Country Bowls Club are finally getting back on track with fixtures and competing in the Champion of Champions in all disciplines.
The Red Kites travelled to play San Luis Hercules on 7th April and put in a good performance in the Hurricane League, coming away with a 10-2 victory. Winning rinks were Sheena Mallet, Denis Wade, John Mallet 30-13, Sheila Whitehall, Alan Lever, Peter Whitehall 17-16, Val Lever, Keith Holliman, Barry Evans 23-12, Brenda Jiggins, Derek Jiggins, Graham Richardson 18-15.
The Koalas playing catch up in the VCL League entertained La Siesta Hoopoes on Friday 8th April and soon took advantage of the home green. Winning the Ladies Singles, Brenda Jiggins 21-15, Pairs, Peter Whitehall, Del Gunning 22-10, Triples, Christine Hughes, Derek Lewis, Ray Robson 34 5, Fours, Sheena Mallet, Dave Belton, Derek Jiggins, John Mallet 28-11, to secure a 10-2 victory overall.
The Bluebirds travelled to play La Siesta Hornets on 18th April and a very close game ensued with the overall drawn 6 points each, only winning on 2 rinks but a big win by Graham Richards, Della Wailes, Steve Wailes 28-15 secured the bonus 2 points by 2 shots , 86 84. The other winning rink was Dave Smith, Christine Hughes, Ray Robson 18-13.
The Red Kites played La Siesta Wasps on the 18th April in the Hurricane League at home, as they say “A bad day at the Office” getting well beat only winning on one rink, Val Lever, Keith Holliman, Barry Evens 20-11.
In the Champion of Champions, we had a strong entry in all disciplines competing against the very best player champions from the other LLB clubs, putting in some very good performances. The highlight for the club was Graham Richardson reaching the final of the Men’s Singles, supported by 20 plus members he romped home to be crowned champion in a thrilling contest 21-18.