Almond lands triples crown

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The final of the SWBA triples competition at Barnes Park was an all-Sunderland affair.

Jean Graham, Janet Sykes and Susan Almond defeated club-mates Dorothy Tulip, Janis Petrucci and Brenda Campbell 23-12.

* Durham County ladies can still secure a John’s Trophy quarter-final spot. Following Yorkshire’s 18-4 win over Lincolnshire, Durham now know a 20-2 win in the deciding group game against Yorkshire next Saturday will secure a last-eight place.

* Seaham Town are again holding their popular Open Pairs on Sunday, August 9. Entry to the £440 total prize fund is £6, with a limit on 32 entries. Anyone wishing to enter can contact club secretary Arthur Gregory on 0191 581 5206.

* Silksworth’s national Top Club hopes were dashed by a 4-1 defeat at Hartlepool Park, who next face Gosforth.