Victorious Choulerton takes Lewis Cup title
Fletcher beaten in the final at Amersham Bowls Club
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