Selwyn Goldsmith set to stand down as Norfolk manager
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Norfolk County team manager Selwyn Goldsmith has announced that he does not intend to re-stand for the position when his current two year term ends on March 31.
He was appointed county manager in 2012 and led Norfolk Premier to their first Inter-County Championship triumph in 20 years when they defeated Essex Premier in the 2016 final following quarter-final and semi-final victories against defending champions Hampshire and eight time winners Cheshire.
He said that lifting the I.C.C trophy was one of his greatest experiences in his 30 years of short mat bowls.
His tenure has seen Norfolk switch to their now familiar yellow & green polo top style playing uniform and compete against the Irish & Welsh champions in Tenby in the 2016 British Isles Top Team Championships where they inflicted a rare International Rinks defeat on Mid Ulster on the opening day's play.
Under his management Norfolk Premier have reeled off six straight wins so far this season to finish top of their I.C.C group while Norfolk A have also finished as group winners in their section and both will compete in the knock-out stages in February.
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