BROADWAY beat Bretforton 7-5 in the Wychavon Parish Games' Pershore Bowls Centre bowls final at Bredon.

Ten parishes took part and at the end of the group stages Bretforton and Broadway moved into the final.  

In an exciting match the Bretforton team of Bob Ashby, L Ashby, Alex Evans and Allan Boulton took an early lead. 

But the Broadway team of Michael Aubrey, George Gavin, Sue Davies and Michael Aubrey brought it back to 5-5 before eventually winning.  

Crowle finished in third place ahead of Bredon in fourth.

Other parishes taking part were Eckington, Wick, Hill and Moor, Fladbury, Harvington and Wyre Piddle.  

The next one-day event is the Evesham Tackle angling on the River Avon in Evesham on Saturday, September 16.