In front of a packed audience at Golcar British Legion Club, The Huddersfield Junior Bowling Association paid out £1,665 in prize money to the junior bowlers.

Competition secretary Kevin Walsh and Association secretary Geoff Martin handed out the prizes along with the sponsors of the various competitions.

Mr Martin thanked the sponsors, both past and present, for all their help and support and for assisting the Junior Association in reaching their 20th anniversary.

He also thanked the junior committees past and present, along with the hosts Golcar British Legion Club, for making it a wonderful night of celebration.

Mr Martin, who has been involved since day one, then received a five-minute standing ovation for his 20 years of commitment to the junior bowling cause.


Steve Batler Memorial Trophy: Josh Elliott (Brockholes)  sponsored by Chris Batler;  Hudds U18 Girls HCP: Jessica  Sykes (Brockholes BC) sponsored by Dennis Hawes and  Hudds Ladies Bowls Association; Peter Shaw U16 Girls  Merit: Melissa Hoyle (Broad Oak BC) sponsored by Alan  and Patricia Stephenson;  Harry Haigh U16 Boys Merit:  Jack Chesswas (Brockholes BC) sponsored by Julie Haigh;  Hemplow U14 Handicap: Fern Beaumont (Broad Oak BC)  sponsored by Hemplow BC;  Junior Team Knockout:  Newsome WMC, sponsored by Stephen Halsall and  Canalside Spts Club; Norma Haigh Charity Pairs: Danny  Teale (Kirkheaton Con) and Chloe Ghaffar (Newsome  WMC) sponsored by Terry Haigh and Kevin and Christine  Walsh. This comp raised over £5,800 for medical charities  over the years in running; The Wrathall Trophy: Jack Hill  (Penistone BC) sponsored by Frank and Jean Wrathall;   Hudds U18 Boys Merit: Nathan Haigh (Meltham BC)  sponsored by Jonathan Sykes; Peter Firth U16 Cup:  Melissa Beecroft (Shepley BC) sponsored by Glenis Firth.

LEAGUE WINNERS  (League sponsors: CNC Mill Turn  Solutions and Roses Cleaning Services)

Tommy Wilson Cup (Division I): Newsome WMC; Dennis  Bradley Shield (Division II):@ Brockholes BC B; Best Boy  Tommy Wilson:@ Jack Chesswas (Brockholes BC); Best  Girl Tommy Wilson (tied): Fern Beaumont (Broad Oak BC)  and Lucy Hemingway (Kirkheaton Con); Best Boy Dennis  Bradley (tied): Connor Kelly (Marsh Lib) and Billy Jakeman  (Brockholes BC);  Best Girl Dennis Bradley: Olivia Mosley  (Broad Oak BC).


A Team: Jack Chesswas (Brockholes BC av +7.29); B  Team: Cameron Ghaffar (Newsome WMC av +8.00); C  Team: Brad Meadows (Brockholes BC av +3.70); D Team:  Callum Wadsworth (Shepley BC av +4.89).

Other Sponsors: Highest Break Prizes: Harold Hick.  Patrons: Huddersfield Veteran Association, Mr and Mrs  Harry and Norma Max, Paul Kain, Frank Greenwood, David  Hoyle, Broad Oak BC, Ballcraft Engraving, Ken Davy  Fund.