Armada Trophy

The Armada Trophy is an annual Knock Out event for teams representing the Midweek, Friday, Saturday and Vets Leagues and will be played as Singles.

Teams shall consist of nine players with a maximum of two players from any one club in each team.

Home Bowlers will give three points to their Opponents.

The Executive Committee will make the draw then Captains will contact each other to decide who will choose the venue and then agree on a date and start time. Hopefully clubs will waive their green fees.

The Semi Finals must be played by the end of June and the Final will be played at Valley Park on the third Sunday in July.

The team with the highest aggregate score will be the Winners. In the event the scores are tied then the team with the most number of wins will be the Winners.

Games will be 21 up with no roll ups. Captains to toss up for jacks

Players must have played in at least one league game for the league they represent and can only represent one league each year.

BCGBA Rules will apply.

(March 2016)

Armada Trophy 2017

This year's Armada Trophy will be played at Valley Park, and we are pleased to confirm that the captains for all four teams have now been confirmed and will be:
Midweek League - Graham Hill
Friday League - Mark Gilbank
Saturday League - Anne Stainrod
Vets League - John Carpenter

The semi-finals of this year's Armada Trophy were played at Valley Park on 6th August, with the Friday Doubles paired against the Vets League, and the Midweek team coming up against the Saturday League team.
The Friday Doubles team beat the Vets by 176 points to 141 - winning five of the nine games. The other semi-final, played on the bottom green, saw a nail-biting finish, with the Midweek League team winning by just four points (166 to 162), also winning five of the nine games.

The final, which was played at Valley Park on Sunday, 20th August, was won by the Friday Doubles team, captained by Mark Gilbank. They beat the Midweek team, led by Graham Hill, by a score of 176 to 151.

The winning Friday Doubles team

The player of the Midweek League, who were the runners-up