Bishopthorpe Bowling Club
Two-Wood Pairs Competition (Held on Saturday 24 June):
This is a Club competition, open to ladies and gentlemen, in which the pairings are drawn on a completely random basis. There is a Group Stage of limited-end matches, from which winners and runners-up go through to the semi-finals. All matches are played during the course of a single afternoon.
The matches were held on a lovely afternoon and enjoyed by all members present. A delicious buffet tea was served between the group stage and semi-finals. Trophies were presented to the winners and runners-up.
The winners were: Kate Radley & Gerry Tredgett.
Runners-up: David Hagyard & Gerry O'Keefe.
Two-Wood Open Competition (Held on Sunday 9 July)
This is a Club knock-out competition, open to ladies and gentlemen. First round losers are entered into a Consolation Competition. The limited-end matches are all played during the course of a single afternoon. The matches were held on a lovely sunny afternoon followed by a delicious traditional strawberry tea. A trophy was presented to the winner.
The winner was Franco Napoletano, who beat Pauline Smith after a tie breaker end, in a repeat of last year's final.
The Consolation Competition was won by Gerry Tredgett narrowly beating Stewart Darley.