THE Wallasey Association’s Federation Merit was won by New Brighton Queens Royal’s Ray Lynch who beat West Kirby Victoria’s Ian Hazlehurst in the final at Royden Hall, writes Bill Atkinson.

Players eligible for the Birkenhead Parks Team are invited to enter the Birkenhead Parks Merit Tournament which is being held on the two greens in Port Sunlight on July 20.

Players wishing to enter should be at the greens for 10.15am at the latest for the draw/start at 10.30am.

The Birkenhead and District Parks team were scheduled to play a Park’s match against Cheshire on this day but this game has been postponed to a later date The Merseyside Veterans Championship being played at the Liverpool Cricket Club green on Friday, July 4, was rained off after the first round games had been completed.

The tournament will be completed on August 1, starting at 1pm.

Rain meant that very few games were played in the evening but by winning their home game Tixall moved into first place in the Birkenhead first division.

The final of the Birkenhead and Wirral Afternoon Section’s Ben Webster Tournament will be taking place on the green at the Pensby Bowling Club this Friday, July 11.

The results of the Charles Stephens Tixall Junior Classic Tournament played last week end at the Tixall Club were: Under-18s: Semi-finals: Ryan Walters 21, Liam Rhodes 19; Jordan McDermott 21, Kyle Gordan 09.

Final: McDermott 21, Walters 19.

Under-14s: Owen Cookson 21, Mark Wood 15; Zoe Stratton 21, Chloe Cavanagh 20.

Final: Cookson 21, Stratton 07.

The final of the Wirral and District’s Sansom Cup Tournament was held at Upton Victory Hall on Saturday, June 28.

It brought together the two teams who currently share the top spot in the Birkenhead and Wirral first Division, New Brighton Quarry Vikings and Gladstone.

Despite suffering a 21-02 loss in the first result off the green, the New Brighton club fought back and with winners they clinched a 212-191 victory to take this trophy for the club’s first time.

Their best performer was Paul Saville who recorded a 21-07 win, while for Gladstone John Finch’s 21-02 win gave them a great start.