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July 28th, 2012:

U31 girls triumph in Unbadged Singles day

The Gwen Steele Unbadged Singles was played to semi final stages on Thursday 26th July at Oxford City & County. Two of the counties Under 31 Amy Rose squad members from Watlington Bowls Club battled through their quarter final rounds to make it through to the semi finals.

13 year old Claire Soden beat Headington’s Pat Blackford in the quarter final while 18 year old Emma Gilkes defeated Banbury Chestnuts Chris Purnell.

Emma will now face Helen Robinson from Shiplake and Claire will meet Gill Muir from Carterton on finals weekend played over the 1st and 2nd September at Oxford City & County.

Gwen Steele Unbadged Singles 2012

Men’s Domestic Finals

Allison, Longford & Officer’s Cups Semi finals and final will be played on Sunday 5th August at Peppard Bowls Club.

A 2 course lunch is available at £5.00 per head for players and visitors. These must be booked through Ian Whelpton (Tel: 01869 347730. E-mail: by Wednesday Aug 1st at the latest.

Printable Version: Domestic Finals Programme 2012

Semi Finals – 10:30am

Allison Cup

B. Joiner (Banbury Central) v L. Wilkinson (Banbury Central)

K. Mobley (South Oxford) v W. Soden (Watlington)

Longford Cup

R.Claridge (South Oxford) v S. Timms (Carterton)

I. Whelpton (Banbury Central) v G. Watts (Oxford Sports)

Officer’s Cup

B. Bloomfield (Witney Town) v K. Alder (West Witney)

A. Hall (Bicester) v E. Lamb (Bicester)

Finals to be played at 1:30pm

U25 match cancelled

Bucks have cancelled the U25 match due to be played on Sunday 29th July at Kidlingdon due to being unable to raise a team.

Ladies County Match Results

The match against the OBA was played on Monday 23 July on a very warm day. A change from rain! A very pleasant afternoon on a very tricky green.

OBA 125, BO Ladies 96.

BO Ladies skips first:
Sue Lacey 19, Mervyn Gleeson 15
Jeanette Berry 11, Gordon Roper 27
Angela Ives 14, David Allin 23
Carol Penson 13, Paul Comley 25
Katherine Hawes 23, Bob Gilkes 11
Wendy Cross 16, Allan Hall 24

Bowls Oxfordshire Ladies v Surrey played at Southey BC, Wimbledon on Tuesday 24th July on a very hot day and the fastest green played on this season.

Oxon 97, Surrey 117.

Oxon skips first:
Sylvia Rogers 13, S Maulin 22
Dawn Lynch 10, P Clarke 20
Daphne Jacob 20, C Leathwood 24
Carol Penson 17, C Paton 24
Jeanette Berry 20, D Double 12
Hazel Woodward 17, M Vandeau 15

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