BOWLS: County youngsters on fine form

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: BOWLS: County youngsters on fine form BOWLS: County youngsters on fine form

WILTSHIRE U25 men’s side continued their unbeaten start to the 2014 season with another brilliant performance on Bank Holiday Monday.

The youngsters won the Four Counties U25 Bowls Festival Tournament at Keynsham, featuring Gloucestershire, hosts Somerset, Wiltshire and Worcestershire.

Each county supplied three rinks with one from each county playing against each other once.

Wiltshire maintained their positive start to the new campaign winning all of their three games to collect a maximum six points and lift the Four Counties Trophy for the first time with host Somerset in runners-up spot.

Michael Richards’ rink just edged out Nick Revell’s four by one shot for top spot with a nine shots success while Gary Jackson’s four were involved in a tight game throughout but came out on top by two shots to complete a perfect result.

RESULTS

Rink 1: Craig Hatherall (Westlecot), Ben Choules (Highworth), David Murray ((Rodbourne Cheney) & Nick Revell (Amesbury) beat Somerset 26-18.

Rink 2: Worcestershire beat Gloucestershire 27-20.

Rink 3: Mike Titcombe (W’lecot), Luke Jowett (Cricklade), James Richman (High) & Gary Jackson (W’lecot) beat Gloucestershire 22-20.

Rink 4: Somerset beat Worcestershire 20-17.

Rink 5: Adam Bolwell (Holt), Craig Morphet (High), Matt Daniell (Wootton Bassett) & Mike Richards (W’lecot) beat Worcestershire 23-14.

Rink 6: Somerset beat Gloucestershire 31-13.

Final placings: 1 Wiltshire 6pts; 2 Somerset 4pts; 3 Worcestershire 2pts; 4 Gloucestershire 0pts.

THE North Wilts club at Westcroft, Chippenham are hosting an Open Day this Saturday, May 10 from 10am-4pm.

A welcome is ensured no matter what age for those persons who have an interest in playing bowls and want a fun and enjoyable day. Shoes and bowls will be provided.

There will also be a follow-up of four weeks for those who would like to take up the game.

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9:43am Fri 6 Jun 14

BobDunn says...

Turd Gypo joe the toilet mouth fool will be playing with balls rather than celebrating 70 anniversary of D>Day
Raise a glass to the vetrans who made this country what it is today!
Turd Gypo joe the toilet mouth fool will be playing with balls rather than celebrating 70 anniversary of D>Day Raise a glass to the vetrans who made this country what it is today! BobDunn
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10:06am Fri 6 Jun 14

miss huney hips says...

helloooo ev1 got your texts love the new scoff name hun! xx NS lol! mwaaah!
helloooo ev1 got your texts love the new scoff name hun! xx NS lol! mwaaah! miss huney hips
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