TARRING PRIORY Club Finals 2022
Sat 10th and Sunday 11th September 2022
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
MENS CHAMPIONSHIP SINGLES
The Gordon Garrett Cup
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
LADIES CHAMPIONSHIP SINGLES
The Monica Ridley Trophy
Our first ever Ladies Champion is Michelle Slater - having won comfortably against Sarah Baker who was carrying an injured shoulder throughout the contest
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
TWO WOOD SINGLES
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.
2 SETS SINGLES
Eric Charnock Cup
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.
There was only ever one winner in this match as Keith Brinsmead overpowered opponent Chris Ide to win 21 shots to 5
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
The Knight Cup & Chris Wood Cup
& 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
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 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 &
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
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.
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
The Atkins Cup
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
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.
THE AGGREGATE LEAGUE
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