Alan reclaims title in centenary event

Pictured from left are winner Alan Threlfall, Chris Snape (organiser) and runner-up Jack Holt
Pictured from left are winner Alan Threlfall, Chris Snape (organiser) and runner-up Jack Holt

The Ribblesdale Cup - 100 years after first being held - was played for in brilliant sunshine at Ribblesdale Wanderers Cricket and Bowling Club on Sunday.

The Ribblesdale Wanderers Bowling Club Subscription Cup was first played for in 1914 and carries a great number of Ribblesdale bowlers names.

Alan Threlfall won it this year - having previously won it 34 years ago!

In the quarter-finals, Threlfall beat P.Holt 21-15, while D. Niven won a thriller with G.Dixon 21-20.

J. Holt eased past B.Hinks 21-5, while S.Greenwood saw off A Dewhurst 21-17.

In the semi-finals, Threlfall beat Niven 21-12 to set up a meeting with Holt, a 21-10 winner against Greenwood.

And in the final, Threlfall sealed a 21-9 success.