Nailsea B claimed the Clevedon & District Charity Shield after beating rivals and namesake Nailsea at the indoor bowls rinks at Mizzymead Recreation Centre last Saturday.

A total of 12 teams took part representing five local outdoor bowls clubs.

Clubs enter teams of four bowlers, who compete for the trophy, and bragging rights, along with the honour of donating all funds raised to their nominated charity.

The competition is held each year between the local outdoor bowls clubs just ahead of the start of the summer outdoor season.

Competition was fierce in the early rounds with some very close games including one game having to go to an extra end to decide the fourth semi-finalist with Portishead coming through.

Nailsea Bowls Club had great success all day with three of their teams winning through to the semi finals.

The strength in depth of the Nailsea players showed with the final being an all Nailsea affair.

The eventual winners were the Nailsea B, skippered by Roger Chappel.

The charity funds raised will be donated to Great Western Air Ambulance.