Four-some Wadlow heads to nationals


North Cambs held their indoor county finals over the weekend at Wisbech Indoor Bowls Club over six sessions to accommodate the multiple qualifications.

Christine Wadlow won four of her five finals and with one still to play will have a very busy time at the national finals. There were some very close games.

County champions will represent North Cambs in the national EBF/EWBF indoor finals at Newark, April 22-26.

Results, Ladies 2 bowl rinks: C Wadlow, J Hearle, L Quibell 26 v P Adams, A Balls, E Phillips 7. Men’s 2 bowl rinks: D Bailey, G Semper, N Carter 21 v J Ivatt, N Eagle, I Lawson 19. After 21 ends the game was drawn 19 shots each and an extra end was played. U25 2 bowl singles: R Barr 20 v J Gowler 21. Men’s Senior Singles: R Allen 21 v E Clarke 20, Allen was 10–20 down.

Ladies 2 bowl pairs: C Wadlow, J Savage 24 v J Hearle, L Quibell 14. Men’s 2 bowl pairs: R Allen, J Chambers 18 v F Howard, R Rawson 20. Ladies Senior Singles: C Wadlow v P Adams. Game to be rearranged and played before March 24 due to injury to Adams.

Men’s 4 bowl singles: P Porter 19 v F Howard 21. Ladies 4 bowl singles: C Wadlow 23 v L Quibell 11. Mixed 2 bowl rinks: R Allen, J Chambers, C Wadlow 9 v J Fox, J Savage, E Clarke 21. Mixed 2 bowl pairs: R Allen, C Wadlow 25 v F Howard, L Quibell 10.

Thanks to WIBC for allowing the indoor competition qualifying rounds at the club and the county finals, and to the umpires.