Monday 3rd September 2018 10:36 am
The Bernard Annand Finals were held at Herne Bay Bowls Club. In the semi-finals of the Trophy (for non-County badged players) Whitstable beat Ramsgate 35 - 30 and Birchington best Sandwich 45 - 20. In a closely fought final Birchington ran out winners 40 - 30.
In the semi-final of the Shield there was a titanic battle between Hythe and Sandwich with Hythe winning by 1 shot on the final end 33 - 32. Hosts Herne Bay overcame Broadstairs 48 - 28. In the final Bay were comfortably ahead at one time but Hythe staged a spirited comeback to only lose by 4 shots 41 - 45.
In their final East Kent Mixed Triples League match of the season Bay won by 36 shots and picked up 6 of the 8 points.
Faversham 84 Herne Bay 120 (East Kent Mixed Triples League) Lyn Phillips, Steve Brown, Bill Robb 18 - 13 Edie Nicholls, Paul Evans, Tony Bishop 12 - 17 Mary Watson, Colin Hadlow, Jim Watson 19 - 13 Dave Knight, Diane Wiltshire, Ray Chipperfield 16 - 24 Russell Cooper, Peter Gibson, Sara Trotter 20 - 10 Joyce Whitlock, Mike Trotter, Brian Gisby 35 - 7