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    Bristol St Andrews held their annual Open Fours Tournament on Sunday October 1st 2017 with 24 teams completing for the Derek Sharpe Memorial Trophy and prize money totalling £300 .

Entries this year travelled from Surrey, Dorset, Monmouthshire, Somerset & Gloucestershire,and after 48 games it was "The Park" (Willmott Park,Bristol) that were to be victorious . Second place went to Team McFuidge (Clevedon Prom) and third place went to Gauld Blend - 4 brothers, lead by Ian Gauld (Olveston BC)

Glenhawkes (Bishop Cleve BC) who were leading the table for most of the day finished fourth,and last years winners "Keeping it in the Family" found the going a lot tougher this year - finishing 20th .

A Charity Bowls Spider during the lunch interval raised £150 - the money will be shared between Prostate and Bowel Cancer charities.

Next years Tournament is planned for Sunday September 30th and is already looking like being another "Sell Out" - with 14 rinks registering interest in returning in 2018.

Tournament Final Positions

  1. The Park   (Wilmott Park BC) .......................... ..............42 Points
  2. Team McFuidge (Somerset) ........................... ...............41 Points
  3. Gauld Blend (Various) ................................. ................40 Points
  4. Glenhawkes  (Bishop Cleeve)......................................... 39 Points
  5. Taylor Boys  (Bristol BC) .............................................. 38 Points
  6. Wiggles Wonders (Cheltenham Spa BC) ............................ 36 Points
  7. Four Tops (Avonvale BC)  .............................................. 35 Points
  8. Jim's Boys (Redland Green BC) ....................................... 32 Points
  9. The Unusual Suspects (Greenbank) .................................. 32 Points
  10. Fair City (Caer Glow BC) ............................................... 30 Points
  11. Dragons (Bristol St George BC) ........................................30 Points
  12. Stokers (Bradley Stoke BC) ............................................ 30 Points
  13. The Bloomers (Somerset) .............................................. 28 Points
  14. The Wenglish (Calidott BC) . .........................................  26 Points
  15. The Exiles (Camberley )................................................ 25 Points
  16. In Aid of Cancer (GB Brittons BC) .....................................24 Points
  17. Shallow End (Canford BC).............................................. 23 Points
  18. The Shaftesbury Four (Shaftesbury BC) ..............................22 Points
  19. Bowldilocks & The 3 Bears (Bristol St GeorgeBC)...................20 Points
  20. Keeping it in the Family (Olveston BC)...............................19 Points
  21. BCBC Boys (Bishop Cleeve BC) .........................................19 Points
  22. Trymsters (Canford BC) .................................................18 Points
  23. Ireland Family (Page ParkBC) ..........................................17 Points
  24. C-Aces (Canford BC) .....................................................8 Points 


 


Photographs from the day .......