Trio’s cash hopes dashed

Ted Vidler, Trevor Pedley and Alison Hare took part in the RHP Chelmsford Bowls Club open triples tournament on Sunday 29th July 2018 when they came within a whisker of collecting a prize.

The sudden change in the weather was a bit disheartening but didn’t faze the 20 teams participating in two leagues of 10.

Despite holding five shots on two occasions, Brentwood slipped to a 7-5 defeat in their first game against Wickford but in the following two games, they managed to get into their stride with comfortable wins over Danbury C and Ingatestone C.

In between these games, players enjoyed an excellent lunch which set up Brentwood for a storming finish, beating the host club 14-1.

A cream tea was served before the announcement that Great Baddow had triumphed, with the Brentwood trio finishing a creditable fifth overall, just two points away from some prize money. They left vowing to return and do better.