Congratulations to the Wootton Four who won the national short mat bowls title against a team from Cornwall recently and now have joined the England team
A four skipped by AJ Brown were triumphant at the National Short Mat Bowls final at Bromsgrove on 6th April.
The team were AJ Brown (age 17), Geoff Cross (AJ’s Grandad), Tim Cross (Geoff’s nephew) and Gareth Davies soon to marry AJ’s sister. The team narrowly beaten in last years final went one better this year with a crushing victory in the final and finishing the day unbeaten. In the quarter final they beat a team from Norfolk, semi final victorious over a Shropshire team and the final was versus a Cornwall team. The team will now represent England in the British Isles Championship in Ireland in November, and are members of the England squad.
AJ has been a member of the England team for 3 years and recently won Oxfordshire under 18’s title for the 7th time.
All four bowl for Wootton Chiefs at the WADS CC and have crowned their season by winning the league and Club Championship and are in the final of the Wantage and District knock out cup.
Wootton Bowls Club has been running since the early 90’s and bowl on a Wednesday at WADS CC. New members are always given a warm welcome.
For information phone Eileen or Geoff Cross on 01865 736203