Evesham on the up yet again

Left to right: Jamie Curtis, Ted Church, Frank Walker, Nigel Gould, Jim Sissons (captain), Keith Bridgwater, Gary Hunt.

Left to right: Jamie Curtis, Ted Church, Frank Walker, Nigel Gould, Jim Sissons (captain), Keith Bridgwater, Gary Hunt.

First published in Sport

EVESHAM are celebrating after their second successive promotion in the Inter Club Triples League.

They will play in Division One next year after winning the second tier at the first time of asking following the previous season’s rise.

Although near the end of the outdoor season, Evesham welcome new and past members to the indoor campaign which begins in October at the town’s leisure centre.

For further information, contact Eric Mitchell on 01789-778253 or visit eveshambowls.co.uk

  • Three Broadway players were in the Worcestershire team who lost 22-8 to Devon in the Bowls England mixed fours final in Worthing.

Sophie Tolchard, Lorraine Hackett, Phil Hackett and Sam Tolchard, from the south-west county, beat Lynne Bowen, Amy Stanton, Andrew Walters and Worcester’s Adrian Burbridge.

The Worcestershire four thrashed Northumberland, the 2011 runners-up, 24-4 in the semi-final.

In the national pairs championship, Walters and Steve Aldren progressed past Surrey 20-10 and Nottinghamshire 24-9 before going down 23-12 to Wiltshire in the last 32. In the men’s two fours, Broadway played Wandilea from Surrey but, on a difficult green, fell 40-27 in the quarter-final.

The club built up momentum in their efforts to retain the Concorde League with a 96-80 win over Vines Park and a 136-75 thrashing of Hewell in the last home match of the campaign.

Broadway travel to Overbury a week on Saturday for their final fixture with a 10- point advantage over Littleton, who have a game in hand.

Rink scores against Hewell : R Pinder, E Shorthouse, M Aubrey, J Oliver won 35-11; D Leroy, J Harris, R Ashby, A Walters won 37-15; N Furminger, B Sturgess, H Keyte, M Rainbow won 22-13; T Chambers, T Hopkins, B Ford, S Aldren won 27-19; P Smith, D Oldcorn, D Hall, C Cooper lost 15-16.

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