Buck­land shines as Llan­fair­p­wll re­tain Fes­ti­val Cup over Beau­maris

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BAN­GOR CITY ex­pe­ri­enced an away vic­tory and a home de­feat from their 24 hours’ dou­ble dose of ac­tion in the North Wales Coast Bowls League’s Di­vi­sion A.

They won 9-3 at Llan­fair­p­wll last Fri­day (Gary Buck­land 21-8), but lost 8-4 at home to Rhos Park ‘A’ the fol­low­ing day (John Short 21-7).

Beau­maris ‘A’ tri­umphed 8-4 at Llan­fair­p­wll last Satur­day, Allen Parry 21-9 for the visi­tors.

Di­vi­sion B: Bethesda 3 (John Roberts 21-9) Fron Park 9.

Di­vi­sion C: Beau­maris ‘B’ 11 (Brian Be­g­ley 21-8) Llysfaen 1.

Beau­maris notched their first win on the road in the Welsh Coun­ties’ League, record­ing a 7-3 vic­tory at bot­tom side Coed Talon.

Llan­fair­p­wll fin­ished on the wrong end of a 7-3 score­line at lead­ers Cun­liffes.

Five sin­gle-fig­ure solo suc­cesses fea­tured as top team Ban­gor City added an­other win in the An­gle­sey/Ban­gor and Dis­trict League’s Monday Di­vi­sion.

The re­sult was 7-3 against Caernar­fon, the hosts’ best ef­fort from David P Wil­liams (21-3).

Chas­ing Beau­maris trimmed the gap to four points be­hind Ban­gor by achiev­ing the max­i­mum 10-0 re­turn against Me­nai Bridge, Geraint Owen and Derek Stan­ley both win­ning 21-5.

Llangefni out­per­formed Academi Llan­fair 9-1, cap­tain Llew Grif­fiths and Der­went Tay­lor both 21-4.

Cric­ci­eth also posted a 9-1 re­sult over Holy­head, while Benllech were sur­prise 7-3 win­ners at Llan­fair­p­wll.

The Tony Hughes Cup – for teams elim­i­nated from the first round of the Monday Di­vi­sion’s Eric Whit­worth Cup – has reached its fi­nal stage and Holy­head and Llan­fair­p­wll will do bat­tle this Fri­day at Ban­gor City’s green.

Llan­fair­p­wll have re­tained the Fes­ti­val Cup, within the An­gle­sey/Ban­gor and Dis­trict League’s Wed­nes­day Di­vi­sion, for a sec­ond sea­son by beat­ing off Beau­maris ‘A’ team’s chal­lenge by a score of 152-125 points in the fi­nal.

Both fi­nal­ists fea­tured a 21-8 solo per­former, Llan­fair­p­wll’s Gw­erydd Buck­land and Beau­maris’s Barry Har­ris.

Benllech lost their Gwynedd Se­niors’ League Di­vi­sion A clash at Conwy 5-4, de­spite hav­ing been 4-3 bet­ter off in the games. The ag­gre­gates went against the Seasiders by 128-116.

Beau­maris ‘A’ edged up to sec­ond af­ter an 8-1 spree against Di­nas Cric­ci­eth.

Di­vi­sion A other re­sults: Craig-y-Don ‘A’ 9 Beau­maris ‘B’ 0, Llan­dudno ‘A’ 8 Llan­fair­p­wll ‘A’ 1, Llan­r­wst 8 Llan­dudno ‘B’ 1.

Di­vi­sion B: Bethesda 7 Dwygy­fylchi ‘B’ 2, Caernar­fon 8 Craig-y-Don ‘B’ 1, Llan­fair­fechan ‘A’ 2 Craig-yDon ‘C’ 7, Peibio 8 Porthaethw­y 1.

Holy­head’s Dan Ross­ing­ton won his own club’s an­nual open sin­gles’ com­pe­ti­tion for the Jack Car­less Cup, dom­i­nat­ing Dave Jones (Ban­gor City) 21-10 in the fi­nal. Semi-fi­nals: Ross­ing­ton bt Hugh Roberts (Holy­head) 21-14; Jones bt Jamie Ross­ing­ton (Holy­head) 21-7.

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