Katy & Lucy win Ladies National Championship Pairs

Katy and Lucy Smith from Westlecot BC today won the Bowls England Ladies National Pairs at the finals being held at Royal Leamington Spa.

Following two days of highly competitive bowls it came down to the last end of the Final against Shamista Patel and Margaret Smith of Surrey for Katy and Lucy to take the title.

Going into the final end they were three shots down, Katy put her three bowls close to the jack but they were only holding one shot as their opposition held the second.

Both Lucy and her opposite skip had played their first bowl with no change to the head before Lucy change to the tricky back hand to play a magnificent shot to take the second shot out to hold four shots and potentially the match.

It was then hold your breath time as the Surrey skip played her last bowl which narrowly missed the head and the place erupted as the girls became National Champions. Joining them on the green for the presentation was BW Ladies President Babs Salter.

Katy and Lucy now hold both the Indoor and Outdoors National Pairs titles.

Bowls Wiltshire congratulate Katy and Lucy on their outstanding achievement.