Bletchley bowlers claim national crown

Dave Labrum and Malcolm Drage
Dave Labrum and Malcolm Drage

Bletchley Towns’s Dave Labrum and Malcolm Drage won the Bowls Englands Men’s National Senior Pairs Competition.

They defeated Sussex’s Ian Watson and Keith Holman 23-16 in the afternoon’s final at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.

With wins over bowlers from Newport Pagnell, Stony Stratford and even members of their own team, they won the final 20-11 over the Hampshire champions.