Ruby Hill with the England Player of the Series trophy.

Under 25 singles for Hill

On Friday, Ruby Hill qualified for the national under 25 singles after beating Amica Fordy from Hartlepool on the last end of the tie break, 2-1.

Ruby won the national title in the 2021/22 so will hope to win the title for the second time.
She will now play at the finals which are being held at Solihull Indoor Bowls Club between Friday and Sunday, January 19-21.
lOn Thursday, Chelsea Spencer and Dominic McVittie qualified for the national champion of champions finals.
As 2022/23 season club champions, they went on to represent Spalding in the champion of champions competition and have done the club proud by qualifying to the national finals.
In the ladies’ event area final, Chelsea beat Mary Johnson from Horncastle, 21-11 whilst in the men’s final, Dominic beat Paul Bark, also from Horncastle, 21-16.
They will now play at the finals which are being held at Dolphin Indoor Bowls Club over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, February 3 and 4.
lOn Wednesday, Spalding Indoor Bowls Club travelled to Stamford in the final Trudy Bates fixture before the Christmas break.
This has always been a challenging fixture for the Spalding ladies and true to form, Stamford led until around the 14th end.
Spalding picked up seven shots on the next end to go 63-57 ahead and managed to stay in front to win the aggregate by eight shots (83-75).
Spalding won on two rinks, but the top winning rink was skipped by Julie Hicks, with Sheila Chamberlain, Carole Nunney and Mandy Parkins who won 27-15. Spalding also won 10-4 on match points.
Going into the festive period, Spalding remain top of the county south division and on course for reaching the county final at the end of the season.
Rink scores: Sheila Chamberlain, Carole Nunney, Mandy Parkins and Julie Hicks won 27-15, Jean Patterson, Sue Slayven, Chris Jackson and Maggie Wheatley won 23-17, Ann Newbury, Michelle Billingsley, Petrine Ault and Betty Deaton lost 15-1, Gill Haydon, Anita Phillips, Hazel Tokley and Maisie Belding lost 18-27.

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