Kath Kinley wins Ladies Over 60’s Championships

The Ladies Association Held the Over 60s Championships on Tuesday 29th August in the baking sunshine at Castletown Bowling Club. 

It was a home green Final with Joy Stephens and Kath Kinley who both play for Castletown. Resulting in Kath Kinley overjoyed to win the Over 60s championships with a win 21-7. Both Kath and Joy have shown great form this season in the O60s league with Kath playing 21 games with 21 wins and Joy playing 10 games with 10 wins. 

The day started with an entry of 25 ladies. Kath met her teammate Hillary Kermode in the prelim rounds coming out 21-11. This took her through to next play Pauline Worrall (Port Erin) where Kath showed her green experience to win 21-5. Joy had her work to do drawn to play Margaret Tasker (Port St Mary) who we all know masters any green with ease. But Joy played fantastic, drawing the perfect shot on the last end to take her through to the next round 21-20. 

In the quarter final stages Kath overcame Caroline Corlett (Nobles) 21-10. Elaine Moore booked her place into the semi finals beating Lynda Wilson (Peel Sunset) 21-3. Joyce Ogden overcame teammate Linda Cadamy (Marown) 21-10 and Joy carried on her superb play against Peel Sunsets Joyce Kelly 21-13. 

Booking their places into the final Kath next saw off Elaine 21-7, and Joy played Joyce to book her 1st championship final 21-17. 

It turned out to be a very long day, with the 1st games starting at 10am. It was mid afternoon before the final got underway. Where Kath was on brilliant form taking the Championship title with a 21-7 win.

The Ladies Association made the presentation and thanked Castletown for hosting the Championships.