Sad News – Trevor Payne Abbots Langley BC.

We are sad to report that  Trevor Payne from Abbots Langley BC has  passed away, his funeral arrangements are Wednesday 13th Nov, 4 pm, at West Herts Crematorium, then afterwards at Watford IBC.  Anne has requested no black attire please, but something yellow would be preferable. 

Ray Cup & Evening League Winners; Griffin Cup Finals

Congratulations to Garston who won this season’s Ray Cup by beating Bushey in the Final at Herts BC, Watford on Sunday 21st July.

Congratulations to Harperbury on winning the Friday Evening League, narrowly beating Watford Cassio after an extra end on Friday 26th July.

Saturday Aug 3rd is the date for this year’s Griffin Cup Finals at Harperbury BC. 

Semi-Finals at 10:00 are Croxley Guild against Berkhamsted and Bushey against Gerrards CrossThe Final is scheduled for a 2.30 p.m. start

Handbook e-mail corrections

Five corrections to e-mail addresses in the Handbook: –

T Smart (Berkhamsted):,  J. Godman (Garston):, K Young (Gerrards Cross), M Alcock (Met Police (Bushey)): and R Hansard (Kings Langley):

John Godman’s telephone number is: 07599 092452

Association’s Facebook Page

The Association now has a Facebook page and members and their players  are invited to join the group, or at least view it on a regular basis, for the latest on the Association’s and its Members’ activities.

The page can be found by entering ‘Watford and District Bowls Association’ into the search box at the top of a Facebook page.


New Association President

Alan Lewington of Watford BC is the new Association President following his election at the January AGM.

He follows Kevin Clarke who will remain on the Executive involved in marketing & publicity.