2017 Red Rose Shield

Congratulations to Alan Weekes of Prestwich Bowling Club B Team, who won the 2017 renewal of the Red Rose Shield from a field of 21, beating team mate Stuart Cameron in the final. The weather was glorious and the cricket club’s green in excellent condition. Alan faced father and daughter Philip and Lucy Butler in consecutive rounds, before beating St Margaret’s Alan Prosser in the quarters and Peter Jones of Hollins in semi-final. He continued his fine form in the final, beating Stuart Cameron 21-13.

Quarter Finals

Alan Weekes 21 Alan Prosser 9; Peter Jones 21 Jon Armstrong 6; Dominic Porter 21 Gareth Martin 14; Steve Blaymire 18 Stuart Cameron 21

Semi Finals

Weekes 21 Jones 9; Porter 12 Cameron 21

Final

Weekes 21 Cameron 13

Thank you to all the bowlers who took part and good luck for the rest of the season.

Alan is pictured below receiving the trophy from league chairman Peter Bishop

Alan Weekes receives the shield from Peter Bishop

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