Buckinghamshire Short Mat Bowling Association
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National Championships -
The allocation of Buckinghamshire teams to be entered in the
National Championships is as follows:
Singles: 2 -
Congratulations to all those who have qualified for these places.
For full details of the qualifiers click here: QUALIFIERS
On Sunday 17th March, Bucks travelled to Daventry to meet West Midlands in the ICC Finals.
West Midlands took an early lead, winning both the Singles and Pairs in the first session of the day.
The triple of Brenda Gander, Ian Forbes and David Gander quickly put a stop to this, by winning their game 22 -
The score at the half way stage was 10 pts -
Both teams opted to play straight through, but several West Midlands players decided it was time for beer and chips, but after a short delay for de-
Paul Knight won his singles game 19 -
Brenda, Ian and David sneaked a win in their second game 13 -
Rosie, Geoff, John and Chris stormed home with another excellent win, 18 -
Alas, West Midlands took the other two games, with the bonus points being shared in the triples.
The final score was 200 shots and 23 pts to West Midlands, 184 shots and 17 points to Bucks. We made them work for their trophy. They were very complimentary and thanked us for a great game.
All the players were presented with commemorative trophies as a reminder of a great team effort throughout the season to get us to the finals. Well done to every member of the County squad. You all played your part.
For all the scores, click here: RESULTS
Representing Bucks in the Singles are
Paul Knight and Irene Roberts
Representing Bucks in the Pairs are
Val and Brian Latham
Brenda and David Gander
Ian Forbes and Malcolm Warwick
Representing Bucks in the Triples are
Sharon Drake, Barry Somers and Malcolm Tingle
Malcolm Warwick, Ian Forbes and Arnie Jaffe
In the Fours are
Val & Brian Latham, Irene Roberts, Kevin Dwyer
Winners of their group and went through to the KO rounds
Well done !!
Inter County Championships
Buckinghamshire are runners up in the 2019 Inter County Competition
They came a creditable second to eventual winners West Midlands
Well done Bucks