Norfolk beat Wymondham in thrilling Area 13 bowls triples final

There was a thrilling climax to the Area 13 triples final. A titanic struggle was all square at 16-all after 18 ends, forcing what proved to be a dramatic extra end in which the lead changed hands with nearly every bowl. Wymondham's Joyce Tart, Marlene Elvin and Shirley Flood appeared to hold the winning shot, only for their bowl to fall out, enabling the Norfolk's Ros Sutherland, Brenda Whitehead and Carol Pollington to take the game 17–16.

Gallow's Ann Leverett and Maureen Emment and Norfolk's Louise Knights and Kay Carrick met in the Area 13 Pairs final with the Gallow pair edging through 21–18. The Norfolk pair led 10–0 at five ends before the Gallow duo took the next eight ends to lead 18-10 and, despite a brave fight back, held on to win by three.

The winners of both these games now proceed to represent area 13 at Melton Mowbray.

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