Tournament success for March Bowls Club

PUBLISHED: 15:11 05 March 2018 | UPDATED: 15:14 05 March 2018

March GER Short Mat Bowls Club

March GER Short Mat Bowls Club


Five members of the March GER Short Mat Bowls Club travelled to Great Yarmouth to participate in the short mat bowls tournament.

The event took place at the Potters resort in Hopton-on-Sea from February 19 and was held over five days.

Sixty-four teams entered the pairs discipline, with Jayne Thorpe and Rob Bonello reaching the semi finals.

There were 42 teams that entered the triples discipline - Jayne Thorpe, Rob

Bonello and Gwen Siggee got through to the semi finals where they drew to play

the other two GER players husband and wife team of Janet and John Goff.

A local player called John Beamish made up the third member.

It was a very close match, after playing seven of the nine ends the score was seven all.

Rob ,Gwen and John scored a further two shots on end eight and another on the last end making the final score being 10-7.

Jayne, Rob and Gwen went through to the final and played a team from


They had a convincing win or 14-3 and were presented with trophies,

medals and a framed picture.

They were pictured with Greg Harlow the 2017 World champion at long mat.

More news stories

Yesterday, 22:13

A fibre glass full size replica of a black and white Fresian cow – thought to be worth around £1,000 and described as a ‘local icon’ – was stolen from a Fenland garden.


Two performers with extraordinary life stories – including one from Littleport – will perform in Chatteris and Ely in May.

Fri, 17:31

A March businessman has spoke of his despair after plans to erect a storage building on land next to his home were refused by council planners – despite support from March Town Council.

Fri, 14:29

A 94-year-old Halifax navigator during World War Two was the guest at the March meeting of the Wisbech Business And Professional Men’s Club.

Most read stories


Show Job Lists


Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter