Farnish completes the Bucks treble
Buckinghamshire’s Neil Farnish has won the Bowls England Men’s Senior Singles Competition, supported by the Friends of English Bowling. Completing 3 national titles in a matter of days for Bucks.
He defeated Devon’s Stuart Evans in a thrilling final this afternoon held at a sweltering Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.
Farnish and Evans both progressed to the final after comprehensive victories in their semi-finals against Norfolk’s Peter Wilkinson and Somerset’s William Anderson respectively.
Quarter-Finals: Neil Farnish (Bucks) bt Gary Wood (Kent) 21-14; Peter Wilkinson (N’folk) bt Mark Turner (N’thants) 21-8; William Anderson (S’set) bt Ray Gaskins (Oxon) 21-9; Stuart Evans (Devon) bt Keith Caldicutt (Hereford) 21-5;
Semi-Finals: Neil Farnish (Bucks) bt Peter Wilkinson (N’folk) 21-2; Stuart Evans (Devon) bt William Anderson (S’set) 21-7
Final: Neil Farnish (Bucks) bt Stuart Evans (Devon) 21-16;