Updated: Apr 10
The third day of Winter Cup qualifying matches featured 16 entries from Division 3 teams playing at their usual home green of Thorpe Green. The two finalists who progress through to Finals Day are John Inman (Dalton) and Steve Haigh (Lindley BC 'B'). They join Neale Wallace (Denby Dale), Coiin Hampshaw (Springwood), Adrian Cooper (Kirkheaton Con) and Mike Thornton (Lindley BC 'A') in the feature day of the competition to be staged at Milnsbridge BC on Thursday 14 April starting at 1.00pm.
Making up the eight bowlers who will contest Finals Day are the two highest-scoring Semi-Finalists and they both came from the Division 1 Qualifying Round and they are Graham Hirst (Lower Hopton) and Lorraine Hirst (New Millers).
On Finals Day handicapping will be introduced with Division 1 qualifiers playing off Scratch, Division 2 bowlers will have a plus-2 handicap advantage and Division 3 bowlers will start with a plus-4 handicap. The draw for Finals Day will be made by the League Officials on Monday and published here on the same day.
A selection of photographs from the Division 3 (Thorpe Green) Qualifying Rounds taken by Bob Haigh.
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