Chess­vale crowned league cham­pi­ons

BOWLS

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CHESS­VALE Bowls Club have been crowned Three Coun­ties League cham­pi­ons.

They won the fi­nal against Rosedale seven points to five to give the side the trophy.

Chess­vale went be­hind early on in the five rink contest but pulled back to win on three rinks and draw on one.

Rosedale won one rink and also picked up two points for the most points scored, but it was Chess­vale who emerged vic­to­ri­ous.

Else­where, Alan Cohn de­feated Sue Springell by one shot to win The Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons Trophy at Che­sham Bowl­ing Club.

Cohn tri­umphed 21-20 as the match, which is played be­tween the club’s men’s and women’s cham­pi­ons, went down to the fi­nal end.

Che­sham de­feated Hemel Hemp­stead 111-98 in their fi­nal friendly of the sea­son with the top rink con­sist­ing of Del­phine Brown, Harry Den­ham, Mar­garet Den­ham and Trevor Bate­man, who won 21-9.

In the an­nual cap­tains ver­sus pres­i­dent match, which is con­tested by 66 play­ers over nine rinks, the for­mer came through 201-157.

Club cap­tains Chris Fillery and Mar­garet Den­ham re­ported on a suc­cess­ful sea­son for the club and awarded Howard Cave and Tr­ish Par­sons as their bowlers of the year.

Mean­while, Gill Hen­der­son was named as the most im­proved ladies bowler and the club also raised £2,904 for their char­ity this year, Stop the Clots,

And Rich­ings Park won 109-73 in their friendly at Ash­ford with Liz Dun­ham, Colin Caw­ley and Ron Parks, who formed the high­est win­ning rink 23-9. The match had been sched­uled to be a home fix­ture but had to be moved be­cause the club’s new green had closed early.

CHAMPS: (Above) Chess­vale Bowls Club won the Three Coun­ties league and (right) Chess­vale’s cap­tain Peter West with the trophy

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