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Bowling event saved by Steelworks Club

posted by: M44 - Wednesday 26th November, 2008

click here to enlargeMembers of Irlam Steel have rallied round to save next years British Team Bowling Championships.

Plans for the event, to be held at Irlam Steel, were shelved months ago due to a lack of volunteers.

However, club members got involved to ensure the competition could take place.

Irlam Steel has two excellent greens and all the facilities required to host the prestigious event, which is aimed at County champions and runners up.

Bill Farrell, captain of Garswood Hall and current title holders said 'This is brilliant news. I was devastated when I heard it was going.'

Qualifying rounds are March 22 and 29 plus April 5 and 12, with finals day held April 19.

There will be 32 teams chasing the title and a 1000 first prize.

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