City of Ely bowler Tristan Gordon shines at English Youth Bowls county finals

Participants in the bowls competition.

Participants in the bowls competition. - Credit: Archant

Thirty young bowlers from across Cambridgeshire took part in the county final of the English Bowls Youth Development Scheme (EBYDS) National Competition at St Neots Indoor Bowls Club.

Bowlers representing City of Ely, Peterborough, March, Cambridge Chesterton, Huntingdon and St Neots took part in a round-robin singles competition during the morning and demonstrated their abilities in a range of skills exercises during the afternoon.

Points earned during the day culminated in two from each age group qualifying for the regional finals

City of Ely bowler Tristan Gordon was runner-up in the junior section (10-14 years). he was pipped to the post by Robyn Hall of St Neots.

The seniors (14-18 years) winner was Tom Hall (St Neots IBC).

Brother and sister, Tom and Robyn Hall, their St Neots team-mate, Hayden Moorbey and City of Ely player Tristan Gordon have received an invitation to participate in the regional finals at Chesterton Indoor Bowls club on April 19.

Cambridgeshire Indoor Bowls Association (CIBA) secretary, Tony Barclay, said: “The quality of bowling was exceptional and demonstrated the high standards being developed by junior bowlers throughout the county.”

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The event was supported by the presidents of Cambridgeshire Indoor Bowls Association (CIBA), Graham Cousins and the vice president David Ford.