraser Boynton Salisbury
Gary Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Mel Biggs Royal Wootton Bassett

Rink 2

Wayne Simmonds Holt
Craig Hatherall Westlecot
Wayne Snook Holt
Ben Gadd Holt

Rink 3

Craig Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Mike Richards Westlecot
Graham Hatherall Westlecot
Graham Shadwell Spencer Moulton

Rink 4

Craig H Doughty Holt
Colin Easton Avon
Mike Jackson Westlecot
Justin Davis Holt

Rink 5

James Richman Westlecot
Chris Cheesley Royal Wootton Bassett
Dave Godwin Royal Wootton Bassett
Russell Francis Spencer Moulton

Rink 6

Kevin Embling Royal Wootton Bassett
Mike Titcombe Westlecot
Ian Jefferies Westlecot
Neil Smith Royal Wootton Bassett

Reserves to attend

Jamie Titcombe Westlecot
Tom Pittuck Town Gardens

 

Anderson & Newman added to Middleton Cup Trial

Middleton Cup Manager Neil Smith has today added Kyle Anderson of Royal Wootton Bassett & Tom Newman of Avon to the Middleton Cup Trial being held at Royal Wootton Bassett on Saturday 13th May at 10.00am.

The new list of those selected for trial is:-

Jordan Moody Salisbury
Jamie Shadwell Spencer Moulton
Barry Sictorness Royal Wootton Bassett
Tom Warner Amesbury
Wayne Simmonds Holt
James Richman Westlecot
Tom Pittuck Swindon Town Gardens
Mike Richards Westlecot
Chris Cheesley Royal Wootton Bassett
Graham Hatherall Westlecot
Dave Godwin Royal Wootton Bassett
Graham Shadwell Spencer Moulton
Craig Hadfield-Doughty Holt
Craig Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Wayne Snook Holt
Gary Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Justin Davis Holt
Mel Biggs Royal Wootton Bassett
Craig Hatherall Westlcot
Ashley Plumb Amesbury
Steve Snell Royal Wootton Bassett
Chris Poole Holt
Rob Jefferys Holt
Jamie Titcombe Westlecot
Jamie Reynolds Salisbury
Fraser Boynton Salisbury
Colin Easton Avon
Mike Titcombe Westlecot
Kevin Embling Royal Wootton Bassett
Ben Gadd Holt
Kyle Anderson Royal Wootton Bassett
Tom Newman Avon

 

Middleton Cup First Trial

The following are invited to the Middleton Cup First Trial to be held at Royal Wootton Bassett on Saturday 13th May at 10.00am. Please arrive by 9.30am. Dress code Greys & Bowls Top.

Jordan Moody Salisbury
Jamie Shadwell Spencer Moulton
Barry Sictorness Royal Wootton Bassett
Tom Warner Amesbury
Wayne Simmonds Holt
James Richman Westlecot
Tom Pittuck Swindon Town Gardens
Mike Richards Westlecot
Chris Cheesley Royal Wootton Bassett
Graham Hatherall Westlecot
Dave Godwin Royal Wootton Bassett
Graham Shadwell Spencer Moulton
Craig Hadfield-Doughty Holt
Craig Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Wayne Snook Holt
Gary Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Justin Davis Holt
Mel Biggs Royal Wootton Bassett
Craig Hatherall Westlcot
Ashley Plumb Amesbury
Steve Snell Royal Wootton Bassett
Chris Poole Holt
Rob Jefferys Holt
Jamie Titcombe Westlecot
Jamie Reynolds Salisbury
Fraser Boynton Salisbury
Colin Easton Avon
Mike Titcombe Westlecot
Kevin Embling Royal Wootton Bassett
Ben Gadd Holt

 

Middleton Cup success v Somerset

MIDDLETON CUP 2016: Bowls Wiltshire v Bowls Somerset
   
At Victoria B.C. Albert Quadrant, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 2QY
  On Saturday 9th July Starting at 2-00pm
  Wiltshire  Ends Ends Somerset  
Rink Skip 5 10 15 18 21 21 18 15 10 5 Skip Rink
1 Neil Smith 3 5 10 13 20 18 16 15 10 4 Sam Steel 1
2 Ben Gadd 1 2 9 11 14 21 18 15 13 9 Nick Pearce 2
3 Steve Snell 3 11 17 17 20 21 19 11 6 4 Kevin Jones 3
4 Mel Biggs 2 7 13 19 21 13 12 12 12 9 Neil Williams 4
5 Russell Francis 8 12 17 22 24 12 10 10 3 0 James Amery 5
6 Graham Shadwell 6 11 18 21 26 15 13 9 6 2 Neil Saunders 6
  Total 23 48 84 103 125 100 88 72 50 28 Total  
  Total Points 18 4  

Middleton Selection v Somerset 9th July

Bowls Wiltshire Middleton Cup Team Selection v Somerset

Victoria Bowls Club, Weston Super Mare

9th July 2016 Start 2.00pm

Rink 1

Gary Jackson Westlecot
Michael Richards Westlecot
Graham Hatherall Westlecot
Graham Shadwell Spencer Moulton

Rink 2

Wayne Simmonds Holt
Craig Hatherall Westlecot
Wayne Snook Holt
Ben Gadd Holt

Rink 3

Kyle Anderson Royal Wootton Bassett
David Snell Royal Wootton Bassett
Michael Jackson Westlecot
Melvyn Biggs Royal Wootton Bassett

Rink 4

Kevin Embling Royal Wootton Bassett
Michael Titcombe Westlecot
Ian Jefferies Westlecot
Neil Smith Royal Wootton Bassett

Rink 5

Tom Warner Amesbury
Nick Revell Amesbury
David Godwin Royal Wootton Bassett
Russell Francis Spencer Moulton

Rink 6

James Richman Highworth
Chris Cheesley Royal Wootton Bassett
Gary Morphet Royal Wootton Bassett
Stephen Snell Royal Wootton Bassett

Reserves to attend: Adam Bolwell, Keith Bailey,James Reynolds

Chris Poole, Rob Jeffreys, Paul Kistle.

Will all players please report to David Snell by 1.30pm, anybody who

cannot attend please ring me on 07944-156808.

Hotshot scored in Middleton Cup game!!

MIDDLETON CUP 2016: Bowls Wiltshire v Bowls Worcestershire
At Broadway B.C. Kennel Lane, Broadway, Worcestershire WR12 7DP
  On Saturday 25th June Starting at 2-00pm
Wiltshire  Ends Ends Worcestershire
Rink Skip 5 10 15 18 21 21 18 15 10 5 Skip Rink
1 Steve Snell 2 6 10 15 17 16 15 14 8 4 Steve Poynter 1
2 Russell Francis 3 9 10 15 23 19 17 14 8 6 Bob Stanley 2
3 Neil Smith 10 13 16 17 18 18 16 11 6 2 Andrew Walters 3
4 Graham Shadwell 5 8 15 18 23 19 18 14 8 3 Luke Lane 4
5 Ben Gadd 8 22 27 28 29 15 13 10 6 4 Grant Burgess 5
6 Mel Biggs 3 12 16 21 22 18 15 15 10 9 Keith Weaver 6
Total 31 70 94 114 132 105 94 78 46 28 Total
Total Points 21 1
NOTE! On the 19th end Wiltshire Skip Russell Francis Rink 2 scored a maximum 8