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Sowerby Flatts Bowls Club are double league champions...

17th September, 2022.

The Galtres and JSW bowling leagues are made up of mixed-sex teams from across the North Yorkshire area (as far afield as Richmond, Leyburn, Northallerton, Hutton Rudby, Easingwold, Boroughbridge and many places in-between).

The two leagues play competitive bowls matches for 12 or 16 players per side. The outdoor bowling season generally runs from April to end of August.

The Galtres league consists of 8 teams, playing triples (3 bowls per player), with 3 players per side on 4 rinks.

Sowerby Flatts, captained by Sallyanne Morley, finished the season with 111 points, winning by a sizeable margin of 30 over the runners up (Stillington) with 81.........

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