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.”



Winner: Daniel Wain (Sheffield Boccia)

Runner up: Caroline Robinson (Stockport)


Winner: Callum Smith (EMD)

Runner up: Chris Oswin (Stockport)


Winner: Rafael Young (Stockport)

Runner up: Gareth Stafford (Stockport)


Winner: Leslie Martin (Sheffield)

Runner up: Isabella Wood (Jigsaw)


Winner: Derek Sked (Southern Boccia)

Runner up: David Burns (Blackpool Boccia)


Winner: Nathan Smith (East Midlands)

Runner up: Dan Wilson (Cheshire)