President Mason to host nationals

PRESIDENT of the English Bowling Federation Peter Mason, from St Ives, faces one of the highlights of his career next week. Mason, who is also treasurer of the Huntingdonshire Bowling Federation, will be co-hosting the national championships at Skegness f

PRESIDENT of the English Bowling Federation Peter Mason, from St Ives, faces one of the highlights of his career next week.

Mason, who is also treasurer of the Huntingdonshire Bowling Federation, will be co-hosting the national championships at Skegness from August 19-26.

Last year St Ives trio Jane Baldwin, England international Michelle Barlow, and her mother Dina, won the three-bowl triples.

Michelle and Jane are back again this year in the pairs, while Hemingford's Barry Deller attempts a singles double in the men's events.


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The Hunts county champions bidding for national glory on the Lincolnshire coast are:

Men: Barry Deller (Hemingford), Lewis Baker (Papworth), Jack Jepson (St Ives), Brian Brett (Warboys White Hart), David Hare (Somersham), John Hignett & Albert Corn (Buckden), John Hignett (Buckden) & Jean Whittamore (Huntingdon), John Waine, Tony Chapman, David Gould (Hemingford), Kevin & James Bowers, Brian Garrett (Sawtry), David Peak, Paul Payne (Godmanchester).

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Women: Janet Chapman (Hemingford), Lynda Childs (Hemingford), Katie Webb (Needingworth), Val Corn (Buckden), Lynda Childs (Hemingford), Jackie Cursley (Houghton & Wyton), Michelle Barlow & Jane Baldwin (St Ives), Ann Ashmore & Gwen Benn (Hemingford), Val Gasson, Di Darling, Chris Thomas (Ramsey), Ginny Marsh, Kate Carpenter, Mary Faux (Needingworth), Sylvia Dixon (Brampton).

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