Players battle it out at March & District Bowls Association Finals Day
- Credit: Archant
March & District Bowling Association held their Finals Day on Saturday at March Conservative Club.
After a brief introduction by Andrew Donnelly, the Conservative Club Bowls section president, the competitions got under way.
While the Ladies Championship went to Lorraine Smith (Murrow) for the third consecutive year, there was a new name on the Men’s Singles Trophy - Bob Hicks (Christchurch).
Both the knock out cups were contested by CMB and Christchurch; Christchurch overcoming CMB in the Rothschild Trophy, while CMB gained their revenge in the Ivan Henson Memorial Trophy.
Following a buffet supervised by Tina Moran, the trophies were presented by the March & District Bowling Association president, Peter Butcher.
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Date Played: September 1
Alex Road(41) 1 Murrow(77) 5; CMB(56) 2 March Town(72) 4; GER(48) 1 Christchurch(62) 5; Gorefield(56) 4 Upwell Park(51) 2; Manea(74) 5 Braza(39) 1; March Town ‘A’(48) 1 Guyhirn(62) 5; Upwell(42) 0 March Cons(64) 6; Wimblington(65) 4 Alex Road ‘A’(50) 2.
Alex Road ‘A’(57) 1 Manea(70) 5; Wimblington(45) 0.5 CMB(68) 5.5; Alexandra Road 0 Upwell Park 6.
Finals Day Results
A.Hailes 18 v B. Hicks 21
A.Halsey 17 v L.Smith 21
K.Beavis, P.Butcher 20 v A.Hailes, N.Parnell 13
J.Buck, J.Goebbels 16 v B.Lesage, L.Chamberlain 13
K.Beavis, J.Clifton 13 v T. Harley, C.Salisbury 21
P. Butcher, D.Smith and K.Beavis 16 v B. Plater, G.Hudson and K.Hunt 13
B. Hollingsworth, D.Stacey, G.Newman and L.Cave 13 v P.Butcher, M.Miller, A.Newbold and L.Miller 29
Knock Out Cup
CMB 93 v Christchurch 58
Ivan Henson Memorial Trophy
CMB 54 v Christchurch 67