HEREFORDSHIRE'S Karen Tandler, Jan Williams and Barbara Griffiths have retained the Benevolent Triples.

It is only the second time that the title has been retained by the same triple, following the successes of Gloucestershire’s Ann Leach, Kay Gent and Pauline Gunn in 2012 and 2013.

The trophy will be presented at the Bowls England Women’s annual dinner at St Hohns Hotel in Solihull on Saturday, November 25.