Camberley Bowling Club won the 2019 Bowls England Tony Allcock Trophy


Over the weekend of 31 Aug/1 September a team from Camberley Bowling Club have played in the National Finals of the Tony Allcock Trophy and won!!!!

Congratulations to all the players:
Jo Woolf
Jackie Wilson
Tony Woolf
Martin Sampson

Gill Rice
Carolyn Lythgoe
Trevor Prentice
David McCallum

To get to the national  finals at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa they had already played the following matches:

Mytchett – home (won 38-21)
West End – away (won 17-52)
Byfleet – away (won 30-48)
Purley Bury – away (won 26-43)
Tilehurst – home (won 37-24)
Sutton – Area final played at Supreme (won 24-29)

On Saturday afternoon Camberley played Chacewater BC, Cornwall in a closely fought quarter final. 

On Sunday morning Camberley BC rose like a phoenix from the ashes to defeat Brimfield & Little Hereford BC, Herefordshire in a very close semi-final.
Rink Scores: D McCallum bt M Wheatley 21-13; M Sampson lost to B Griffiths 18-20;
At the same time Box BC reached the final with a two-shot victory over Sussex’s Eastbourne BC.

On Sunday afternoon Camberley from behind and  managed to win the final by defeating Box BC from Wiltshire 42-36. Box were in control in the opening stages of the match with Nick Grenfell’s rink leading 15-2, before a remarkable run in the second half of the contest by Camberley’s David McCallum’s quartet to ensure a 21-21 draw.
Martin Sampson bt A Jacobs 21-15.

Camberley is only the second club in Surrey to have won this competition.  Supreme BC won the inaugural event in 2011.

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