Houghton Dairy Lane pair sunk in county final

Susan Forster and Joan Rodgerson's hopes of securing a third county title this season were ended with defeat in the pairs final.

Saturday, 2nd July 2016, 12:00 pm

An 18-12 semi-final win over Darlington’s Jane Pattison set up a final against Elm Tree’s L.Simpson however the Houghton Dairy Lane pair went down 24-12.

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In the Bowls England Mixed Fours, the Dairy Lane quartet of Susan Forster, Jimmy McKinney, Joan Rodgerson and John Thurlbeck progressed with a comfortable 25-15 over Newton Hall’s Fay Slinn.

The Dairy Lane squad will head to Wigton or Gosforth in the next round.