Mixed Pairs Ladies Choice

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World Bowls Rules will apply where not covered below:-

  1. The competition will take the form of a knockout competition
  2. Each game shall be played on the days and times scheduled; otherwise defaulting players will forfeit the game
  3. Two trial ends are permitted (max 4 woods)
  4. The winners are the pair with the highest number of shots after 18 ends. In the event of the score being level after 18 ends one further end will be played to decide the winner. The toss of a coin will decide who starts the extra end
  5. Leads may visit the 'head' after delivering their 3rd and 4th bowls. Skips may visit the head after delivering their 2nd, 3rd and 4th bowls. Appendix A.4.1.2 (World Bowl Rules Crystal Mark 3rd Edition)
  6. Dead ends to be replayed
  7. Late arrival. If a player is more than 15 minutes late or advises they cannot play, the game will be awarded to their opponent. Rule 2 will apply
  8. Score cards are to be signed and timed by both skips and handed back to the competition secretary for verification


The Mixed Pairs – Ladies Choice Competition should have been played between 19th and 22nd January but due to heavy rain over those days the semi-final and final had to be rearranged to the 16th and 18th February respectively. The spectators were not disappointed as they were treated to a thrilling final between Trevor and Gill Young against Ian and Janet Jackson. Trevor and Gill started the better and were 4-0 after the first 2 ends but then Ian and Janet picked up a 4 followed by a 1 to level the score 5-5 after 5 ends. Trevor and Gill pulled away again but Ian and Janet kept them in their sight and after the 17th end had levelled the score 15-15. It was all down to the 18th and last end and after some lovely bowling the umpire had to decide the winning shot as it was a very close measure. The winning shot was awarded to Trevor and Gill who won the final 16-15. A truly exciting final which was appreciated by everyone who watched it. Congratulations to Trevor and Gill and commiserations to Ian and Janet.

Photo left to right Ian Jackson, Janet Jackson Gill Young and Trevor Young

Previous Results

2016 finalists - Left to right Brian and Pat Marsh with Jean Smallwood and Peter Sands