Report by Mike Taylor
The third day of the Tournament featured action in the Ladies’ Singles which is being dominated by local bowlers.
Linda Stanley (Eastbourne BC) beat South Derbyshire BC visitor Mary Ronald 21-12 and winning through to the semi-final where she meets Gill Henty (Victoria Drive & Eastbourne Ladies BC) who beat Shelley Brennan, another visitor from South Derbyshire, 21-12.
The Battle between former champions Rachel Mackriell (Eastbourne BC) and Joan Jones (Unattached) went in favour of Rachel 21-9 and she will meet Julia Savin (Parade BC) who defeated her clubmate and former finalist Cathy Greenwood (Parade BC) 21-13.
In the Men’s Singles, former Champions Andrew Albon (Gildredge Park BC) and Peter Jackson (Eastbourne BC) are through to the last 16 with David Cornwell and Mike Taylor (both Eastbourne BC) providing the other local interest.
Action continues today (12 July) with Men’s Singles and Ladies’ Pairs at Gildredge Park BC starting at 10am. Other action today sees the commencement of the Mixed Triples competition at 2pm, when teams will be in action at Gildredge Park BC, Hampden Park BC and Parade BC – for details and full results visit the Tournament website.