Port St Mary Cup
May Bank Holiday Monday a good entry of 35 pairs turned out at Port St Mary for the annual mixed pairs competition kindly sponsored once again by I.O.M farmers Ltd, after a good days bowling in fine but mainly overcast conditions the final came down to a tussle between two North Ramsey pairs in the form of Steve Parker and Lillian Slinger coming up against mother and son pairing of Janet and Robert Monk with the latter pair coming out on top of a good quality game 21-18.
Losing out in the two semi finals were the pairings of Trevor Quayle and Lyn Bolton (Port St Mary/South Ramsey) and last years winners Stuart and Paula Garrett (Douglas).
Falling at the quarter final stage were Alec and Philippa Taylor (Peel), Jordan Cain and Paula Firth (Onchan/Nobles), Glynn and Kim Hargraves (Onchan/North Ramsey) and Ray and Ann Maddrell (Port St Mary). At the conclusion of play Port St Mary Ladies President Ann Maddrell introduced Michael Atherton from the sponsors to present the prizes.
Report by Ewan Cooil