ESMBA / TLH Top Club Competition ( Finals ) 18/19 April

This tournament consists of teams of between 6 and 10 bowlers ( ” Dick’s Devils ” had a team of 6 ), with individual matches consisting of singles/pairs/triples/fours. The finals take place in Torquay

Qualification for this event takes place  during the preceding year with ” Dick’s Devils ” qualifying in July last year.

On the 18th, in the round robin series of matches, ” Dick’s Devils” under the banner of Gilt Edge had a slightly disappointing start to the tournament  scoring 10 points against the opponents 14 . Over the three matches played the Gilt Edge squad scored 87 shots against the opponents 99.  On the 19th in the quarter finals for the “Plate” trophy, Gilt Edge had a comfortable win over Hazelbury Bryan winning the singles, triples and fours matches achieving an overall 7 shot advantage. In the semi finals against Middlezoy of Somerset, Gilt Edge won the singles and pairs matches but lost overall by one shot. No luck this year but almost to the final.