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Highworth Four in Semi Final

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Teams from Wiltshire, Northamptonshire, and Oxfordshire are through to the semi-finals of the Bowls England Women’s National Fours Championship, sponsored by Dorset Bowls Resort, at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.

The first semi-final will feature Maggie Jordan, Joyce Evans, Joanna Richman and Linda Kingston (Highworth BC, Wiltshire) against Maggie Edwards, Jasmin Spear, Yvonne McKee and Brenda Bishop (Kingsthorpe BC, Northamptonshire).

In the second semi-final, Myra Lewis, Donna Knight, Gail Gilkes and Katherine Hawes (Oxford City & County, Oxfordshire) await the winners of the delayed quarter-final tie between rinks skipped by Karen Rushton (Harefield Hospital BC, Middlesex) and Stef Branfield (Clevedon BC, Somerset).

Results:

3rd Round:
Swanmore BC, Hampshire (V Mansell) bt Bath BC, Somerset (J Walmsley) 23-12;
Highworth BC, Wiltshire (L Kingston) bt Sawtry BC, Huntingdonshire (K Leader) 22-4;
Cleethorpes BC, Lincolnshire (A Gowshall) bt Broadway BC, Worcestershire (A Stanton) 19-9;
Kingsthorpe BC, Northamptonshire (B Bishop) bt Purley Bury BC, Surrey (P Bourne) 25-9;
Harefield Hospital BC, Middlesex (K Rushton) bt Kingsthorpe BC, Northamptonshire (S Tansley) 28-8;
Clevedon BC, Somerset (S Branfield) bt Topsham BC, Devon (J Dawson) 28-9;
Parkway BC, Huntingdonshire (P Reynolds) bt Bletchley Town BC, Buckinghamshire (R Drage) 26-11;
Oxford City & County BC, Oxfordshire (K Hawes) bt Consett Park BC, Durham (G Jones) 20-9;

Quarter-Finals:
Highworth BC, Wiltshire (L Kingston) bt Swanmore BC, Hampshire (V Mansell) 20-17;
Kingsthorpe BC, Northamptonshire (B Bishop) bt Cleethorpes BC, Lincolnshire (A Gowshall) 20-19;
Clevedon BC, Somerset (S Branfield) bt Harefield Hospital BC, Middlesex (K Rushton) – LATE RESULT;
Oxford City & County BC, Oxfordshire (K Hawes) bt Parkway BC, Huntingdonshire (P Reynolds) 19-18;