Mon-Menai on the up
MON-MENAI celebrated an all-conquering campaign in the Federation of Bowls Associations’ Championship when they outperformed last-match rivals Preston to clinch the Division 6A title.
The new champions emerged from Sunday’s action with a 21-11 scoreline from their fourth winning match, with detailed statistics of dominance by 13-11 games and 418-360 points.
At Bethesda, MonMenai’s returns were 8-4 games and 213-158 points, John Roberts top block with 21-8.
Away at Leyland’s Fox Lane club, the locals trailed 5-7 in games but edged ahead by 205-202 points, thanks mainly to Geraint Booth and John Evans, both on 21-8, and Barry Harris 21-9.
As Division 6A champions, Mon-Menai have gained promotion to Division 5 next season.
They will now compete in the Champion of Champions’ showdown at Halifax on Sunday, September 23, among the eight group winners.