Castlefields reached the final of the BCGBA World Club Championship but were defeated by Parkfield Labour club by 15, as Parkfield defeated all of our club. Castlefields led by 4 after the first four games off with Champion of Champion Mike Beer leading the way winning 8, while Owen Jackson had won 13 for the North Lancs & Fylde side. But Parkfield took 3 out of the back four, with Wayne Ditchfield winning 11, Gary Ellis 12 and Dave Watters 14. They had beaten Castle S&SC by 17, taking 5 of the winners, the best being Mike Beer 8. Steve Morrey and Mike Yearsley were best for the Cheshire side, winning 16. The Quarter Finals saw them shock 2015 winners Thongsbridge by 14 shots in their first game, Leighton Roberts the best winning 6, while Craig Gant’s 8 best win was in vain for the Yorkshire side.
King George V lost out in the Semi Finals by just 5 shots, as Owen Jackson won 5 for them as Andy Gibbs’ 8 win wasn’t quite enough for the reigning champions. The George lost out by 40 in the Quarter Finals, captain Elliot McGuinness the best of the George’s 2 winners, 11, as Wayne Ditchfield won 2 for the opposition. King George V had all 8 winners in their game against Holme, Chris Bergin and Andy Gibbs the best winning 7.
Full scores are here.
Summit Garage and the league would like to congratulate Castlefields on their excellent run, as well as King George V and the George on reaching the final.