Welwyn Garden City bowlers win Bob Vise Trophy

WELWYN Garden City Bowls Club lifted the Bob Vise Trophy after defeating Townsend 81-77 on August Bank Holiday Monday. The St Albans and District competition saw WGC edge the encounter. It was a close match but the eventual winners were always slightly i

WELWYN Garden City Bowls Club lifted the Bob Vise Trophy after defeating Townsend 81-77 on August Bank Holiday Monday.

The St Albans and District competition saw WGC edge the encounter.

It was a close match but the eventual winners were always slightly in front.

The match finished two rinks each, but WGC won overall by four shots.


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It is the first time WGC have won the competition.

Tom Stevenson lost 21-18 in the singles and in the pairs Mick Stephen and Ian Stone played well and won 24-19.

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Triple Alan Cox, Reg Collins and Neil Sharp lost 21-15.

But Alan Evans, Allan Budge, Tony Parkhouse and Gordon Avery ran out 24-16 winners in the fours to secure the victory.

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