Published: 14 July 2009

Players and Spectators
Players and Spectators

Breaking with, what has become the traditional downpour; it was a fine evening for the annual Swinfen Broun Challenge Trophy bowls match played on Wednesday, 8 July.

Presentation of cup
Handing over the cup

Councillor Terry Thomas, the Mayor of Lichfield captained the Lichfield City Council team against the Museum Bowling Club. The City Council Team, which included Mr Simon Price, the Sheriff of Lichfield bowled well but after a hard fought battle was finally defeated 97 to 116. The teams and supporters then returned to the pavilion for supper and the presentation of the trophy. In his speech, Mr Roland Cope, Chairman of the Bowls Club pointed out that next year's supper will be hosted in the new club pavilion. The Mayor responded with thanks to the club for hosting the event and good wishes for the forthcoming refurbishment.

Despite their regular success the Museum Bowling Club are keen to recruit new members and anyone interested should contact the Secretary, Mrs Barbara Currier telephone; 01543 411760