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DV8 Junior Team England Design-a-Shirt Competition

This competition is open to all Juniors and Adults.  The winner will receive a replica shirt of their winning design with their name on and a photo which will be published on the NAYBC website.  The winning design will be worn by DV8 Junior Team England and officials at the European Youth Championships in Iceland in March 2016.  This is a unique opportunity to be part of the journey the team will make in their quest for European glory in Iceland.

Draw your shirt design either on paper or computer and email this to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , or alternatively you can post your entry to:
Junior Team England Competition.
 67,Crown Road,
 New Costessey,

Please also send your email and home addresses.  DV8 Junior Team England and officials will decide the winner.  Entries must be received no later than Sunday 20th December. Above is an example of one of the shirts worn at the European Youth Championships in Leipzig, Germany earlier this year.  DV8 Junior Team England and officials wish you good luck in this competition.

Youth Team England Tour 2016
Registrations are now open for the Youth Team England
(YTE) Tour for 2016.

There will be 10 events throughout the year starting with the South of England Youth Open in Dunstable and the North of England Youth Open in Sheffield, both in January.  Follow THIS LINK to register and join the YTE tour for 2016.

Steve Allen, NAYBC Tournament Director.


Dan Harding Takes All Four in
National 'Grand Slam'
On Sunday 7/11/15 Dan Harding won the  Under 12s Irish Junior Open. With this win he is now the current holder of the British, Welsh, Scottish and Irish Opens.  After winning the Welsh and British Dan said his aim was to win the Scottish. He achieved this back in September. With three titles under his belt he then focused on Ireland. Dan was unstoppable as he went in to the last two games of the round robin leading by over 200 pins. he  Bowled a 177.5 average over the weekend to take the gold Medal in Stillorgan.
Dan would like to thank all those that have helped him over the past three years Including his current coach Steve Thornton without whom none of this would have been be possible.  Thornton said  "Dan's achievement's this year  are a reflection of all the practice he has put in on the lanes and his continued understanding of the equipment he uses.  Dan shows amazing potential and this is just the start of many more Tournament wins in the future".

Medals Galore from JIC Sinjoor
(l-r) Dan Harding, Nikkita Truslove, Charlie Upton and Millie Upton
Congratulations to Charlie, Mille, Dan and Nikkita for taking part in the 20th JIC Sinjoor International Youth Tournament, held in Wommelgem, Belgium as part of the 2015 Youth European Trophy.  All four English bowlers came home with medals.  Charlie won gold (U10 boys), Millie also won Gold (U12 girls),  Nikkita bronze (U12 girls) and Dan silver (U12) boys.

Austin Tayor Bowls First Perfect Game

and New Personal Best of 797

Congratulations to Austin Taylor, U16 Triple Crown Masters Champion for 2015 on bowling a perfect 300-game during the Meg Jordache Scratch Trios, at Go Bowling Dunstable on Monday November 9th.  Austin, 14, was bowling his Storm Reign of Power as he also set a new Personal Best series of 797.

Katie Tagg, Dan Harding and Jack Blyth Medal

in 2015 Junior Irish Open
(Back, l-r) Amy Sedgwick, Amy Teal, Robbie Bowden and Cara Pleasance
(Front,l-r) Jack Blyth, Katie Tagg, Daniel Harding and Nikkits Truslove
The 2015 Junior Irish Open took place at Leisureplex Stillorgan, Ireland, on the weekend of the 6th-8th November 2015.  Congratulations to U19 Girls triple-champion Katie Tagg, having won her third consecutive Junior Irish Open tiltle this weekend past, to Dan Harding, U12 Boys Champion and Jack Blyth who took U12 Boys bronze.
Other English youth bowlers that made the trip to Ireland included Michael Dudley who made it through to U24 Rd. 2, Amy Sedgwick and Amy Teal who made it through to U19 Rd. 2, Robbie Bowden and Alex Power who made U16 Rd. 2 and Rd. 1 respectively, Cara Pleasance who reached U16 Rd. 2 and Nikkita Truslove who made it through to U12 Rd. 1. Well done to you all.
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