Report by Heather Horsburgh
On an overcast, though mainly dry, afternoon there was an entry of 27 ladies competing for the Julia North Cup at Marown on Saturday 29 June. Although the green was heavier than it usually is and caught some of the participants out initially, there were some very close games and bowling of a high calibre.
Quarter-finals: Margaret Tasker 21, Rita Callan 13; Maureen Payne 17, Lilian Slinger 21; Jant Monk 21, Rachel Quirk 14; Philippa Fletcher 21, Mary Kinrade 17.
Semi-finals: Lilian Slinger 21, Margaret Tasker 17; Janet Monk 21 Philippa Fletcher 17.
In the final Janet got off to the better start, taking an early lead at 14-8. Lilian took four of the next five ends to close the gap to just one point at 14-15.The next three ends took Janet to 19 while Lilian retaliated, taking three ends to level to 19-19. In the end Lilian came through to claim the cup 21-20, and was particularly delighted as she had finished runner-up for the previous two years.
The presentation was made by Rosie Winckle who thanked all those who had entered the competition and the Marown ladies’ for their help in the smooth running of the afternoon.