Newbiggin bowlers win league for third year running

The Newbiggin team with the Knights League trophy are, bacl, from left, D Harding, R Bullock, G Quy, G Parker, S Denton, R Richardson, A Denton, T Swailes; front, from left, W Waters, J Taylor, D Burn, L Birch, A Straughan, A Stewart, M Elliott.
The Newbiggin team with the Knights League trophy are, bacl, from left, D Harding, R Bullock, G Quy, G Parker, S Denton, R Richardson, A Denton, T Swailes; front, from left, W Waters, J Taylor, D Burn, L Birch, A Straughan, A Stewart, M Elliott.
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Newbiggin Bowling Club have successfully retained the prestigious Knights League for the third year running after a close finish with the Collingwood Bowls Club.

Club secretary Geoff Thompson said there is no secret to their success.

He said: “The players practice most days, they enjoy the camaraderie, and we travel to all our away matches together, and win or lose together.

“Like other teams we are always looking for new members to join our club, and if anyone would like information regarding this, please contact us via e-mail to geoffthompson1958@hotmail.co.uk or contact the club on (01670) 814448.