A team from Eastbourne & District Indoor Bowls Club played in the Potters Holiday Champions of Champions Final at Potters Resort, Norfolk on Sunday 27th January 2019 and narrowly lost 11-10 to Durham IBC in a nail biting 8 end match.
The Club entered several teams in the preliminary round during April 2018 and the Team comprising of Bill Fuller, Paul Davies, Roger Cable and Jim Preston qualified to play in the Champion of Champions Play Offs during December 2018, which they won, going through to play Durham in the final match which took place before the World Indoor Bowls Championship Singles Final.
All at Eastbourne & District IBC are very proud of the achievement of this team who represented the Club and the Town with distinction. Jim Preston who has over 60 years bowling experience and a founder member of E&DIBC commented that “playing in this final is the pinnacle of my playing career” A Club spokesman said “we are entering several teams in April this year and hope to go one better and win the Championship”
Pictured below from left to right are Roger Cable, Bill Fuller, Greg Harlow (World No. 1) Jim Preston, Paul Davies