PAUL Stone retained the Herefordshire Seniors County Championships title he won last year at Ross-on-Wye

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Stone defended his title with a gross score of 77 to win by four shots, clear of second place Steve Wallbank (Ross) with 81 gross and Andy Smart (Kington)

on 82 in 3rd place.

Joseph Sutton (Ross) had the best nett score 85-16-69, Tommy Hughes (Herefordshire) was second 83-11-72nett and in third place was Harold Beach 90-18-72.

In the age group 55 to 64 years taking first place was Neil Lancett (Ross) 74nett, in second was Mike Privett (Leominster) 75nett and third Dave Williams (Herefordshire) 75nett.

Malcolm Clark (Leominster) took victory in the over-65 age group with a 73nett, while Malcolm Davies (Leominster) took second (74 nett) and Keith Lister (Kington) third 74nett.

The best team of three was Ross-on-Wye.