Fours reach final
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Ludlow took the honours in the girls’ race, in 17.02
Team prizes went to Golden Girls and Aston All Stars (11-12), Super Girls and Fast & Fury (910), and HAM (13-14 girls), with medals presented to all finishers and trophies, sponsored by Dee Cycles of Amersham, going to the top three finishers in each race.
PODIUM FINISHERS: Edward Clifford, Christian Grant and Jonny Montero with Mayor of Chesham, Cllr Peter Hudson Supplied GERRARDS Cross Bowls Club four Richard Reid, David Ross, Wayne Richardson and David Simpson have won through to the Bucks final of the English Bowls Association competition.
Their success means they have also qualified for the national finals in Leamington Spa, while Kirk Smith is one step away after reaching the singles semifinals after a 21-13 win over Nathan Harvey, of Chesham.
The triples quarter-finals saw Ross, Smith and Reid through, along with fellow Gerrards Cross triple Tom McGuinness, Michael Gomme and George Reid, but Gomme and George Reid were knocked out by Bletchley in their pairs quarter-final.
The Cross also ran out comfortable winners against West Witney in the National Two Fours and now travel to Bletchley Town B in the last round of the regional division, while Waddesdon were seen off by an 11-shot margin in the Bucks Cup quarter-finals.
The club’s unbeaten run in the Chiltern & Thames league continued with an 8-2 win over Amersham (top rink David Hall, Maureen Merry and Ray Merry), while Fassnidge were beaten 72-56 in a mixed friendly (top rink Shirley Murrell, Ed Poole and Kevin Dwyer).
The ladies lead their group in the Burnham Plate after beating Amersham 30-11 while in the Bucks League, Gerrards Cross Swans beat Richings Park 14-12 to go top of their division, while the Erasures won the last end to tie 15-15 with Broadway, and the Allsorts had a comfortable win at Denham Belles.