Law picks up player of the year prize

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Parkway’s Simon Law picked up the men’s player of the year trophy at the Huntingdonshire Bowls presentation lunch at St Ives.

He was lauded for his outstanding performances in the Middleton Cup and at Leamington, where he teamed up with Stuart Popple and James Harford to win the national triples title.

The ladies player of the year award went to Sawtry’s Karen Leader, who reached the semi-finals of the national two-bowl singles at Leamington.

HONOURS LIST

Ladies secretary singles: Julie May (Buckden); r/u Vie Hatch (West Ward).

Champion of Champions: Trevor Collins (Parkway); r/u Owen Darlington (St Ives). Mixed Benevolent triples: Karen & Brian Martin, Neil Wright (Parkway); r/u Malcolm & Norma Squires, Linda Darani (City of Peterborough). Stuart & Co Shield: Sawtry; r/u Somersham. Ladies fours: Catherine Popple, Julie Masters, Val & Sarah Newson (Parkway); r/u Angela Kenny, Chris & Angie Morton, Sabrina Parnell (Parkway). Men’s fours: Simon Leader, Nick Brett, Ean & Tristan Morton (Warboys); r/u Trevor & Kierren Murray, Robbie Coleman, Barry Kitto (Brampton). Ladies triples: Emma Thurston, Hannah Overton, Pat Reynolds (Parkway); r/u Fiona Richardson, Norma Squires, Linda Darani (City of Peterborough). Men’s triples: James Harford, Simon Law, Stuart Popple (Parkway); r/u Ian McWhinney, Lewis Baker, Nick Brett (Warboys). Ladies pairs: Sarah Newson & Catherine Popple (Parkway); r/u Julie Masters & Val Newson (Parkway). Men’s pairs: Rob Elmore & Lewis Baker (Warboys); r/u Andrew Thurston & James Harford (Parkway). Ladies O55 singles: Judy Ford (Yaxley); r/u Val Corn (Buckden). Men’s O55 singles: Trevor Collins (Parkway). Ladies O55 pairs: Helen Crow & Pat Reynolds (Parkway); r/u Sheila Craig & Liz Hext (Conservative). Men’s O55 pairs: Trevor Collins & Tony Scarr (Parkway); r/u Lindsay & Ian Swannell (Warboys). Ladies U25 singles: Chloe Brett (Warboys); r/u Hannah Overton (Parkway). Men’s U25 singles: James Harford (Parkway); r/u Harry Ward (Hemingford). Ladies U25 pairs: Chloe Brett & Amy Martin (Warboys). Mixed U18 singles: Jack Squire (Buckden); r/u Chloe Brett (Warboys). Ladies 2b singles: Juliet May (Buckden); r/u Karen Leader (Sawtry). Men’s 2b singes: Stuart Popple (Parkway); r/u Simon Leader (Warboys). Ladies 4b singles: Catherine Popple (Parkway); r/u Julie May (Buckden).

Men’s 4b singes: Ed Elmore (Warboys); r/u James Bowers (Sawtry).

The Peterborough men’s senior team, under the new captaincy of Rod Maplethorpe, made a winning start to their Cambs League campaign beating Cambridge Chesterton B 99-38 at home.

RESULT

Peterborough 99 (10), Cambridge Chesterton B 38 (Peterborough rinks only): Dave Smith, Don Paul, Joe Martin, Wilf Redhead won 33-6. Mick Fuller, Pete Harvey, Phil Afford, Frank Paul won 24-8. Les Sharp, Ivor Jackson, Don Sutton, Mick Linnell won 21-7. Dick Overson, Richard Day, Mick Greaves, Rod Maplethorpe won 21-17.