Denny Plate defeat so close

BECCLES narrowly lost to Wellingborough in the Denny Plate on Saturday.As in their previous match, Wellingborough only had one winning rink, but their score was enough to cover the other rinks.

BECCLES narrowly lost to Wellingborough in the Denny Plate on Saturday.

As in their previous match, Wellingborough only had one winning rink, but their score was enough to cover the other rinks.

For three-quarters of the match Beccles held a slender advantage but over the closing ends Wellingborough edged ahead and ran out winners by 76 shots to 71.

Rink Scores (Home): A Twomey, J Knights, M Todd and M Cole 15, W Gregory 15. G Catchpole, G Ramsbottom, S Cook and D Wood 22, N Corbyn 20. (Away): N Plant, A Clarke, I Catchpole and D Todd 14, P Broderick 26. R Adams, C Moore, B Harber and J Catchpole won 20-15.


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At the area play-offs on Sunday Rebecca Field from Norfolk Bowling Club emerged as the qualifier after beating Kirsty Clarke, who went through last season in the final. She had earlier beaten Louise Catchpole.

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Lauren Clarke and Georgie Marwood also took part in the event.

This Sunday in the Mixed County League Beccles A play Ipswich A and Beccles B play Sole Bay B.

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