Merseyside Open Boccia Tournament 2016

Rafael Young

Rafael Young, BC3 Winner

The 2016 Open Boccia Tournament, which attracted 60 competitors from across the country, took place at Greenbank Sports Academy on 2nd October.

Organiser Steve Sullivan commented:

“The standard of play has been high, with fair play demonstrated throughout, which is testament to the hard work of players, coaches and support staff in preparing for the event”

I would like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to volunteers and referees who did an excellent job to help the tournament run smoothly and professionally.”

He added:

“Boccia is a priority development sport at the Academy and have organised a team event for disabled players only. The 2017 Boccia Tournament will take place on Sunday 22nd January and the closing date for entries is 13th January.”

Results

BC1

Winner: Daniel Wain (Sheffield Boccia)

Runner up: Caroline Robinson (Stockport)

BC2

Winner: Callum Smith (EMD)

Runner up: Chris Oswin (Stockport)

BC3

Winner: Rafael Young (Stockport)

Runner up: Gareth Stafford (Stockport)

BG5

Winner: Leslie Martin (Sheffield)

Runner up: Isabella Wood (Jigsaw)

BG6

Winner: Derek Sked (Southern Boccia)

Runner up: David Burns (Blackpool Boccia)

BG8

Winner: Nathan Smith (East Midlands)

Runner up: Dan Wilson (Cheshire)

Thursday, October 13th, 2016