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North Shropshire Ladies Doubles - Sunday 8th April 2018
Winners of the Batkin Cup - Mo Corley and Amanda Hare
13 pairs entered on what turned out to be a lovely day at Hodnet Bowling Club, where those who took part not only an enoyable days bowling but were provided with excellent facilities and refreshements by Hodnet Social Club.
The first round saw 3 byes and some hard battled games between the other pairings, seeing Gaynor Smith/Sophie Saywell; Wendy France/Joan Groom; Angela Heath/Paula Healey; Kerry Dance/Eve Hollins and Mo Corley/Mandy Hare progress to the next round.
The Quarter finals saw the regular family battle between Donna Bennett and Gaynor Smith, with Donna and parter Ann Owen winning 21:14. The next quarter saw a battle between Hodnet team mates Wendy France with Joan Groom and Angie Heath with Paula Healey, Wendy and Joan coming out the victorias. Kerry Dance and Eve Hollins beat Janice Broad and Corrah Wall 21 -14 and the final quarter final saw Pat Davies and Olive Pass come back from being well done to only get pipped at the post 20-21 by Mo Corley and Amanda Hare.
The Semi Final's brought Wendy France and Joan Groom victorias over Donna Bennett and Ann Owen 21-16 and Mo Corley and Mandy Hare winning against Kerry Dance and Eve Hollins 21-14
The final was set between Mo Corley / Mandy Hare and Wendy France/Joan Groom, where Wendy and Joan maintained that battling spirit that they had been demonstrating all day but Mo and Mandy pulled away to win 21-11.
For those unfortunate first round losers a Consolation Competition was provided, in which the final saw Ann Speak and Olive Pass snatch the title from Clare Watkins and Ann Leonard.
On behalf of all the entrants, we would like to thank Hodnet Social Club for hosting the competition and for the superb facilites provided all day.