The final indoor match of the season was another good win this time against the St Albans & District Ladies Association (SADLBA) on Saturday 25th March.   Here is the match report: Result Sheet SADBA v SADLBA 25TH MARCH 2023

The SADBA Indoor Match is against Herts Indoor Bowling Club played 18th March at Herts IBC resulted in a good win for the the District.   The match report can be found here: Result Sheet SADBA v Herts 18th March 2023

The SADBA Match against London Scottish was played on 4th March at Woodside IBC, Horseshoe Lane, Watford WD25 7HH.  Download the Match Report here:  Result Report SADBA v LONDON SCOTTISH 4TH MARCH 2023

Two matches planned for 26th February and 26th March have had to be re-scheduled for 18th and 19th March (although we have subsequently cancelled the 19th match because of difficulties in filling two teams on consecutive days).   Details of the matches can be found here:  The match still planned is against Herts IBC.  Other matches are unchanged

If any bowlers have put their names down for either or both of these matches and cannot play on the new date then please advise our Match Secretary, Terry Atkinson (contact details under the CONTACTS tab).  Likewise contact Terry is your name was not down and you now wish to play on either or both of those dates.

The 4th SADBA Indoor Match this winter was the President’s Invitation Match on Sunday 22nd January at Hatfield BC.  The invited teams are the winners of the Bob Vise Trophy (Welwyn & District), Jones Cup (Welwyn Garden City), Triples League (Hemel Hempstead) & Club Rink League (Harpenden).

The report and photgraphs for this match are now available in the following post below.

I am sorry to say that the 3rd match in the Indoor series due on 10th December at Glebelands has been cancelled because of difficuties in fielding a full team.

The 2nd match in our Indoor series was held at Harpenden IBC on Saturday 12th November, resulting in a win by Harpenden.  The Match Report can be found here:   Result Sheet SADBA v HARPENDEN IBC 12-11-2022 .

The first of our indoor matches against Watford IBC was held at the Woodside IBC venue on Thursday 13th October.  Sadly SADBA did not get start the Indoor season with a win.    Here is the match result:  Result Sheet SADBA v WATFORD W IBC 13-10-2022



We have a special match on Wednesday 21st September in Memorial of Noel Roberts from Harpenden who sadly passed away before he could take up the role of President of Herts Bowls.  The match is against Hert Bowls Past Presidents at Harpenden Bowls Club.  The team Selection Sheet for this match is available here:  MATCH SELECTION  ROBERTS MEMORIAL  21 Sept 2022

The match against the St Albans & District Ladies Bowling Association was held on Saturday 9th July at Potters Bar BC.   It was a lovely sunny morning and the match was played on an excellent green.  After last year’s defeat by the Ladies, SADBA turned the tables to take the honours.  Ian Hulley has done a Match Report which is here: Result Sheet SADBA v SADLBA 09-07-2022

The SADBA match against the President’s own club was held in the afternoon of Thursday 23rd June at North Mymms Bowls Club, with North Mymms taking the honours by only 8 points.  Here is the Match Report:  Result Sheet SADBA v NM (PRES OWN CLUB) 23-06-2022

The first of the SADBA outdoor matches this summer  against London Scottish at Shire Park was on Saturday 14th May and resulted in a win for the District.  The match report can be found here.



Congratulations to Harpenden for winning the President’s Invitation Match  held on Sunday 27th March at Hatfield IBC.    Michael Woodhams has done a match report which can be found here.  For the full results and SADBA team details see here the Result Report from our Match Secretary, Ian Hulley.

Well done to the winning team, J Millins, R Polley, J Blissett and D Hall, seen here with the SADBA President, Terry Atkinson.


The annual Indoor match of SADBA versus our sister organisation SADLBA took place on Saturday 26th March at Harpenden IBC.   As usual a lovely, friendly and compettitive match which this year fell in SADBA’s favour.  click her to see the Match Report.

The 1st Indoor Match of 2022 took place on Sunday 27th February against Herts IBC at their Indoor Club in Watford.  A close fought match with a win for the District secured by a strong top rink.  Click here  for the result and Match Report.

Our 3rd match of the indoor Season was against Glebelands IBC at Finchley on Saturday 11th December and our 2nd success of the winter season.    Click here for the full result and Match Report

SADBA had its first success of the indoor season against Harpenden Indoor Bowls Club is on Saturday 13th November.  Click on this link to see the Match Report:   Result Sheet SADBA v Harpenden 13-11-21

The result of the first Indoor match of the 2021/22 season can be found here.   This match was on on Thursday 14th October at 2pm against Watford IBC.



The Indoor Bowls season is almost upon us and SADBA has a programme of matches.  Go to the MATCHES tab to see the full list.

Details of matches and calling notices for names have been sent to Delegates to collate Club nominations and return details to Brian Burfoot, the SADBA Match Secretary.    Bowlers who wish to be considered for selection may also sent their names direct to Brian Burfoot if they so wish using the form(s) available here for download: