Beckingham qualify for the Kelsey Cup

In the Gainsborough Bowls League, Beckingham and Marton won two rinks each.

Pam West, Robert Dilly and Ken Byfleet won by 15 shots, while Bill Bryan, Clive Hunter and Pete Cawthorne won by 13.

The third Beckingham rink lost by seven, but a comexcellent bowling from the fourthMarton rink of Barry Greenlees and Jane and Michael Treen led to a 24 shot victory for the Marton trio, giving Marton a three shot aggregate win.

Despite this, Beckingham still qualify for the Kelsey Cup as they will finish fourth or fifth.

The Isle of Axholme Evening League players secured their second league victory of the season at Owston Ferry.

On 26th August they play Haxey at Epworth in the Final of the Knockout Cup.

Sunday 24th August sees the GSBL Individual finals at Scotter, and Beckingham may be involved depending on the result of the Pairs semi-final on 21st August between Beckingham’s John Foster and Ken Byfleet and Marshall Sports’ Bob Baines and Dave Childs, at Marshalls.