Richard Griffiths, the club's only scratch player, won the magnificent Bournemouth Bowl in emphatic style.
The trophy is an enormous silver bowl (17 inches across the handles, about a foot tall, with a capacity of just over 2 gallons!) dating from 1906. The trophy's full name is The Bournemouth Open Singles Challenge Bowl but everyone calls it The Bournemouth Bowl for short.
Richard says " ... I had the win in the bag by lunchtime on the last day when I won against David Harrison-Wood, who has recently dominated the event, winning it 6 times in the last 8 years. The win against David made it impossible for anyone to catch up with me from the remaining games ..."
1. The CA Eights Week: The Selectors' Weekend event of the Eights 5-7 Sept at Nottingham.
2. Awarded a wildcard entry for the European Championships 19-21 Sept to be held in Jersey.