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Knight wins national singles

National Singles winner 2016

Donna Knight (Oxford City & County BC) has won the 2016 Bowls England Women’s National Singles Championship, supported by the Friends of English Bowling yesterday at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa. Knight defeated Wiltshire’s Katy Smith 21-15 in the Quarter Final and Northamptonshire’s Alison Dring 21-18 in the Semi Final. Knight then went on to beat Rachel Mackriell from Eastbourne BC, Sussex 21-18 in Saturday’s final to take the title.

Knight adds the singles title to the national fours title (2014) and the national pairs title (2015) making it 3 titles in 3 successive years.

Results:

1st Round: Knight bt Gay Allen (Bembridge BC, IoW) 21-15.
2nd Round: Knight bt Moira Parsons (Welford-on-Avon BC, Warks) 21-8.
Last 16: Knight bt Sylvia Bloomfield (Connaught BC, Essex) 21-12.
Quarter Finals: Knight bt Katy Smith (Royal Wootton Bassett BC, Wilts) 21-15.
Semi Finals: Knight bt Alison Dring (Burton Latimer BC, N’hants) 21-18.
Final: Knight bt Rachel Mackriell (Eastbourne BC, S’sex) 21-18.

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