WFML Knockout Cup 2018
WESSEX MIXED FRIENDLY LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP 2018
Somerton & District Bowls Club won the Wessex Mixed Friendly League Knockout Cup this year.
The final against Shepton Mallett was played at a neutral ground (Gillingham Bowls Club) on Sunday, September 7th.
Somerton won on all four rinks with scores and player lists shown below.
Rink 1 L Smalldon, C Wilcox, W Scott, D Forsyth 19 shots to 15
Rink 2 P King, A Kelley, I Badman, D Sutton. 22 shots to 19
Rink 3 P Catlin, P Gray, R Kelley, M Sutton. 19 shots to 16
Rink 4 K Sully, R Smith, A Hoad, R Porter. 30 shots to 11
The match was played in a good and friendly atmosphere followed by a lovely two-course supper provided by the Gillingham Bowls Club.
Somerton have won the cup on two previous occasions way back in 1993 and 1996, making this our first win for twenty two years. We have been runner up five times 1994, 1998, 2003, 2004 and 2007. It is therefore a notable feat to achieve this convincing victory after such a long time.