CITY IN POLE POSITION FOR LOCAL TEAMS
BANGOR City are assured of fourth place – the best of the locals – in the North Wales Coast Bowling League’s Division A final placings, after their latest impressive triumph.
City blasted secondfrom-bottom Craig-y-Don A 10-2, John Short top block at 21-4 and Ryan Short 21-9.
Beaumaris A snatched a thrilling 7-5 victory over division leaders Llanrwst A.
In the Castle green showdown, the games were split 5-5 and Keith Bailey’s hosts earned the bonus because of the aggregates of 167-157, Allan Caughter best at 21-3.
Llanfairpwll also enjoyed a boost in a 9-3 win over Blaenau Ffestiniog, Meilir Ellinson posting 21-5.
Division B: Benllech 3 St Asaph A 9; Bethesda 4 (Callum Sorfleet 21-9) Caernarfon 8.
Division C: Holyhead 6 (Ian Black 21-8) Eirias Park 6, games 4-6, points 173-171; Sunny Rhyl 8 Beaumaris B 4 (Mike Ormond 21-7).
Llanfairpwll’s ongoing concerns about relegation danger in the Welsh Counties’ League, as the next-to-bottom strugglers in recent weeks, were compounded by a 9-1 derby drubbing at Beaumaris, Keith Bailey 21-5 and Dave Jones 21-7.
Bangor City are the new Monday Division champions in the Anglesey/Bangor and District League, an 8-2 final match flourish over main rivals Beaumaris clinching the title.
City featured Gwerydd Buckland on 21-9 as their best performer.
Other results: Academi Llanfair 3 Benllech 7, Criccieth 9 Llanfairpwll 1, Holyhead 9 Menai Bridge 1, Llangefni 6 Caernarfon 4.
Final placings: Bangor City 137 points, Beaumaris 125, Llangefni 124, Criccieth 102, Llanfairpwll 100, Holyhead 87, Caernarfon 81, Benllech 73, Menai Bridge 43, Academi Llanfair 28.
Llanfairpwll added to their two cup conquests in recent weeks by clinching the Wednesday Division title in the Anglesey/ Bangor and District League with an 8-2 result over Holyhead. Gwerydd Buckland featured at 21-3 and John Griffiths 21-6, although Holyhead’s Clwyd Jones posted 21-7 and Dan Rossington 21-9. Secondplaced Beaumaris A hammered Benllech 10-0, with Tim Williams on 21-3.