May CLI Players of the Month

Men’s Player of the Month: Paul Dunn – Marown

Ladies Player of the Month: Jenny Moore – South Ramsey

Under 21’s Player of the Month: Lacey McMullan – Mooragh Park

The men’s pick went to Paul Dunn who impressed as he picked up the highly sought after Association Cup at Onchan, beating five games on his way to lifting the trophy for the first time. The Marown captain was also in good form for his team winning all four games including back to back games against South Ramsey A, whilst also picking up the Lilian Slinger Trophy in the Any Combination Doubles with teammate Neil Withers.

The Ladies award went to Jenny Moore who picked up the Top Lady trophy at Noble’s on a fine day, as she came through a field of 32 of the Island’s top bowlers. Jenny had to dig deep in the final, as she recovered from a 3-14 deficit against Janet Monk to trail by three chalks at 14-17. Janet then got within touching distance of victory to lead 20-14, however another huge effort from Jenny saw her score seven chalks without reply to seal a remarkable 21-20 victory. For South Ramsey Jenny won eight games during the month of May, six of which were to single figures, with the most impressive being a 21-3 win against another experienced bowler Lyn Bolton, helping the team to victory on the night.

Lacey McMullan picked up the Under 21’s award, as she started her month off representing the Junior Island Team in Warrington, with the Mooragh Park Junior winning two games on the day. Lacey carried this form into the Junior Manx Championship, as she swept aside all before her to pick up the title for the first time. For Mooragh Park Lacey won four games throughout the month. Huge congratulations!