Shannon & Lynda win Omega Cup

An entry of 22 took part in the Omega Cup hosted by South Ramsey Bowling Club, which was played in a drawn doubles round robin format with the winners of the two groups reaching the final to decide the winner.

The winner of the first group was Lynda Cadamy (Port Erin) and Shannon McMullan (Mooragh Park) who topped their group with 34 points, whilst Sue Jones (Peel) and Helen Martin (Mooragh Park) just missed out by just two points.

In the other group it was Mary Moffatt (Peel) and Victoria Johnson (Mooragh Park) who progressed to the final after coming through a one end shootout with Gill Morgan (South Ramsey) and Joyce Kelly (Peel) with both pairs scoring 30 points in their group.

The final was played 15 up off scratch. Mary & Victoria started well winning the first four ends with three singles and a double to take a 5-0 lead, then maintained this lead after nine ends to lead 8-3, Lynda and Shannon then scored a three, only to concede two doubles to lie 6-12 behind. Lynda and Shannon stepped up a few gears scoring three singles, a four and a double to run out with a 15-12 victory to secure the title.

The presentation was made by ladies competition secretary Elaine Moore who thanked everyone who had entered, congratulated the juniors who had performed brilliantly, along with the club members for their assistance throughout the day.