The Summit Garage Premier Bowls League AGM saw three new clubs welcomed into the league namely – Netherseal (Derbyshire), Broomfield (Warwick & Worcester) & Hadley United Services (Shropshire).
The 2014 will see the league introduce end of season play offs. The runners up in each of the two feeder leagues will battle it out in a semi final play off on a neutral green on 8th September. The winning team will meet the team that finished eighth in the Premier Division on 22nd September with a Premier Division place at stake. The league is firmly established as the Midlands top league and great credit must go to sponsors John & Nick Newey from Summit Garage for their continued support. The eight a side league is played on Monday nights and it was announced total prize money for 2014 will be £7,500. The new season kicks off on Monday 7th April.
The 2014 league formation will be as follows :-
Premier Division – M&B; Cheslyn Hay, King George V, The George, Greville Arms, St Georges, Chadsmoor “A”, Tanworth in Arden, Selly Park “A”, Boldmere St Michaels, West Bromwich Supporters.
Feeder Division “A” – Dudley Dell, Moor Lane “B”, Windmill, Sutton Park. Wrockwardine Wood, Woodfield “A”, Willenhall Nordley “B”, Langley, Castlefields, Short Heath Libs.
Feeder Division “B” – Moor Lane “A”, Moseley CC, Great Barr, Kings Heath Park, Baddesley Colliery, Penn, Willenhall Nordley “A”, Heath Hayes, Royal Oak, Ward End Cons.
Division Two – Three Magpies, Kings Norton, Hawkins Sports, Highley Welfare, Selly Park “B”, Chadsmoor “B”, Woodfield “B”, Netherseal, Hadley United, Broomfield.
The management committee where all re elected – President John Newey, Deputy President Martin McGuinness, Secretary Mel Evans, Record Secretary Nick Newey, Treasurer Lynn Pritchatt, Web Master Paul Hickman, Committee Members Alan Bentley and Alan Gaut.