TWO members of a Cowdenbeath bowling club have rolled their way into its history books after becoming king and queen of the green.

Allan Ramsay and Jordan Stark, who play for Broad Street, are celebrating after they claimed the West Fife Bowling Association's men's and women's 'Champion of Champions' trophies respectively, in a first for the club.

The competition was introduced in the late 1970s by the Dunfermline and District Bowling Association, in which the single hand champions of each club within the organisation play on a straight, knock-out basis, with the finals being held at a neutral venue.

In the men's event, Ramsay and Broad Street saw off Crossgates 21-16 in round one, before victories over Inverkeithing (21-12), and Bowhill (21-9), set up a final with Rosyth at the end of August.

In a tense final played at Inverkeithing, Ramsay came out on top by a single shot – 21-20 – to claim the first 'Champion of Champions' title in Broad Street's history.

But, not to be outdone, Stark, 25, enjoyed a walkover against Lochgelly, and a 21-7 win over Charlestown, before a win by the same margin against Townhill sent her into the final.

That match, played eight days after Ramsay's success on September 8, at Dalgety Bay, resulted in a 21-10 success and completed an impressive double for Broad Street.

Jim Watson, the club's match secretary, commented: "The champions of each club play against each other in a knockout tournament, and I think there are 28 clubs in West Fife, which is a fair number.

"We had the ladies champion of champions in 1993 and 1996, but this is the very first we've had for the gents. It's also the first time that we've had the men's and women's champion at the club as well; I think, possibly, it's the first for any club, but it's definitely a first for us.

"Jordan is only 25 and, although she had a spell away, has been with us for a number of years.

"We're delighted."

The club, which presently has around 40 members, would welcome anyone who is interested in the sport or joining.

For more information, you can find Broad Street Bowling Club on Facebook.