DERBYSHIRE ENGLISH BOWLING FEDERATION
The Tear Drop Trophy match is a competition between the Derbyshire Ladies E.W.B.F.
and the Derbyshire Men E.B.F.
The winners being awarded the beautiful tear Drop Trophy (and the glory)
It was first played for in 1995 when Pat Oliver of Derbyshire E.W.B.F. Challenged
the Derbyshire Mens President Geoff. Buxton to a preseason match .
Pat told Geoff to bring his tissues as he would be crying after his defeat.
Hence the Trophy was called The Tear Drop.
The Trophy hasn't been played for the last couple of years.
This year it is being played for again on Sunday August 3rd at Derby West End B.C.as
a charity match..It has been arranged by Lesley Hinds and Garry Owen.
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