Bowls duo reach county finals

BELPER Meadows hosted the Belper and Mid-Derbyshire Crown Green Bowls Association’s Men’s Singles Merit Competition.

Adrian Leeson was the eventual winner as he saw off the challenge of Dave Allsopp in the final with a 21-9 victory.

The quarter-final results were:

A Leeson beat P Wheeldon

N Pickering beat G Beardsmore

D Allsopp beat D Merry

N Edwards beat C Parkin

In the semi-finals, Leeson beat N Pickering and Allsopp triumphed over N Edwards.

Both finalists now go through to the All-Derbyshire Merit Finals which will be played on Sunday, June 24 in the Burton area. The exact venue is still to be decided.