Twas a tale of two very contrasting days on the Costa Banca last week.

Played in glorious sunshine, with temperatures reaching over 30 degrees, all of our 3 teams were in action in the South Alicante league on Monday.

Pearls were at home to El Rancho Pinchos, winning 8-2 thanks to these 3 sets of trips – G Philips, M France, J Prokopowycz 38-7, S Barnes, A Linley, D Barnes 28-8, C Brazier, T Morgan, P Morgan 31-12.

Also at home were Rubies, who coincidently also won by the same score line.  Here’s the winning rinks – S Johnston, B Miller, L Miller 33-7,  J Cleal, M Lamberton, J Riley 16-12, R Lewin, J Moss, T Lale 17-15.  Diamonds were at La Siesta for an afternoon match against Pioneers, but unfortunately, they left empty handed.

Fast forward to Friday, when conditions were more suitable to water polo than green bowls.  Needless to say, horrendous rain storms caused abandonment for all our 3 teams in the Southern League.

Swallows, Swans and Swifts now have it all to do again. on mutual agreed rearranged dates.