BOWLS: Over are this year's cup winners

PUBLISHED: 11:30 22 April 2018

Runners up team: Littleport Village Hall. From the left: Frank Hayden, Colin Wicks, Barry Giddens, Maureen Giddens, Ann Simper, Beryl Wicks, Chrissy King and Simon Smith.

Runners up team: Littleport Village Hall. From the left: Frank Hayden, Colin Wicks, Barry Giddens, Maureen Giddens, Ann Simper, Beryl Wicks, Chrissy King and Simon Smith.

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The Final of the East Cambs Carpet Bowls Association League Knock-Out Cup, 2017/18 Season, was held at Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham, on Wednesday April 18.

Winning team, Over. From the left: Laurence Pullar, Joan Raven, Mary Wilson, Jamie Smith, Amy Missing, Ian Blunsten, Sarah Pullar, Simon Missing and Dawn Smith.Winning team, Over. From the left: Laurence Pullar, Joan Raven, Mary Wilson, Jamie Smith, Amy Missing, Ian Blunsten, Sarah Pullar, Simon Missing and Dawn Smith.

The team from Over Carpet Bowls Club won the final this year against last season’s cup winners, Littleport Village Hall.

Over are also this season’s League Division 1 winning team.

In the final, the first two games of four’s saw Littleport Village Hall taking the lead by 14 to 12 shots, including the handicap of 2-shots to Littleport Village Hall and 1-shot to Over.

After the first set of pair’s games, the score reversed with Over taking the lead by 29 to 23 shots making a difference of only 6 shots going into the last set of pairs.

In the final set of pair’s games, Over ran away with it by winning 9-3 on one carpet and 8-1 on the other, making Over this year’s winners with an overall final score of 46 to 27 shots.

It was a very enjoyable match to watch.

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