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Super seven prepare to cheer on national hopefuls

Seven clubs are celebrating success in county semi-finals – and the chance to fight for national glory.

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The Hampshire County Cup final turned sour following an altercation between two players. Photo by Derek Martin. SUS-170729-185708008

Bowls match abandoned after Southsea player ‘headbutted’ by opposition bowler

A BOWLS county cup final ended in dramatic fashion, after two players clashed heads.

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Vospers will take on Southsea Waverley as the season hots up

Hammond’s rink inspire title-chasers Waverley

THE title defence of Southsea Waverley is gathering pace in Portsmouth & District League division one.

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John Biggs and Dave Biggs

Waverley’s national bid still on rails... Priory on a roll

THE quest for national success is on with a number of Portsmouth & District League bowlers on the charge.

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Cyril Friend. Picture: Mick Young (160472-11)

Milton Park crushed as Waverley extend lead

Milton Park’s fine run came to an end as they fell to a 36-shot defeat at Southsea Waverley in Portsmouth & District League division one.

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Ian Mulholland, left, president of the Hampshire Bowling Association with Len Lofting, the president of Forton Bowling Club

Bowling club competition raised cash for Rocky

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Matt Marchant and Mark Hammond. Picture: David Brawn

Waverley at the double as rivals falter

Southsea Waverley enjoyed double delight in Portsmouth & District League division one last week.

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Leigh Park's Paul Hatherley. Picture: Sarah Standing (150868-345)

Bedhampton cling on to top spot

Bedhampton held on to the lead in Portsmouth & District League division two despite a mixed week.

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Naismith slip-up but Emsworth fail to take advantage

Naismith have extended their lead at the top of the Portsmouth & District League division three table.

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Waverley lost to Fareham

Waverley’s title bid is dented by Fareham

WAVERLEY’s stay at the top of Portsmouth & District League division one was short-lived after they lost by 14 shots at Fareham.

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The bowls action has seen the Rowland Cup start and the league continue

Rowland Cup wins for Eastney and Cosham Park

EASTNEY and Cosham Park delivered unexpected wins in the first round of the Rowland Cup.

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Portsmouth Victory won the EIBA national men's over-60 fours title in Nottingham. From left: Colin Thresher, Barry Starks, Charlie Bailey, Dave Watts, pictured with EIBA president Mike Andrew

Starks leads Victory to national title

Barry Starks has led Portsmouth Victory to national glory in Nottingham.

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Gosport Bowling Club now has more than 130 members

Bowling club set to benefit from grant

A PROJECT to improve Gosport Bowling Club has been given the green light.

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Fareham Tigers, who won the Palmerston Cup. Picture: Neil Marshall (170109-20)

Friend leads deadly Tigers to Palmerston Cup glory

Fareham Tigers clinched the Palmerston Cup crown with a 68-47 victory over Banister Park Gold on Sunday.

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Greg Harlow and Katherine Rednall at Lakeside, Hayling Island in 2016

Harlow and Rednall eye records as Champions return to Hayling

Greg Harlow and Katherine Rednall will return to Warner Leisure Hotels Lakeside Coastal Village on Hayling Island next month.

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Lockswood lost out to Fareham in a close battle

Panthers face anxious wait... Meon on top

FAREHAM PANTHERS beat Lockswood B but still face an anxious wait to see if they make it through to the quarter-finals.

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Bowling club ‘thrilled’ as all-weather surface is finished

A BOWLING club says it is ‘thrilled’ after work has finished on its new playing surface.

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Charlie Bailey, right, receives his trophy

Bailey toasts dominant final success

CHARLIE BAILEY won the Portsmouth & District League champion of champions competition at Milton Park.

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Carl Baggott

Ellis edged out in Royal battle at Leamington

AT THE National Finals in Royal Leamington Spa, Martin Ellis of Lee-on-the-Solent agonisingly lost 21-20 in the last 16 of the Men’s Champion Of Champions.

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