Frank Woodhead (right) won the Examiner Rosebowl Handicap in 1990 and is pictured with (back row, from left) runner-up Fred Hey, Stanley Clayton, Arthur Smith, Sydney Stead, Jack Cartwright and Frank Sykes. In front are Huddersfield Veterans' Association secretary Ken Sykes (right) and referee Jack Clayton.
It takes two to hold the Examiner Rosebowl: Examiner general manager David Hirst (striped tie) and Huddersfield Bowling Association president Ken Atkinson. They are pictured with contenders in the Huddersfield Merit semi-finalists at Milnsbridge in 1987. They are (from left) Stuart Mitchell, Harry Haigh, competition secretary Bob Swan, winner Graham Sigsworth and Roger Crowther.
Some of the Huddersfield Junior Merit contenders are pictured in 1986 with Huddersfield Bowling Association secretary Bob Swan (left) and president Frank Goldthorpe (right). Back row, from left: Adam Lockwood, Julian Wood, Chris Kaye, winner Mark Sykes, Ian Singleton and Steven Sykes; front row: Ashley Greenwood, Lee Blackburn, Paul Sykes and Andrew Sykes.
Springwood official Eric Allison (centre) with the last eight in the Tetley Merit in 1987. From left, they are winner Jimmy Keye, Chris Squires, runner-up Ashley Daykin, Harry Haigh, Fred Middleton, Brian Bentley, Malcolm Middleton and David Scott.
The vet set - Huddersfield Veterans' Bowling Association president Walter Fawcett (centre) with the finalists in the Examiner Rosebowl Handicap of 1993. They are (from left) Roy Upton, winer Jim Garlick, Geoff Dyson, runner-up Gordon Cowgill, Norman Snowball, Ken Chadwick, Frank Barraclough and Bill Robinson.
1987 Huddersfield Champion of Champions winner Paul Marshall (back row, right) is pictured with players and officials at Lindley Liberal Club. From back left: Jonathan Sykes, nunner-up Gene Bardon, Graham Sigsworth and Trevor Blackburn; front: Huddersfield predident Ken Atkinson, Arthur Taylor, Yorkshire president Cliff Jones, Donald Crowther and Huddersfield competition secretary Bob Swan.
Lining up for the final day of the Yorkshire Boys' Merit with county life member Walter Beveridge are (from left) Wayne Hirst of Cowcliffe, Mark Sykes of Slaithwaite, Stephen Smith of Clayton West, Chris Kaye of Cowcliffe, Paul Sykes of Slaithwaite, winner Graeme Wilson of Elland and Darren Foster of Waterloo.
There was a pot of ýý560 for the winners of the Examiner Rosebowl competition at the Griffin Inn Bowling Club, with winner Peter Jackson (second right) taking ýý220. Examiner general manager David Hirst (third left) presented the prizes. The other two are (from left) semi-finalists John Stewart, runner-up Stewart Richardson and semi-finalist John Ineson.
Huddersfield mayor Clr Mary Walsh joined the vet set at Ravensknowle Park in 1986 for the Kirklees Summer Festival Rileys Veterans' Merit. The winner was Frank Woodhead of Meltham (left) with runner-up Andy McPherson (right). Holding trhe cup is organiser George Gordon.
David Fox (right) of Kirkheaton Cricket and Bowling Club won the Huddersfield Boys Merit at Marsh United in 1985. His prize was a set of woods from Slaithwaite's Commercial Hotel landlord John Dews (centre). Semi-finalists were (from left) Gary Chambers of Longwood, runner-up Lee Blackburn and Andrew Nicholson, both of Slaithwaite Cricket and Bowling Club.
Roy Bray (fourth from right) made the news with a win in the Examiner Rosebowl Handicap in 1992. Huddersfield Veterans' Association president Jack Clayton (right) is pictured with final day competitors (from left) Charles Godley, Les Milnes, Bert Hitchen, Ken Nuttall, George Eggleton, Roy Bray, Leonard Lunn and Mick Pejica.
Snow fell on the Griffin Inn Bowling Club green when challengers bid for the Barker Cup in 1990. The winning partnership was Mick Hampshaw and Chris Squires, collecting the trophy from Cath Barker, with runners-up Stan Simpson and Alan Brier (centre).
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