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ERDINGTON COURT AND SHERWOOD PARK IMPRESS AT BIRMINGHAM FINALS

Posted by Ray Woods/Les Barrett on September 17, 2018 at 2:15 PM

The finals of the prestigious Birmingham Bowling Association held at Kings Heath, saw Erdington Court and Sherwood Park in Hall Green make their presence felt.

 

The week end began well for the Court when they lifted the renowned Walker Trophy - held each year in memory of Bill Walker of Sherwood Park.It was a close call however, with the Court beating Sherwood Park by only 4 points 83:79. The Court squad included newcomer Bill Ensor from Aston.

 

Court's shining star Mark Ireland from Hodge Hill did not disappoint, winning both the 4 wood and 2 wood singles - both against top player Malcolm Evans from Sherwood Park - 16:21 in a tight 4 wood game and 17:5 in the 2 wood.

 

In the Triples (W J Morgan Trophy), it was Court against Court - with the team of Allen Onion and Rob Robinson both from Sutton Coldfield and Mark Ireland beating Antony Gould and John Pritchard from Sutton Coldfield and Phil Bond from Hurley, Warks 4:23.

 

In the Fours (Innes Fours Trophy), Allen Onion, Rob Robinson, Phil Bond and Mark Ireland triumphed again, beating the Sherwood Park team of Rob Corp, Alex Lewis, Hugh Dunachie and Malcolm Evans 24:18.

 

In other results, Malcolm Evans and Alex Lewis of Sherwood Park got their revenge on Erdington Court in the pairs (Eli Fletcher Cup), beating Antony Gould and Phil Bond 21:9. Malcolm Evans continued his winning streak, with partner Gill Maund beating the Kings Heath's Ian Brown and Janet Tranter 23:14 in the mixed pairs. Paul Jones of Solihull Municipal won the Champion of Champions, beating Ken Nichols of West Midlands Police 21:7.

 

 

Erdington Court pics:

 

Winning Walker Trophy team led by Rob Robinson of Sutton Coldfield presented with trophy by BBA President Ian Brown of Kings Heath

 

Mark Ireland from Hodge Hill winner - of both the 2 wood and 4 wood singles with BBA President Ian Brown of Kings Heath.


Categories: Bowls Birmingham, Bowls Sutton Coldfield, Bowls

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