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BOWLS: Northants closing in on Midland Counties League title glory

Northants men took a giant step towards winning the Midland Counties League with a huge 153-94 victory over Leicestershire at New Lount Bowls Club in Coleorton.

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Action from Northants Ladies' Johns Trophy win

BOWLS: Heartbreak for Northants as they miss out in Johns Trophy

It was heartbreak for Northants Ladies as they failed to reach the quarter-finals of the Johns Trophy by just a single point.

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Northampton's Jamie Walker helped England to a British Isles Challenge victory

BOWLS: Northants Ladies keep Johns Trophy hopes alive

Northants Ladies needed a big victory from their trip to Wymondham to take on Norfolk to keep alive their Johns Trophy campaign, and they managed it as they won 128-86.

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Action from Northants Men's Balcomb Trophy defeat

BOWLS: Northants end Middleton Cup campaign on a high with a win over Suffolk

Northants Men went into their clash with Suffolk knowing they couldn’t qualify for the quarter-finals of the Middleton Cup, but they still wanted to end their campaign on a high.

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Action from Northants Ladies' win over Northants Men

BOWLS: Middleton Cup disappointment as Northants lose to Essex

Northants Men endured a disappointing day as they lost their Middleton Cup clash against Essex at Essex County 113-87.

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Action from Northants men's Middleton Cup defeat to Leicestershire

BOWLS: Wigfield and Bishop help Northants to Johns Trophy victory

Northants Ladies travelled to Peterborough to take on Huntingdonshire in the Johns Trophy and claimed an excellent 118-104 win, despite winning just two rinks and losing four.

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Northants Ladies' Walker Cup team

BOWLS: Northants hit the Heights in big win

Northants coasted to a 137-87 win over Lincolnshire in the Midland Counties BA League on Saturday.

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The successful Northants Balcomb Trophy team

BOWLS: Vernon’s men in top Gear in Balcomb Trophy

Northants men are through to the East Region Finals of the national inter-county 
Balcomb Trophy for double rinks after their five-shot success over Bedfordshire at Sandy Conservatives BC on Saturday.

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Northants team manager Vernon Gearey

BOWLS: Nail-biting success for Northants in the season opener

Northants men got the outdoor season off to a winning start as they secured a nail-biting 122-120 win over Worcestershire in the Midland Counties BA League in Kiddeminster on Saturday.

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BOWLS: Northants Ladies ready for Warwickshire opener

BOWLS: Northants Ladies ready for Warwickshire opener

Northants Ladies begin their competitive summer next Tuesday (May 10) when they take on Warwickshire in the Middle England League at Wellingborough BC (1.30pm).

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ALL SMILES - Northamptons Billie Swift won the Northants Ladies Under-25s indoor county singles trophy

BOWLS: Connor beats Chris to secure the crown

Daventry IBC hosted the county finals last week, with matches being hosted from Thursday through to Sunday.

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GREAT EFFORT - Kingsthorpe bowlers Jason Bryan and Connor Cinato

BOWLS: Kingsthorpe pair reach last eight in national finals

Kingsthorpe IBC’s Connor Cinato and Jason Bryan reached the quarter-finals of the National Men’s Pairs at Melton & District IBC.

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Jamie Walker is Bowls England's male player of the year

BOWLS: Joy for Jamie Walker as he’s named England’s best

Northampton bowler Jamie Walker is celebrating after he was named Bowls England’s male ‘player of the year’ for 2015.

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WINNERS - Connor Cinato, Andy Thomson (England Under 25 Team Manager) and Jamie Walker with the Joyce Brimble Memorial Trophy

BOWLS: Walker and Cinato play their part in England victory

County pair Jamie Walker and Connor Cinato played their part as England claimed victory in the British Isles Indoor Bowling Council International Under 25 Series in Bristol.

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Action from Northants men's win over Bedfordshire

BOWLS: Northants Ladies claim Midland Counties victory

Northants Ladies secured an excellent 144-94 win over Bedfordshire in their Midland Counties match at Bedford Borough BC.

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WEIGHING UP THEIR OPTIONS - action from Northants' Liberty Trophy win over Wiltshire

BOWLS: Northants pushed to the wire, but keep Liberty Trophy hopes alive

They were pushed to the wire, but Northants are still on course to retain the Liberty Trophy title after a fantastic last-gasp win against Wiltshire at Swindon on Saturday.

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WEIGHING UP THE OPTIONS - action from Northants Over-60s' win over Suffolk

BOWLS: All change for Northants in Liberty Trophy clash

Northants have named their squad for Saturday’s Liberty Trophy quarter-final against Wiltshire in Swindon.

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WINNER - Conor Bryan

BOWLS: Lee and Bryan show their excellence

NORTHANTS’ ‘School of Excellence’ under the auspices of the English Bowls Youth Development Scheme (EBYDS), and organised by the Northamptonshire Bowls Youth Development Scheme (NBYDS) was held at Northampton & District IBC on Sunday.

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GREAT WIN - Sam Gamble and David Walker during the Northants Under 25 team's double rink win over Hertfordshire

BOWLS: Wigfield and Walker off to Cyprus as they earn England call

Two of Northants’ young players have been selected to represent England in the Atlantic Rim Games in Cyprus from November 30 to December 13.

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BOWLS: County see off late Norfolk fightback

Northants Men’s Over-60s team scored a narrow one-shot over over Norfolk IBA in the Over 60 Inter County team competition, the match being played on neutral territory in Cambridge.

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