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Shield win for Connaught

PUBLISHED: 09:50 27 August 2008 | UPDATED: 14:39 14 July 2010

Connaught Bowls Club, Attleborough, regained their own Invitation Shield when beating Diss in the final by 65 shots to 45. Connaught also won prize money of £150 and Diss won £75 as runners-up.

Connaught Bowls Club, Attleborough, regained their own Invitation Shield when beating Diss in the final by 65 shots to 45. Connaught also won prize money of £150 and Diss won £75 as runners-up.

In individual matches, Bill Adcock's rink lost 16-17 to E Rawsthorne and Jim Ross's beat M Howard 20-18 in two close contests. In the third match Sheila Bragg skipped Gwen Wesley, George Sheridan and Alan Marshall to a conclusive 29-10 win against L Bull.

Bradenham (£50 prize) beat Shield holders, Ashill (£25 prize), in the third and fourth place play-off.

The club again thanks its sponsors, Marjorie and Vernon Plumpton and Thelma West, for their continued support.

In the Ashill Mixed Triples League, Division One, Connaught B lost 35-73 and 0-8 at home to Ashill. In Division Two Connaught D lost 35-68 and 0-8 at Thetford B.

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