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National Recognition for Warwickshire.
Congratulations go to Kirsty Richards who has been selected for the 2019 International team and to Hannah Smith who has been invited to attend the Under 18 Youth Academy Selection event at Royal Leamington Spa later this month. It is fantastic to see our young bowlers receiving the recognition they deserve.
At the Nationals Kirsty reached the quarter finals of the Champion of Champions, the last 16 of the Junior Singles and fought hard to defend her National Singles title reaching the quarter final stages where she was beaten by another international who went on to win the title.
During the final weekend of the Nationals Hannah and Kirsty played in the Under 31 Amy Rose team alongside Georgina Dark, Bonny Diamond, Kay Giddings, Abbie Ward, Rhiannon Weale and manager Helen Slimm supported by reserves Becky Carty and Lucy Bonny. They all represented Warwickshire well and in the quarterfinals came within 2 shots of Wiltshire but unfortunately the opposition put in a determined effort to win the game and eventually go on to take the National title.
After securing the National title with son Mark in the Family Pairs during the first weekend we saw Andy Smith joined by his other son Adam, wife Lisa and team mate Moira Parsons playing well in the Mixed Fours where they were unlucky to lose in the semi final.
It has been an honour to support all the Warwickshire bowlers who represented us at the Nationals this year and my thanks go to all those who also came along to give their support.
My thanks also go to those who helped to make my President's Day such a wonderful occasion it was a fabulous day at Blossomfield with laughter, good food and bowling. Thank you for the support throughout the season for my chosen charity I have so far sent over £1,600 to Lupus UK.
Best wishes for the remainder of the outdoor season and I look forward to seeing many of you at our Presentation Lunch on October 7th at Tally Ho!
The Last GameWarwickshire’s last match of the season was against Buckinghamshire at Rugby Thornfield BC and the home team managed another win to add to their collection – 132-63.
Jenny Corn (Lillington) with Trudi Windsor (Bilton), Chris Harrison (Ambleside) and Rosemarie Geden (Southam) set off confidently and were helped by 6 shots on the 8th end eventually finishing 25-14.
Chris Cooke, with Heather Tredgold (both Southam), Dawn Horne (RLS) and Denise Judge (Bilton) started slowly but a concerted effort in the second half of the game made all the difference and they came back to win 23-14.
Pat Moore (Three Spires) with Joy Cooke (Blossomfield), Jayne Henfrey (Lillington) and Brenda Carlton (Three Spires) were always ahead and although the opposition pulled back in the middle of the game the home team managed to hold on to win 23-15.