TARRING PRIORY Club Finals 2022

Sat 10th and Sunday 11th September 2022

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The green was the 'greenest' it has been for many a year thanks to the automated watering system installed in 2022

Following the sad news of the passing of Elizabeth II - our finals marked the occasion with a period of silence and reflection followed by the National Anthem

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MENS CHAMPIONSHIP SINGLES 

The Gordon Garrett Cup 

KEITH BRINSMEAD

Keith Brinsmead and John Schools played their parts well in a fabulous game of bowls worthy of a final at the highest level. John made the early running but was overtaken by Keith who took a 20-10 lead. remarkably John came back and was actually lying shot before Keith burst the bubble to draw the winning bowl 21-19

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LADIES CHAMPIONSHIP SINGLES 

The Monica Ridley Trophy

MICHELLE SLATER

Our first ever Ladies Champion is Michelle Slater - having won comfortably against Sarah Baker who was carrying an injured shoulder throughout the contest

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CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRS

Ashbury Cup & Lepherd Cup

STUART LOGAN & STUART SHWARTZ

At the start of the match a form upset looked to be in the offing as Butch Shakespeare and Mark Simmonds raced into an 11-1 lead. 

Experience took over and the defending Champions, Stuart Logan and Stuart Shwartz gained the upper hand and cruised to a 24-12 win

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TWO WOOD SINGLES

Roome Cup

KEITH BRINSMEAD

Eventual Runner Up Stuart Logan had the game under control playing short jacks. Keith Brinsmead once he had regained the mat changed the length and coasted through to a 15-12 shots win.

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2 SETS SINGLES

Eric Charnock Cup

EMILIO DIPIETRO

Emilio beat opponent Chris Ide in the first set by 9-6. Chris rallied in the second to win by a similar margin. In the three end deciding set, the coin toss was the deciding factor with each end going to the player with the mat. Emilio won the match 2 sets to 1.

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COMMITTEE SINGLES

Hazleden Cup

KEITH BRINSMEAD

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There was only ever one winner in this match as Keith Brinsmead overpowered opponent Chris Ide to win 21 shots to 5

HANDICAP SINGLES

Heppenstall Cup

DEREK MEECHAN

Derek Meechan and Chris Ide produced some excellent bowls in an entertaining final. Derek was always just that bit in control and won the match 21-15

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HANDICAP PAIRS

The Knight Cup & Chris Wood Cup

MIKE BELTON

& DEREK MEECHAN

A good quality game of bowls was played between the two pairs. Derek Meechan played some exceptional bowls to change around some heads, but equally the same was true of John Schools who time and time again kept himself and Amber Logan in the hunt. The eventual scored favoured Mike and Derek 23-16 and the mach was conceded at 20 ends

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TWO WOOD DRAWN PAIRS

The Brian Ford Cup

MIKE MEADOWS & CHRIS IDE

Mike and Chris played out a tense battle with Mark Simmonds and Butch Shakespeare, finally creeping across the finish line 15-14

NEVER WON HC SINGLES

The J D Smith Cup

STEVE ALLEN

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Steve Allen won the JD Singles Handicap in this his third visit to the final. He was always in control against Sandra Baker and ran out as a 21-12 winner

TWO WOOD KO TRIPLES

The Harold Webster Trophy

Mike Belton, Chris Ide &

Keith Brinsmead

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Chris and Keith provided a high handicap back up for Mike Belton. All 3 played well throughout the competition and were more than a match for their opponents in each of the three rounds played.

In the final they played a much lower handicap team made up of newcomers Jamie Bull, Sarah Bideleux and old warhorse David Fairs.

Mike, Keith and Chris caught up the handicap difference by half way and then cruised to a comfortable win by 20 shots to 12.

VETERANS HC SINGLES

The Platt Cup

DAVID FAIRS

The veterans handicap was a well matched affair until the last few ends. David Fairs and Ray Baker were tied at 10 shots each and after that David began to make shots and finished the winner by21 shots to 12.

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DRAWN FOURS KO

The Presidents Shield

Chris Ide, Mike Meadows,

john Proffitt & Amber Logan

A very close run competition throughout, but just edging the final were, Chris, Amber, Mike and John

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SPOONS

The Atkins Cup

Steve Allen

The Atkins Trophy was reintroduced after a few years retirement and it was great to see our newer bowlers learning their bowling art in a competitive framework. The trophy was won by one of our more established bowlers. Well done to Steve winning his first individual trophy  at Priory

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MONDAY NIGHT TRIPLES LEAGUE

The Dave Evans Cup

Stuart Shwartz, Terry Urben,

Robin Saunders, Linda Harwood, Mark Harwood

Stuart's team were top for much of the 10 weeks but only crossed the line after a fiercely debated final end measure in the gathering gloom of the last evening session.

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THE AGGREGATE LEAGUE

TERRY URBEN

The Aggregate League attracted more players than ever this year and the cream at the top went to a very consistent Terry Urben. The runners up money was won by John Schools

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