CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
CHAMPION 2016 - GARY ELLIS
(Left to right) - Peter Higham (BCGBA President), Mike Parsonage (Flowfit), Gary Ellis (Winner), Sharon Parsonage (Flowfit)
GARY ELLIS equalled Graeme Wilson’s record of three Champion of Champions titles when he won a hard-fought final against the Cheshire Merit winner, Glynn Cookson, 21-18. Generously sponsored once again by FLOWFIT, Ellis topped off a tremendous season which has seen him in the winner’s enclosure on more than 15 occasions throughout the 2016 season.
British Crown Green Bowling Association
CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS 2017
sponsored by TBC
Waterloo Road, Blackpool FY4 2AF
on Saturday 23rd September 2017
commencing at 10.00am
QUALIFIERS - 2017
THE ARTHUR LAND PLAYER RANKING TABLE 2017
The Players Ranking Table will include all competitions approved by the BCGBA Management Committee for the current year’s Champion of Champions.
The Points Table below will apply to each competition as follows:
• Points will be awarded to the last 16 competitors in any Open Competition with an entry in excess of 128.
• Points will be awarded to the last 8 competitors in any Open Competition with an entry of 128 or less and all BCGBA Related Events – County Merits, British Parks Merit, Senior Individual Merit, Junior Individual Merit, Champion of Champions and Jack & Jean Isherwood Veterans Championship.
The Players Ranking Table will automatically be updated by the Administrator as soon as possible after each competition is completed.
The player with the most points at the end of the current year’s Champion of Champions will receive an award.
3pts Last 16
(Left to right)
Chris Lambert - Bowlscomps
Gary Ellis - 2016 Winner
Stewart Meddings - Bowlscomps
HISTORY - 2016
2016 ~ Gary Ellis (G. Manchester), beat Glynn Cookson (Cheshire); 21-18
2015 ~ Callum Wraight (Shropshire/Brighouse Classic), beat Gary Ellis (Hillcrest Classic/G. Manchester); 21-10
2014 ~ Simon Coupe (North Lancs & Fylde Merit/Tony Pagett Open), beat Steve Morrey (Cheshire Merit/Wharton Cons Open); 21-08.
2013 ~ Terry Glover (Merseyside Merit), beat Noel Burrows (Cheshire Merit); 21-12.
2012 ~ John Finch (Merseyside Merit), beat Simon Coupe (Spen Masters); 21-18.
2011 ~ Gary Ellis (John Smiths Classic - Cleckheaton), beat Graeme Wilson (Freeport Fleetwood Festival); 21 - 15.
2010 ~ Chris Mordue (CCF Open - WBFSC/Coors Pudsey Classic), beat Andy Spragg (Derbyshire Merit); 21 - 19.
2009 ~ Graeme Wilson (Clifford Crawshaw Memorial Classic - Hilcrest/Jhn Rycroft Tropy), beat Lee Lawton (Yorkshire Merit); 21 - 6.
2008 ~ Graeme Wilson (Premier Bowls Stockport Parks), beat Ant Aldridge (Meole Brace); 21 - 12.
2007 ~ John Bailey (Wales), beat Graeme Wilson (Yorkshire); 21 - 7.
2006 ~ Andy Spragg (BCGBA), beat Michael Leach (Isle of Man June); 21 - 7.
2005 ~ Paul Wilson (London & Edinburgh Inns Spring Waterloo), beat John Bailey (Swallow Hotels Waterloo); 21 - 18.
2004 ~ Gary Ellis (John Smiths Classic, D.& C.Satellite Open, Marsden B.S. Talbot Trophy), beat Ian Nicholson (Cumbria, Isle of Man September); 21 - 14.
2003 ~ Graeme Wilson (Stanley Collins Memorial, The George Masters, London Inns Spring Waterloo, Vernon Building Society, Talbot Trophy), beat Robert Hitchen (Bob Harper Open); 21 - 9.
2002 ~ Allan Thompson (Spen Masters), beat Darren Smith (South Yorkshire); 21 - 18.
2001 ~ Kerry Morris (Potteries & District), beat Peter Consterdine (Vernon Building Society Open); 21 - 11.
2000 ~ Chris Mordue (Fieldhouse Int. Svcs. Classic), beat Andy Spragg (City of Leeds Classic); 21 - 12.
1999 ~ Ian Rigby (North Lancs & Fylde), beat Craig Barker (Staffordshire); 21 - 14.
1998 ~ Paul Strutt (Steve Green Memorial), beat Dave May (Riley Greenmaster Junior Merit); 21 - 7.
1997 ~ Andy Petford (Warwick & Worcester), beat Glynn Cookson (Cheshire/BCGBA); 21 - 17.
1996 ~ Ken Strutt (Spring Waterloo), beat Michael Leach (North Lancs & Fylde); 21 - 17.
1995 ~ Ken Strutt (Waterloo), beat Steve Freer (Warwick & Worcester); 21 - 12.
1994 ~ Steve Jones (Pennfields), beat Robert Hitchen (Yorkshire); 21 - 10.
1993 ~ Jim Robertson (North Midlands), beat Bryan Jenkins (Yorkshire); 21 - 13.
1992 ~ Steve Williams (Warwick & Worcester), beat Nick Skidmore (Battlefield); 21 - 15.
1991 ~ Brian Duncan (Walnut Tree), beat Martin Gilpin (Cumbria); 21 - 14.
1990 ~ Ian Rigby (North Lancs & Fylde), beat John Bancroft (Meole Brace); 21 - 11.
1989 ~ Tommy Johnstone (Spring Waterloo), beat Brian Duncan (Autumn Waterloo); 21 - 9.
1988 ~ Martin Gilpin (Cumbria), beat John Gurney (Cheshire); 21 - 18.
1987 ~ Brian Shore (Shropshire), beat Alan France (Potteries); 21 - 18.
1986 ~ Steve Smurthwaite (Merseyside), beat John Bancroft (Manchester Evening News); 21 - 15.
1985 ~ Robert Hitchen (Yorkshire), beat Noel Burrows (Manchester Evening News); 21 - 17.
1984 ~ Tony Poole (Shropshire), beat Norman Fletcher (Isle of Man); 21 - 13.
1983 ~ Stan Frith (BCGBA), beat Noel Burrows (Greater Manchester); 21 - 20.
1982 ~ Nigel Cranston (Yorkshire), beat Bernard Marrow (Thwaites Classic); 21 - 16.
1981 ~ Dave Ellis (Cheshire), beat Roy Nicholson (Waterloo); 21 - 18.
1980 ~ Noel Burrows (Manchester Evening News), beat Vernon Lee (Waterloo); 21 - 16.
1979 ~ Terry Turner (Midlands Masters), beat Arthur Murray (Cheshire); 21 - 20.
1978 ~ Noel Burrows (St.Bruno), beat Keith Burrows (Hepworth/Daily Express); 21 - 14.
1977 ~ Cliff Bordley (North Midlands), beat John Andrews (Cheshire); 21 - 11.
1976 ~ Tony Poole (Shropshire), beat Keith Beaman (Staffordshire); 21 - 19.
1975 ~ Jim Collen (Waterloo), beat Tony Poole (Shropshire); 21 - 20.
1974 ~ Jim Hadfield (Lancashire), beat Bernie Warr (British Parks); 21 - 10