Winter League title joy for Jones

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BRIDLINGTON/Millau Petanque Club member Aled Jones has won the Northern Region 2010/11 Winter League.

This tournament is played over sixmonths and a possible 45 games.

Despite the bad weather, with a bit of reorganising the tournament was completed.

Jones played all 45 games and won 34 his nearest rival was the president Alan Swift of Wetherby who won 32 games.

In good sportsmanship, he presented Jones with the trophy at the end of the competition.

Many other members from Bridlington

took part over the winter months.

Christine Cann was fourth in the league and the top lady player – winning 25 of the 40 games she played.

The club and region now look forward to summer competitions the first of which is a Triples to be held at Wigginton in York

The club will welcome anyone wishing to try this sport. Members meet on Thursday and Sunday afternoons 1.30pm at Dukes Park.