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BOWLS: Walker claims national title as he and fellow West End boy Childs make history

History was made at the National Bowls Championships in Royal Leamington Spa as Northampton West End pair Jamie Walker and Darren Childs faced each other in the final of the men’s four-wood singles, with Walker emerging as the champion.

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Pat Bodily in action at Royal Leamington Spa

BOWLS: Bodily beaten by eventual winner as she reaches last eight of national championships

Kingsthorpe’s Pat Bodily missed out on national glory but can still hold her head high after reaching the quarter-finals of the Women’s Two-Wood singles in the National Championships at Royal Leamington Spa.

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Jamie Walker claimed the County singles title for the fourth year in a row

Walker wins singles title yet again

Northampton West End’s Jamie Walker took the County Men’s Four-Wood Singles title for the fourth year in a row, although he was pushed all the way by club-mate Darren Childs before wrapping up a narrow 21-19 success at Earls Barton.
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COUNTY CHAMPIONS -  Paige & Abbi Johnson-Young of Northampton West End BC show off the trophy after they won the Ladies Under-25s Pairs county title, seeing off Alice Moore and Louise Haladij

BOWLS: Surrey are too strong for Northants

Northants Men suffered a hefty 131-91 defeat to Surrey in a friendly at Kislingbury BC.

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Action from the County Mens Pairs quarter-finals featuring Alan Ashby in foreground, Connor Cinato (red bowl in hand) and Jamie Walker

BOWLS: Beaten Northants are tied up in Notts in Midland Counties

A much-changed Northants Men’s team were beaten 143-104 by Nottinghamshire in the Midland Counties competition at Kettering Lodge BC.

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Action from Northants Ladies' Johns Trophy win over Suffolk

BOWLS: Northampton Express claim Manfield Cup glory

Northampton Express claimed victory in the prestigious Manfield Cup.

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The Abington team celebrate their Harris Cup victory

BOWLS: Manton and Brown steer Northants men to victory

Northants Men scored an excellent 122-90 win over Worcestershire in their latest Midland Counties match at Wellingborough BC on Saturday.

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BOWLS: McKee’s rink play big part in superb victory

BOWLS: McKee’s rink play big part in superb victory

Northants Ladies secured a resounding 123-96 success over Bedfordshire in the first game of their national inter-county Johns Trophy campaign at Wilstead BC.

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Action from Abington BCs County Fours semi-final defeat to Wellingborough

BOWLS: Late changes make no difference as Northants see off Lincolnshire

A much-changed Northants Men’s team secured an excellent 128-106 Midland Counties win over Lincolnshire at Grantham BC on Saturday.

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Action from Northants Men's Middleton Cup practice match against Oxfordshire

BOWLS: Northants men gearing up for Midland Counties clash

Northants Men have announced their team for a Midland Counties match against Derbyshire at Long Eaton Town Bowls Club on Saturday.

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Team boss Vernon Gearey (far right) watches the Middleton Cup trial

BOWLS: Kingsthorpe’s Cinato qualifies for international competition

Kingsthorpe bowler Connor Cinato has qualified for the World Bowls Tour International which will be held in March next year.

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Northants' Middleton Cup team boss Vernon Gearey

BOWLS: Kingsthorpe edged out in Top Club semis

Kingsthorpe suffered the narrowest of defeats in the semi-finals of the Top Club competition at York & District IBC.

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Kingsthorpe's winning four celebrate their County title success

BOWLS: Semi-final heartbreak for Kingsthorpe pair

Kingsthorpe’s Celia Morris and Di Brumwell suffered agony in the National Championships in Nottingham as they were narrowly beaten at the semi-final stage of the Ladies Over-60s Pairs.

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Louise Haladij made the quarter-finals of the ladies singles in the national championships

BOWLS: Haladij pride as she makes national quarter-finals

Northampton & District IBA’s Louise Haladij can be proud at her achievement of reaching the quarter-finals of the ladies singles competition at the National Championships at Melton & District IBC.

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The Kingsthorpe players who were part of the England team which won the British Isles International Series. Left to right:  Jamie Walker, Andrew Manton, Connor Cinato, Neil McKee and Martin Walker (England Selector from Northants)

BOWLS: Kingsthorpe trio put in classy showings for England

A trio of Kingsthorpe bowlers were members of the England team that won the British Isles Indoor Bowls Council Senior Men’s International Series 2017 at Belfast IBC in Northern Ireland.

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BOWLS: Northants so close, but are edged out by Lincolnshire

BOWLS: Northants so close, but are edged out by Lincolnshire

Northants Under-25 Men lost 32-31 to Lincolnshire in the semi-final of the national double rink competition.

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WINNERS! - the Northants Under-25s Auker Trophy winning team. Back row( from left to right) Danny Walker, Will Walker, Curtis Johnson and Kieran Rollings. Front row: Abby Woodward, Billie Swift, Lois Woodward and Paige Johnson-Young

BOWLS: Walker gets England call for Australia tour

Northampton West End bowler Jamie Walker has been named in the England team to travel Down Under to take on Australia next month.

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Northampton Express BCs Ian Bland, Rob White, Dominic Graham and Wayne Stanley with the National Fours Champions trophy

BOWLS: McKee selects squad for Liberty Trophy semi-final

Northants team manager Jim McKee has named his squad for Saturday’s big Liberty Trophy semi-final clash against Devon IBA.

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England team manager Andy Thomson with skipper Jamie Walkerand Connor Cinato with the Joyce Trimble Trophy after their win in the British Isles Under 25 International Series

BOWLS: Northants cruise to win over Bedfordshire

Northants Men were 132-114 winners over Bedfordshire in their latest Midland Counties match.

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Northants Under-25s

BOWLS: Northants youngsters reach national semi-finals

Northants Under-25s are celebrating after reaching the semi-finals of the national Inter County Double Rink competition after a six-shot quarter-final win over Norfolk and St Neots & District IBC.

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