Three titles for Acle’s Marion Himpleman

Acle's Marion Himpleman is celebrating a hat-trick of county ladies titles. She won both the 4-bowl singles final against Melanie Haylett from Caister (21-12) and the senior singles against Molly Auld from Acle (21-18) as well as partnering Jenny Kirby in the senior pairs against Holt's Jenni Eldred and Dianne Barnes (27-11). Kirby gained her County Badge.

There was a pair of wins for Swanton Abbott with Linda Blake beating Julie Walmsley (Long Stratton) 21-10 in the Champion of Champion singles and partnering Val Moore and Sue Lee to a 17-10 victory in the 2-bowl blocks against Ann Leverett, Carol Playford and Beverley Masters (Docking).

A pair of wins also for Great Plumstead with Lilian Barber winning the Secretaries 2-bowl singles, beating Andrea Morton 21-20, and Sally Bates, Jo Watson and Marie Barker beating clubmates Pauline Duffield, Amy Barker and Lilian Barber 23-8 in the 3-bowl triples.

There was a new County Badge winner in the 2-bowl singles with Louise Knights (Norfolk BC) beating Linda Blake from Swanton Abbott 21-13. Docking's Daphne Ramm became the third new County Badge winner when, with Beverley Masters, she beat Geraldine Reeve and Marie Morton (Acle) 22-14

U25 singles champion Jessica Ward (Martham) retained her title by beating Sophie Blanche ( Swanton Abbott) 21-18.


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All the champions go on to the National Finals at Skegness next month.

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