Westlands Bowling Club
North Staffs Parks Juniors win County League Championship
|In their final match of
the season North Staffs Parks Junior County team played East
To win the Championship they needed 17.5 points from the match (from a possible 27).
In a tightly contested home leg at Bucknall Private they achieved a win by 8 points to 4.
The away leg was at Swadlincote Catholics and an outstanding team effort produced a 9 - 3 win. Man of the Match at Swadlincote was Craig Podmore who fought back from 13 - 2 down to win 21 - 20.
A further 3 points was gained through winning the match aggregate (home + away combined).
This gave an overall Match Score of: - North Staffs 20 East Midlands 7
The 20 point total meant a victory in the League by 21/2 points over long time rivals South Yorkshire. This is the first time North Staffs have won the Junior Championship and is the reward for a tremendous performance by all involved. Team Managers John Jenkins and Graham Mumford deserve special mention for all their hard work throughout the year.
Home Leg at Bucknall Private
|Todd Ridge||Westlands||21||v||11||Nick Dunn||Washlands|
|Jon Price||Florence B & T||1||v||21||Ben Harrison||Washlands|
|Ben Jackson||Westlands||21||v||20||Ben Ryder||Alveston|
|David Hyatt||Westlands||21||v||9||Daniel Hartley||Alveston|
|Aaron Steele||Florence B & T||17||v||21||James Glasby||Alveston|
|Lee Wilde||Chesterton Park||21||v||15||Jack Brooks||Alveston|
|David Sumner||Kingsley||16||v||21||Adam Hartley||Hatton|
|Jake Donaldson||Westlands||21||v||5||William Glasby||Alveston|
|Adam Jackson||Westlands||21||v||6||Jamie Bradshaw||Belvedere Park|
|Matt Hill||Westlands||18||v||21||Joe Gooding||Pirelli|
North Staffs Total
|178||150||East Midlands Total|
1 point scored for each win
and 2 points for highest aggregate.
Away Leg at Swadlincote Catholics
|Danny Higginson||Meir Kings Arms||21||v||9||Matt Milson||John Carr|
|Tom Mumford||Fegg Hayes||18||v||21||Alex Wain||Lamb Inn|
|Craig Podmore||Meir Kings Arms||21||v||20||Matt Fearn||Swad'cote Catholics|
|Martin Kerr||Chesterton Park||21||v||7||Sam Martin||Eureka Park|
|George Podmore||Meir Kings Arms||21||v||11||Conor Chamberlain||Stretton Anglesey|
|Chris Jenkins||Westlands||16||v||21||Josh Hall||Eureka Park|
|Jarrod Hamer||Fegg Hayes||18||v||21||Darrell Matkin||Pirelli|
|Ashley Campbell||Fenton Private||21||v||12||James Powell||John Carr|
|Mark Leadbetter||Meir Kings Arms||21||v||4||Greg Chilman||Belvedere Park|
|Carl Whitfield||Meir Kings Arms||21||v||19||Lewis Belcher||Swad'cote Catholics|
North Staffs Total
|199||145||East Midlands Total|
1 point scored for each
win and 2 points for highest aggregate.
Staffs receive additional 3 points for having highest aggregate
over the 2 legs.