BURWAY’S Wayne Rogers sealed the Flowfit Ludlow and District Bowls League Individual competition title for a seventh time after defeating club-mate Chris Dovey 21-13.
Rogers overcame Dovey, who had been aiming to add to his success in the league triples earlier this year, at Burway.
No inch was given by either player as the scores remained level at 9-9 after 14 ends.
Dovey took a slight advantage to lead 12-11 but Rogers scored five shots in three ends to edge ahead 16-12.
Dovey scored a shot on the next end but it was Rogers who finished the stronger and won 21-13 adding
A total of 34 players entered the tournament which attracted its usual mixture of county players, juniors and league stalwarts.
The quality of bowling throughout the early stages was of the highest order with some big names failing to get past the second round phase.
League chairman Lillian Payne made the presentations and gave special praise for the players who took part, marked cards and measured ends.
She also praised to the Burway greenkeeper, bar staff and kitchen staff who kept everyone fed and watered throughout the day.
Wayne Rogers 21 Mark Rogers 19
Liam Dovey 21 Daphne Tantrum 13
Wayne Rogers 21 Liam Dovey 12
Roy Crowther 21 Lillian Payne 13
Duncan Pressley 21 Mike Weston 7
Ben Allen 21 Russell Davies 18
Josh Partridge 21 Danny Tantrum 3
Jimmy Green 21 Steve Burmingham 11
Tom Harrington 21 Gary Biggs 13
Graham Pritchard 21 Tom Moseley 12
Gerry Haynes 21 Eileen Huffer 10
Dave Wilding 21 Keith Rudd 10
Tony Partridge 21 Steve Dovey 18
Chris Dovey 21 Jesse James 14
Peter Griffiths 21 Clive Rushton 14
Len Lewis 21 Jean Rudd 6
Kevin Dovey 21 Graham Lane 19
Kiah Roberts 21 Simon Lane 11
Rogers 21 Crowther 14
Allen 21 Pressley 20
J Partridge 21 Green 19
Pritchard 21 Harrington 14
Wilding 21 Haynes 15
C Dovey 21 T Partridge 12
Lewis 21 Griffiths 20
Roberts 21 K Dovey 14
Rogers 21 Allen 10
Pritchard 21 Partridge 14
Dovey 21 Wilding 14
Roberts 21 Lewis 18
Rogers 21 Pritchard 10
Dovey 21 Roberts 18
Rogers 21 Dovey 13