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Bowls: Llanbradach players are remembered.

Byline: Neil Collett

LLANBRADACHBC are running an in augural memorial tournament in memory of three members, Ellis Stanbury, Grenville Williams and David Nicholas.

The competition is being run in a pair, triple and rink format, the overall champion club having achieved the best combined results over the three disciplines.

The first two rounds of the Ellis Stansbury rinks, Grenville Williams triples and the David Nicholas pairs have already been played and the results are listed below, along with the draw for the semi-finals.

The semi-finals (10am start) and finals (3.30pm) of all three disciplines will be held at Llanbradach BC this Sunday, August 3, where the remaining competitors will be battling it out for the trophy along with pounds 300 first prize.

The runners-up receive pounds 150 with pounds 50 going to the third placed club.

Spectators will be made very welcome with refreshments available.

Pairs Rd 1- Cardiff Athletic 20 Bargoed 2; Llanbradach 18 Llanbradach B 17; Penhill 20 Machen 12; Gilfach Bargoed v Gelligaer (not played); Qtr-finals - Penhill (walkover); Cardiff Athletic 27 Penyrheol 25; Llanbradach 24 Caerphilly Town 10; Llantrisant 22 Gelligaer 21; Semi-final draw - Cardiff Athletic v Llanbradach; Penhill v Llantrisant. Triples Rd 1 - Penyrheol 7 Llanbradach B 26; Gilfach Bargoed 13 Caerphilly Town 20; Machen 8 Penhill 20; Cardiff Athletic 8 Llanbradach 20; Qtr-finals - Llanbradach B 20 Bargoed 10; Gelligaer (w/o), Aberstridwr (scr); Llanbradach 19 Penhill 18; Llantrisant 11 Caerphilly Town 18; Semi-final draw - Llanbradach v Caerphilly Town; Llanbradach 'B' v Gelligaer.

Rinks Rd 1 - Llanbradach 13 Penhill 12; Gilfach Bargoed 14 Machen 15; Penyrheol 12 Cardiff Athletic 13; Bargoed 10, Gelligaer 16; Qtr-finals - Llanbradach 17 Gelligaer 12; Abertridwr 10 Llantrisant 21; Caerphilly Town 24 Machen 15; Llanbradach B 8 Cardiff Athletic 18; Semi-final draw-Llanbradach v Llantrisant; Cardiff Athletic v Caerphilly Town.

SOUTH Glamorgan, Welsh county champions for the last three years, reached the final for a seventh time in the last eight years, when they travelled to defeat Monmouthshire at Pontymister Athletic by 27 shots.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jul 31, 2008
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