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Bowlers look for third title

PUBLISHED: 11:30 08 April 2009 | UPDATED: 15:09 07 July 2010

Dereham Indoor Bowling Club Men's A team acheived a second league title in as many years, securing the Norfolk County Division 4. This comes a year after winning Division 5.

Dereham Indoor Bowling Club Men's A team acheived a second league title in as many years, securing the Norfolk County Division 4. This comes a year after winning Division 5. The club, based at the Dereham Leisure centre, was only formed in 2007.

In a close game at Shotford, needing two points they scored a 5-2 victory with the two losing rinks going down 21-20. This win also saw the end of Peter Fern's captaincy after his decision to stand down and the team made a gesture of their thanks for his hard work and success over the past two years.

The Men's B team, under Roger Lench, finished mid-table in Division 5 with some strong wins towards the end of the season.

This was also the case for the Ladies' League team who are building a strong squad for next year under their new captain and club coach Yvonne Hunt.

The A team start in October in Division 3 under the leadership of new captain Arthur Mobbs. looking for three titles in three years.

The club will still be open during the summer. New members are always welcome and coaching sessions are available: contact the Dereham Leisure centre for details.

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