Monday 22nd January sees the opening round of the 2018 national indoor bowling championships for the Ladies’ and Men’s singles.
Defending Men’s champion, Mark McGreal, playing in the bottom half of the draw, opens his account on Tuesday evening against his father Clive, a former Welsh counties player, whilst last year’s finalist Tony Dugdale, starts on Monday evening against Martin Paterson, a former pairs champion, making his welcome return to the Island’s indoor scene.
The Ladies are playing on Wednesday evening with defending champion, Muriel Cain, up against Janice Pilling the current outdoor lawn bowls top lady and last year’s runner up Paula Garrett opens her account against the very experienced campaigner, Win Collister.
PLAY COMMENCES EACH EVENING FROM 6.30 PM PROMPT
Players should report in 20 minutes before allotted times – there will be a draw for rinks
Opening Rounds: Order of Play
Monday 22nd January @ 6.30 pm
Steve Cook v Alan Franklin
Eddie Carlyle v James Teare
Tony Dugdale v Martin Paterson
Phil Smith v Tony Epifani
Trevor Quayle v Mike Cain
Tuesday 23rd January @ 6.30 pm
Mark McGreal v Clive McGreal
Gary Lenton v Mike Skelly
Stuart Garrett v Mike Moyer
David Quirk v Wayne Roberts
Tuesday 23rd January @ 8.00 pm
Mike Ashmole v Peter Greenlees
Quayle or Cain v Ben Dugdale
Cook or Franklin v Carlyle or Teare
Paterson or T Dugdale v Smith or Epifani
Wednesday 24th January @ 6.30 pm
Ann Hollingworth v Lyn Bolton
Marcia Pearson v Joyce Ogden
Janice Pilling v Muriel Cain
Win Collister v Paula Garrett
Thursday 25th January 6.30 pm & 8.00 pm
Ladies semi-finals and Men semi-finals
Friday 26th January 6.30 pm & 8.00 pm
Full order of play and times will be posted shortly.