Fakenham Gallow pair make early national indoor bowls exit

FAKENHAM BOWLS CLUB FINALS NIGHT     

The first winner of the Mervyn King Award, presented to the club by King, went to his son, Sam, much to the surprise of his father ANL-140427-164427002
FAKENHAM BOWLS CLUB FINALS NIGHT The first winner of the Mervyn King Award, presented to the club by King, went to his son, Sam, much to the surprise of his father ANL-140427-164427002
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Fakenham bowlers made an early exit during the first day of the 2016 EIBA National Indoor Bowls Championships at Melton Mowbray.

World-ranked Mervyn King and his son Sam, who play for the Gallow club in Fakenham, went out in the Men’s Pairs last 32 (phase two) on Friday.

They were beaten 23-15 by Duncan Heard and John Wilson, from the Wey Valley club in Guildford.

l Fakenham Town Bowls Club are looking for new members, either beginners or experienced bowlers, for the new season.

The club bowls in five different leagues.

The green is behind Fakenham Football Club, Clipbush Lane, Fakenham.

Every Tuesday FTBC meets between 10am and midday and anyone would be welcome to meet some members and have a cup of tea or coffee.

The green will open on Wednesday at 6pm until 8pm for a friendly roll up.

You can contact the club by calling Colin Warnes on 01328 855497 or sending an email to phillip.edge.49@btinternet.com for more details.

l Teenager Nicole Moseley on Saturday will be going to Boston where she starts her quest for the U18 County Open Championship.

On Tuesday the Nicholas Hamond Academy, Swaffham, pupil journeys to Newark for the National Federation Championships mixed pairs and triples.

The Hamond Academy have given the 14-year-old permission to take a week off.

Last Saturday Moseley, known as Minnie on the circuit, won a club open invitation competition at Spalding IBC.

l The Oasis Bowls Club’s AGM, with the presentation of trophies and a light buffet, takes place on Thursday.

The club is also running a summer league with eight triples teams taking part.

The league starts on Tuesday, May 10 and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays through to September. There is still a chance to join in this league by calling 01485571496.

The Oasis club congratulates Colin Bunn, the winner of the men’s singles at the Oasis, who is through to the county semi-final after beating the Dereham singles winner at Wymondham Dell Bowls Club.