Sweeney edges out Mordue in thrilling Geoff Brough Memorial Trophy final

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Michael Sweeney lifted the Geoff Brough Memorial Trophy after defeating Chris Mordue 21-20 in a thrilling bowls final at Spen Victoria last Saturday.

S weeney defeated Stuart King 21-18 in the semi-final having previously overcome Danny Teale 21-17 and Mally Fowler 21-11.

Mordue edged out Danny Silittoe 21-20 in his semi-final having overcome Gordon Bradford 21-14 and Gary Wike 21-6, while the final also produced some thrilling bowls.

Sweeney was presented with the trophy by Mrs Iris Brough.

Geoff Brough Memorial Trophy Finals

At Spen Victoria

First round: Stuart King 21, Mark Regan 15; Ashley Tattersley 21, Kieren Smith 16; Neil Slattery 11, Mally Flower 21; Michael Sweeney 21, Danny Teale 17; Gordon Bradford 14, Chris Mordue 21; Marc Armitage 9, Gary Wike 21; Frank Griffin 21, Paul Ingleby 20; Danny Sillitoe 21, Richard Brook 16.

Quarter-finals: Stuart King 21, Ashley Tattersley 14; Mally Fowler 11, Michael Sweeney 21; Chris Mordue 21, Gary Wike 6, Frank Griffin 9, Danny Sillitoe 21.

Semi-finals: Stuart King 18, Michael Sweeney 21; Chris Mordue 21, Danny Sillitoe 20.

Final: Michael Sweeney 21, Chris Mordue 20.

Scott Tattersley scooped the Consolation Cup as he defeated Andrea Buckley 21-16 in the final, which was also played last Saturday, when 32 bowlers competed in the culmination of an entertaining winter season of bowling.

Tattersley defeated Brian Lee 21-12 in the semi-final having previously beaten Paul Burke 21-16 and Darren Stevenson 21-12.

Buckley overcame Duncan Reeves 21-13 in her semi-final having also overcome Lorraine Hirst 21-17 and David Burns 21-17.

Consolation Cup Finals

Last 16

First round: Darren Stevenson 12, Scott Tattersley 21; Alan Forrest 18, Paul Burke 21; Nigel Marshall 10, Karen Hill 21; Brian Lee 21, Garry Walker 19; Les Oddy 19, Duncan Reeves 21; Gary Foulkes 20, Martin Lally 21; David Burns 13, Andrea Buckley 21; Chris Firth 15, Lorraine Hirst 21.

Quarter-finals: Scott Tattersley 21, Paul Burke 16; Karen Hill 14, Brian Lee 21; Duncan Reeves 21, Martin Lally 16; Andrea Buckley 21, Lorraine Hirst 17.

Semi-finals: Scott Tattersley 21, Brian Lee 12; Duncan Reeves 13, Andrea Buckley 21.

Final: Scott Tattersley 21, Andrea Buckley 16.