Wells and Avalon Rotary Clubs
THE 17th annual Wells Charity Boules Tournament, organised by Wells and Avalon Rotary Clubs, took place in a sunny Wells Market Place on July 9.
Forty eight teams competed throughout the day in an exciting and close run up to the final between two veteran teams of the Boules, Crème de la Crème and La Barrique. Both teams have played in all bar one of the tournaments’ 17-year history, with La Barrique the triumphant winners.
“As ever, we owe an enormous debt of gratitude to all those who help the Boules run so smoothly each year,” said organiser Adrian Lawrence. “We’re grateful to Wells City Council for the use of the town hall and to Roger Penny for his drivers and lorries for the storage, drop off and collection of the grit that make the pistes on which teams play.
“As ever we had a fantastic group of volunteers and huge thanks to head chef Tom Ollis and his team at The Crown who kept everyone fed and watered so well. We raised around £5,000 this year which will go directly to The Nepal Trust and Avalon and Wells Rotary Clubs.”