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THE BOWDON DIARY FOR 2017
Dates of NWF League matches have been set up by the League Manager ready for confirmation by team captains by the end of February, so they are subject to change.

(the Wednesday Competition will take place on every Wednesday except 12th July, when it will be on Thursday, 13th July)
(the Solomon Grundy Competition which will take place on every Tuesday except 11th July)

The 2017 Bowdon Calendar can be viewed by clicking here
25th February
Referee's Course Day 1 (Barry Keen)
26th February Referee's Course Day 2 (Barry Keen)
15th March
Cancer Charity One-Ball Bowdon heat
24th March
Winter 14/18pt. Finals Day
26th March
Summer season starts
29th March
Winter One-Ball Finals Day
8th April Revision Day for last year's beginners at 10am
8th April Hot-Pot Supper at 7.30pm
9th April CA Women's Coaching Day
13th April
Taster Day 1 (at 10.00am)
22nd April Taster Day 2 (at 10.00am)
23rd April
Home match: Bowdon Firs v. Bowdon St.Mary's (NWF Handicap League)
24th April Home match: Bowdon v. Chester (NWF Handicap Golf Croquet League)
27th April Home match: Bowdon Bandits v. Bowdon Sinners (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
28th April Home match: Bowdon Griffins v. Bowdon Earls (NWF Midweek League)
29th April May Handicap Weekend - day 1
30th April May Handicap Weekend - day 2
1st May May Handicap Weekend - day 3
4th May
Beginners' Course - week 1
7th May Home match: Bowdon v. Pendle & Craven (NWF B-Advanced League)
7th May Away match: Bury South v. Bowdon (NWF Handicap Golf Croquet League)
9th May
Away match: Westmorland v. Bowdon Griffins (NWF Midweek League)
11th May Beginners' Course - week 2
12th May Home match: Bowdon Earls v. Bury (NWF Midweek League)
14th May Home match: Bowdon St.Mary's v. Crake Valley (NWF Handicap League)
16th May Away match: Pendle Tykes v. Bowdon Bandits (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League) - POSTPONED
18th May Home match: Bowdon Sinners v. Chester Chariots (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
18th May
Beginners' Course - week 3
21st May
Home match: Bowdon v. Chester (NWF Short Croquet League) - POSTPONED
22nd May Home match: Bowdon v. Llanfarfechan (NWF Handicap Golf Croquet League)
25th May
Home match: Bowdon v. Culcheth (Inter-Club GC)
25th May
Beginners' Course - week 4
25th May
Home match: Culcheth v. Bowdon (Inter-Club Level-Play GC Championship, switched venues)
27th May Home match: Bowdon v. Llanfairfechan (NWF Handicap Golf Croquet League)
27th May Away match: Bury Caesars v. Bowdon St.Mary's (NWF Midweek League)
27th May Away match: Southport v. Bowdon (NWF Short Croquet League)
27th May Away match: Crake Valley v. owdon Firs (NWF Hndaicp Leaague) - POSTPONED, Rearranged for 6th August
28th May Home match: Bowdon v. Chester (NWF B-Advanced League)
31st May Away match: Pendle & Craven v. Bowdon Earls (NWF Midweek League)
1st June
Beginners' Course - week 5
3rd June
June Advanced Weekend - day 1
4th June
June Advanced Weekend - day 2
7th June Away match: Chester Chariots v. Bowdon Bandits (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
8th June Away match: Northampton v. Bowdon (Mary Rose)
10th June Home match: Bowdon v. Southport (Longman Cup)
11th June
Home match: Bowdon St.Mary's v. Southport (NWF Handicap League)
11th June Away match: Fylde v. Bowdon (NWF Handicap Golf Croquet League
15th June
Home match: Bowdon Sinners v. Bury v. Bowdon Sinners (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
18th June Home match: Bowdon Firs v. Pendle & Craven (NWF Handicap League) - Postponed, Rearranged for 6th August
18th June
Away match: Westmorland v. Bowdon (NWF Short League)
22nd June
Home match: Bowdon Bandits v. Cucheth (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
22nd June Away match: Northampton v. Bowdon (Mary Rose)
24th June
NW Festival of Croquet at Southport - day 1
25th June
NW Festival of Croquet at Southport - day 2
28th June
Away match: Chester v. Bowdon Griffins (NWF Midweek League) - Postponed, Rearranged for 14th August
30th June Barbecue at 7.30pm
30th June
Home match: Bowdon Earls v. Westmorland (NWF Midweek League)
1st July
Away match: Southport v. Bowdon (NWF B-Advanced League)
1st July Away match: Fylde v. Bowdon Firs (NWF Handicap League)
2nd July
Home match: Bowdon St.Mary's v. Bury Peelers (NWF Handicap League)
3rd July
Home match: Bowdon v. Bury North (NWF Golf Croquet Handicap League)
7th July
Northern Week - day 1 - CANCELLED
8th July
Northern Week - day 2 - CANCELLED, replaced with 2-day Advanced/Level-Play Tournament
9th July
Northern Week - day 3 - CANCELLED, replaced with 2-day Advanced/Level-Play Tournament
10th July
Northern Week - day 4 - CANCELLED
11th July
Northern Week - day 5 - CANCELLED
12th July
Northern Week - day 6 - CANCELLED
14th July
Away match: Bowdon v. Belsay Hall at the neutral ground of York (Inter-Club Level-Play GC)
16th July
Home match: Bowdon v. Fylde (NWF Short Croquet League)
16th July
Away match: Fylde v. Bowdon (NWF B-Advanced League)
19th July
Away match: Southport v. Bowdon Bandits (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League) - POSTPONED
20th July
Home match: Bowdon Sinners v. Pendle Tykes (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
23rd July Home match: Bowdon v. Nottingham (Inter-Club AC) - Conceded
23rd July
Away match: Bury Peelers v. Bowdon Firs (NWF Handicap League Championship)
27th July Home match: Bowdon v. Culcheth (NWF Handicap Golf Croquet League)
28th July
Home match: Bdonow Griffins v. Southport (NWF Midweek League) - POSTPONED
28th July Away match: Chester v. Bowdon (Inter-Club Longman Cup)
30th July
Home match: Bowdon v. Pendle & Craven (NWF Short Croquet League)
30th July Away match: Ashby v. Bowdon (Inter-Club Level-Play GC Championship)
2nd August
Away match: Chester Centurians v. Bowdon Sinners v. (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
6th August Away match: Crake Valley v. Bowdon Firs (NWF Handicap League) - Rearranged from 27th August
9th August
Away match: Southport v. Bowdon Earls (NWF Midweek League)
10th August
Home match: Bowdon Sinners v. Southport (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
13th August
Improvers' Course
14th August Home match: Bowdon Firs v. Pendle & Craven (NWF Handicap League)
14th August Away match: Chester v. Bowdon Griffins (NWF Midweek League) - Rearranged from 28th June
17th August
Home match: Bowdon Bandits v. Chester Centurians (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
18th August
Home match: Bowdon Earls v. Chester (NWF Midweek League)
19th August
Away match: Pendle & Craven v. Bowdon St.Marys (NWF Handicap League) - Postponed
20th August Home match: Bowdon v. Wrest Park (Inter-Club Mary Rose)
20th August
Away match: Southport v. Bowdon Firs (NWF Handicap League)
23rd August
Away match: Bury v. Bowdon Griffins (NWF Midweek League)
25th August
North of England Championship - day 1
26th August
North of England Championship - day 2
26th August
Away match: Southport v. Bowdon (NWF Handicap Golf Croquet League)
27th August North of England Championship - day 3
28th August North of England Championship - day 4
30th August Away match: Bury v. Bowdon Bandits (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
30th August Away match: Culcheth v. Bowdon Sinners v. (NWF Level-Play Golf Croquet League)
2nd September
Away match: Chester v. Bowdon St.Mary's (NWF Handicap League)
3rd September Home match: Bowdon Firs v. Bury Caesars (NWF Handicap League)
3rd September
Away match: Bury v. Bowdon (NWF Short Croquet League)
6th September Wild Wednesday
8th September Home match: Bowdon Griffins v. Pendle & Craven (NWF Midweek League) - POSTPONED
10th September
Home match: Bowdon v. Bury (NWF B-Advanced League)
10th September Away match: Westmorland v. Bowdon (NWF Handicap Golf Croquet League)
11th September Home match: Bowdon Griffins v. Southport (NWF Midweek League) - WALKOVER
16th September 'B' Level Tournament - day 1
17th September 'B' Level Tournament - day 2
21st September
Visit by Buxton CC
23rd September
Novices' Tournament (at 10am) - cancelled due to lack of eligible number of members
24th September
Home match: Bowdon Firs v. Chester (NWF Handicap League)
1st October
Home match: Bowdon St.Mary's v. Fylde (NWF Handicap League)
14th October
Musical Evening
29th October
Summer season ends
30th October Winter season starts
1st November
Winter Wednesday One-Ball Competition starts
8th November
Poppy Roquet competition - day 1
11th November
Poppy Roquet competition - day 2
11th November Bowdon CC AGM (at 11am)
18th November NW Federation AGM at Culcheth (at 10am)
24th November Dinner & Dance


Page last updated on 29th August 2017

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