Reg Jackson - Aug 20th/21st 2023 


Reg Jackson Trophy - Top four with 4 wins

1st Team 68   -  Peck, Peck, Dyer                         Suffolk
2nd Team 15   -  Flynn, Morton, Ramsbottom        Norfolk
3rd Team 34  -  Hardingham, Hardingham, Gibson Norfolk
4th Team 84  -  Wones, Blake, Gott                      Norfolk


1>  Letter from Dave Woods.
2>  Rules etc.
3>  Teams List.
4>  Next year.


1>  Letter from Dave Woods.


President: Mr. Ian Bratton . President: Mrs. Elaine Haddon-Holmes       Chairman: Mr. Mike Carr


           Sunday 20th Aug:Monday 21st Aug

To all Entrants

It gives me great pleasure to send you details relative to your entry in this year’s Reg Jackson Tournament. If your entry is showing A.N.Other or you have any changes to your rink please let me know as soon as possible. Also anyone requiring players to make up a rink please let me know.
It is realised there will be variations, but the combination, first to play, will constitute the Rink. You may make one replacement if need be. Any further replacement must be through the Secretary.

First-game playing times for each team are:-
   First session    9.15  numbers    1-36
   Second          10.15  numbers  37-72
   Third             11.15  numbers  73-108
Fourth session  and all after will be shown on the score cards

See Section 3 below for full Team Listing

This year the event is all day Sunday and Monday morning  

Dave Woods, Secretary.
11, Ludford Close, Long Eaton, Nottm NG10 1PS. Tel: 0115-7836508 Mobile: 07810-196966 email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2>  Rules etc.

ENTRIES: These are at the maximum 108 - Four games are planned for everybody to conclude the Tournament.

SESSIONS The tournament will start at 9.15am on the Sunday and there will be Eight sessions on that day. On the Monday there will be Four sessions the first of which will be at 9.15am. There will be twelve sessions altogether, SUNDAY and MONDAY but no semi-finals or finals. An explanation setting out the pattern of play is given at the end of this letter. You will need to read this carefully. In the interest of all concerned we ask for your co-operation, not forgetting that the tournament is part of the holiday for many participants.

SCORE CARDS: These will be issued at the first game to cover the whole series of four games. Cards must be sent into the office immediately at the conclusion of each game, and will not be acceptable unless the names of all players are clearly shown. The number allocated to each rink as shown on the Tournament List will be carried throughout the event.

WINNING RINKS: The winning rinks will be the four best overall of the 108 rinks with the greatest aggregate of points in the series arising from - 2 for a win and 1 for a tie. If this fails to produce clear winners, then the best plus margin of shots from those Rinks on the greatest aggregate points will win. Should there still be a tie then the team with the highest number of shots in the series will come into the reckoning - and that should clinch it.

RULES FOR THE TOURNAMENT: E.B.F. Competition Rules will of course apply except for the following variations:

(a) Each game to be of 12 live ends or 55 minutes - whichever comes first - straight off;

(b) No jack to be cast until given signal;

(c) No jack to be cast after the signal at the end of 55 minutes (an end in progress may be completed);

(d) No player to visit the head during the end;

(e) Skips will examine bowls for stamping. Composition bowls shall have a bias of not less than that of the master bowl and must bear a clearly legible WB/WBB/IBB or BIBC stamp dated 1985 or later. Non composition bowls must bear a clearly legible WB/WBB/IBB or BIBC stamp of a date not earlier than the date of the year in which they are being used; ( See page 55 2023 Yearbook Law III paras 2)

(f) One substitute will, in fact, be permitted to cover illness or other cause considered reasonable, but permission must be sought. A substitute will not have played in any other Rink;

(g) Any rink failing to fulfill its obligation will be barred from the Tournament in the following season. If this takes place after the first session, 2 points and 5 shots will be awarded to the opponents;

(h) DRESS - whites for men, although (no crew necks or T shirts) - standard for ladies - hats optional; (County and

Club shirts may be worn)

(i) Entries are not county-tied, but each male bowler must be a member of a club affiliated to a county bowling association affiliated to the EBF and each female bowler must be a member of a club affiliated to a county bowling association affiliated to the EWBF:


Umpires will be in attendance

PRIZES: Winning Rink £345 Runner-up £225 Third £180 and fourth best Rink £150


There are 108 rinks with 36 rinks playing each session

There will not be any play-offs - the Prize-winning Rinks will be the best four overall. The Sessions will be:-

SUNDAY 9.15am – 4.15pm

Thereafter play will Start on the Monday in accordance with instructions shown on Score-Cards.

Play will start again on the Monday at 9.15am with the last session starting at 12.15pm

All rinks will play 4 games each of 12 ends, straight off or 55 minutes whichever comes first.

IMPORTANT Tournament details for Players in each rink are forwarded to the Addressee shown with the entry. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR PARTNERS ARE AWARE OF THE DETAILS

3>  Teams List. 

1 Fox /Fox/Wabe N. Cambs 55 Smith//Smith/A.N.Other Norfolk
2 Smith/Phillips/Dykes Humberside 56 Richardson/Gosnell/Raine N. Cambs
3 Bennett/Bennett/Hines N. Cambs 57 Burrage/Whitlock/Burrage Norfolk
4 Stevens/Corney/Sharpe N. Cambs 58 Shaw/Menzies/Greenough Derbys
5 Shannon/May/Stevens Hunts 59 Doyle/Dickens/Roebuck Notts
6 Peak/Stevens/Baldwin Hunts 60 Derbyshire/Cheetham/Barke NBland/Derby
7 Whittlesey/Fisher/Bates Hunts 61 Sidebottom/Allen/Allen Notts
8 AlroydStamford/A.N.Other Lincs 62 Fleming/Kidd/Kidd Cleveland
9 Sawrend/Wilson/May Hunts 63 Hard/Hard/Hard Suffolk
10 Medhurst/Hall/Robinson  Humberside 64 Wigston/Davis/Wigston Lincs 
11 Suffling/Buckley/Suffling Northants 65 Wallace/ Ford/Ford Northants
12 Croxall/Croxall/Hill Notts 66 Hudson/Burke/Burrow Humberside
13 Murphy/Clarke/Storey Humberside 67 King/King/Hempsell Northants
14 Carlin/Hunter/Hubbard Durham 68 Peck/Peck/Dyer Suffolk
15 Flynn/Morton/Ramsbottom Norfolk 69 Owen/Owen/Ball Derbys
16 Humphreys/Humphreys/Allen N.Cambs 70 Shepherd/Lamb/Barber Norfolk
17 Saltmarsh/Saltmarsh/Simpson Suffolk 71 Francis/Francis/Fortune Hunts
18 Aitken/Hales/Scorer NB’land 72 McCormick/Willis/Willis Hunts
19 Harris/Hewson/Watson Humberside 73 Whaley/Eaton/A.N.Other Derbys
20 Hill/Law/Hey Lincs 74 Readhed/Burke/Horsewood Humberside
21 Sims/Mousley/Henderson Derbys 75 Haslem/Duguid/Hill H'Side
22 Barnes/Haddon-Holmes/Sims Derbys 76 Coles/Coles/McCormick Hunts
23 A.N. Other /Capill/Capill Derbys 77 Corn/Wilson/May Hunts
24 Clewley/Bramley/Guildford Derbys 78 Joyce/Carter/Preston N. Cambs
25 Regan/Roe/Teal Humberside 79 Broadley/Broadley/Reaetto Notts
26 Galpin/Archer/ARCHER Derbys 80 Osborne/Bass/Deller Cambs
27 Mills/Sims/Euston Suffolk 81 Upsall/Upsall/Riches Durham
28 A.N. Other/Faircloth/Moore Norfolk 82 Morris/Morris/Richmond Derbys
29 Dennis/Hicks/Hicks Lincs 83 Lesslie/Lesslie/Day North Essex
30 Gollands/Gollands/Clifton N.Cambs 84 Wones/Blake/Gott Norfolk
31 Reed/Chandler/Tolliday N. Cambs 85 Dalton/Dalton/Crowe Notts
32 Sharp/Sharp/Sharp Suffolk 86 Stevens/Stevens/Hyett Hunts
33 Black/Finch/Finch Suffolk 87 Jones/Jones/Woodward Notts
34 Hardingham/HardinghamGibson Norfolk 88 Sayer/Siely/Bunton Norfolk
35 Taylor /Dent/Cooper Derbys 89 Tyers/Watson/A.N.Other Derbys
36 Wressell/Dargue/Robinson Lincs 90 Cousins/Cousins /Fairbrother Hunts
37 Brittan/Brittan/A.N. Other Derbyshire 91 Martin/Mason/Hamilton Hunts
38 Austin/Murfin/Bradshaw Derbys 92 Townsend/Baker/Cousins Hunts
39 Du’Kett/Deighton/E. Wallace Lincs 93 Etheridge/Shaw/A.N.Other Norfolk
40 Core/Core/Gentle Hunts 94 Blake/Cannell/Wood Norfolk
41 Bywater/Tait/Tait Derbyshire 95 McKie/Pringle/Walker Humberside
42 Brugnoli/Brugnoli/Brugnoli Hunts 96 Moeliker/Moeliker/Lawton Durham
43 Blythe/Balmer/Balmer Hunts 97 Smith/Smith/Carter Suffolk
44 Clasper/Scott/Clasper Hunts 98 Jackson/Read/Gregg Lincs
45 Dayes/Whittle/Whittle Humberside 99 Murphy/ Clarke/Nellist Humberside
46 Jackson/Perkins/Jackson Lincs 100 Crane/Hammond/Warboys Lincs
47 Almey/Wells/Brickles Lincs 101 Edwards/Edwards/Gentle Hunts.
48 Mills/Evans/Mills Norfolk 102 Verlander/Verlander/Cossey Hunts
49 Sparrow/Wright/A.N.Other Norfolk 103 Collins/Greenough/Chaplin Derbys
50 Crowes/Adams/Adams Lincs 104 Ainsley/Clift/Martin Durham
51 Robinson/Robinson/Cheetham Derbys 105 Paterson/Paterson/A.N. Other Durham
52 Dockerill Brown/Davison Lincs 106 Bowley/Bowley/Bowley Derbyshire
53 Johnson/Reason/A.N.Other N. Cambs 107 Markham/Markham/Pearl Notts
54 Reeve/Meeks/Meeks Norfolk 108 Agger/Green/Beck Northants


4>  Next year. 

The 2024 Mixed Rink TOURNAMENT will take place on Sunday 18th & Monday 19th August 2024.

Entry fees will remain at £15 per Rink for four games.

1st prize will be £345 for winning Rink
2nd prize will be £225 for the runner-up rink
3rd prize will be £180 
4th prize will be £150 for fourth best Rink.

One entry form for the 2024 Tournament will be handed out with the score cards at this years Tournament. It will be up to the players concerned in each rink to come to some arrangement for 2024 and it is up to the recipient of this form to ensure that this is done. All players in the Rink have an equal right to be concerned in the entry for 2024

Receipt of entries will cease at 4.00pm on Friday 25th August 2023. All entries after will be sent to the National Secretary.

Particular attention is drawn to the following: - Entries are not county-tied but each male bowler must be a member of a club affiliated to a county bowling association affiliated to the EBF. Likewise, each female bowler must be a member of a club affiliated to a county bowling association affiliated to the EWBF.

CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY OF ENTRIES - special note - THREE NAMES MUST BE GIVEN - only one of which may be changed without reference to the Secretary.