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There are many methods of ranking players. The method used depends on the league (in Bowrap it depends on the scoring scheme in use). Some of these methods are not true averages.

The two most common methods are:

True average = Total points scoredTotal points conceded
Games played
 
Aggregate = Total points scoredTotal points conceded

Leagues using true average are:

  • Airedale / Wharfedale
  • Airedale / Wharfedale veterans
  • Alderley
  • Altrincham & South Manchester
  • Altrincham LV
  • Barkston Ash
  • Blackburn & District
  • Bury Metro
  • Cannock
  • Cheadle & Gatley
  • Crossgates
  • Darwen & District
  • Deeside Veterans
  • Dudley BS
  • Fazackerley Furnishings vets
  • Formby & District
  • Heart of England
  • Isle of Man
  • Leeds & District
  • Leigh mid-week
  • Leigh parks
  • Lichfield & District
  • Lichfield 50+
  • Macclesfield & District
  • Manchester Indoor
  • MEN Premier
  • Newton Pensioners
  • North Derbyshire
  • Northfield & District
  • Ormskirk & District
  • St Helens Evening
  • St Helens Churches
  • St Helens Pensioners
  • Southport & District Ladies
  • Stockport & District Veterans
  • Stockport Metro Indoor
  • Stockport Parks
  • Wallasey Mens

Leagues using aggregate are:

  • Dudley & District
  • Knutsford
  • Norley
  • Ramsbottom & District
  • Shropshire Premier
  • Smethwick & District
  • Warwick & Worcester

Other leagues have their own methods:

Bebbington
Ranking = Points scored in best 6 games
Bolton & District
Players are ranked on points, calculated as (Home games won × 2) + (Away games won × 3). If tied on this measure, the ‘average’ is taken into account, here defined as points scored / points conceded.
Bolton Municipal
Chester & District
Chester Veterans
Players ranked by games won, but true average also shown
Bolton Mills
Bolton Parks Veterans
Maltby & District
Average = Total points scored / Total points conceded
Congleton
Ranking = Total points scored
Coventry & District
Players are ranked on points, calculated as (Home games won × 2) + (Away games won × 3). If tied on this measure, net aggregate chalks are taken into account (with walkovers credited as 21-11 wins at home and 21-16 away).
Formby & District
Southport & District
Player aggregate= Games won+Points scored
Games playedPoints conceded
Furness
Ulverston
Players ranked by games won (including walkovers), then by aggregate. Players can have points won and conceded in another team brought forward for inclusion in this calculation.
Furness Ladies Evening
Mid-Shropshire
Players ranked by games won, then by aggregate
Malpas
Players ranked by games won, then by aggregate
Matlock Doubles 15
Matlock Doubles 21
Matlock Singles 15
Matlock Singles 21
Mid-Cheshire Ladies
Sale & District
Average = Total points scored / Games played
Mid-Cheshire
Uses aggregate, but compensation included for walkovers
North Derbyshire Ladies
Uses true average, with walkovers credited as 21-11 wins
Stockport & District
A true average is calculated, then games played are added, up to a maximum of two less than the number of games in the season
Warrington & N Cheshire
Players ranked by games won (including walkovers), but true average also shown

Various leagues and bowling clubs use a system of awarding points to players based on their scores in individual matches, as follows:

Score Black
Horse
Clough
Hall
Deers
Leap
Kearsley
Park
Knyp-
ersley
RSJC Rothay Selly
Park
Turton
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA
0-21 -1 -1
1-21 -1 -1
2-21 -1 -1
3-21 -1 -1
4-21 1 -1 -1
5-21 11 11 -1 -1
6-21 11 11 -1 -1
7-21 11 11 -1 -1
8-21 11 12 -1 -1
9-21 11 12 -1 -1
10-21 22 1 22 -1
11-21 22 1 22 -1
12-21 22 1 23 -1
13-21 22 1 23 -1
14-21 22 1 23 -1
15-21 33 1 33 1
16-21 1 33 1 34 1
17-21 2 33 1 34 1 2
18-21 3 33 1 1 34 1 2
19-21 4 33 2 1 34 1 3
20-21 5 46 12 1 45 1 3
21-20 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-19 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-18 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-17 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-16 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-15 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-14 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-13 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-12 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-11 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-10 36 67 23 23 68 23 23 24 23
21-9 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-8 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-7 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-6 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-5 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-4 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-3 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-2 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-1 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
21-0 36 67 23 23 68 34 23 35 23
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