Bowls title treble for Jayne

Jayne Roylance stole the spotlight when the Norfolk County Women's Indoor Bowling Association staged their competition finals.The former international star, from North Walsham, won three of the four titles at stake.

Jayne Roylance stole the spotlight when the Norfolk County Women's Indoor Bowling Association staged their competition finals.

The former international star, from North Walsham, won three of the four titles at stake. She beat Carole Baker (Diss) 21-17 in the singles final. Then she partnered fellow North Walsham player Esther Withers to an 18-17 victory over Baker and Barbara Dunnett (Diss) in the climax to the pairs competition. And finally she helped Withers, Liz Potter and Christine Webb take the fours crown back to North Walsham with an 18-15 defeat of Beryl Cooke, Yvonne Hutson, Shirley Page and Veronica Southey, of Shotford.

The triples title went to Wymondham Dell, with Daphne Knight, Joyce Tart and Linda Bennett winnign 18-14 against Brenda Venn, Sandra Curtis and Sue Curtis, of County Arts.

Tungate A have sounded an early warning to their Norfolk Federation Bowls League Premier Division title rivals. They launched their campaign by taking all nine points from an impressive display away to House on the Green A. Reigning champions Costessey beat Great Plumstead Tigers by three shots for seven points.


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Newly-promoted Cawston Rebels made a good start to their Area A campaign, beating Aylsham by 21 shots for nine points.

Overstrand had a 29-shot win over Stalham for eight points, while Trunch won by 18 shots against Holt to pick up seven points.

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The early leaders in Sub Area A are Mundesley Haig, who beat Tungate B by 41 shots for eight points.

All the home teams won in Area B, with Hickling A picking up nine points from a 37-shot win over Caister A and Blofield Heath nine points from a 34-shot defeat of Hemsby.

Sub Area B was good for all the away teams, with Gaymers winning by 44 shots at Caister Centurions for nine points, Winterton winning by 27 shots at Great Plumstead Panthers for seven points and Filby Evergreens beating South Walsham Mallards by 13 shots for seven points.

Area C: Heartsease St Francis (7) beat Woodbastwick Woodpeckers by 32 shots; Lakeside (7) beat Burlingham by 11 shots; Plantation Oaks (6) beat Whissonsett B by two shots; Hethersett Social (5)won by six shots at Swanton Morley.

Sub Area C: Fleggburgh Village (9) beat Hickling B by 31 shots; Bradwell (7) beat Caister Castaways by 22 shots; Freethorpe (7) beat Cantley by 15 shots; Rollesby (5) beat South Walsham Swans by three shots.

Area D: Marham (9) beat South Wootton Swan by 30 shots; Gaywood Park A (9) beat Hempton by 24 shots; Bircham (9) beat River lane A by 24 shots; South Lynn (7) beat Walsingham by 21 shots.

Sub Area D: Gaywood Park B (9) beat River Lane B by 28 shots; Wells Elsmith (9) beat House on the Green B by 22 shots; Fakenham Town B (7) beat Docking by 23 shots; Heacham Social (7) beat Sculthorpe by five shots.

Sub Area E: Lyng and District (7) beat Horsford by 26 shots; Foulsham (7) beat Reepham Town by one shot.

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