St Ippolyts Bowls Club wins mixed league title for first time in its history

PUBLISHED: 19:01 26 September 2017 | UPDATED: 19:01 26 September 2017

St Ippolyts Bowls Club

St Ippolyts Bowls Club

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There has been the quiet satisfaction of a job well done among talented but modest members at a North Herts bowls club after it clinched a mixed league for the first time in its history this month.

St Ippolyts Bowls Club, founded in 1935, picked up the Stevenage Mixed League title for the first time in its entire existence spanning 72 years.

The club has had an impressive season having played 20 matches, winning 14 and losing only five.

The club won on 50 rinks during the course of the year against 26 lost and finished with 96 points – six points above their nearest rivals.

The league title will go with last term’s Stevenage Mixed League Knockout Cup.

In addition, the season was marked by individual successes. Daniel Knight won the County Junior Pairs along with Max MacKinnon of Baldock, who reached the National Finals at Royal Leamington Spa.

Richard Knight won the unbadged County Singles Final 21-15.

Free membership is offered for the first year to those interested in taking up the game for the first time.

The club has an English Bowls Association Coach, Colin Davidson, who will be happy to give guidance.

For more information visit www.stippolytsbowlsclub.org.uk

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