Littleport claim back-to-back cup crowns

11:01 07 April 2014

From the left: Simon Smith, Ann Simper, David Crane, Beryl Wicks, Colin Wicks, Maureen Giddens, Barry Giddens and Frank Hayden,

From the left: Simon Smith, Ann Simper, David Crane, Beryl Wicks, Colin Wicks, Maureen Giddens, Barry Giddens and Frank Hayden,

Archant

Bowls

Littleport Village Hall won the East Cambs Carpet Bowls Association Knock-Out Cup for the second season running.

The final, against Over, was held at Ross Peers Sports Centre, in Soham, on April 1.

The team from Littleport was pitted against this season’s First Division league winning team from Over, a real clash of the heavyweights.

In the final, the first two games of fours saw Littleport Village Hall win 7-3 on one carpet while Over won 5-3 on the other.

The first set of pairs games saw Littleport Village Hall win on both carpets 8-5.

The second set of pairs games also saw Littleport Village Hall win on both carpets,9-4 and 6-4.

Together with the handicap difference of one shot in favour of Over, the final overall score of 42 to 28 shots, made a convincing win for Littleport.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:41
Local MP Steve Barclay attended a meeting organised by the Littleport Parish Council

An 11th hour deal looks set to resolve a long-standing stale-mate over Littleport’s multimillion pound schools and leisure centre scheme.

Yesterday, 11:08
Tree blown down at junction of Beech Lane and New Barnes, Ely (Photo: Clinton Edwards)

Ely got a battering on Sunday as high winds brought down trees, fence panels, and even a lamp post.

Yesterday, 22:48
 BBC FA cup final fans choir.

A local amateur chorister has beaten off rivals from across the UK to sing at the FA Cup final at Wembley in May.

Yesterday, 10:31
Huw Jones

Secondary education is in crisis because of inadequate funding and a governing trust that is not local, according to a parliamentary candidate who has spoken out following the Ely College leadership replacement.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition today E-edition