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Avalon Inaugural Cup Open Mixed Pairs

April 2018 - Almeria (ALBC), Indalo, Mojacar, Zurgena and Cabrera Bowling Clubs


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Report by Vic Parsons, photo editing  by Amber Dineen & John Carr. 

The Almeria Lawn Bowling Club Open Mixed Pairs, kindly sponsored by Avalon Funeral Plans, Inaugural Cup, took place on 2nd and 3rd of April during wonderful hot sunny weather. The entries were reasonable with a total of twenty pairs made up of players from Almeria (ALBC), Indalo, Mojacar, Zurgena and Cabrera Bowling Clubs.

The competition schedule was planned for four drawn groups of five teams, A, B, C and D. At the end of the second day the winners of A and B, C and D would play each other in Semi-Finals. The respective winners would then play in Final and the runners up in the third and fourth play-off. Points were awarded for win, draw and ends won. The winner would be the team with most points.

In the final, winners were from D group, Austin Crilly and Maureen Sherriff. They played from B group, Bryan and Rachel Thompson group, both teams from ALBC. The score 8-3.

The third and fourth play-off were between winners from A5 group, Tony Lear, Carole Hollett (ALBC) against Keith Porter and Jean Larwood from Zurgena Bowing Club. The score 9-2

On completion, the captain Reg Birmingham thanked all competitors for taking part and the supporters. Tony Lear for running the competition and the valuable help of Roy Ritson with his computer scoring program, assisted by Colin Wright. Bryan Hughes and John Fitzgerald for green management and John Fitzgerald for taking the photographs. Finally, Julie Durrant from Avalon funeral Plans for sponsoring the competition. Julie then presented the Trophy and prizes to the finalists.

Winners with Sponsor.

Photo L to R: Austin Crilly, Sponsor & Maureen Sherriff.

Finalists with Sponsor.

Photo L to R: Bryan Thompson, Sponsor and Rachel Thompson.

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