Search

Willgress triple worthy winners of Great Yarmouth July Triples tournament

PUBLISHED: 13:42 31 July 2015 | UPDATED: 13:42 31 July 2015

Action from the Great Yarmouth Triples Bowls Tournament at the weekend.

Action from the Great Yarmouth Triples Bowls Tournament at the weekend.

Archant

The final stages of the Great Yarmouth July Triples tournament took place on Sunday, sponsored by the Borough Council, the Beach Terrace Tea Rooms, the Princes Tea Rooms and Belt-Up Trophies from Lanarkshire who supplied the trophies.

The final was between Max Harrison, John Tufts and Wayne Willgress who played Ian Anderson, Keith Cooke and Josh Baxter.

The game was played in miserable conditions and with the Willgress triple playing well, they won the first five ends to lead 5-1 after four of the 14 ends to be played.

Baxter scored a single shot on the next end, only for Willgress to score a single on the next two. Baxter hit back to score a single and a double to trail by three, but the Willgress triple then scored a five and a three on the next two ends to run out worthy winners, 16-5.

In their semi-final the Baxter triple played Wayne’s father Chris and his partners Charles West and James Segolo. The game saw Willgress’ trio leading 12-4 after seven ends but they then failed to score another shot, losing 15-12.

In his semi-final Wayne Willgress played last year’s winners Daniel Seabourne, Phil Parsons and George Tubby. It was close early on with the scores level after five ends at 5-5 and after 10 ends it was 9-9. Willgress then scored on the next four ends to win 16-9.

Losing quarter-finalists were Derek Green, Peter Evans and Roy Pooley; Sam Coverdale, Mat Flatman and Richard Summers; Zoe Roberts, James Browse and Tony Roberts; and Karl Staff, Paul Lovett and John Merrison.

Other Great Yarmouth sport

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Former Norwich City footballer Darren Eadie opens up about his own battles with mental health and tells men who may be struggling - talk about it.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Great Yarmouth Town slipped five points adrift at the foot of the table after suffering another home defeat.

Monday, November 12, 2018

National road cycling championships will next year be hosted in Norfolk, it has been announced.

Most Read

17 minutes ago

Norfolk’s main roads are slowly clogging up as a record number of vehicles take to the streets.

Read more
Green Party
Yesterday, 16:19

A Norfolk Youth for Christ worker has taken up a new role in the Identity Youth Project in Gorleston.

Read more
Norwich
Yesterday, 09:17

It might be time to bring out a pair of gloves as temperatures across Norfolk are forecast to drop next week.

Read more
Phil Garner
Yesterday, 11:25

A first-year university student who left his father’s BMW suspended in a tree has been disqualified from driving.

Read more
Saturday, November 17, 2018

A 20-year-old man who went missing from the Lowestoft area has been found.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 5°C

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Great Yarmouth Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy