Shield success for Belper bowls pair

Mick Frost and Mick Nelson receiving the Wilf Foster Shield from South Derbyshire Bowls League , Chairman , John Lewis''Photo by Terry Fletcher
Mick Frost and Mick Nelson receiving the Wilf Foster Shield from South Derbyshire Bowls League , Chairman , John Lewis''Photo by Terry Fletcher

The 2013 Wilf Foster Shield has been won by Mick Frost and Mick Nelson of Belper Meadows Bowls Club.

The competition originated in 1991, as a Doubles Competition for South Derbyshire Veteran Bowlers and Messrs Frost and Nelson are the first pair from Belper to ever win this trophy.

In the final, held on the Rowditch green, they beat Bill Jeffries and Brian Flower (Brackens) by 21-13.