Dorset win national triples crown

14th August, 2019

Dorset’s Julie Leake, Bridget Hodder and Penny Cresswell have won the Bowls England Women’s National Triples Championship, sponsored by St James’s Place Wealth Management.

They defeated Surrey’s Sharmishta Patel, Maureen Vandrau and Margaret Smith, the 2018 champions, in a tense final after a rain affected day at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.




Sutton, Surrey (M Smith) bt Street, S’set (K Malone) 21-11;

Poole Park, D’set (P Cresswell) bt New Lount, Leics (L Green) 18-12


Poole Park, D’set (P Cresswell) bt Sutton, Surrey (M Smith) 12-11;


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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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