Mackriell secures women’s senior double

11th August, 2019 by The Communication Team

Sussex’s Rachel Mackriell has secured the Women’s National Senior Singles, sponsored by Bowling Abroad Holidays, just five days after claiming the Women’s Senior Pairs title.

The Polegrove BC bowler defeated Nottinghamshire’s Janet Eames 21-17 at a rain-drenched Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.

Mackriell skipped Lorraine Hume to success in the Senior Pairs on Tuesday, before doubling up this afternoon.

Mackriell had reached the final with convincing victories over Norfolk’s Jackie Devitt and Somerset’s Kate Herbison, whilst Eames defeated Bridget Hodder (Dorset) and Warwickshire’s Gill Maund.

Results:
Quarter-Finals:
Rachel Mackriell (S’sex) bt Jackie Devitt (N’folk) 21-9
Kate Herbison (S’set) bt Sara Trotter (Kent) 21-18
Gill Maund (Warks) bt Beverley Wall (Berks) 21-15
Janet Eames (Notts) bt Bridget Hodder (D’set) 21-8

Semi-Finals:
Rachel Mackriell (S’sex) bt Kate Herbison (S’set) 21-11
Janet Eames (Notts) bt Gill Maund (Warks) 21-14

Final:
Rachel Mackriell (S’sex) bt Janet Eames (Notts) 21-17

Official photographs can be viewed and purchased at: https://www.bobsaundersphotography.co.uk/bowls-events

Entry to the championships is free of charge. Chargeable parking is available in Victoria Park and in nearby town centre car parks. The Tournament Office will be open daily from 8.30am until close of play. Should you have any queries related to the National Championships please telephone 07444 272672.

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