The site currently hosts everything you need to know about our sport in the Sunderland area, we currently play hosts to the Sunderland & District Bowling Association and the City of Sunderland Indoor Bowling club. To access each section just click on the SUNDERLAND & DIST tab or the CITY OF SUNDERLAND buttons above.

The site also provides an un-edited version of the Bowls Report that appears in the Sunderland Echo on a Saturday which again can be accessed via the BOWLS REPORT button above.

The site is delighted to welcome Silksworth's England international DAVID BOLT on board in a new feature called BOLTY'S BLOG.

This will see David give his own take on the current state of the sport and much more, to access just click on the BOLTY'S BLOG button above.


Sunderland & District Bowling Association

The outdoor scene is catered for within the Sunderland & District section, a full list of the Association Officials, League Fixtures, League Results, League Tables and Competition Draws for the season can be found within that section.

For the historians there is also a comprehensive list of League Records and Competition Honours.

A NEW feature is the option to submit league results, it is easy to do and enables the league secretary to provide the site with a more up to-date league table.

There is also the LIVESCORE feature which is worth keeping an eye on during the latter stages of the competiitons

City of Sunderland Indoor Bowling Club

The City of Sunderland IBC section features updates on the clubs Inter County and two Senior's teams fortunes plus a comprehensive records section.

Although currently without a bowls venue the club is still operating at a team level playing out of the Houghton Sports Complex.

There is a comprehensive club Honours at both county, national and internationally, Team news and a funny little farewell to Crowtree.

As previously mentioned the search for a venue goes on and all the latest news can be found in the Venue Search Update section, there is also a About Us section which gives a brief history of the club. City of Sunderland Indoor Bowling Club

The Grindon League

After a two year absence the Grindon League make a welcome return to the site.

Clubs can submit League Results and Tommy Thompson Double Fours results.

View & Print off the the latest League Tables plus the 2017 Fixture List.

View the latest League standings and check the submitted result has been accepted. View and print off the latest League standings

Below is an extract from the BOWLS REPORT that appears in the SUNDERLAND ECHO, for the full article click on the read more text, there is also an archive of past reports available by clicking on the BOWLS REPORT button at the top of the page

Saturday 14th Jnauary 2017

The latest round of Inter County games took place last weekend and it proved a good weekend for our local teams as both Sunderland and Houghton recorded wins. Sunderland gained a little bit of pride back after last month’s mauling against Hartlepool as the Wearsider’s defeated Gateshead A 65-59. At Houghton the home squad struggled again to record a win, Peter Thomson (snr), Eric Downes, Billy Roberts and Peter Thomson (jnr) went from 9-8 up to finish 19-10 down while Bobby Usher, Ian Fairweather, Richie Jobling and Frankie Froud turned round a 8-2 deficit to grind out a last end 16-15 win, those scores combined left the home squad eight shots in arrears however there was better news at Gateshead. .,..........read more

(Many thanks to the SUNDERLAND ECHO for all the exposure the paper has given the sport)


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