Bowls: Third straight Tripartite Trophy for Townsend

PUBLISHED: 09:47 19 May 2014 | UPDATED: 09:47 19 May 2014

Peter Thomson, Townsend`s captain, with the Tripartite Trophy.

Peter Thomson, Townsend`s captain, with the Tripartite Trophy.


Townsend Bowls Club has retained the Tripartite Trophy for a third successive year.

The annual competition, which started 15 years ago, pits Townsend up against Mill Hill and Cockfosters – all three clubs were founded in 1919.

Cockfosters hosted the trophy this year and after the first game they were in a two-way tussle for the lead with Townsend.

Gradually, though, the Townsend rinks edged ahead and built on their lead, eventually winning with 102 shots, ahead of Cockfosters’ 75 and Mill Hill’s 40.

The midweek friendly against Hemel Hempstead, Townsend won 77-60. The top rink was Richard Morgan, Alan Tucker, Les Perkins and Peter Thomson, who won 25-6.

Hatfield edged Townsend in the three fours by one shot, which they picked up with the last wood of the match.

More news stories


A teenager who painted an iconic St Albans landmark has created popular Christmas cards of the designs.

Personal debt levels in Harpenden rose by 11 per cent in the three months leading up to October.


A retirement development in St Albans held a Remembrance Day lunch to mark 100 years since the end of World War I.


Court results published by the Herts Ad are taken from St Albans, Stevenage and Hatfield Magistrates Court and are published without prejudice.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Herts Advertiser weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy