Dated 7tht April 2022

Country Bowls Club were looking forward to competing in the various LLB Summer Leagues, but the first 3 weeks the weather had other ideas with several games being rearranged only a few games being played

First Monday the Kites got off to a flying start taking full advantage of the home green and maintained a healthy lead throughout against Emerald Isle Victors. Finally winning on all rinks, rink scores were Del Gunning, Alan Miller, Neil West 17-13, Sheena Mallet, Darren Reynolds, Barry Evans 24 13, Shelia Whitehall, Allan Lever, Peter Dix, 23-12, Keith Holliman, Trish Dix, Peter Whitehall, 20-15, Brenda Jiggins, Derek Jiggins, Graham Richardson, 27-13. A great result taking us to top of the Hurricane Division.

The Bluebirds had the long trip to Montimar, the home side returning to the LLB Summer Harrier Division soon showed the advantage of playing on their home rinks regularly. The Bluebirds managed a creditable 4 points away from home. Winning rinks were Graham Richards, Della Wailes, Steve Wailes 17-10, Michael Jordon, Craig Dyson, Peter Robins,      17-10.

The Koalas got off to a great start at home to Emerald Isle in the VCL league winning in all games and taking maximum points, again against the Isle. On Friday they travelled to La Siesta and battled with the tricky rinks, with several close games, coming out victorious, only losing in the Triples. Winning the Ladies Singles, Sheena Mallet 21 18, Men’s Singles, Ray Robson 21 12, Pairs, Peter Whitehall, Del Gunning 18 13, Fours, Geoff Eggleton, Alison Robson, Darren Reynolds, John Mallet, 17 12.

On Wednesday as scheduled It was then off to the Isle against the Earls, a good contest in all disciplines with the Koalas coming out on top winning 8 points to 4. Winning the Men’s Singles, 21 6, Pairs,   Peter Whitehall, Del Gunning 18 13, Fours, Sheena Mallet, Derek Lewis, Barry Evans, John Mallet, 21 11.

On Saturday 2nd April a Fun Horse Racing event was held on the green to raise funds for a defibrillator , a great time was had by the 40 plus who attended and the target was reached due to generosity of all who attended.