A GROUP of the country's top crown green bowls players will take part in a prestigious tournament this weekend.

The annual Spen Masters will take place on Saturday at Spen Victoria C.B & A.C, Spen Lane, Cleckheaton, 4pm practice and 5pm start.

The Masters is known throughout the bowling world as one of the very top competitions to be in.

The 16 top bowlers from all over England playing for a total prize fund of £4,200, with £900 going to the winner.

This weekend's field has been whittled down from 128 entries. They are: 1 Gaz Lally (Leeds), 2 Andrew Spragg (Chesterfield), 3 Graeme Wilson (Audenshaw), 4 Robert Dunford (Ossett), 5 Craig Gant (Huddersfield), 6 Kevan Shaw (Manchester), 7 Tony Riley (Brighouse), 8 Dean Missere (Sheffield), 9 Jon Marshall (Chesterfield), 10 Simon Coupe (Preston), 11 Jack Dyson (Huddersfield), 12 Danny Metcalfe (Bradford), 13 James Wilcox (Leeds), 14 Ash Daykin (Huddersfield), 15 Callum Wraight (Shrewsbury), 16 Josh Mordue (Bradford).

Entrance is £2, no concessions. Refreshments available.