DRESS CODE, ETIQUETTE ON THE GREEN, & PLAYER DUTIES IN MATCHES & MARKER DUTIES
All members IN CLUB MATCHES AS SPECIFIED IN THE FIXTURES BOOK OR ON THE NOTICE BOARDS.
to wear brown, grey or white flat-soled bowling shoes at all times on a bowling green.
to wear white or grey tailored trousers (or alternatively for Ladiesskirt or cropped tailored trousers)
to wear a white shirt with collar and sleeves and grey tailored trousers (or alternatively for ladies skirt or cropped tailored trousers) in all general play, preliminary rounds of the individual Cup Competitions and Grove Dowsett Cup rounds.
to wear the current Official Club Shirt when playing in matches requiring white trousers or skirt,
and in any friendly, league or other Club representative fixture, Club one-day competitions and Finals Day.
If worn, wet weather playing clothes to be white.
If worn, warm weather clothing (e.g. pullovers or body warmers) to be white, (or alternatively for Ladies a blue cardigan)
WHEN NOT PLAYING AT ANY CLUB EVENT OR MATCHES, a blazer with Club badge ( to be navy blue or black)
with Club tie, tailored shirt, with collar and sleeves may be worn
Skips should introduce members of his rink to the opposition.
When a player is on the mat, all other players to keep quiet so as to not disturb the bowler if there is also a player on the mat on the right hand adjacent rink the bowler should let them bowl first. Bowlers should not run on the green or go on to a neighbouring rink after releasing their bowl.
Players to stand at least 1 metre behind the mat. Do not cheer or applaud lucky shots.
No.1 will place the mat, roll the jack, ensure that it is centred.
No.2 keep score card if asked.
No.3 can measure all disputed shots.
The SKIP Is in full control of the team and all players should follow his instructions.
the skip to keep score card.
IF the skips cannot agree on a disputed point they should ask an Umpire to decide. His decision is final.
A marker ensures that the players names are entered on the score card, he makes
sure that he knows which bowls belong to which player.
He centres the jack and ensures that the mat is in the correct place.
On trial ends he indicates the position of the bowl in relation to the jack and then removes it from the head.
If the jack is less than the minimum distance the marker will return the jack to
be redelivered by the other player.
A marker shall stand as far away as possible from the jack and will keep still. while
the bowls are being delivered.
After each end he enters the score when the players have agreed the number of
shots. He will also put the score on the score board.
If the players cannot agree to the nearest bowl he will be requested to measure by
one or both players. If they still do not agree an umpire will be called and he will
during the game the player in pocession of the rink may ask you questions, you only
answer what you have been asked, you do not add any extra information.
If a decision is in your opinion is very close you should indicate this to the player, it is up to the bowler to decide which shot is nearest.
All touchers to be marked with chalk immediately they come to stop.
At the end of a match both skips should be asked to sign the card.