THE qualifying round of the Ladies’ Afternoon League drawn doubles gets under way on Wednesday, August 20 (start 12.45, scratch 1.00).

Players bowl down to two pairs at each green.


Preliminary round: (A) P Dennett (Cowcliffe) and A Machin (Almondbury BC) v M Wilson (Broad Oak) and M Laverick (Lowerhouses), A Hinchliffe (Broad Oak) and J Sykes (Milnsbridge BC) v P Singleton (Shepley) and P McDonagh (Cowcliffe), K Dyson (Almondbury BC) and M Broadbent (Cowcliffe) v B Hanson (Golcar Lib) and C E Ramsden (Shepley).

First round: S Ladbrooke (Marsh U) and C E Kaye (Cowcliffe) v E Miller (Broad Oak) and D Weavill (Lowerhouses), A Jennings (Marsh U) and J Mc Donald (Brockholes) v M Sykes (Meltham) and N Maxwell (Longwood), A Earnshaw (Kirkheaton CBC) and B Toon (Waterloo) v winners of A.


Preliminary round: (A) M Brogden (Meltham) and J Whittaker (Shepley) v S O’Melia (Almondbury BC) and J Taylor (Shepley), L Gledhill (Marsh U) and W Bailey (Milnsbridge BC) v M Whitehouse (Marsh Lib) and P Stephenson (Almondbury Lib), E Hirst (Almondbury BC) and J Thompson (Linthwaite Hall) v P Turner (Cowcliffe) and M Battye (Syngenta).

First round: H Dyson (Almondbury BC) and K Cockroft (Meltham) v J Sunderland (Longwood) v A Cope (Linthwaite Hall), N Wood (Almondbury BC) and G Iredale (Cowcliffe) v P Hampshire (Brockholes) and K Rausse (Linthwaite Hall), D Senior (Lowerhouses) and D Brook (Thorpe Green) v winners of A.


Preliminary round: M Lever (Almondbury BC) and C Townend (Paddock CBC) v H Rangeley (Meltham) and M Whitwam (Golcar Lib), P Hopkins (Syngenta and B Hirst (Almondbury BC) v L Halliday (Bradley and Colne) v A Smith (Brockholes), L Berry (Kirkheaton Con) and B Thewlis (Almondbury BC) v M Lockwood (Meltham) and S Bruce (Longwood), M Beaumont (Outlane) and R Byram (Hemplow) v A Throssell (Shepley) and S Dillingham (Linthwaite Hall).

First round: M Wimpenny (Almondbury BC) and J Graham (New Mill) v J Carroll (Longwood) and P Thornton (Golcar Lib), J Smith (Almondbury BC) and A Vickers (Outlane) v S Smith (Marsh Lib) and S Landen (Brockholes).


Preliminary round: E Smith (Cowcliffe) and A Sykes (Golcar Lib) v A Rose (Marsh U) and B Kaye (Shepley), E Wooltorton (Cowcliffe) and M Shaw (Almondbury BC) v F Beaumont (Broad Oak) and A Myers (Brockholes), J Brook (Golcar Lib) and B Sanderson (Almondbury BC) v D Gartside (Linthwaite Hall) and M Hennigan (Waterloo), M Nicholson (Meltham) and B Berry (Brockholes) v J Packard (Golcar Lib) and M Robb (Thorpe Green).

First round: J Hulme (Paddock CBC) and S Armitage (Milnsbridge BC) v B Bentley (Cowcliffe) and S Lynes (Shepley), J Gledhill (Longwood) and F Bleazard (Waterloo) v J Crozier (Linthwaite Hall) and S Gibson (Broad Oak).