Grantham and District Indoor Bowls Club hosted a pairs competition at its Trent Road venue.
Sponsored by Browning Suzuki & Renault (Melton Mowbray), the event was won by the duo of Mark Eurich and Joe Lewis.
Runners-up were Malcolm LeHair and Adam Berridge, Roger Payne and Bruce Allen were third, and A. Hughes and I. Cole fourth.
Monetary awards were presented on behalf of the sponsors by Robert Leadenham.
l The annual competition for the Fred Barnard Trophy, organised by Philip Woodhouse to commemorate a former member, had an uncertain outcome until the very last bowl completed its run.
Repeating their success of last year, winners were Linda Appleyard, Maurice Appleyard and Frank Evans who were presented with the shield and individual trophies by ladies’ president Rita Baxter.
Bottesford names first: P Palmer, P Chandler, R Payne, A Palmer beat A Curtis, G Lloyd, J Hanbury, K Smith 22-18; G Smart, M Payne, R Murphy, R Turnbull beat G Bland, J Gowler, B Marston, D Gowler 20-19; K Germany, C Richardson, P Bennett, W Shores beat H Housley, A Alexander, M Goodchild, B Goodchild 27-9.
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Bennington names: E Eggleston, R Baxter, C Tuckwood, G Hall beat Do Lester, L Appleyard, M Appleyard, H Whatley 20-17; J Hall, E Hoare, J Morris, B Garton beat Da Lester, G Solesbury, K Solesbury, D Pimm 17-16; J Woods, Ju Morris, S Marris, D Woods beat J Beardsley, M A Cardwell, Merv Cardwell, S Beardsley 22-13.