Disappointment for Banbridge

RESULTS of the final games in the 2012 invitational inter-club charity challenge competition for the Alwood Shield, played at Lurgan Bowling Club on Friday August 24.

Lurgan 15 (1) Portadown 19 (3); Lurgan 17 (3) Balmoral 5 (0); Lurgan 19 (3) Banbridge 12 (0); Lurgan 22 (3) Lisnagarvey 17 (1).

The final positions of all five clubs that took part in the competition are as follows:

Winners - Lurgan 16, shot difference 4; Runners-up - Balmoral 15; shot difference 19; third place - Lisnagarvey 14; shot difference 1; fourth place - Portadown 14; shot difference 6; fifth place - Banbridge 10; shot difference 18.

The competition was sponsored by Alfred Briggs (Alwood) Ltd. Lurgan with a total prize fund of £1,200.

This year’s charity, which was Meningitis Trust, was presented with a cheque for £450.

The competition was such a success that it is planned to run it again next year with the hope that more clubs will want to be part of this very competitive competition.