PAUL SIGSWORTH achieved a sought-after double after victory in the Mirfield and District Bowling Association’s Individual Merit.
The Netherton Conservative Club’s star bowler added to his success in the Huddersfield Merit last month with a 21-10 victory against Jon Edmondson, of Brighouse Sports, at Cleckheaton Sports.
In the semi-finals Sigsworth beat Mark Regan, of Brighouse Sports, 21-10 and Edmondson beat Peter Jagger, of Spen Victoria, 21-9.
First round: J Edmondson (Brighouse) 21 D Scott (Lower Hopton) 18, Nicky White (Thongsbridge) 21 Brian Morley (Lindley) 5, P Jagger (Spen Victoria) 21 James Davison (Thongsbridge) 10, P Ingleby (Longwood) 21 P Bowes (Pudsey) 20, M Armitage (Ossett) 21 A Page (Spen Ex) 19, P Sigsworth (Netherton) 21 D Armitage (Ossett) 19, A Tattersley (Almondbury) 21 P Senior (Spen Victoria) 18, M Regan (Brighouse) 21 D Fountain (Albion) 20.
Quarter-finals: Edmondson 21 White 15, Jagger 21 Ingleby 5, Sigsworth 21 Armitage 6, Reagan 21 Tattersley 13.
Dougie Mellor, president of the Association presented the trophy and prizes to the competitors on behalf of sponsors P M Auto Repairs, of Longwood.