2010 Champions

The CVIBC hosted their annual finals weekend at the club, this is the grand finale of the club's season and there was plenty of reason for celebration as history was made and records broken.
The 2 senior singles competitions saw double joy for Terry Elms as he walked away with the 2 wood and 4 wood singles crowns. He defeated John Cahill 15-8 in the 2 wood and Bill Simmonds 21-13 in the 4 wood. This marks an impressive season for Terry as he was a consisitant performer in Cynon's championship team.The senior pairs was won by Gordon Wilton and John Cahill who beat Dennis Dobbs and Andrew O'Suliivan 34-8.
In the mens open pairs Chris and Dai Prosser defeated Paul and Dan Keating 29-6 to retain the pairs for 3 successive years. Chris Prosser then teamed up with Paul and Chris Keating to win the Triples 24-9 against Jordan Davies, Leon Neads and Derek Jones 24-9. The mens open fours saw the rink of Jordan Davies, Jack Davies, Leon Neads and Phil Carpenter beat Dan, Paul & Chris Keating and Mark Thomas on an extra end 19-18.
In both mixed pairs competitons Dan Keating and Rhian Ashton were on for a double, they narrowly beat Amy Williams and Dai Prosser in the Diane Lewis Mixed Pairs 19-18, but just lost out to Pam Jewel and Jamie Lewis in the club mixed pairs 21-17, however they did retain the Diane Lewis Trophy for the second time.
The mens under 25 singles saw Dean Lewis win the competition for a record 5 times by beating Chris prosser 21-17 in the final, and in the singles competition all the competitors want to win, the Open Singles, 16 year old Ross Owen became the youngest ever winner by beating Phil Carpenter 2 sets 0, 9-1-9-3. He now represents the club in the Champion of Champions event at Bodelwythan Castle next January.
Phil Carpenter Teamed up with Mark Jones of Merthyr I.B.C to beat Jarrad Breen ( Rhondda) and David Newth ( espanyola .b.c.) in the final of the Heineken Pairs Tournament.
Cynon Valley's Ross Owen became the youngest player to skip a combination to win a WIBA mens national title. The 16 year-old from Mountain Ash which has seen him claim no less than 5 Welsh titles, having already won the young bowlers pairs, triples and fours competitions, he was instrumental in cynon valley wining the knockout cup, He managed to continue his impressive season by beating a triple skipped by world number 3 Jason Greenslade at the quarter final stage, then going on to beat Port Talbot triple skipped by Ross Tomlinson in the semi and then crushed the hopes of a young triple from Islwyn who themselves had beaten 2 cynon triples in previous rounds. Ross had a lot of experience to call on having partnered himself with Phil Carpenter and Mel jones who are former Welsh internationals and Welsh title winners. They will now represent wales in the British Isles series next March .
Cynon valley rounded off their season by defeating reigning champions Islwyn in the final of the Dales Floors K.O. Cup at Merthyr IBC. It was the club's first major silverware in its 14 year history.