Sib­lings’ top hon­ours

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BROTHER and sis­ter com­bi­na­tion Nathan and Court­ney Har­vey (pic­tured) won the men’s and ladies sin­gles cham­pi­onships for the sec­ond time each at the Che­sham Bowls Club’s fi­nal day.

To make it even more of a fam­ily af­fair, Nathan (16) beat fa­ther Chris in the men’s fi­nal, while Court­ney (15) won a thrilling match against Sue Spring­well, which went down to the last bowl 21-20.

Mother Donna Har­vey also got in on the act by win­ning the two wood sin­gles and Shack­man Cup, beat­ing He­len Fillery 17-12 and Mike Richards 21-20 re­spec­tively, but her hus­band also lost the Hand­i­cap Cup 21-17 to Richard Free.

Court­ney also added the Neems Sil­ver Fern Cup, in which she beat Peter Squire 21-14, and the Sparks Cup, in which she teamed up with Chris Smethurst to see off Fay Holmes and Fay Green 28-17, to her haul.

Keith Pa­trick went home with three tro­phies, win­ning the men’s triples 20-13 with Howard Cave and Ray Keen against Mick Sk­erry, Peter Hor­ton and David Coles; the men’s pairs 21-13 with Coles against Mike Bai­ley and John Hol­land; and the Town Cup 25-19 with Cave against He­len Fillery and Chris Fillery.

The Fillerys did land some sil­ver­ware, how­ever, Chris beat­ing Coles 18-10 in the men’s two wood and He­len over­com­ing Su­san Sk­erry 21-13 in the ladies hand­i­cap sin­gles, although she was on the los­ing side again in the ladies triples when she, Delphine Brown and Dot Burgi went down 26-6 to Brenda Water­man, Jean McNab and Char­lene Turpie.

Turpie, how­ever, beat Colin Par­son 3-0 to win the John Coles Cup, while Bur­gin won the mixed pairs with Alan Cohn 20-18 against David Hobbs and Spring­well, and the lat­ter was fi­nally on the win­ning side in the Cyril Perkins Cup, where she eased past June Hol­land 21-9.

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