Vic­to­ri­ous Chouler­ton takes Lewis Cup ti­tle

Fletcher beaten in the fi­nal at Amer­sham Bowls Club

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - SPORT - By Jill Rawes tms-sport@trin­i­tymir­

ROSE Kirby landed no less than four ti­tles at Chal­font St Giles Bowls Club’s fi­nals day at the week­end.

Kirby beat John Pink in the Jim West two wood be­fore team­ing up with Denise Wil­liams to see off Mau­reen Bur­bridge and Beryl Ral­ley in the Punter Ladies Drawn Pairs.

She also, with the help of Rob Lane, over­came Linda James and Arthur Thomas on the Roff Mixed Pairs be­fore team­ing up with Ral­ley and Hazel Baker to grab a fourth and fi­nal trophy in the Ker­now Ladies Drawn Triples, against James, Sylvia Webb and Carol Crow­ford.

Just be­hind Kirby, with three ti­tles, was Ian McLeod, who beat Thomas in the Saab Men’s Sin­gles and, along with Nick Ni­cholls, tri­umphed over Barry Mills and Rob Kirby in the Welling Men’s Drawn Pairs, and made it a tre­ble with vic­tory in the Souster Mixed Triples with Pearl Howe and Al­lan Rum­ble, against Anne and Roger Dar­bourne and Mick Lane.

Mau­reen Harding beat her hus­band Dave in the Cox Novices fi­nal, while Anne Dar­bourne got the bet­ter of Candi Ivey in the Rosella Ladies Sin­gles and Staff Bur­bridge lifted the Weather­ley Club Sin­gles with vic­tory over Thomas.

Fol­low­ing two fi­nal de­feats, Thomas was fi­nally on the win­ning side in the Coombes Men’s Drawn Sin­gles, beat­ing Ni­cholls, Roger Dar­bourne and Ian Hawes with help from Barry Dyer and Bill Bowler.

In club matches, Kirby and McLeod was again on song and part of the 32-9 top rink with Mau­reen Harding as Crox­ley Guild were beaten 94-82, but Chal­font lost 87-58 to Stoke Po­ges, de­spite a top rink of 21-17 from Jean Jack­man, Colin Richards and Al­lan Rum­ble, while the ladies went down 49-41 to Che­sham, where a top rink from Ral­ley, Jack­man and Janet Kemp was not enough.

the Mid Bucks Cup CHE­SHAM Bowls Club lifted the Mid Bucks Cup after win­ning Sun­day’s fi­nal against Win­grave at As­ton Clin­ton.

Che­sham did it in style, win­ning on all rinks, start­ing with Alan Cohn in the sin­gles (21-18) and Howard Cave and Keith Pa­trick in the pairs (25-12).

There were also wins in the triples for Brian Wright, Roger El­lis­ton and Chris Har­vey (29-13) and the fours for Michael Nash, Peter Hor­ton, Ge­off Den­ham and Mick Sk­erry (23-12).

There was a new ex­pe­ri­ence for Che­sham play­ers this week in the shape of an evening game un­der flood­lights at Fass­nidge, which they lost 96- 87, de­spite a top rink of 24-16 from Tr­ish Par­sons, Harry Den­ham and Trevor Bate­man.

But Che­sham won their other friendly, against Chess­vale, 142-105, com­ing out on top in five rinks out of six, with the best one go­ing to Del­phine Brown, Jeff Tricket, Jenny Ware and Peter Hor­ton 27-13.

TRO­PHIES: Amer­sham Bowls Club mem­bers line up for fi­nals day while (right) Ted Chouler­ton hands the Lewis Cup to Phyl Chouler­ton

Ian McLeod and Rose Kirby won three and four ti­tles re­spec­tively


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