SURREY STARS RETAIN JOHNS TROPHY
Surrey have retained the Johns Trophy after defeating Wiltshire in a repeat of the final from 12 months ago.
Surrey reached the final after securing victory over the 2016 champions Lincolnshire in this morning’s semi-final, with Wiltshire defeating Essex by just three shots.
Wiltshire were targeting their first success in the competition since 1995, with Surrey aiming for their fourth triumph in six years.
Surrey beat Lincolnshire 122-105
Rink Scores (Surrey skips first): P Bourne lost to A Dunham 10-21; S Maylin drew with L Mountain 15-15; D Seward lost to A Gowshall 21-24; P Garden beat O Wells 30-13; D Souter beat R Markham 32-8; M Smith lost to P Strong 14-24
Wiltshire beat Essex 117-114
Rink Scores (Wiltshire skips first): A Fail lost to J Polley 12-26; S Griffiths lost to C Moss 19-28; S Bird beat S Madgewick 25-15; L Young beat E Score 23-16; A Jacobs beat A Smart 20-12; M Hartley beat B Bowyer 18-17
Surrey beat Wiltshire 142-91
Rink Scores (Surrey skips first): S Maylin beat S Griffiths 15-14; D Seward beat S Bird 24-18; P Garden beat L Young 18-16; D Souter beat A Jacobs 32-18; M Smith beat M Hartley 21-12; P Bourne beat A Fail 32-13.
Report courtesy of Bowls England
The BW John’s Squad with the Runners up Cup.