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Morton and Leader take their places early at national finals

Former England players Tristan Morton (Parkway) and Simon Leader (Warboys) have already booked their places in the Bowls England national finals at Leamington in August with the new season only a few weeks old.

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Linda Darani is back in the Northants County team.

BOWLS: The bowlers who will be representing the Northants Federation

The Northants Bowling Federation county teams have been selected ahead of their opening fixtures at the end of the month.

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Fred Richardson's team made progress in the Northants mixed triples event.

BOWLS: Hunts make progress in a national competition

Hunts Under 25s have advanced to the next stage of the Bowls England National White Rose Trophy following a 41-28 victory away to Hertfordshire.

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The winning Eversley Trophy team was, from the left, Les Sharp, Malcolm Squires, Tony Mace (county president with trophy), Neil Wright, Richard Montgomery, Graham Agger and Cliff Watson.

No individual glory but at least Northants keep Eversley Trophy

Although Northants bowlers failed to win an individual title at the English Bowling Federation indoor finals at Newark for the third year in a row, the county didn’t return home empty-handed as they retained the men’s Eversley Trophy on the final day of the championships.

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Margaret Bavister presents a �760 cheque to Magpas representative Phil Hayes (second left) following last season's Whittlesey Manor Bowls Club's charity triples tournament held in memory of her husband Peter. Also pictured is her daughter Sue Welsford and son-in-law Martin Welsford.

Defending champions finish fourth this time

The Peterborough & District men’s senior team have finished fourth in the Cambs League. The defending champions completed their programme with a 92-39 victory over Huntingdon B, collecting nine of the ten points on offer to claim a top four spot.

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Martyn Dolby.

Dolby going for four titles at the English Federation finals

Stamford bowler Martyn Dolby reached the quarter-finals of the English national indoor over 60 singles at Nottingham, but he will be hoping to go a little further when he competes in no fewer than four competitions at the English Bowling Federation indoor finals which begin at Newark next week.

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Mike Robertson (centre).

LATEST NEWS: Peterborough bowler just misses out on a Commonwealth Games medla, but Spalding shooter remains on course for glory

City bowler Mike Robertson just missed on a Commonwealth Games medal on the Gold Coast, Australia yesterday (April 12).

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Bob Warters in action.

ROUND-UP: Stamford seniors suffer early exit, easy win for Peterborough veterans

Stamford bowlers Cliff Watson, Bob Warters and Keith Rippin were beaten in the opening round of the national indoor Over 50 triples finals at Nottingham.

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Mike Robertson.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Parkway bowler on course for a medal

A Peterborough bowler is on course for a medal at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.

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Ruby Hill (left) and Chelsea Tomlin won the women's national pairs title.

ENGLISH INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Spalding win another title thanks to Ruby and Chelsea

Spalding Indoor Bowls Club won another title at the English Championships in Melton Mowbray last night (March 29) when Ruby Hill and Chelsea Tomlin were crowned women’s pairs champions.

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Simon Leader, Lewis Baker and Nick Brett won the  men's triples title.

ENLISH INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Another title for Nicky Brett

Local bowler Nicky Brett added yet another national title to his bulging trophy cabinet last nuight (March 37).

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The successful Spalding four.

ENGLISH INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Spalding win star-studded men’s fours final

Spalding bowlers claimed a national title at Melton Mowbray yesterday (March 25) and for Graham Smith it was a second national crown.

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English singles champion Graham Smith.

ENGLISH INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Spalding ace Smith takes the title

Graham Smith from Spalding last night (March 23) became a national indoor bowls champion.

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Martyn Dolby won four titles.

Dynamic Dolby delivers the woods once again on finals day

Martyn Dolby completed a title four timer at the Northants Bowling Federation indoor finals at Peterborough & District on Sunday.

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Martyn Dolby in action.

Another hectic day for four-times finalist Martyn

Stamford’s Martyn Dolby faces yet another hectic schedule at the Northants Bowling Federation men’s and women’s indoor championships being held at Peterborough & District on Sunday, having qualified again in four finals.

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Bob Warters.

Stamford trio win through to the national indoor finals

A trio from Stamford IBC have qualified for the national finals of the English Indoor Bowling Association’s Over 55 triples championship.

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Mike Robertson.

Derbyshire Trophy hopes destroyed at Fakenham

Any lingering hopes Northants A had of pulling qualification for the Derbyshire Trophy inter-county indoor championship final out of the fire were well and truly buried on Sunday with a crushing 64-129 defeat away to Norfolk at Fakenham.

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Bob Warters in action.

BOWLS: Northants’ Derbyshire Trophy hopes fade away

Hopes Northants Bowling Federation had of reaching a third Derbyshire Trophy inter-county indoor championship are all but over.

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Joan Robinson.

Derbyshire decider could well be this Sunday

Hopes of a Derbyshire Trophy inter-county indoor championship final for the Northants Bowling Federation A team may well rest on Sunday’s visit to Lincolnshire.

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Nicky Brett in action.

WORLD INDOOR SINGLES: Brett beaten in the second round

Nicky Brett’s hopes of winning a second world indoor singles title were ended today (January 24) when he was beaten 2-8, 6-6 in the second round by England colleague Mervyn King.

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