Birkenhead & Wirral Crown Green Bowling League 2023















Important Dates:


Latest information:


Tue 28th Nov
Sad news received from Arno Tixall.
Sad to report that Peter Breen passed away recently. Not had too much information from the family but the funeral is Wednesday 6th December at 3pm at Landican for anybody who wishes to attend. 
Thu 12th Oct
Sad news from Upton VH
Norman Howells  past away last week and last night Frank Heggarty passed away
Normans funeral is on September 30th 11am at Landican
Tue 5th Sep

The Birkenhead League Centenary match was held at Heswall RBL on Friday 1st September.

In front of a good crowd of supporters the game was played in an excellent atmosphere and was won by Gladstone by 17 shots. 

You can view the match results by selecting centenary match in the Menu on this page.



Mon 28th Aug

Birkenhead League Centenary Match

Venue: Heswall RBL

Friday 1st September with 6pm start

Playing order

Gladstone           vs     Birkenhead League

John Finch          vs     Mally Andrews

Nidge Hughes     vs     Dave McDermott

James Whalley    vs     Steve Lyons

Vicky Moseley     vs     Graham Robinson

Brian Hanlon       vs     Peter Birch

Darren Hankin     vs     Stephen Gilfoyle

Nick Burridge       vs     Geoff McAdam

Jon Ellis               vs     Ian Wilson

James Motley       vs     Brian Sadler

Andy Rose            vs     Anthony Thompson

Craig Saville         vs     Lynsey Gorman

Wayne Jevons       vs     John Lloyd


Wed 23rd Aug

*** REMINDER ***

The Birkenhead League celebrates its Centenary this year and will be holding a League Champions vs The Rest match on Friday 1st September at Heswall RBL starting at 6.15pm.

Please come along and give this event your support.


Tue 8th Aug

The Birkenhead & Wirral League celebrates its Centenary this year and to commemorate this the Management Committee have decided to hold a League Champions vs the Rest match on Friday 1st September with a 6.15pm start at Heswall RBL.

The proposed format is:
12 players per side and all games 21up
The ‘League Champions' team will comprise a team from the winners of the 1st Division
'The Rest' team will comprise of the Average winners from each of the other teams in the 1st Division plus the best average winner in the 2nd and 3rd Divisions plus 1 further player to be decided by the Management Committee
Please keep this date free in your diaries and relay the information to your Club members.
Tue 18th Jul

Cec Hannay Rose Bowl

The Final of the Cec Hannay Rose Bowl between Manor Road and Heswall RBL will be held on Saturday 22nd July at Tixall Bowling Club with 2pm start.

Please go along and give the players your support.


Sat 4th Mar

Carlsberg Marston's Tixall Classic

You can view the details for the above event by selecting tixall classic in the menu


Thu 2nd Mar

The fixtures for the 2023 season are now live on the website.

You can view these by selecting 2023 fixtures from the Menu.

You can also find the dates for the Cec Hannay Rose Bowl and Cartwright Cup by selecting Cup Dates 2023 from the Menu


Fri 17th Feb

Please see the below information that I have received from Tixall Bowling Club

Funeral details are:
Keith Christian
Thursday 23rd February 12.30pm at Landican South Chapel, and afterwards at the Lever Club.
Joe Woodcock
Wednesday 1st March 1.30pm at Landican South Chapel, and afterwards at the Tixall Club.
Sun 29th Jan
More bad news from Tixall - Joe Woodcock died on Wednesday 25th January. He had been ill for sometime and hasn't played for some years but when he did, he was always willing to play for any team if they were short.
RIP Joe.
Wed 25th Jan

Some very sad news received from Tixall.

Keith Chistian, who has been a member for many years, passed away last night.

He will be sadly missed by all.

I have no further details at the moment.


Thu 30th Dec 2021
Walter Saville
Thursday 6th January 10:30am.
Landican Crematorium, South Chapel.
Wear something 'Blue' for Wally.
Family flowers only.
The family would welcome friends of Wally for refreshments afterwards @ Wallasey Conservative Club, Manor Road.
Any donations will be accepted on behalf of Claire House & The Alzheimer's Society.
Covid protocols will be followed
Tue 30th Nov 2021

Sad news received from Oxtopn Conservative Club

Nicky Bolton has sadley passed away and his funeral will take plave on Wednesday 1st December in the South Chapel at Landical at 12.30pm.

Our thoughts go to Nicky's family and friends at this sad time.