Royal Wootton Bassett completed the double at the Bowls Wiltshire finals today when they added the Four Rink League Trophy to the Tourist Trophy they had won earlier in the day. The Four Rink match was a very tight affair. Royal Wootton Bassett had won on two rinks and Holt had won on one and were winning on the last rink still playing. Going into the last end Holt were one up on aggregate but the Royal Wootton Bassett rink skipped by Mel Biggs managed to pick up the two shots they needed to secure a 76 – 75 aggregate score and the Four Rink Title.
Box beat Purton 3 – 1 to win the BWL Top Ten Final at Devizes this afternoon as part of the Bowls Wiltshire Final, their only defeat was in the Singles discipline.
Di Kerly, Jenny McShane and Margaret Annetts of Salisbury today won a close Benevolent Triples Final when they beat June Webb, Sue Stratford & Daphne Collier of Stratton Churchway 16 – 15. Earlier in the day the Salisbury Triple beat North Wilts 17 – 10 in the semi finals whilst Stratton Churchway had beaten a Triple from Amesbury.
Gary Jackson of Westlecot beat Colin Little of Devizes 21 – 12 in the BW Greenkeepers Competition played at the BW Finals weekend at Devizes BC this morning.
Royal Wootton Basset today won the BWM Tourist Trophy when they beat Swindon Town Gardens. Mel Biggs led his Rink to a 27 – 18 victory whilst Gary Morphet’s Rink won 25 – 19.
Dave Alford, Mike Hudd & John Crowder of Avon this morning won the BWM Over 60 Triples when they defeated Howard Davis, Dave Betteridge & Don Gray of Holt 28-11.
Pewsey Vale Officers of Keith Bew, Trish Jarrett & Vince Kimber today retained the BW Officers Triples when they beat Gill Chandler, Dave Rees & Sandra Bartlett from Winsley 24 – 7.
Alex Jacobs of Box won the Bowls Wiltshire Ladies Champion of Champions Trophy when she beat Irene Button of Chippenham Town 21 – 11 at the Bowls Wiltshire Finals held at Devizes BC this afternoon.
Having defeat Chris Payne of Garrards in the BW Men’s Unbadged singles semi final 21 – 15 Mike Titcombe of Westlecot beat Tom Pittuck of Swindon Town Gardens 21 – 12 in this afternoon final. Tom Pittuck had earlier defeated Dave Murray of Rodbourne Cheney 21 – 12 in the second semi final.