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Latest News - Womens

Championship update - 16th August.

Pairs first round commenced at 9:30am where R Brown (AK) narrowly lost out with a 20-21 defeat to Hunts which came as a result of an extra end. Meanwhile K Proctor (BD) made quick work of Wilshire, progressing to round 2 with a 29-14 victory. Their success was short lived as they suffered a devastating 25-8 defeat against Somerset later that afternoon.

A day of rest for Northumberland Women tomorrow as their penultimate championship takes place 1pm on Saturday. Our Junior Pair duo R Cartwright (BD) and M Ross (G) face Cambridgeshire in their first round.

 
Championship update - 15th August.

S Carter (HX) continued in a blaze of glory, defeating Kent 16-10 which meant she faced Leicestershire in the last 16 for her place in the quarter finals. This tie proved to be her closest game yet as she was 2 down going into the last end, sadly it wasn't meant to be as she ultimately lost out 16-13. FANTASIC EFFORT!!
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In the afternoon R Brown (AK) put on a show for the spectators! 5 up with 2 ends to play and the Norfolk skip played an impressive shot to score 3 making it anyone's game going into the last end. Shots were againts when Ray came to play her penultimate bowl, this drew in for an amazing second. Norfolk failed to play the bowl out for the game which meant Ray could surrender her last bowl, therefore only dropping 1 to win the tie 21-20. They'll face Hunts tomorrow morning.
Also in action tomorrow are sisters K Proctor and R Cartwright (BD) as they take on Wiltshire.

 
Latest News - Mens
Northern Counties 2018 Championships Updated

The Northern Counties 2018 Championships took place at Houghton Dairy Lane on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018 and results are shown (under read more).  

 

The above photo: - from L to R (George Batey, Jeff Wilson (Durham) Northern Counties President, John Harthen).

George collecting the Muras Cup and John collecting the Alsop Trophy.

 

A report on the finals can be found here

 

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Bowls England National Finals Underway

The BE National Finals started at the weekend, with the John's Trophy and Middleton Cup. The Middleton Cup final was between Holders Devon and Leicestershire. The game was a dramatic contest and went down to the wire, going to extra ends.

 

County Finals Report

The weekend saw the completion of the county finals; there was terrific success for Gosforth BC throughout and in particular Richard Train won the prestigious 4 Wood Singles and equalled the long standing record of securing the title for the 4th time.

 

Live Scoring - Finals PM

The final session of the County Finals sees the blue ribband events - that is 4 Wood Singles Finals; in addition both the Men's and Women's Triples are being played at the same time. To follow the scores - see Live Scoring.

 

County Finals - Sunday AM Scoring

Sunday's finals sees 5 games in the morning (weather permitting), then a further 4 in the afternoon - with Triples and 4 Wood Singles; in the Men's Singles event Gosforth's Richard Train will be looking to lift the title for the 4th time, but he faces a difficult task and has to overcome Backworth's Roy Goldsmith.

 

Live Scoring - County Finals Saturday

I hope to continue with the Live Scoring feature for all the finals over the weekend. But if you can please come along to the finals itself and support the players. Live Scoring from the first day of the finals - from Alnwick BC. 

 
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