Lawn Bowlers aim for Cup

Vernon Lawn Bowling Club hosts annual President's Trophy tournament.

Rich Prys-Jones (middle) and John McKay (right)

Rich Prys-Jones (middle) and John McKay (right)

Top talent from across the Interior rolled into the Vernon Lawn Bowling Club for a crack at the annual President’s Cup Trophy recently.

The inter-club competition featured entries from across the Interior Lawn Bowling Association, with teams playing three 10-end games, employing the high-low format.

Vernon #1 (skip Rich Prys-Jones and John McKay) claimed the trophy.

Other entries included: Shirley Gordon and Bob Gamble (Riverside LBC of Kamloops); Maureen Hickey and Henry Mori (McArthur Park LBC of Kamloops); Marlene Nate and Byron Nate (Kelowna); Patsy Petrisor and Naga Terada (Osoyoos); Anita McCaw and Larry Sudchak (Penticton); Tina Henry and Don Henry (Salmon Arm); and Jane and John Clarke (Vernon).

The club thanked their volunteers, spectators and the kitchen staff for providing a wonderful lunch and refreshments.

The Vernon Lawn Bowling Club is always on the lookout for newcomers. Anyone interested in taking up the sport next season should visit the club website (, or phone 250-542-0212 to leave a message on the answering machine.