QUALIFYING for the Huddersfield Conservative League’s Eric Simpson Mixed Pairs begins on Monday (6.45).
Players bowl down to two pairs at each of the following four greens for a place in the final on July 28 (6.30).
Preliminary round: (A) M and S Richardson (Netherton) v J McMahon and S Dyson (Lockwood), M Kain and partner (Lockwood) v K Midwood and B Cliffe (Netherton), J and S Shaw (Almondbury) v T and A Butterfield (Moldgreen).
First round: S Tattersley and E Hirst (Almondbury) v winner of (A).
Preliminary round: (A) J Townend and C Hartley (Paddock) v M Shaw and T Campbell (Almondbury), P and H Rangeley (Netherton) v R Waller and S Shaw (Almondbury), A S Hoult and C Pulcella (Almondbury) v S Haigh and J Roper (Netherton).
First round: D Fisher and L Rice (Moldgreen) v winners of (A).
Preliminary round: (A) P Bywater and S Rabone (Lockwood) v A Hunter and R Hirst (Netherton), M Wood and V Manning (Lockwood) v S Hirst and L Cliffe (Netherton), A Tattersley and E Lunn (Almondbury) v T and J Boyes (Holmfirth).
First round: T Meigh and M Smith (Almondbury) v winners of (A).
Preliminary round: (A) S Tattersall and L Boustead (Moldgreen) v J and R Abbott (Netherton), J Shaw jnr and T Shaw (Almondbury) v G and N Senior (Moldgreen), M and H Dyson (Almondbury) v A and S Harper.
First round: D Crowther and A Machen (Almondbury) v winners of (A).
Andy Duckett (Shrewsbury) and Steve Copeland (Royton) are through to the final of the Clifford Crawshaw Classic at Sowerby Bridge Hill Crest on Saturday, July 19 (5.00).
Third round: Andy Duckett (Shrewsbury) 31 John Welsby (Warrington) 15, Michael Leach (Hothersall) 31 Andy Judson (Shrewsbury) 18, Paul Dudley (Radcliffe) 15 David Thornley (Dobcross) 31, David Scott (Silsden) 24 Steve Copeland (Royton) 31.
Fourth round: Duckett 31 Judson 29, Thornley 24 Copeland 31.
Saturday’s draw (6.00): Gareth Nicholson (Holmfield) v Tommy Johnstone (Warrington), Chris Brown (Sheffield) v Tony Roberts (Wrexham), Roy Nicholson (Holmfield) v Matt Bower (Sheffield), James Wilcox (Crossgates) v Ian Bottomley (Halifax).
Hazel Lunn, of Almondbury Liberal Club, plays Brenda Hirst in the final of the Almondbury village lady bowlers Fenay Trophy final.
The event, featuring a first prize of £100, is sponsored by the village’s Liberal and Bowling Clubs and the final takes place at the bowling club on Saturday (6.45).
Six-time winner Lunn has won the Trophy in 1983, 86, 1990, 94, 2001 and 2007.
Also in the final is four-time winner Bronwyn Thewlis (1984, 88, 1993 and 97), Yvonne Heaume (2000) and Elaine Hirst (2006).
First round: Heather Dyson (Alm BC) (2) v Elaine Hirst (Alm BC and Alm Lib) (scr), Hazel Lunn (Alm Lib) (-1) v Brenda Hirst (Alm BC) (scr), Yvonne Heaume (Alm Lib and Alm BC) (scr) v Nancy Wood (Alm BC) (scr), Linda Drury (Alm Lib) (2) v Bronwyn Thewlis (Alm BC) (scr).
Heavy rain didn’t stop play as Marsh Liberal Club ladies day was played to a conclusion.
The event was sponsored by Merginn Guest House, Blackpool, who provided the winners with a voucher to stay for a weekend for two while all finalists received vouchers off the cost of accomodation.
Timothy Taylors’ brewery also supported the event, while a donation from a raffle went to the Forget-Me-Not Trust.
Semi-finals: L Drury (Farnley Tyas) 8 J Wheelhouse (Bradley and Colne) 21, T Jennison (Netherton Con) 9 C Fisher (Marsh Utd) 21.
Final: Wheelhouse 21 Fisher 6.