John, Sheila and Rosemary are crowned champions at March Poppy Appeals Triple competition

Winners Rosemary Richardson, John Page and Sheila Page.

Winners Rosemary Richardson, John Page and Sheila Page. - Credit: Archant

Almost 80 of the region’s finest bowlers congregated in March last weekend for the Poppy Appeal Triples competition.

On an afternoon of enthralling action, Sheila Page, Rosemary Richardson and John Page came out on top with a score of eight points and +32, with Daphne Fane, Dennis Miller and Derek Adams finishing close behind with eight points and +31 shots.

Rob Bonello, Gwen Siggee and Jayne Thorpe came third with eight points and +26.

As well as showcasing their skill on the rinks, the 78 players taking part also raised £408 for the British Legion.


D Butcher, J Fox, R Fox - 4 (-8); S Graham-Cameron, T Hart, J Peters - 4 (0); D Baker, M Hastings, B Cousins - 8 (+19); D Deller, S Deller, P Martell - 0 (-39); J Paddy, P Fayers, N Martin - 4 (+1); S Smith, G Smith, C Roberts - 4 (+5); R Paddy, M Paddy, S Brinkley - 4 (-1); M Taylor, L Fyson, M Fyson - 2 (-11); L Crowe, J Jarvis, M Boswell - 8 (+22); J Goff, M Mee, J Goff - 4 (+19); M Newton, V Hempsell, J Russell - 6 (+21); L White, R Cooper, T Croucher - 2 (-28); H Dale, M Nobbs, S Selby - 3 (-11); B Newton, G Russell, P Bretagne - 2 (-13); D Fincham, G Lunn, R Fincham - 4 (+23); M Rea, S Smith, L Mitchell - 2 (-15); M Bell, J Spriggs, D Warriner - 2 (+6); M Thrush, A Bynam, D Hill - 0 (-20); L Rogers, V Ware, E Perfitt - 2 (-13); M Fox, B Fox, G Ward - 4 (+17); J Charter, P Claridge, J Mortlock - 7 (+2); D Claridge, D Mortlock, E Ruggles - 6 (-9); R Mayhew, A Barnett, I Ruggles - 0 (-69).

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