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Top Crown


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Champions of crown green bowling compete in the BBC2
Invitation Pairs Tournament Match 3:
Noel Burrows
(Greater Manchester) Michael Leach (Lancashire) v
Roy Armson
(Greater Manchester) Alan Powell
(Warwicks and Worcs)
In the third quarter-final we introduce the new favourites for the competition. MIKE LEACH , a popular figure in the crown green world, and winner of many titles, plays with NOEL BURROWS , a very experienced bowler who has won both the Waterloo Handicap and John Player titles. Their opponents are ROY ARMSON , former BBC2 Top Crown champion, and ALAN POWELL , well-known first-class bowler from the Midlands. If Armson and Powell play at their best. the match could be one of the highlights of the series. Introduced by Richard Duckenfield from the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool Commentator
Producer KEITH PHILLIPS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Noel Burrows
Unknown: Michael Leach
Unknown: Alan Powell
Unknown: Mike Leach
Unknown: Noel Burrows
Unknown: Roy Armson
Unknown: Alan Powell
Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield
Unknown: Harry Rigby
Producer: Keith Phillips

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