First trophy of the season clinched by trio

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The internal club competitions are well under way at Sudbury Bowls Club outdoor section and the first of the trophies, The Memorial Cup, has been won by a team of ladies.

Triples teams were randomly drawn and each one played the best of seven ends against three other teams, with the total number of shots won determining the winner.

Jacqui Edgar, Eileen Parker and Susan Monkman lifted the trophy recording an impressive 39 winning shots with only 10 shots against them.

Elsewhere, in the North Essex County Federation Two Wood Mixed Triples Durham Cup competition, Sudbury are through to the final after recording an impressive win against Haverhill.

Playing two teams at Sudbury and two at Haverhill simultaneously top scorers on the day and playing the home leg were Eileen Parker, Dave Parker and Aaron Phillips who won 39-10, while Peter Hanscombe, John Simmons and Brian Jenkins won 30-13.

Playing the away leg, Jane Watson, Terry Parsons and Jacqui Edgar won 27-20 while Grant Duff, Ivan Beeton and Brian Smith lost 14-39.