A dream End to the campaign for Potten

Fancy dress at Kitcheners
Fancy dress at Kitcheners

Bowls round-up

POTTEN End have been crowned Dacorum Shield champions.

With the result going down to the wire, Kings Langley beat Berkhamsted 3 - 2 in the final match of the competition to hand victory to End.

Kings went into the game with an outside chance of taking the championship, and ran out 74-62 winners. That was, though, not enough to for them take the title.

Kings took runners-up spot in the shield, with Kitcheners finishing in third place.

Meanwhile, Kings also ran out winners in a friendly with Berko, and Roger Biggs was triumphant in Langley’s closing spoon drive.

Elsewhere, Potten End’s club champions have been crowned. The winners were: men’s singles, Dave Gomm; ladies’ singles, Edie Coxhill; men’s over 65, Roy Surrey; ladies’ over 60, Glad Pearce; men’s novice, Keith Martindale; ladies’ novice Karen Baxter; men’s two-wood, Trefor Jenkins; ladies’ two-wood, Glad Pearce; men’s clubman singles, Keith Martindale; ladies’ clubman singles, Carol Durrant; seven up, Graham Floyd; men’s triples, John Lowe, Dave Burfot and Brian Cowland; ladies’ triples, Karen Baxter, Sheila Howling and Glad Pearce; mixed pairs, Dave Burfot and Sandra Gomm; Australian pairs, Alan Howling and Carol Durrant; men’s pairs, Roy Moore and Trefor Jenkins; ladies’ pairs, Barbara Driver and Paula Gillings; aggregate triples league, Alan Howling, Sheila Howling and Phil Bunting.

And Hemel also held their finals day. The winners were: open non-winners singles, Wally Ratley; ladies’ fixed jack, Norma Brown; men’s fixed jack, Mick Walsh; ladies’ three-wood singles, Anne Lamb; ladies’ handicap singles, Shiela Ratley; men’s handicap singles, Don Connors; open Australian pairs, Lewis Smith and Ken Lowe; mixed pairs, Betty West and Gary Eagles; ladies’ championship pairs, Norma Brown and Betty West; men’s championship pairs, Roy Payne and Ron Row; open singles, Roy Payne; ladies’ championship singles, Norma Brown; men’s championship singles, Brian Smith; ladies’ evening league, Mary Lewis, Mary Kinzelmann, Diane Pinnock, Shiela Deane and Doris Carrington.

It was fun and games at Kitcheners’ Lady Captain’s Trophy day – with members playing in fancy dress.

The tournament was won by the lady captain Enid Rance, Steve Halsey and 11-year-old Megan Grasshan.

Kitcheners also beat Beech Hill Luton 88-63, with Tony Scattergood, Brian Rumph, Debbie Whiting and Chris Ivin taking highest rink.