BERKHAMSTED WIN SIX WATFORD & DISTRICT MENS FINALS !
In a friendly played away at Chalfont St Giles Berkhamsted were well walloped, losing by 101 shots to 65, only managing to win on one rink, but with some very close scores on others. Top rink was Carole Syms, Dagmar McKay and Brian Ralphs.
However Berkhamsted enjoyed its most successful year ever with wins in five singles competitions along with the Pairs title. Top performers for the Club were Kevin Clarke and Jack Bunting winning three titles each. Clarke won the Mens Singles, Champion of Champions Singles & Past Presidents Singles whilst Jack Bunting picked up the U25 & U18 Singles & Pairs title. Once again Berkhamsted hosted the finals day and want to thank all the members who created an impressive staging as well as organising a well-run day.
The FINALS results:
Mens Singles: Kevin Clarke 21 Vinny Payne 10; Champion of Champions: Kevin Clarke 21 John Wheatley 14; U25 Singles: Jack Bunting 21 Glenn Williams 8; U18 Singles: Jack Bunting 21 Toby Bunting 8; Officers Singles: Dave Richardson 21 Simon Johnson 3; Past Presidents: Kevin Clarke 21 David Neilson 10; Pairs: J Bunting & T Howard 16 V Payne & G Edwards 13; Fours: Bovingdon (Johnson) 13 Herts (Parker) 12; 2 Wood Triples: Garston (Coles) 17 Bushey (Sage) 15; Australian Pairs: Edwards & Element 23 Jenkins & Howard 8.
To finish the week Sunday’s match against Aylesbury was a pleasant enjoyable game equally poised throughout the afternoon. Of the four triples played each side won two and with only one shot distinguishing the winners, Berkhamsted, 67 shots to 66. The teams were: M Maynard P Burke A Jones – lost 14/18; N Codina F Cutting L Temple – won 14/12; M Young A Cutting K Maynard – lost 14/21; M Primo J Healy J Cheshire-Burke – who won 25/15 and were top rink.