Veterans 2015 Season
Welsh Veterans Club Championships
Coed Talon pictured below were the winners of The W.C.G.B.A. Veterans Champion of Champions, the results can be seen below.
John Bonatti of Coed Talon Bowling Club has won the WCGBA Veteran's Merit 2015 at Gate Hangs High Bowling Club. John defeated Richard E Jones from Blaenau Ffestioniog in the final 21 -13. Semi finalists were Dave Philip from St Asaph who John beat 21-20 and Colin Smith (Aston BC) who Dick beat also 21-20. John, Dick, Dave, and Colin will represent Wales at the Jack & Jean Isherwood (BCGBA) Veterans Merit at Prees Bowling Club on the 1 July along with Jane Jones of Connah's Quay. John also qualifies for the WCGBA Champion of Champions on the 4 October 2015.
The Welsh Ladies Veterans Team won the British Ladies Veterans Team Championships at Severnside on Tuesday.
Team Manager, Carl Curzon, led his squad of 10 "Vets" to victory against Shropshire in the final 104 - 87.
In the group stages Wales defeated: North Midlands in the first game 102-82
and in a tight game North Shropshire 97 - 94 to top the group.
In the semi finals Wales beat Greater Manchester 113 - 81 before finishing the job in the Final against Shropshire.
Carl commented that every player contributed to the day and played their part in the victory. He paid tribute to the players for the team spirit that was demonstrated on the day. The squad (pictured) were:- Kath Altman, Gay Cooper, Lynda Curzon, Shirley Hughes, Jane Jones, Chris Nevitt, Amanda Nicholas, Cath Rogers Sue Stanworth and Lesley Williams
Pictured below is Jane Jones (Connah's Quay) who won the Welsh Ladies Veterans Merit at St Asaph BC. Jane beat her club mate Gay Gooper 21-11 in the final and will now go forward to the Jack & Jean Isherwood (British) Veterans Championship on the 1st July 2015 at Prees Bowling Cub, Shropshire..
The draw for the Merit Final is below, the venue is the Gate Hangs High B.C. in Wrexham and will be held on Wednesday 24th June with a 12 00 o'clock start and scratch.
DAVE PHIILIP v BRYAN FORMSTONE
GRAHAM BENNETT v GLYN JONES
ALAN DUGDALE v MERWYN WILLIAMS
JEFF BAMFORD v JOHN BONNATTI
DEWI JONES v COLIN SMITH
GLYN PERCIVAL v KEN PARRY
ALAN DAVIES v PHIL NASH
DAVID HUGHES v RICHARD E JONES
The qualifying round of The Wrexham Area WCGBA Veterans merit will be held at The Parciau B.C. on Wednesday 10th June start and scratch at 12-00 playing down to four.