Bowls battles raise money for an Island charity

Cheque presentation to Ability Dogs 4 Young People

IW Bowls saw their seasonal finalé, with the Men’s Championship Singles, won by Darren Griffith, and the Ladies’ Championship Singles won by Anne Bernard. Dean Wilkinson claimed victory in the Mixed Novice Singles, with the Ladies’ Senior Singles won by Anne Bernard.

The Men’s Chosen Pairs winners were Jack Berry and Darren Griffith, with the Ladies champions, Maggie Lawley and Anne Morris. Mixed Aussie Pairs, Anne and Mark Morris, took the Mixed Aussie Pairs title. There was Men’s Drawn Pairs success for Rik Pitman and Brian Taplin, with the Ladies’ Drawn Pairs won by Gill Pitman and Anne Bernard.

The winners of the Isle of Wight Open competition were Anne Bernard and Ron Leleux, with midweek matches against London touring sides adding to the season’s charity fund-raising effort. This culminated in a cheque of £831 presented to Ability Dogs 4 Young People.

Players are now preparing for the outdoor season.