Teare & Dunn Win Last Mixed Doubles Title of 2021 Season
Castletown Bowling Club hosted the Wilfrid Quayle mixed doubles on Sunday with the competition attracting a fine entry of 44 pairs.
The eventual winners were Marown pair Rebecca Teare and Paul Dunn taking a hard earned win over Sue Gawne (Onchan) and Andy Kennish (Peel).
In the early stages of the final neither pairing were able to build a lead with the score tied at 12-12 after eight ends, Teare and Dunn then started to take control of the game going on to win seven of the last nine ends to run out with a 21-16 win to take the last mixed doubles title of the season.
Losing out 16-21 at the semi-final stage were the home green pairing of Kath Kinley and Dean Kinley to the winning pair, while Husband and Wife Alec (Peel) and Philippa Taylor (Marown) were defeated 12-21 by Gawne and Kennish.
Falling at the quarter final stage were Grace Gawne (Onchan) and Kevin Firth (Douglas) who lost out 18-21 to the Taylor’s. South Ramsey pair Kim Hargraves and Stefan Kelly were defeated 15-21 by Gawne and Kennish. 2020 winners Lyn Bolton (South Ramsey) and Trevor Quayle (Port St Mary) were well beaten 11-21 by Teare and Dunn, while Jenny Moore and James Teare (South Ramsey) were pipped at the post 20-21 by Kath Kinley and Dean Kinley.
The presentation was made by Castletown Club Member Hilary Kermode who thanked everyone who had entered, the green keepers along with the club members who had helped with the smooth running of the competition throughout the day.