Mark Regan edged out Chris Mordue 21-20 in a cracking qualifier for the Spen Victoria Winter Bowls competition last Saturday.
Regan defeated Josh Mordue 21-8 in the quarter-finals and Paul Ingleby 21-13 in the semis before edging out Chris Mordue by the narrowest of margins to book his place in the finals, which are on February 25.
Chris Mordue had beaten Grez Smith 21-8 and Danny Sillitoe 21-7 to reach the qualifying round.
The third round of qualifiers takes place this Saturday, with a full compliment of 32 bowlers set to take part.
Anyone unable to play in this Saturday’s qualifier is asked to inform competition organiser David Arnold on 07805-9696468 with the draw to be made today (Thursday).
Second Qualifying round November 5 results
Last eight: Josh Mordue 7, Mark Regan 21; David Burns 9, Paul Ingleby 21; Danny Sillitoe 21, Marc Armitage 16; Chris Mordue 21, Grez Smith 8.
Semi-finals: Mark Regan 21, Paul Ingleby 13; Danny Sillitoe 17, Chris Mordue 21.
Qualifying round: Mark Regan 21, Chris Mordue 20.
Spen Victoria Winter 36/32
Third qualifying round
Saturday November 12
Players: Marc Armitage, Tony Barras Tony, Gordon Bradford, Nigel Briggs, Richard Brook, Andrea Buckley, Paul Burke, David Burns, Adam Douglas, Chris Firth, Gary Foulkes, Mally Fowler, Frank Griffin, Paul Ingleby, Stuart King, Martin Lally, Brian Lee, Nigel Marshall, Les Oddy, Mark Regan, Bailey Rice, Robert Sharp, Danny Sillitoe, Grez Smith, Kieran Smith, Michael Sweeney, Ashley Tattersley, Scott Tattersley, Danny Teale, Garry Walker, Wally Whytell, Gray Wike.