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The Waterloo


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The 1980 Greenall Whitley Bowling Handicap
This is the 72nd Waterloo Crown Green Bowling tournament, the acknowledged Cup Final of the game. Two thousand and forty-eight players started on the long trail to today's final, and for the first time in its history the semi-finals and final will be shown live.
The Waterloo is played in all weathers - many viewers will remember the ' water-splash ' final of 1976, played throughout in pouring rain. And, as usual, the event is a sell-out. In this tense atmosphere, the winner will pick up a first prize of £1,500 from total prize money of just over £5,000.
Introduced by Richard Duckenflcld Commentator HARRY RIGBY
Producer KEITH PHILLIPS. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Greenall Whitley
Introduced By: Richard Duckenflcld
Commentator: Harry Rigby
Producer: Keith Phillips.

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