Norfolk champs ready for Leamington

The Norfolk county finals, held at RG Carters in Drayton over three days produced some excellent bowling in dry conditions.County badges were presented to Jan Dearman, Suzanne King, Yvonne Forder, Gillian London, Evelyn London and Pam Read so that they could represent Norfolk at the forthcoming national championships at Leamington Spa in August.

The Norfolk county finals, held at RG Carters in Drayton over three days produced some excellent bowling in dry conditions.

County badges were presented to Jan Dearman, Suzanne King, Yvonne Forder, Gillian London, Evelyn London and Pam Read so that they could represent Norfolk at the forthcoming national championships at Leamington Spa in August.

Jackie Gibson (Thetford BC) beat Brenda Whitehead (Norfolk BC) 16-13 in a thrilling Two Wood singles final.

Freethorpe Ladies' Yvonne Forder, Gillian London, Evelyn London and Fay Moll beat Norfolk BC's Ann Read, Pat Horstead, Joyce Webster, Brenda Whitehead 26-16 in the rinks.

The pairs title went to Jayne Roylance and Christine Webb (North Walsham), who beat Iris Naggs and Julie Walmsley (Shotford) 34-10.

The triples crown went to Hunstanton's Suzanne King, Ann Leverett, Pauline Frost when they beat Joyce Burrows, Pam Read, Jill Chadwick from Thorpe Rec 25-12.

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The unbadged singles title went to Carol Pick (Swaffham Town), who beat Jo Borrett (Mundford) 21-10.

Unbadged pairs Johanna Cameron and Carol Pick (Swaffham Town) defeated Margaret Goode and Sheila Braff (Attleborough Connaught) 24-22.

Over-55's four wood singles title winner Margaret Hannant (North Walsham) will again represent Norfolk after defeating Chris Wadlow (Tilney St Lawrence) 21-16.

Last year's Leamington winners, Margaret Hannant and Jayne Roylance, will again represent Norfolk after winning 25-3 against Ann Read and Joyce Webster (Norfolk BC) in the over-55's pairs.

Champion of champions is Janet Morton (Cromer Marrams), who beat Elaine Cole (Gt Plumstead) 21-15 after trailing 15-6.