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Nominations for Committee

In view of the current Covid-19 situation

nominations for next year's Committeec will

now be accepted up until 31 May 2020.

Each nominee will require a Proposer and Seconder

who has not already nominated another member.

Please contact the Secretary for further details. 

Annual General Meeting

This years AGM which was scheduled to take place on

Wednesday 29th April at 6.00 pm in the Griffin Suite

has now been postponed until further notice

following the suspension of all future bridge sessions.

If you wish to have an item included on the Agenda

please let the Secretary have details in writing

by no later than 31 May 2020.


Welcome to Barnsley Bridge Club
Continued Suspension of all Bridge Sessions

Following the latest advice given by the Government

and in accordance with the nationwide social distancing measures

sadly we will be unable to resume our bridge sessions anytime soon.

Shaw Lane Sports & Social Club is also currently closed due to the restrictions.


The suspension will be in place until the end of November 2020 at the very earliest.

Regular updates will be notifield on this website and also by email to the members.

Come and Join Us

♣   ♠   Welcome to Barnsley Bridge Club  ♣   ♠ 


The Club meets regularly at Shaw Lane Sports Club, home of Barnsley Cricket Club and Rugby Club.

Bridge sessions are held on the following days at the following times :

        Mondays 1.00 pm to 4.15 pm

        Wednesdays 7.00 pm to 10.15 pm    

        Fridays 1.00pm to 4.00 pm (winter only)

New members are always welcome, and we pride ourselves on being 'beginner friendly'.

Anyone who joins Barnsley Bridge Club automatically becomes a member of Shaw Lane Sports Club.

We aim to play 21 - 27 boards on Monday afternoons and Friday afternoons, starting at 1.00pm prompt and aiming to finish around 4.15pm.

Single players are always welcolme on Mondays and Fridays and all members are expected to be respectful of less experienced players so that the session can be enjoyed by all.

We aim to play 24 - 28 boards on a Wednesday evening, starting at 7.00pm prompt and aiming to finish around 10.15pm. You must however arrive with a playing partner to take part in the Wednesday evening sessions. 

All players are asked to be seated and ready to play 10 minutes prior to the start of each session to assist the scorer.

Please note that Barnsley Bridge Club operates a  'Members Only' policy for Simultaneous Pairs events.

Yorkshire League - Match Results

The final matches of this season were played on Sunday 8th March.

Barnsley A lost 18-2 away to a strong Malton B team to finish comfortably in mid-table of Division 6.

Barnsley B won a tense final match 12-8 at home to Harrogate D to secure another season in Division 10.

Well done to everyone who has taken part this season and thank you to Gail and Michael for organising the teams.

Next season's matches begin in November 2020 when we will have three teams competing in the Yorkshire League.


Bernard & Mary Holmes Shield 2020
Bernard & Mary Holmes Shield 2020

Congratulations to Freda & David Houghton winners with 65.28%

shown here receiving the shield from our Chairman John Briggs.



Monday Bridge

"Relaxed" Bridge sessions take place on Monday afternoons.
No partner is required, however you may not be able to play, unless you can be accommodated on a half table.

Please be aware that these are not teaching sessions.
Please arrive by 12.50pm for a prompt 1pm start.


If you are looking for a playing partner on a

Monday Afternoon, Wednesday Evening or Friday Afternoon

and you are not sure who might be available to play

then please feel free to contact me

and I will endeavour to find a partner on your behalf.


Steve Cartwright - Secretary

07766 331123


Handicap Results

Note that Handicap result only shows the master points for the 'before handicap' situation, the 'After handicap' points for the Order of Merit are not explicitly shown. Negative handicaps are added and positive handicaps are subtracted when determining the after handicap result.

5th October 2020
Afternoon Bridge
Shaw Suite 1.00pm
12th October 2020
Afternoon Bridge
Shaw Suite 1.00pm
19th October 2020
Afternoon Bridge
Shaw Suite 1.00pm
Afternoon Bridge
Scorer: John Briggs
Scorer: MD
Evening Bridge
Scorer: John Briggs