Stockton Men’s Bowling Club compete for Dave Burnett Twilight Triples crown

Dave Burnett with the winners of the 2021 Twilight Triples competition Ian Percival, (Charlestown BC), John Mackenzie (Cardiff BC) and Andrew Capararo (Water Board BC).


THE Stockton Men’s Bowling Club opened it’s 2021 Bowling Program with the playing of the Dave Burnett Twilight Triples.

This event was run over 3 nights, on 6, 7, and 8 January.

The weather seemed likely to play a big part in the running of the Tournament but all games were able to be played.

Twenty eight teams nominated and played 15 ends of 3 Bowls Triples over the 3 nights.

The composite team of Ian Percival, (Charlestown BC), John Mackenzie (Cardiff BC) and Andrew Capararo (Water Board BC) who all compete using a “Bowlers Arm” and quite adeptly as the results proved.

They finished in 1st spot when they won all of their 3 games with a plus margin of 66 shots.

2nd place went to the Wallsend Side of E Lewis, L Kennedy and M.Lewis (3 wins + 45 shots).

3rd spot went to the Stockton combination of Col Firkin, John Price and Ric Clark (3 wins + 20 shots) and 4th place went to the Charlestown team of R.Steel, D.King and D.Hill (3 wins + 18 shots).

Bowls Organizer John Price officiated at the presentation of prize money and he, and all the members who assisted behind the scenes were applauded in what all players agreed was a very successful tournament.

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