Triples feast at Miraflores

Triples feast at Miraflores!
The finalists (From L to R): Brenda, Tom & Joyce (Runners-up) and Nancy, James & Carol (Winners).

THE Miraflores Drawn Triples competition took place this week in wonderful weather conditions. With a good entry there were some very closely contested matches, but in the end the teams of Carol Frost, Nancy Shaw & James Tyrer and Joyce Carr, Tom Cordner & Brenda Collier won through to the final.

Joyce and her team got their noses in front early on but Carol and her team kept plugging away so that after 12 ends the score was 13-12 to Carol. Carol, Nancy and James then had a run of winning ends to take an unassailable 24-13 lead after 17 ends at which point Joyce conceded defeat. Both teams received warm applause from the crowd for their efforts. Nancy was defending her title, but this was a first final for both Carol and James who will now take their places on the honours board.

The largest open bowls competition on the coast the Miraflores Open will be starting on Saturday 11th November. There will be events in three disciplines namely Mixed Triples, Mixed Pairs and Open Fours. We are delighted to have 2 major sponsors in place, Ibex Insurance and Currencies Direct who will have representatives on site throughout. Entries close on 3rd November. Contact the club ([email protected]) if you want to take part.

Spectators are welcome at all times and there is a fully stocked bar with food available to satisfy everybody’s needs. Finals day, Sunday 19th November is normally a very popular event for spectators, especially the presentations and draw with prizes from local businesses for entrants who are present, don’t miss it!! This year the guest of honour will be Nuria Rodriguez who is Sports Councillor for Mijas.

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