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Haverhill end five year drought with victory

Haverhill Ladies bowls team defeated Risbygate Ladies 171-110 to win back the Tim Yeo Cup for the first time in five years.

The annual match between the two teams consists of four rinks at home and four rinks away with both scores added together.

The home team of Ivy Page, Julie Farnham, Hazel Mynott, Grace Archer, Carol Lancee, J Limon, Linda Carpenter, Julie Dowding, Gillian Alexander, Renee Ager, Shirley Purr, Ann Hardwick, Mary Burton, Sylvia Allworthy, Chrissie Draper and Eileen Theobald won 85-66.

The away team of Carol Ross, Lorna Dockerell, Pam Seaman, Stephie Smith, Dianne Freeman, Grace Cutts, Beryl Griffith, Stella Manning, Pat Shanks, Pat Crocombe, Yvonne Hill, Lyn Page, June Huke, Jenny Morgan, Peggy Mizon 86-44.

The cup has been contested for 31 years, with Haverhill now having won it 12 times and Risbygate 19.

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