Teams from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Essex will contest the semi-finals of the Men’s National Fours Championship, sponsored by St. James’s Place Wealth Management.
Berkshire will be represented in both semi-finals following four tightly contested quarter-finals at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.
The Tilehurst quartet of Scott Winskill, Mark Clisby, Mark Hancock and Andrew Knapper will face Buckinghamshire’s Tom McGuinness, David Ross, Kirk Smith and John McGuinness from Gerrards Cross BC.
The second semi-final will be between Berkshire’s Gareth Colebrooke, Ray Nash, Mitchell Cooper and Ryan Buckett from Tilehurst and Essex’s Richard Spriggs, Gary Telling, Richard Telling and Edward Morris (Essex County BC).
Both fours semi-finals will commence tomorrow at 9am.
Tilehurst, Berks (A Knapper) bt Silver End, Essex (K Lodge) 24-21;
Kings, Devon (M Bass) bt Spalding Town, Lincs (W Phoenix) 22-11;
Gerrards Cross, Bucks (J McGuinness) bt Long Eaton Town, Derbys (P Broughton) 20-17;
Felixstowe & Suffolk, S’folk (K Leeks) bt Ladygate, M’sex (T Waller) 17-14;
Appleyard, Kent (P Barnicott) bt Ross-on-Wye, H’ford (S Jones) 20-17;
Suttons, Berks (R Buckett) bt Bishops Stortford, Herts (S Lepley) 21-19;
Essex County, Essex (E Morris) bt Norfolk BC, N’folk (W Willgress) 20-13;
Poole Park, D’set (C Kane) bt Long Eaton Town, Derbys (D Smith) 24-10;
Tilehurst, Berks (A Knapper) bt Kings, Devon (M Bass) 19-15;
Gerrards Cross, Bucks (J McGuinness) bt Felixstowe & Suffolk, S’folk (K Leeks) 19-18;
Suttons, Berks (R Buckett) bt Appleyard, Kent (P Barnicott) 22-15;
Essex County, Essex (E Morris) bt Poole Park, D’set (C Kane) 19-16.
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.