Ribble Valley winners at bowls presentation

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THERE were several Ribble Valley winners as the Great Harwood and District Bowling League held their presentation night at Rishton Conservative Club on Friday.

The Harold Blackburn Trophy was won by Peter Cunliffe of Waddington A, while the Arthur Ormerod Rose Bowl went to David and Pat Bonney of Clitheroe Cricket A.

And there were Donald Cowperthwaite Merit Trophies for, in the First Division, Alan Dewhurst of Ribblesdale A, and, in the Second Division, Steven Hitchon of Clitheroe Cricket A.

Pictured are title-winning team captains, either side of league chairman Allan Skellorn, from left, Ian Berry (Immanuel A, Fourth Division winners), Jean Pimrick (Lower Darwen A, Third Division and Leonard Whittaker Cup winners), Dave Grogan (Green Park, Second Division winners) and Bill Finn (Globe Heys, First Division winners).