The Bon Accord Bowling Association was established in 1934 and currently has 15 affiliated lawn bowling clubs in Aberdeen city as members (full details can be viewed under the Affiliated Clubs menu). Over the years we have provided many top class bowlers some of whom have went on to achieve international honours.
We have both a gents and under 25 squads that compete against other areas in Scotland.
In the 2018 season, our senior team finished runners-up in the National Andrew Hamilton Trophy and our under 25s lost by 1 shot in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup.
In 2019, our senior team retained the Andrew Hamilton Trophy North Section trophy and reached the semi-finals. We also won the four inter-county Aitchanar Trophy for the third time in the last four years.
We also run through the season fours and triples leagues as well as individual and team knockout competitions. Individual competitions are also organised for under 17 and under 25 age groups. And for the Seniors there is a Triples league run through the season.
For the 2020 season, we are delighted to continue working with our ladies counterparts, the Aberdeen District Ladies Bowling Association (ADLBA). Details of their events, news, results, standings and district team can be found on their website and this can be found at www.adlba.teamapp.com. Please visit this site!!
You can find details of the League fixtures in the "Schedule" section with the latest League tables in the "Standings" section.
Details of our knockout competitions and County trial and match details can be found under "Events". Competition draws, including Bowls Scotland District 3 & 4 Scottish National Championship draws will be posted to the "Competition Draws" section when available.
Full details of our Sponsors can be found on the "Sponsors" page and we would please encourage you to support them where possible.
We hope you enjoy our website & App and come back and visit on a regular basis. Please also invite your bowling friends to visit.
Specsavers Aberdeen sponsor the Fours Leagues.
We’ve been a family-run business for over 30 years, working together with our store partners to provide the best value optometry, audiology and other healthcare service for our customers.
You’ll find us in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Spain, Australia and New Zealand, employing over 32,500 people who work across our 1,978 stores, as well as in our support offices and throughout the supply chain.
We’re proud to say that the UK public have been trusting us with their eyecare for over 30 years. And since 2002 we’ve been applying the same high standards of care to audiology, to make sure everyone has access to great value, expert hearing care.
We’re already the UK’s number one high street provider of hearing aids.
Come and see us for a free hearing assessment.
With over 700 stores nationwide, and clinics running everyday, you’ll always be able to choose a convenient place and time for your appointment. You can also talk to us on the phone, or ask our audiologists a question online.https://www.specsavers.co.uk/
Mark Shaw Funeral Services sponsors the Bon Accord Triples Leagues and the Bon Accord Singles Knockout competition.
Mark Shaw Funeral Services is Aberdeen's longest established Independent funeral directors serving Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. Opened in 2004 by Mark Shaw, the firm's reputation has grown steadily by providing the highest levels of service to the bereaved and their loved ones.
Our aim is to help make each funeral special for you, your family and friends. A funeral should be a unique tribute to the life of the person who has died, while providing support and comfort to all relatives and friends. For some families, this will mean following traditional funeral ceremonies, for others, a more contemporary arrangement is suitable, and we are happy to discuss all options for the funeral.
Many people are now taking the opportunity to pre-plan for their funeral. Why? Well, having a pre-paid funeral plan in place can save family members and friends from having to make difficult decisions about funeral arrangements or being burdened with excessive costs. We can help you arrange a suitable pre-paid plan.
Slaters sponsor the Under 25 Singles and Champion of Champions competitions.
Slaters is a leading name in menswear and formal hire. The family-run company is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, as it continues in the proud tradition of making high quality clothes to exacting standards of craftsmanship. With 23 stores nationwide, as well as the option of ordering through the Slaters website, our customers can expect to receive the same level of service and attention whether they order online or choose to visit us in person.http://www.slaters.co.uk/
The Baillie Family sponsor the Senior Triples League.
Bris Baillie was a top bowler both outdoor and indoor and was a long-standing Abergeldie member. Bris's son Bill is well known to Bon Accord bowlers and is currently the County Team Manager having previously played for the County.
Mattioli Woods plc are sponsors for the Top 10 team competition and we would like to welcome them back as a sponsor. They previously sponsored the Fours League, Top 10 and the County team jackets.
Mattioli Woods is a leading UK provider of wealth management and employee benefits and we pride ourselves in building long-term relationships to provide trusted advice, high standards, and a personalised delivery. We have a local office in Aberdeen and we are also proud to sponsor Aberdeen FC and His Majesty's Theatre.https://www.mattioliwoods.com
Gordon Brown kindly sponsors the Under 17 Competition.
Gordon is well known in the North East and is the current Bon Accord Bowling Association Past President and past president at both Abergeldie and Aberdeen Indoor clubs.
Aberdeen Trophy Centre are sponsors for the Hat Night Trophy from 2018. We are pleased to welcome them onboard and would encourage our member clubs and their members to shop with them.
Aberdeen Trophy Centre offers a huge selection of trophies, awards, medals and gifts. Please have a look through our products, we will be pleased to answer any enquiry you may have.http://www.aberdeentrophycentre.com/
The family of the late Willie Reid sponsor the Adult Junior Triples League and donated a shield for the league winners.
Willie Reid was a member of Aberdeen BC and Bon Accord President in 2016.
He was a well respected and loved gentleman around the North East bowling scene and would always be willing to talk to anyone.