South West Birmingham over 60 2018

General Secretary League & Competition Secretary Treasurer
Tony Miners  Ray Pickering  Olive Tear 
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Doubles Merits

The preliminary round took place at Kings Norton Bowls Club on Thursday 9th August. The following pairs have qualified for the finals on 6th September at R.A.B.L.

 

  1. Les & Ken Haylor - A.G. College

  2. Tony Freeth & George Ward - A.G. College

  3. Alf Hickey & Peter Eaton - K.N.E.S.

  4. Rita Barnett & Arthur Morgan - Weoley Hill

  5. John price & Dave Lowe - Olton Tavern

  6. Deborah Loftus & Wendy O'Donnell - Olton Tavern

  7. Marilyn Howard & Roy Allsopp - Colebrook

  8. Jacqui & Ray Barnett - Black Horse

 

Details of the qualifying round are as follows:

John Lea & Brian Rhodes         11-21  Les & Ken Haylor

Marilyn Howard & Roy Allsopp 21-11   Richard Edwards & John Griffin

Ken & Sue Allen                     17-21   Rita Barnett & Arthur Morgan

Kirk Wright & Ray Richards     15-21   Jacqui & Ray Barnett

Len Williams & Geoff Bagnall   15-21   Deborah Loftus & Wendy O'Donnell

Tony Freeth & George Ward    21-15   Owen Beard & Seamus Edwards

John Price & Dave Lowe          21-13   Jack Sharpe & Peter Flowers

Alf Hickey & Peter Eaton           Bye 

 

Ladies Day (Ladies Singles Merit

The following entries have, so far, been received for the Ladies Merit on Monday 20th August.

1. Barbara Perkins - A.G. College

2. Gill Croft - White Hart - withdrawn

3. Lynda Thomas - Kings Norton

4. Jennifer Hatfield - King George VI

5. Barbara Keeling - King George VI

6. Margaret D'Elia - Alcester

7. Joan Sherrington - Alcester

8. Carole Slater - Alcester

9. Maureen McGarry - Weoley Hill

10. Rita Barnett - Weoley Hill

11. Pat Bishop - Wythall

12. Chris Monington - Wythall

13. Maggie Davies - Hall Green *

 

Tommy Palmer Memorial Trophy

Only seven players supported this event in 2018. The details are shown below.

First Round

Norman Ravenhurst - Woodlands Park   23-16  Ian Humphreys - White Hart

Ray Pickering - Bournville Sports           21-20  Peter Flowers - Hall Green

Phil Richardson - Wythall                      19-21  Ken Adey - Bournville Sports

Jack Sharpe - Hall Green                        Bye

 

Semi-Finals

Norman Ravenhurst                             23-19  Ray Pickering

Ken Adey                                            13-21  Jack Sharpe

 

Final

Norman Ravenhurst                             15-21  Jack Sharpe

 

Singles Merits

The Singles Merit Finals were held on a very dry and quick Bournville Sports green on 12th July. 13 players turned up on the day and a very competitive competition saw Steve Davies of Hall Green beat Peter Dunbavin of Black Horse in the final.

The full results were:

Round 1

Charlie Heesom (Henley)              13-21 Peter Dunbavin (Black Horse)

Tony Buckley (White Hart)            17-21 George Laing (Weoley Hill)

Jim Cowling (RSJC)                      16-21 Peter Kinchin (Weoley Hill)

Kirk Wright (White Hart)               10-21 Peter Flowers (Hall Green)

Jack Sharpe (Hall Green)              21-19 Diana Ross (WCWMC)

Phil Richardson (Wythall)                Bye

Mick Defaye (WCWMC)                   Bye

Steve Davies (Hall Green)              Bye

 

Quarter Finals

Peter Dunbavin                            21-11 George Laing

Peter Kinchin                               21-20 Peter Flowers

Jack Sharpe                                 18-21 Phil Richardson

Mick Defaye                                 13-21 Steve Davies

 

Semi-Finals

Peter Dunbavin                            21-17 Peter Kinchin

Phil Richardson                            13-21 Steve Davies

 

Final

Peter Dunbavin                            15-21 Steve Davies

 

Congratulations to the winner, Steve Davies, and our thanks to all the players who supported this event.