BOWLING NEWS

The final of the Champion of Champions singles took place on Saturday 1st July on the outdoor green. In ideal weather conditions apart from a brief shower during the final game all went off very well with 29 members competing for the honour of playing in the Ulster final on 2nd September at the Omagh bowling club. Winner on the day was our Chairman Benny Smyth who bowled superb in all games and had a comprehensive win over Terry Clark in the final game which was refereed by our President Samuel Gamble. Our Sponsor of the prize for the champion of champions was Gabriel Traynor from Traynor trophies Ballybay and Gabriel made the presentation to Benny and said how delighted he was to be associated with the skillful game of bowls.On Friday 30th June we traveled to Omagh where we played the second round match in the Mc Gurk Shield and we had a brilliant win on their grass green – we now await the winners of Dungannon and Clogher Valley who play on 10th July. The pairs qualifying games in the champion of champions will take place on the Ballybay Green on Saturday 22nd July when all members can compete so now is the time to get your name on the time sheet in the club pavilion.