Cap­tain Keith is top of the blocks as teams find per­fect bal­ance

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BEAU­MARIS A and Rhos Park A fea­tured in the per­fect 6-6 draw in the North Wales Coast Bowl­ing League Di­vi­sion A.

Games finished bal­anced at 5-5 and the ag­gre­gates at 160-160 apiece.

Beau­maris’ Gwyn Thomas clawed back from 11-16 down to tri­umph 21-16 – and square the match over­all.

Cap­tain Keith Bai­ley was top block at 21-5 for the An­gle­sey side.

Llan­fair­p­wll thrashed visi­tors Craig-y-Don A 10-2, Geraint Booth at 21-6 and Meilir Ellinson 21-8, but Ban­gor City lost 9-3 at home to lead­ers Llan­r­wst A.

Div B: Benllech 10 (Den­nis Tay­lor 21-1) Mochdre Park A 2. Div C: Holy­head 8 (Dan Ross­ing­ton 21-9) Beau­maris B 4.

Beau­maris beat Conwy A 7-3 in the Welsh Coun­ties’ Bowls League, An­drew Stan­ley 21-2, while Llan­fair­p­wll lost 8-2 at Col­wyn Bay Le­gion, al­though Geraint Booth and Dion Owen im­pressed with 21-8 ef­forts.

Ban­gor City blasted Benllech 9-1 to clam­ber into the joint lead­er­ship – with reign­ing cham­pi­ons Llangefni – in the An­gle­sey/Ban­gor and District League’s Mon­day Di­vi­sion.

David Jones and Hefin Jones both tri­umphed 21-2 for City.

Llangefni whipped Llan­fair­p­wll 8-2, cap­tain Llew Grif­fiths 21-8.

Other re­sults: Academi Llanfair 4 Menai Bridge 6 (Mike Waites 21-2), Cric­ci­eth 4 Beau­maris 6 (Kevin Fal­lowes 21-2), Holy­head 7 (pairs: Bob Cuth­bert­son and Dave Jones 21-6) Caernar­fon 3.

The league’s an­nual pairs’ cham­pi­onship – a com­bined event for the Mon­day and Wed­nes­day Di­vi­sions’ reg­is­tered bowlers – will take place at Caernar­fon this Sun­day from noon, with Han­nah Williams-Jones the or­gan­iser on 07775-325-275.

Llan­fair­p­wll con­tin­ued to ride high as Wed­nes­day Di­vi­sion lead­ers in the An­gle­sey/Ban­gor and District League, af­ter their sixth con­sec­u­tive vic­tory saw them cane Benllech 9-1, John Evans and El­lis Roberts both 21-4. Beau­maris A in­flicted the max­i­mum 10-0 ham­mer­ing on Holy­head, David Jones 21-3.

Cric­ci­eth were the other home winners, tak­ing the spoils over Beau­maris B 8-2.

Gwynedd Cup hope­fuls Ban­gor City take on Blae­nau Ffes­tin­iog in the sec­ond round to­mor­row (Thurs­day).

Other ties: Beau­maris B v Bethesda, Conwy v Llan­r­wst, Cric­ci­eth v Llan­fair­p­wll.

Lo­cal teenager Han­nah Williams-Jones was among the in­di­vid­ual winners when Wales lost to War­wicks and Worcs to open the Drake’s Pride Great Bri­tain Ju­nior County Bowls Cham­pi­onship Premier Di­vi­sion.

Wales’ un­der-18s, whose 24 team mem­bers were drawn en­tirely from north­ern clubs, finished sec­ond best over­all by 372-423 points.

In the home half at Llan­dudno, the hosts ended at 6-6 in games but 182197 in points, whereas away, at King’s Norton, the fig­ures were 4-8 and 190-226.

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