Prizes for summer successes
Rugby Bowling Club held their annual dinner and presentation of prizes in the Bilton Road clubhouse on Saturday evening. Master of Ceremonies Mick Lill welcomed all the guests, including the newly elected Warwickshire CBA president, Clive Faulkner on his first official engagement as he had been elected only a few hours earlier at the county annual general meeting.
He also welcomed Peter Litchfield, Rugby Bowling Association president and Michael Chicken, Coventry agent of the National Farmers Union Insurance, the club’s shirt sponsors, who presented the NFU Triples Trophy, which is played annually on Rugby green, to this year’s winners Don Moses, Bruce Truman and Joe Brayson.
Peter Litchfield presented the RBA winners trophies: Coronation Pairs Cup, Keith Mason and Darren Ward. The Tony Dean Memorial Cup winners were Pat Bax and Nigel Hewitson. The club won the Friendship Cup and were runner-up in the Len Taylor Triples (Keith Mason, Ewan Mason and Jordan Ward) and the Finch Cup (Keith Mason Jordan Ward, Nigel Hewitson and Darren Ward).
The club competition trophies were presented by the county president: Litchfield Cup, winner Keith Mason, runner-up Jordan Ward. Turnell Cup, winner John Codling, runner-up Roger Smith. Wardrop Cup, winner Keith Mason, runner-up Rick Hayes. Avery 2-Wood Cup, winner Craig Carter, runner-up Stan Tailby. Handicap Cup, winner Darren Ward, runner-up Nigel Carter. Pairs Cup winners were Ewan Mason and Nigel Carter, runners-up Roger Smith and Dave Mobbs. Club Champion was Craig Carter, runner-up Darren Ward.
The county president also presented trophies to the WCBA competitions winners: 4-wood Pollard Cup singles, runner-up Craig Carter. Fennell Cup fours winners were Dave Mobbs, Bruce Truman, Craig Carter and Tom Millership. County Junior Singles, winner, Craig Carter and the club also won the Wardrop Cup.
Club president Adrian Johnston congratulated Craig Carter and Tom Millership on winning the 2014 British Isles Pairs Championship played in June 2015 at Eddlewood Bowling Club, Hamilton, Scotland. Craig and Tom defeated Jersey 25-14, Wales 25-19 and in the final they beat Scotland 21-14. The club presented the pair with an engraved trophy each to mark the occasion.
2015 WCBA Fennell Cup Fours Winners Dave Mobbs, Craig Carter, Tom Millership and Bruce Truman
Tom Millership and Craig Carter with the British Isles pairs Champions Trophy