SINGLES, 2 WOOD SINGLES, PAIRS, TRIPLES, FOURS
UNDER 25 SINGLES
SECRETARIES' CUP BENEVOLENT CUP UNBADGED SINGLES
DOUBLE FOURS SHIELD NORTH ESSEX 4s SOUTH ESSEX 4s HOOD CUP
EASTERN COUNTIES COMPETITIONS
Singles. Maldon's Andrew Squire beat Norfolk's Wayne Willgress 21-16 to progress to the Semi-Final against the Cambridgeshire or Hertfordshire winner.
The Semi-Finals and Finals take place at Dereham St Nicholas BC on Saturday 13 September
SUTTON WINSON UNDER 18 TROPHY
Congratulations to James Fuge (Sth Benfleet & Canvey), above, who though losing in the 1st Round of the main Trophy event, beat Tom Holmes (Herefordshire) 3-0 (Sets), to win the inaugural Sutton Winson Trophy Plate for Under 18's at Leamington Spa.
The Shield Final scheduled for Sunday 10 August at Romford was abandoned after 5 ends due to heavy rain. The Ilford Club and Essex County have agreed to play the postponed final at Romford on Sunday 24 August at 10am.
EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE v HUNTINGDONSHIRE
Saturday 9 August 2014 at Brampton Institute BC.
Peter Hart (Bocking Alliance), Chris Long (Braintree), Karl Lodge (Silver End), Phil Wood Bocking Alliance) 27-25 S Law
Neil Sargeant (Grays Town), Alex Browning (Drums), Peter Whyte, David Comerford (Pegasus) 12-23 T Collins
Mark Banning (Silverthorn), Ed Smith (Harlow), Paul Smyth (Larsen), Steve Mitchinson (Romford) 14-23 R Coleman
Sam Moss (Falcon), Daniel Rodger (Colchester West End), Andrew Griggs (Romford), Martyn Ball (Tye Green) 13-30 L Baker
Alix Rouse (Saffron Walden), Chris Watson (Essex County), Josh Hefferman Braintree), Ryan Mann (Silver End) 20-29 A Walton
Brian Hobbs (H/Book Editor), Gordon Barrett (Imm Past President), Tom Matthews (Snr Dep Pres), Trevor Hackett (President) 27-11 G Barlow
Essex 113 (4) Huntingdonshire 141 (18)
ECL Snr. Flashes awarded to Gordon Barrett and Sam Moss. U30 Flashes awarded to Sam Moss and Chris Watson.
LONDON & SOUTHERN COUNTIES GOLD BADGE
Prittlewell BC Champion Alex Swan won the area final of the London & Southern Counties Gold Badge, the semi final will be played at Poplar BC against the Champion of West Wickham BC
Along the way there were notable victories against the champions of Bournemouth Park, Essex County, Sth Benfleet, Chelmsford BC's and the Holtswhite BC Enfield champion in the area final.
COMPETITION & AFFILIATION FEES 2015
The County Secretary is about to send out the Forms for the 2015 Competitions and Affiliation Fees to all Club Secretaries. It would greatly reduce the cost if any Secretary who has an E-mail address could send him an E-mail to email@example.com so that he can pick up the address, to allow him to forward the forms electronically.
Bob Love, Paul Brown. David Fisher
BRONZE MEDAL FOR DAVID FISHER
David Fisher (Colchester West End) with Bob Love and Paul Brown, won Bronze for England at the Commonwealth Games when they beat Scotland 16-12 on the extra end in the Bowls Para-Sport Open Triples B6/B7/B8.
NATIONAL COMPETITIONS LEAMINGTON QUALIFIERS
Men and Mixed events
Mitch Brenner, Maureen Norgate (Wanstead Central), Jean Stephens. (Newmarket BC) and Paul Whellams (Wanstead Central) have qualified for the National Finals of the Mixed Fours after beating Nigel Holt & Co. (Mersea Island) in the Essex Area final 19-5. The event commences on Friday 29 August.
Shirley Beavis (Falcon) and Martin King (Great Baddow) have qualified for the National Finals of the Mixed Pairs after winning the Essex Area final against Wanstead Central's Maureen Norgate and Paul Whellams 19-6. The event commences on Saturday 23 August.
INTER GROUP FINAL
Sunday 27 July 2014 at Chelmsford BC
Group 4 scores first
J. Fleming, A. Linfield, G. Killington S. Reading 14
N. Harvey, A. Loomes, K. Austin, T. Mould 20
S. MacKenzie, A. Smith, R. Bolton, L. Chaplin 28
M. Banning, L. Mercer,D. McFarquhar, C. Skinner 14
S. Corby, C. Fleming, B. Paynes, J. Tully 21
C. Wright, B. Holbrook, G. Hurley, R. Haley 11
T. Sayer, C. D'Arcy, D. Blowes, S. Mitchinson 31
B. Look, T. Ewart, P. Smyth, D. Hardy 16
C. Coombes, A. Boltwood, J. James, S. Pickford 23
D. Stubbing, T. Bird, G. Howell, J. Oakes 16
M. Hodges, M. Rigby, B. Metherell, C. Bryan 18
M. Heath, G. Collis, E. Smith, J. Tebbutt 23
Group 4. 135 Group 8. 100
EASTERN COUNTIES FINALS
Saturday 13 September 2014 at Dereham St Nicholas BC.
Essex's Pat Finney and John Tully will contest the final of the Bedford Cup against Norfolk's Peter Bird and John Ottaway
2014 Singles Champion Andrew Squire with Trevor Hackett
CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS RESULTS
Saturday 26 July 2014 at Essex County BC
Steve Mitchinson (Romford) 18 Andrew Squire (Maldon) 21
2 Wood Singles
Andrew Squire (Maldon) 17 Mark Wilson (The Ilford Club) 3
Under 25 Singles
Russell Harmour (Courtauld Halstead) 21 Mark Nullmeyers (Wanstead Central) 19
Brendan Glyde, Edward Morris (Essex County) 15 Bill Nelson, Glyn Walls (Ford Sports (Newbury Park)) 16
John Stewart, Kevin Watkins, Aaron Lyons (Essex County) 16 Alan Boltwood (sub) Chris Coombes, Scot Reading, (Nigel Smith) (Romford) 17 aee
Brendan Glyde, John Stewart, Kevin Watkins, Edward Morris (Essex County) 20 Terry Lichkin, Russell Hughes, Paul Woodford, Mitch Brenner (Wanstead Central) 5
EBUA Officials. Steve Black, Paul Costin, Tony Hatch, Roy Smith
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PARKING
Attached is map of parking sites for National Championships.
TEAM SELECTIONS ISSUE 4
Team Selections Games 25-33
ASHFORD CUP FINAL
Sunday 13 July 2014 at Wanstead BC
Group 4, 127 (8) Group 2, 109 (4)
Saturday 12 July 2014 at Essex County BC
Mark Nullmeyers (Wanstead Central) 16 Steve Mitchinson (Romford) 21
Stuart Lowe (The Springhouse) 16 Andrew Squire (Maldon) 21
2 Wood Singles
Martin Spencer (Dunmow) 6 Andrew Squire (Maldon) 15
Mark Wilson (The Ilford Club) 16 Pat Riley (The Springhouse) 9
Under 25 Singles
James Fuge (Sth Benfleet & Canvey 10 Russell Harmour (Courtauld Halstead) 21
Mitchell Young (The Springhouse) 15 Mark Nullmeyers (Wanstead Central) 21
Brendan Glyde, Edward Morris (Essex County) 22 Tony Seddon, Steve Gunnell (Essex County) 17
Ryan Mann, Karl Lodge (Silver End) 10 Bill Nelson, Charlie Butcher (Sub for Glyn Walls) (Ford Sports NP) 23
Doug Brown, Malcolm Smith, Derek Wheeler (Arclight) 16
John Stewart, Kevin Watkins, Aaron Lyons (Essex County) 18
Dave Baxter, Mark Nullmeyers, Andrew Coultrup (Wanstead Central) 15
Chris Coombs, Scot Reading, Nigel Smith (Romford) 20
Trevor Cole, Joe Crane, Phil Cooper (Sub for Laurie Freeman), Peter Halliday (Clacton on Sea) 6
Brendan Glyde, John Stewart, Kevin Watkins, Edward Morris (Essex County) 24
Terry Lichkin, Russell Hughes, Paul Woodford, Mitch Brenner (Wanstead Central) 19
Bob Christmas, Andy Swann, Ray Bone, Mark Christmas (Pegasus) 17
EBUA Officials. Pat Bickford, Eddie Hall, Tony Hatch, Bill Luck, Vince O'Connor, Bob Penny, Roy Smith
JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL SERIES
Wanstead Central's Mark Nullmeyers has been selected for the Junior International Series which takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September.
Also selected is former Essex County member Lloyd Sabatini who now represents Berkshire whilst he is at university.
WALLY BALL SHIELD FINAL
Sunday 6 July at Witham BC
Group 6 retained the Wally Ball Shield beating Group 8 by 3 rinks to 1, 6-2 pts
HOOD CUP FINAL
Competitors in the North Essex Fours and South Essex Fours should note that the final of the Hood Cup will take place on Saturday 6 September at Braintree BC, 2pm. The Handbook information on pages 179/180 is incorrect. The Programme on page 227 is correct.
Jim Munday our County Coach has decided to retire. The County Association would like to thank him for all the work he has carried out in the past and wish him well for the future. Applications for the post of County Coach should be sent to the County Secretary Alex Wightman.
DAVID MITCHELL-GEARS, MBE IN QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST
David Mitchell-Gears has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Details in following link. https://www.bowlsengland.com/news/page/1/queens-birthday-honours-list-recognises-bowls-england-board-chair