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Bungay club hosts tournament

PUBLISHED: 11:00 20 June 2008 | UPDATED: 07:28 01 August 2010

Bungay Bowls Club joins up with Bungay businessman and town mayor John Groom to host the Captain's Cup Four-Wood Pairs Open Tournament on Sunday.

John's butcher shop in Wingfield Street is just a stone's throw from the bowling green and he has been a generous supporter of the club for many of the 25 years that he has been in Bungay, as well as sponsoring tournaments such as the one on Sunday.

Bungay Bowls Club joins up with Bungay businessman and town mayor John Groom to host the Captain's Cup Four-Wood Pairs Open Tournament on Sunday.

John's butcher shop in Wingfield Street is just a stone's throw from the bowling green and he has been a generous supporter of the club for many of the 25 years that he has been in Bungay, as well as sponsoring tournaments such as the one on Sunday.

Tournament organiser Ian Gosling is hoping to fill all 32 entries for the day and the current list includes winners from four of the last six years - Roger Clarke (Sole Bay 2002), Dennis Pratt (Browston '05), Roger Bullen (Bungay '06) and Gary Marshall (Waveney '07) - as well as all of last year's finalists; Steve

Tayt (Costessey Crown). Valerie Pryke (Trimley) and Barbara Wortley (Bungay).

Other entries from the hosting club include Les Knowles, Adrian Nottage, Tony Murphy, Jim Reid, Ann Swanston, Derek Ward and Richard Welch.

Qualifying matches start at 9am, with the finals around 4.45pm. Spectators are welcome.

In the remaining Bowls Suffolk County Club competitions Bungay beat St Edmundsbury in the Bert Edwards Cup and Norbridge in the Millennium Trophy.

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