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Skegness welcomes the EBF Bowls Tournament

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BOWLS enthusiasts from across the country made their way to Skegness as Magna Vitae hosted the annual English Bowling Federation Bowls Tournament from June 5 to 10, 2016.

The competition, which took place at Skegness North Greens on North Parade, saw players from around the country come together to take part in this highly anticipated tournament.

The event was broken down into separate categories which covered open singles, open pairs, mixed pairs and open rinks of three. There were a mixture of local players taking part with entries from Nottinghamshire, Norfolk, Leicestershire, Cambridgeshire and Derbyshire.

The tournament, which was sponsored by the Skegness East Coast and Wolds Hospitality Association (SECWHA) was followed by a presentation which saw winners and runners up presented awards by the Mayor of Skegness Councillor Edginton and Chairman of SECWHA Bill Hutchinson.

Winners and runners-up:

Mixed Pairs

Winners – Mr and Mrs Adams, Hucknall

Runners Up – Ms Patten, Mansfield and Mr Pytlakowski, Edwinstowe

Open Singles

Winner – Mr Bannister, Helpringham

Runner Up – Mr Adams, Hucknall

Open Pairs

Winners – Mr Pytlakowski, Edwinstowe and Mr Shepperson, Shirland

Runners Up – Mr and Mrs Adams, Hucknall

Open Rinks of Three

Winners – Mr Bannister, Mrs Bannister, Helpringham and Mr Hudson Billinghay

Runners Up –  Mr Walker, Mrs Walker, Sutton in Ashfield and Mr Lound, Sutton in Ashfield

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