DBE Maiden Singles 2017 Report
Sixteen bowlers from across the country gathered at Gedling IBC for the inaugural DBE Maiden Singles Knockout Competition. The competition was run over 70 minute match or first to 21. Every bowler was guaranteed a minimum of tow matches with first round losers being entered into a Plate competition.
First round matches: Chris Price 15 v Colin Wagstaff 11; Lynn Bourne 18 v Craig Murrey 7; Tim Swann 21 v Barry Nicholson 12; Brian King 14 v Keith Haggerwood 9; Adam Summerscales 18 v Andrew Bayton 3; Ray Kirk 21 v Mike Robbins 16; Mick Bourne 9 v Steven Nicholson 21; John Rogers 13 v Danny Lockhart 12 (after extra end).
Plate quarter final: Colin Wagstaff 21 v Craig Murrey 7; Barry Nicholson 13 v Keith Haggerwood 11; Andrew Bayton 13 v Mike Robbins 16; Mick Bourne 13 v Danny Lockhart 8
Semi Final: Colin Wagstaff 17 v Barry Nicholson 15; Mike Robins 19 v Mick Bourne 9
Final: Colin Wagstaff 21 v Mike Robbins 10
Maiden Singles quarter final: Chris Price 14 v Lynn Bourne 12; Tim Swann 9 v Brian King 12; Adam Summerscales 9 v Ray Kirk 14; Steven Nicholson 10 v John Rogers 18;
Semi Final: Chris Price 9 v Brian King 12; Ray Kirk 10 v John Rogers 12
Final: Brian King 8 v John Rogers 18
Members of Gedling IBC must be thanked for marking each match, directing VI’s and helping wheelchair bowlers, fantastic support again. Thanks to all the other helpers and supporters and our ever present competition organiser Margaret Smith.