Bowls: Father and son qualify for national singles championship

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6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

IT'S a classic case of like father, like son with Daniel Tomberry qualifying for the national stages of the Bowls England singles championship alongside dad Mark.

Bowls: Honeywell wins Bournemouth Open

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

ROB Honeywell emerged the comfortable winner of the Bournemouth Open men’s singles following a 21-11 victory over Jake Willgress at Southbourne Bowls Club.

Women's bowls: Squirrels go nuts as Park are denied promotion

8:47pm Sunday 15th September 2013

Having already completed their E Division schedule, Branksome Park could only sit and hope that results went their way.

B&D Men's Finals Day: Lee holds out for a singles celebration

Bournemouth Echo: SOLO SUCCESS: Lee Croad receives the singles trophy

7:00am Thursday 12th September 2013

RINGWOOD’S Lee Croad was crowned singles champion at the Bournemouth & District Bowling Association finals day following a dramatic victory over New Milton’s Steve Hockham.

Ward back in the frame for England place

8:31pm Monday 9th September 2013

PETER Ward has been given a fresh chance for national recognition after being handed another England outdoor trial.

Redhill Park crush Wimborne to claim title

7:45pm Sunday 8th September 2013

REDHILL Park claimed the B Division title in style by crushing hosts Wimborne 50-22.

Broadstone-Wessex perform Houdini act to stay up

4:48pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

WITH Boscombe Cliff already proclaimed as Section One champions, attention switched to the basement battle.

Bowls: National joy for local stars

7:06am Saturday 31st August 2013

HAMPSHIRE are the double-rink kings of England after capturing the Balcomb Trophy with a runaway 52-34 triumph against Essex at Worthing.

Boscombe Cliff do the trick

5:23pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

BOSCOMBE Cliff made it three Section One championship titles in a row with a 10-4 (86-65) victory over relegation-threatened Alexandra Park.

Men's bowls: Bournemouth back in the big time

7:00am Wednesday 21st August 2013

CHAMPIONS Bournemouth ensured their first dip into Section Two proved brief as they secured an immediate return to the top tier.

Swans hit turbulence at Nea Meadows

8:11pm Sunday 18th August 2013

THE Swans hit a bit of turbulence on their A Division visit to Nea Meadows – which is more renowned for low-flying ducks.

Ringwood pair lead an impressive local charge in Bournemouth Open

6:04pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

RINGWOOD pair Lee Croad and Peter Ward led an impressive local charge at the 96th Bournemouth Open – but two visiting stars turned on the style in the battle for the prestigious singles prize.

Men's bowls: Battle for Section Three honours could go to the wire

7:00am Wednesday 7th August 2013

THE Section Three title race could be heading for a photo finish after all three top teams recorded victories.

Women's bowls: Lymington rampant against wretched Redhill

7:00am Monday 5th August 2013

B Division leaders Redhill Park crashed to a 6-0 home defeat against a rejuvenated Lymington. Jennifer Lawford, Jila Bellamy, Ann Coles and Patsy Little (25-9) combined with Jean Stopp’s crew (25-18) to keep the Lymo in the promotion race.

Men's bowls: Gardeners are back on track

7:00am Wednesday 31st July 2013

Section Three frontrunners Knyveton Gardens got back on track by inflicting a rare defeat on hosts Braeside.

Bowls: Ringwood are kings of the New Forest

9:10pm Monday 29th July 2013

RINGWOOD have reclaimed the New Forest League title they last won in 2010.

Women's bowls: Swanmore swooping for top title

7:00am Monday 29th July 2013

HIGH-flying Swanmore have the A Division title in their sights after securing all six points at Pelhams.

Bowls: Milton men reach nationals

8:03pm Friday 26th July 2013

IT is celebration time at New Milton after Brian Gordon, John Nibloe and skip Steve Hockham qualified for the Bowls England Championships next month.

Bowls: Fordingbridge claim perfect title

8:05pm Friday 26th July 2013

FORDINGBRIDGE sealed the New Forest League Division Two title with a perfect 12 wins out of 12 – but they were made to fight hard at Waterside for their 6.5-1.5 (70-68) victory.

Bowls: Foord's fabulous feat results in final Worthing fling

7:00am Friday 26th July 2013

MO Foord has achieved what is surely a unique feat spanning 37 years of the Bowls England Championships.

Bournemouth Men's League: Dozen delight for Cliff table-toppers

7:00am Wednesday 24th July 2013

BOSCOMBE Cliff clocked up their 12th victory of the season when overcoming their nearest challengers Southbourne in Section One.

Boscombe Cliff survive spirited challenge from Knyveton Gardens

7:00am Wednesday 17th July 2013

SECTION One big guns Boscombe Cliff survived a spirited challenge from Knyveton Gardens to emerge 85-78 victors – despite losing a player for the second half.

Women's bowls: Swanmore still sailing away at the summit

10:33am Monday 15th July 2013

The Swans floated in on to the Magic Carpet and returned home from Braeside with four points to sustain their A Division title aspirations.

Leaders shake off rivals Poole

3:15pm Monday 8th July 2013


Gardens back in bloom

6:02pm Thursday 4th July 2013


Women's bowls: Challengers gain on leaders Swanmore

7:00am Monday 1st July 2013

LEADERS Swanmore continued to set the pace in A Division after emerging from a tricky fixture at West Moors with a 4-2 victory.

Bowls: Boscombe Cliff still lead the way

7:00am Wednesday 19th June 2013

THERE was no change at the Section One summit after the top three all collected 12 points. Boscombe Cliff added to hosts Alexandra Park’s worries as star performers Bill Ashworth, Dave Halliday, Brian Frith and Darren Clark (36-12), backed up by Chris Martin (28-10) and Mike Squires (22-21), set up the Cliff for a massive 108-67 victory.

Boscombe Cliff remain at summit

7:00am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Boscombe Cliff retained top spot in Section One after capturing 10 points at Fordingbridge.

Bournemouth & District Women's League: Vicki ties up win for Wessex Girls

7:00am Monday 10th June 2013

BROADSTONE-Wessex took a leap up the A Division table after their 5-1 triumph at Richmond Park.

Squires sparks Cliff revival

7:03am Wednesday 5th June 2013


Bournemouth & District Men's League: Poole's victory a walk in the Park

Bournemouth Echo: GIVE US A HAND: Action from Southbourne A against Highcliffe Pictures: Richard Crease

1:41pm Tuesday 4th June 2013

SECTION One pacesetters Poole Park retained their 100 per cent record with a 90-70 victory over visitors Knyveton Gardens.

B&D Women's League: Southbourne win back title

7:00am Wednesday 14th September 2011

Southbourne reclaimed the A Division crown with a 6-0 victory over last season’s champions Poole Park at Seafield Gardens.

Cliff claim the title

4:28pm Tuesday 6th September 2011


Cliff just one win away from title

11:37pm Tuesday 30th August 2011


Four in the frame after Southbourne defeat

11:20pm Sunday 28th August 2011


B&D Men's League: Baxter's battle in vain as Cliff rise

7:00am Wednesday 24th August 2011

SECTION One leaders Knyveton Gardens could only muster three points at Alexandra Park.

Bowlaway Bournemouth Open: Edwards still king

5:37pm Tuesday 16th August 2011

REIGNING champion Scott Edwards retained his Bourne-mouth Open singles crown with an emphatic 21-4 win over Dorchester’s Wayne Garnett.

B&D Men's League: Leaders crash to defeat at rivals

9:09pm Tuesday 9th August 2011

SECTION One leaders Boscombe Cliff took a 90-70 tumble at Knyveton Gardens.

Rich pickings at the Tower

6:11pm Sunday 7th August 2011


B&D Men's League: Leaders Cliff fall to champs

5:57pm Tuesday 2nd August 2011

AN intriguing contest at Boscombe Cliff resulted in the reigning Section One champions Poole Park edging the match 10-4 (78-75).

Southbourne at the double to beat Redhill

7:21pm Sunday 31st July 2011

Southbourne reinforced their A Division lead with a double-rink victory over Redhill Park. Olive Fidler, Mary Burkin, Jean Howell and Barbara Lunnun (23-8) set the pace and were backed up by Jan Dearling’s rink (24-19).

Poole drop back after Iford loss

6:04pm Tuesday 26th July 2011


Swans beat the weather and Braeside

7:50pm Sunday 24th July 2011


Cliff man Frith stars as rivals don't get a sniff

5:26pm Tuesday 19th July 2011


Sibil has a Ball as Wessex ladies topple Southbourne

8:21pm Sunday 17th July 2011


Cliff win the battle of depleted sides

4:39pm Tuesday 12th July 2011


Bowls: Southbourne in seven heaven

5:40pm Sunday 10th July 2011


B&D Men's League: Cliff keep rivals at bay

5:28pm Tuesday 5th July 2011

Boscombe Cliff extended their lead over Knyveton Gardens in Section One with a clinical performance at Meyrick Park, defeating Bourne-mouth on all four rinks.

Southbourne win again to maintain top place

7:47pm Sunday 3rd July 2011


Daniels edges it as Cliff back on top

5:15pm Tuesday 28th June 2011


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