Bowls: All’s well that ends well for Siddle

Syd Harrison Merit winner Kevin Siddle.
Syd Harrison Merit winner Kevin Siddle.
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Twenty bowlers turned out to contest the Syd Harrison Merit with Kevin Siddle beating Ryan Lynch in the final 21-14.

On the way to the final, Siddle overcame M Leaf 21-8, J Armitage, 21-19 and H Seehra 21-19. Lynch, meanwhile, beat D Robson 21-19, S Wainwright 21-19 and T Kaye 21-15.

In the final, Siddle was leading 11-4, but Lynch fought back to trail 13-17.

Lynch really needed to score at the next end to get back into the game but it was not to be.

And Siddle scored at the next end to lead 18-13.

Lynch did get one more point before Siddle finished off the game 21-14.

Thanks must go to Middleton Community for hosting and for their sponsorship, and to Doris and Hazel for keeping the bowlers well fed and watered.