Quarter-final line-up of Great Yarmouth Over-60s Singles is decided

The Lady Mayoress opened the Great Yarmouth Bowls Tournament with a spectacular bowl touching the ja

The Lady Mayoress opened the Great Yarmouth Bowls Tournament with a spectacular bowl touching the jack. - Credit: Archant

The final stages of the Palace Bingo and Casino Over-60 Open Singles will be played at the Great Yarmouth Festival of Bowls today.

In the first quarter-final A Nixon from Aldeby BC will play J Tyers from Derby.

Nixon topped his group with four points after losing his first game 14-15 but winning the next two 15-10 and 15-8 to go through on shot difference,

Tyers also topped her group with four points and beat her husband to lead the way on shot difference.

The second game sees S Simpson of Freethorpe BC take on P Browne after they both won their three group games for six points.


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The third game will be between local player R Pooley and C Southwood, Pooley won all his games (15-4, 15-7, 15-6) while Southwood topped his group with two wins - 15-12, 15-6 - and a 15-8 defeat. The final game will be between B Kilby from Skegness and D Brealey of Oulton Broad BC. Brealey won all his three games (15-6, 15-10, 15-8) while Kilby won two out of three (15-8, 15-8, 8-15).

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