Thursday, 17 May 2012

Ken Mews.

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Full Name:
Kenneth Samuel Mews MP

Nickname(s):
'Ken Plod', 'The Plod', 'The Gobbler', 'The Fist of Wrath'.

Date of Birth:
12/12/40

Place of Birth (Current Residence):
Balliford Glebe, County Durham (Flaxmarsh)

Club Team:
Durham Warlords (retired)

BAFBA Boules Debut:
1960

Favoured Technique/Signature move:
The Falcon Fulcrum

BAFBA Tour Titles:
42

Greatest Boules Achievement:
Defending the 'Champion of Champions' title at Penge in 1980

Favourite Venue:
Eglesnash Steading Cornmarket

He says... : 
"Everybody must learn to respect The Plod"

They say... :
"Unflinchingly intimidating"

Did you know...?:
Former policeman and MP for Flaxmarsh, Ken Mews is a modern titan of Freestyle Boules. Though recently retired, his passion for the sport was matched only by his passions for the prevention of localised inner city crime, collecting rare Egyptian footwear, and visiting the Jorvik Viking Centre in York.

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