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TLH Leisure Resort Short Mat Bowls Final

TLH Leisure Resort played host to the local Torbay Short Mat bowls league cup final on Saturday 2nd April. The two finalists were the Woodpeckers, captained by Mike Summersby and the Buccaneers, captained by Duke McCann. Read on to find out how the final was contested.

Torbay Short Mat Bowls League Cup Final

The league cup is played with 9 players per team, who play a pairs discipline, triples discipline and then finally a fours discipline. The score is carried through all three disciplines.

The league cup was played in a round robin format at the local clubs between October and March culminating in the semi finals and the finals night.

Before the game, Steve Haywood, representing the local short mat league, presented a cheque of £50 to us to donate to local charity, the Devon Air Ambulance Trust.16

The Buccaneers won only one of the disciplines, the triples, but were victorious due to their overall winning score of 39 – 31 shots.

TLH Leisure Resort, Short Mat Bowls Finalists 2016

Pictured: To the left – The Bucaneers, to the right – The Woodpeckers with TLH Bowls steward, Mike Reynolds and Torbay short mat bowls league representative Steve Haywood

Individual Discipline Scores

Pairs: Woodpeckers won 16-8

Triples: Buccaneers won 23-3

Fours: Woodpeckers won 12-8

Overall: Buccaneers won 39-31

Sarah Vinnicombe

Sarah Vinnicombe

Bowls Coordinator at TLH Leisure Resort
An enthusiastic bowler herself, Sarah is a member of Torbay Area Indoor Bowling Club at Oldway in Paignton, and during the outdoor season she plays for Torquay Bowling Club. With over 12 years experience under her belt, she is a keen competitor in national tournaments as well as club competitions.
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