BOWLS: Halifax face Leeds in bid to build on promising start

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Halifax and District face Leeds in the second match of their Federation National League Division One campaign on Sunday.

It could be a keen contest with both sides having won their first matches of the season.

Halifax beat Wallasey while Leeds, who have named 12 players from the powerful Crossgates club in this weekend’s line-ups, beat Barnsley.

The home leg is at Sowerby Tennis and Bowling Club and the away leg is at Rothwell BC, Rabbit Trap Lane, LS26 0EA.

Spectators are welcome at both venues.

At Sowerby T & BC (Halifax names first): P Holroyd v K Smith, R Holmes v M Armitage, C Austin v M Brain, S Haynes v I Howard, D Holdsworth v A Limbert, P Smyth v N Cranston, G McCafferty v C Firth, P Fisher v G Lally, A Bray v M Hughes, P Demetriades v R Lloyd, R Hitchen v J Cranston, J Senior v C Farquason.

At Rothwell BC: K Bannister v H Seehra, S Tattersley v J Wood, K Hatzer v J Scdhofield, R Hobson v B Whitfield, G Reay v S Thompson, M Regan v J Wilcox, G Bradford v P Burrows, N Briggs v D Robson, D Radcliffe v A Webb, G Swaine v K Siddle, M Connolly v I Jeffers, T Bannister v J Wilcox.