Amy Gowshall scoops ninth Champion of Champions title

Lincolnshire’s Amy Gowshall today won the Bowls England Women’s National Champion of Champions Competition, sponsored by Sutton Winson Insurance and Risk Managers, for the ninth time.

The Cleethorpes BC ace first won the title in 1998 and has dominated the event over the subsequent period.

In this afternoon’s final Gowshall defeated two-time winner Katherine Hawes, from Oxfordshire, 21-12 having earlier despatched Somerset’s Stef Branfield in the semi-final.


Amy Gowshall (Lincolnshire) bt Stef Branfield (Somerset) 21-15;
Katherine Hawes (Oxfordshire) bt Debbie Seward (Surrey) 21-14;

Amy’s national record outdoors (not including county representative games):
CofC winner – 98/99/03/04/07/09/12/13/18
CofC R/U- 2010 (beaten by Kath Hawes)
Four-wood singles- 2004
Two-wood singles – 2005
U25 singles – 96/99/01/02
Pairs  – 2011
Fours  – 2011, runner up 1996
Triples runner up- 1993

She also won the Mother & Daughter Pairs title three times (with Christine) – 2005/07/09 – AND,,,
the re-jigged Family Pairs title – again with Christine – AND…
the national Mixed Pairs title in 2009…
and the national Mixed Fours title in 2011.

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