BOWLS: England International player Mark Royal will skipper the Essex County Bowls Club in a forthcoming match against a Southend & District representive team on Wednesday March 14.

In addition to indoor captain, John Russell, the Essex County team will include the Secretary of Essex Indoor Bowling Association, Tony Ellis, and President Lindsay Warner.

This will be a significant event in the calendar of the Chalkwell-based Club Members and non-members are welcome to watch the match which starts at 2.30pm.