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This season has been a great year for Gerrards Cross in the Top Club with both mens and ladies teams reaching the national finals.

Both teams lost out to eventual winners Kings (Torquay).

The ladies reached the Semi Final

Semi-finals Kings BC (Devon) bt Gerrards Cross BC (Buckinghamshire) 3-1 Discipline results (Kings BC first): Singles: S Tolchard bt J Skelly 21-17 Pairs: E Cooper & N Chestney bt K Reid & C Turpie 24-9 Triples: C Aspinall, H James & Lorraine Hackett lost to C Harvey, T Keen & H McConnell 10-25 Fours: K Atkinson, J Boyt, S Bywaters & R Rogers bt A Green, G Young, M Merry & M Poole 28-16

The men went one step further and reached the national final. It was always going to be a tough game as Kings had won the title for the last 3 years.

Results: Semi-finals: Gerrards Cross BC (Buckinghamshire) bt Warboys BC (Huntingdonshire) 3-2 Discipline results (Gerrards Cross BC first): Two-Wood Singles: D Simpson lost to H Moorbey 10-15 Four-Wood Singles: J McGuinness lost to S Leader 19-21 Pairs: D Ross & K Smith beat S Farrant & L Baker 22-5 Triples: K Dwyer, G Reid & A Briden beat R Stevens, R Elmore & N Brett 17-15 Fours: N Farnish, M Gomme, M Hyde & A Price beat J Corney, I McWhinney, T Swannell & J Randall 32-3

Final: Kings BC (Devon) bt Gerrards Cross BC (Buckinghamshire) 4-1 Discipline results (Kings BC first): Two-Wood Singles: L Ridout bt D Simpson 19-5 Four-Wood Singles: S Tolchard bt J McGuinness 21-12 Pairs: M Hopkins & J Chestney lost to D Ross & K Smith 15-22 Triples: R Honeywell, A Hirst & M Bass bt K Dwyer, G Reid & A Briden 13-11 Fours: P Hackett, S Howard, C Down & A O’Neill bt N Farnish, M Gomme, M Hyde & A Price 25-8