Awesome foursome for Whittlesey

Peterborough & District, winners of the Mick Lewin Trophy, are from the left, back, Barry Oxborough, Wilf Redhead, Mick Greaves, Cliff Watson, Ivan Jackson, Brian Bassam, Joe Martin, front, Pat Bull and Jeff Clipston.
Peterborough & District, winners of the Mick Lewin Trophy, are from the left, back, Barry Oxborough, Wilf Redhead, Mick Greaves, Cliff Watson, Ivan Jackson, Brian Bassam, Joe Martin, front, Pat Bull and Jeff Clipston.
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The Whittlesey Manor club have completed one of the most successful periods in their history, having won four trophies and the Peterborough League Premier Division title in the space of two weeks.

Following on from their Northants Bowling Federation cup double – Dan Duffy Trophy and the Adams Cup – they clinched the Peterborough League’s Midweek Premier Division title with two matches to spare, then lifted the League’s Munday Shield and Albert Rowlett Cup all in the space of three days.

Whittlesey Manor B, winners of the Munday Shield, are from the left, back, Steve Lander, Robert Burbridge, Andrew Overton, Zack Brown, front, Stuart Woodcock, Colin Truman, Bill Stark and Steve Keen.

Whittlesey Manor B, winners of the Munday Shield, are from the left, back, Steve Lander, Robert Burbridge, Andrew Overton, Zack Brown, front, Stuart Woodcock, Colin Truman, Bill Stark and Steve Keen.

The League’s other knockout cup, the Mick Lewin Trophy (Club 60 League Cup), went to Peterborough & District.

All three League finals were hosted by Whittlesey Manor, the home club of League president Melvyn Beck.

Whittlesey Manor defeated Peterborough & District 45-28 in the Munday Shield, with rink wins for Stuart Woodcock and Bob Burbridge.

Peterborough & District gained some compensation the following afternoon when winning the Mick Lewin Trophy and later in the day Whittlesey Manor won the Albert Rowlett Cup decider.

Whittlesey Manor B, winners of the Albert Rowlett Cup, are from the left, back, Barry Lawrence, Martin Welsford, Andrew Overton, Peter Brown, Steve Lander, front, Bill Stark, Colin Truman, Ray Hunt and Roger Stevens.

Whittlesey Manor B, winners of the Albert Rowlett Cup, are from the left, back, Barry Lawrence, Martin Welsford, Andrew Overton, Peter Brown, Steve Lander, front, Bill Stark, Colin Truman, Ray Hunt and Roger Stevens.

RESULTS

ALBERT ROWLETT CUP

Whittlesey Manor B 61, West Ward A 54 (Manor rinks first):

Bill Stark, Colin Truman, Barry Lawrence 20, Jim Ruddy, Mick Linnell, Brian Swann 15.

Roger Stevens, Steve Lander, Peter Brown 23, Peter Jessop, Steve Johnston, Mick Duell 16.

Andrew Overton, Ray Hunt, Martin Welsford 18, Robin Wyld, Phil Afford, Rod Maplethorpe 23.

MUNDAY SHIELD

Whittlesey Manor B 45, Peterborough & District A 28 (Manor rinks first):

Steve Keen, Andrew Overton, Steve Lander, Robert Burbridge 18, Jeff Clipston, Ivan Jackson, Mick Greaves, Cliff Watson 15.

Bill Stark, Zack Brown, Colin Truman, Stuart Woodcock 27, Jack Corney, Kevin Randall, Dave Corney, Wilf Redhead 13.

MICK LEWIN TROPHY

Peterborough & District 61, West Ward Lions 37 (District rinks first):

Barry Oxborough, Pat Bull, Wilf Redhead 22, Pat Smith, Joan and Brian Meadows 11.

Cliff Watson, Ivan Jackson, Brian Bassam 24, Alan Capp, Robin Wyld, Ean Eagle 11.

Jeff Clipston, Joe Martin, Mick Greaves 15, Margaret Linnell, Graham Oxborough, Mick Linnell 15.