May 21 2013 Latest news:
Kerry Greenacre of Haddiscoe and Anglian Window’s Diane and Mike Boswell are the new Potter’s East Coast Triples champions after a thrilling finish on the fourth day of play at Potter’s Leisure Resort in Hopton-on-Sea.
Norfolk made a winning start to the their outdoor season at the weekend with matches against Huntingdonshire in the Eastern Counties League, which was treated as a trial for the Middleton Cup, and then a trial match against Essex.
Norfolk had a frustrating week of near misses in the individual competitions at the National Federation Bowls Indoor Championships at Newark – reaching three finals but losing all of them.
The outdoor bowls season gets under way at the beginning of May with the Norfolk teams in action on the first weekend as they build up to defending the Middleton Cup, which they won at Worthing in August.
Fears have been voiced that the famous Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls could end if fewer people use the bowling greens near Britannia Pier.