Josephs Bowl and Butterworth-Langley

Results from Josephs Bowl Round 1 and the draws for the Josephs Bowl and Butterworth-Langley Trophy can be found below.

Josephs Bowl results and drawLink to Josephs Bowl draw

Butterworth-Langley Trophy results and drawLink to plate draw

Henry Cooklin

Pat Beasley has written an Obituary For Henry Cooklin ,our long serving treasurer who sadly died in early November.

Tollemache Qualifier 2019/2020

The Tollemache Cup qualifier 2019 was held at the Staverton Estate Hotel, Daventry on 16/17th November.
The Leicestershire team was Paul Bowyer, Ian Bruce, Colin Dean, Duncan Happer, Ben Norton, Jim Mason, Simon Stokes and Nick Stevens with Dick Pathan (npc).
There were 4 groups of 9 counties in each, from which the top two would qualify for the final.
Leicestershire were drawn into a group with Cambs & Hunts (last years winners), Wiltshire, Devon, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire , Channel Islands and the North East.
Devon were the winners of our group on 117 VPs, with Cambs & Hunts 2nd with 104 VPs. After a poor start on Saturday Leicestershire recovered well to finish in 3rd place with 95 VPs.

The qualifiers from the other groups were:

  • Manchester with 116 VPs and Middlesex 102 VPs
  • Kent with 108 VPs and Surrey 106 VPs
  • Berks & Bucks with 115 VPs and Gloucestershire 99 VPs

Tollemache Group B table.Link to Group B table

Tollemache results.Link to Tollemache results

Midland Counties League

The third 2019/2020 Midland Counties match was on 10th Nov. We played Warwickshire (Home) and the results were :

First team (Dawes)   Won 17-3 (+115 imps)
Second team (Porter)   Lost 6-14  (-52 imps)
Third team (Markham)   Lost 4-16 (-102 imps)

More detailed scores can be found through the results section. For fixtures, results, table and archive information refer to the Midland Counties League Link to Midland Counties League page page (in Competitions / League menu). 

Leicestershire Pairs League

We will be running the Leicestershire Pairs League using the established format of monthly heats starting Thursday 16th Jan and then on the second Thursday of Feb, March, April and May. This year we are playing at St Oswald so the ideal scenario is 4 divisions of 8 this year. Please click the link in top article for information on rules and how to enter. The competition is sociable and good fun, we hope to see 16 tables in play.

Leicestershire Cup and Leicestershire Cup Plate

The Leicestershire Cup Round 1 was played on Wednesday 30th October, results and the draws for the Cup and Plate can be found in the links below:

Leicestershire Cup results and drawLink to Leicestershire Cup draw

Leicestershire Cup Plate results and drawLink to plate draw

Executive committee minutes

The latest committee meeting minutes 21st May 2019 and 12th June 2019 are now posted under LCBA Information > minutes.

Magnificent win in Inter-County League Finals

This is a one-day teams of eight event open to the champion counties of each division of the five Regional Inter-County teams of eight events:

  • The Northern Bridge League
  • The Midland Counties League
  • The Eastern Counties League
  • The Western League (South West counties)
  • The Metropolitan Cup (South Eastern counties)

The final was played on Sun 16th June and Leicestershire qualified for this competition by winning the 1st division of the Midland Counties League (Dawes).

Leicestershire won the competition, playing against teams from Manchester, Cambs & Hunts, Middlesex and Devon.

The team representing Leicestershire was Duncan Happer & Ben Norton, Ian Bruce & Simon Stokes, Colin Dean & Nick Stevens and Jim Mason & Dick Pathan.

Leicestershire last won the Dawes in the 2006/2007 season, when they also went on to win the inaugural National Inter-County league finals in that year.

More info, including photo and full results can be found via Ian Mitchell (of the EBU) on his web site (click here).Link to Inter-County results page

The Dawes Trophy returns to LCBA

Our County 1st team squad were presented with the Dawes Trophy at the AGM. A great achievement winning all seven matches in the process. Well done.

AGM photo gallery 2019

The LCBA Annual General Meeting photo gallery (click here) Link to AGM photos is now available. Guest of Honour was Robert Missenden on Ashby Bridge Club's 50th year. When the gallery is loaded click play to go through the slideshow.

Pat Beasley stands down as General Secretary after five years, but stays on the committee as Membership Secretary.

Henry Cooklin retired from the Committee after 31 years as Treasurer.

Thank you Pat and Henry.

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Josephs Bowl - R1 - Section B
Josephs Bowl - R1 - Section A
Stanley Trophy Heat 3 of 7
MCL 3 v Warwickshire
Leicestershire Cup
R1 Triella
Leicestershire Cup
R1 Pathan vs Halford
Leicestershire Cup
R1 Wright vs Rees
Leicestershire Cup
R1 Thompson vs Hilton
Stanley Trophy Heat 2 of 7
MCL 2 v Staffordshire & Shropshire
Otto & Edith Bowl (Mixed Pairs)
Stanley Trophy Heat 1 of 7
MCL 1 v Nottinghamshire
Presidents Cup
4th Dec 2019
LCBA League 6
8th Dec 2019
MCL 4 v Worcestershire
St Oswald 14:00
11th Dec 2019
Free for rearranged LCBA League matches
18th Dec 2019
LCBA League 7
8th Jan 2020
LCBA League 8
12th Jan 2020
MCL5 v Oxfordshire
Away 14:00
15th Jan 2020
Stanley Trophy Heat 4 of 7
Glenfield Memorial Hall 19:15
16th Jan 2020
Pairs League 1
St Oswald 19.15
22nd Jan 2020
LCBA League 9
5th Feb 2020
LCBA League 10
12th Feb 2020
Stanley Trophy Heat 5 of 7
Glenfield Memorial Hall 19:15
12th Feb 2020
Wilde Cup
St Oswald 19:15
13th Feb 2020
Pairs League 2
St Oswald 19.15
15th Feb 2020
Tollemache Final
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Coventry 13.30