DRAKES Broughton have been crowned the champion Parish of 2008.

The winners of the annual Parish Games were announced at last Thursday night's annual presentation night at Bengeworth Club where all the silverware from a busy sporting year was handed out.

Bretforton, who like the winners entered 14 events, finished runners-up with Wick winning the Small Parishes Trophy and Crowle the Award of Merit.

Representatives from Drakes received the WMCRS Silver Salver from Councillor Andrew Dyke who also presented Bretforton with the Mitchell and Butler Cup and Crowle with Group 4 Security Cup.

Results - Angling: Winners, Sedgeberrow; runners-up, Evesham Bengeworth. Bell Boating: Fladbury; Crowle. Crib: Broadway; Sedgeberrow. Darts (Ladies): Broadway; Evesham North. Men: Bretforton; Eckington. Dominoes: Evesham Greater Hampton; Evesham Bengeworth. Five-a-side Football: Eckington; Evesham North. Skittles: Bredon; Harvington. Table Tennis (Junior): Evesham Bengeworth; Crowle. Senior: Evesham Little Hampton; Badsey & Aldington. Petanque: Evesham North.

The bowls, cross country and rounders events were all cancelled.