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Home Nations Championship 9 -13 June 2016

Disability Bowls England sent an International Squad to Glasgow between 9th-13th June 2016 to compete in the Home Nations Championships against Scotland & Wales.
2 teams of 5 physically disabled players along with a team of 5 visually impaired players and directors fought it out on the famous Kelvingrove greens used for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Matches were generally very close and after a weekend of intense play Scotland were deserved winners and lifted the impressive trophy.

England and Wales had a great battle for second place and the final session was a very exciting ending to the Championships. With the countries level on points, it all came down to the result of the last match. England were one shot up going into the final end but Wales managed to get the 2 shots needed to win the game and secure second spot behind Scotland.

The event was such a success that it has been agreed to host an annual Championship with each country taking it in turns to host.

The England Team included:

Team A:

  • Barry Jones
  • David Fisher
  • Gary Swift
  • Mac Otton
  • Steve Bigg

Team B:

(including reserve)

  • Bob Love
  • Bob Henstridge
  • Jonathan Stokes
  • Keith Urquhart
  • Kieran Rollings
  • Paul Brown

Team C:

  • Geoff Wherry
  • Paul Hawkes
  • Ron Homer
  • Sarah Marshall
  • Steve Simmons
  • Paul Brown
  • Directors :

    • Mark Wherry
    • Moira Sheehan
    • Jeff Smith

Manager: Mo Monkton
VI Coach: David Stott

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2016 Home Nations Championship
2016 Home Nations Championship

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