Irish Open Tenpin Bowling | Women’s Championship 1991

Stillorgan Bowl, Dublin | 27 January 1991

Stepladder Final

Pos Name Country
1 Gina Wardle Great Britain
2 Pauline Smith Netherlands
3 Kilmberley Cooke Great Britain
4 Lena Sulvanen Denmark

Reference: [1]

Stepladder Results

Player 1   Player 2  
Gina Wardle 192 Lena Sulvanen 170
Gina Wardle 190 Kimberley Cooke 151
Gina Wardle 204 Pauline Smith 179

Reference: [1]

Semi-Finals (After 7 Games)

Pos Bowler Country Score
1 Pauline Smith Great Britain 1453
2 Kimberley Cooke Great Britain 1438
3 Lena Sulvanen Denmark 1414
4 Gina Wardle Great Britain 1391
5 Karen Bartool Great Britain 1381
6 Tracy Dew Great Britain 1342
7 Ruth Motnauer Great Britain 1239
8 Jeanne Looverbasch Netherlands 1173

Reference: [1]


There were no Irish Qualifiers for the Semi-Finals, which were dominated by Great British players, making up 6 of the 8 contestants.

Gina Wardle, who finished 4th in the Semi-Final Round, won three matches in a row in the Final Stepladder to take the title, beating Pauline Smith, a fellow British player in the Final.




[1] Anon. (1991) “The A-Z of Weekend Sport | Tenpin Bowling” Irish Independent. Monday, 28 January 1991. Pg. 20.


Thanks to Dervla Mulcahy

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