Thursday, August 14, 2014
The good weather has ensured that all rounds of the ladies competitions have been completed in good time for the finals on Bank Holiday weekend, writes Jenny Smith.
The finalists for the Ladies Singles Championship are Sandra Mott and Angela Fish.
Margaret Ratcliffe has done well to reach three singles finals, two of which, the Blackmore Cup and the Madeira Cup, she is playing against Deirdre Norman.
Her third final is the Handicap Competition which the other finalist is Jenny Smith. Lynne Eveleigh and Jan Roberts will play each other in the two-wood Singles and Liz Healy and Liz Smerdon are the finalist in the three-wood singles.
Of the many eight teams entered by Madeira in the Bowls Devon Benevolent Triples, one team, Liz Healy with Jan Roberts and Jacky Howle, has reached the section final to be played at Honiton on the August 18, against a team from Seaton.
Madeira members congratulate Sue Evans of Honiton and Natalie Melmore of Torquay Kings for ensuring that the National Singles final at Leamington this weekend was an all-Devon affair which, in the event, Natalie won.
It should ensure an excellent singles game when they play in the Bowls Devon finals on September 7.