LEH Two Counties Trophy

LEH

After the formation of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Short Mat Bowling Association in 1992 the Committee decided it would be a good idea to hold competitions for any club to enter. To achieve this objective reasonably quickly Norman Allen offered to donate the Mercian Cup for County Fours and the LEH Trophy (named after his business Lifting Equipment Hire) for the two counties Team of Ten competition.

By June 1999 the number of bowlers had increased and the two Counties decided they were large enough to become independent. Since then the LEH Trophy has helped clubs in both counties to keep in touch with each other every year. 

The LEH Trophy is best described as the HSMBA’s version of the FA Cup.  Comprising of a home and away leg, clubs must field a team of 10 with players competing in Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours. 

Current Season

Preliminary- Completed

Game 1: Ripple 47-105 Ross

Game 2: Tarrington/Fownhope 58-81 Westbury on Severn

Game 3: Forest of Dean 59-97 Gorsley Chapel

Round 1- Completed

Game 4: Ross vs Lea/Llangarron

Game 5: Woolhope vs Defford

Game 6: Westbury on Severn 69-80 Gorsley Chapel

Game 7: Aston Ingham vs St Martin’s

Semi-Finals- Completed

Game 8: Ross vs Woolhope

Game 9: Gorsley Chapel 93-67 St Martin’s

Final

Game 10: Woolhope 44-40 Gorsley Chapel

2023/24 Champions: Woolhope

Record of Champions

YearWinnerCountyRunner-UpCounty
2024WoolhopeHerefordshireGorsley ChapelHerefordshire
2023WoolhopeHerefordshireGloster KnightsGloucestershire
2022No Competition
2021No Competition
2020Ross & Woolhope- Shared WinnersHerefordshireFinal not played due to Covid
2019Gloster KnightsGloucestershireWoolhopeHerefordshire
2018WoolhopeHerefordshireRossHerefordshire
2017WoolhopeHerefordshireRossHerefordshire
2016Gloster KnightsGloucestershireTewkesburyGloucestershire
2015Gloster KnightsGloucestershireWestbury-on-SevernGloucestershire
2014Gloster KnightsGloucestershireWoolhopeHerefordshire
2013Wotton HallGloucestershireWoolhopeHerefordshire
2012FownhopeHerefordshireWoolhopeHerefordshire
2011RossHerefordshireWotton HallGloucestershire
2010Wotton HallGloucestershireRossHerefordshire
2009WoolhopeHerefordshireRossHerefordshire
2008RossHerefordshireFownhopeHerefordshire
2007Ashchurch Red DevilsGloucestershireWoolhopeHerefordshire
2006WoolhopeHerefordshireChalfordGloucestershire
2005WoolhopeHerefordshireRossHerefordshire
2004RossHerefordshireCorse & StauntonGloucestershire
2003RossHerefordshireHardwickeGloucestershire
2002Corse & StauntonGloucestershireChalfordGloucestershire
2001ChalfordGloucestershireLeaHerefordshire
2000RossHerefordshireCorse & StauntonGloucestershire
1999ChalfordGoucestershireLeaHerefordshire
1998Corse & StauntonGloucestershireRossHerefordshire
1997Lister BCGloucestershire
1996RossHerefordshire

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