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Fine finale for Watton Loch Neaton

PUBLISHED: 18:45 16 September 2009 | UPDATED: 11:24 08 July 2010

Watton (Loch Neaton) Bowls Club's competition finals were held over the weekend in glorious conditions.

A good gathering of spectators were treated to a feast of excellent bowling.

Watton (Loch Neaton) Bowls Club's competition finals were held over the weekend in glorious conditions.

A good gathering of spectators were treated to a feast of excellent bowling.

In the two wood pairs Terry Law and Alan Hubble came from behind, and over the 21 ends won by 21 to 16 against Brenda Draper and Terry Crockett.

The men's singles final followed this where Max Hodges stormed into an 18-7 lead over John Hunter. Fortunes then changed with John clawing back to 19-19 but failed to stop Max taking the final two shots to reach the magical 21. The match lasted over two and a half hours and took 25 ends to decide.

Another nail-biter was next with the triples final. Nathan Watson, Ann Muggridge and June Walker took a 12-1 lead, only for Terry Law, Eddie Bebee and skip John Walkling to overtake them on the 15th end by 18-17. The early leaders held their nerve to take the title by 20-19.

The last remaining final played on Sunday featured the four wood pairs. Eddie Bebee and John Hunter ran into an early 9-1 lead, only for Terry Law, playing in his third final, and Charles Newman, the holders, pulling back to 10-9 after 12 ends. However they could match the eventually new winners as they finished with 21-12 score.

Earlier in the week Watton played a home friendly against NBA Guernsey. The match consisted of seven mixed rinks with the visitors winning on six rinks and amassing a total of 176 shots.

This was a superb start to their week's tour of Norfolk.

Starting on Saturday the club will be holding their regular Saturday coffee mornings from 10am onwards. Then on Friday, October 16 in the club room the popular greyhound race evening, starting at 7pm


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