Madeira finals mixed pairs success for Mary Solway and David Mears

PUBLISHED: 13:00 13 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:00 13 September 2017

Madeira Bowls Club president John Bellamy with Chrsitne Macaulay, winner of the Madeira three-wood triples.

Madeira Bowls Club president John Bellamy with Chrsitne Macaulay, winner of the Madeira three-wood triples.


Following washout Sunday, Madeira Club finals continued through the week, writes Jenny Smith.

Angela Fish rounded off her success in the singles championship with another win, this time against Jean Rainton in the handicap.

Jacky Howle, the runner-up in the singles, was pleased to win the two-wood singles against Christine Macaulay by 14 shots to nine, but Christine also had her success in the two-wood singles against Angela Denner.

The only men’s final outstanding was for the Hunter Cup when David Tucker beat Chris Reed by 21 shots to 13.

The closest final was the mixed pairs between Geoff Furminger and Janet Grundy against Mary Solway and David Mears, which Mary, in her first year of outdoor bowling, and David, did well to win by one shot.


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