Moore & Teare Retain Kennish Cup

South Ramsey hosted the Kennish Cup on Sunday with 28 pairs taking part to play on a superb surface on another fantastic day to play bowls.

Losing out in the quarter finals were South Ramsey pair Elaine Moore & Glynn Hargraves who lost 17-21 to Paula Firth (Onchan) & Trevor Quayle (Port St Mary), Grace Gawne (Onchan) and Kevin Firth (Douglas) who were defeated 13-21 by Gill and Andy Morgan (South Ramsey), with Janet and Rob Monk (North Ramsey) losing to the same score to home green pair Jenny Moore & James Teare. In the last quarter it was an all South Ramsey match with Gill Dixon and Alan Moore getting the better of Kim Hargraves and Peter Collister 21-16.

The semi-finals were straightforward for both winning pairs as Firth and Quayle ended the challenge of the Morgan’s 21-9, while Jenny Moore and James Teare went one better as they beat Gill Dixon and Alan Moore 21-8 to progress to the final.

The final was also one way traffic with Moore and Teare dominating the game as they beat Firth and Quayle 21-9 to deservedly retain the trophy last played for in 2019.

At the conclusion of the competition the presentation was made by competition secretary Kim Hargraves, who thanked the Kennish/Moore family for their sponsorship, the club members who had helped with the running of the competition and the Ladies for the refreshments provided with the all you can eat salad proving extremely popular. Elaine Moore and Fiona Kennish were then introduced to present the prizes.