Another season is now upon us, so all I can do is wish all Vistabella teams a very successful season.
On Saturday 8th October we welcomed the Touring side, Southampton Old Bowling Green, They must be one of the oldest Bowling Clubs, they were established in 1299, The result did not matter as all 6 Rinks were played in great spirit, Then Lunch and a few drinks.
Monday 10th October Vistabella Drivers in the B Division were at Home to Quesada Diamonds, Winning on 4 Rinks, plus the Shots.
Steve Wilson, Barry Tarling, Derek Howe 12-10. Ron Smith, Jeff Neve, Alice Howe 17-12. Alan Whitley, Brian Gilham, Sue Wilson 16-13. Hillary James, Steve Baxter, Alan Bannister 10-0. Shots 64-50. Points 10-2.
Wednesday 12th October, Vistabella in the Winter League, were Away to El Rancho, Winning on 2 Rinks Plus the Shots,
Sue Kemp, Alice Howe, Arthur Brown, Brian Zelin 28-14, Freddie Willey, Alan Bannister, Paul Parks, Gary Thorpe 20-13. Shots 62-43. Points 6-2.
Friday 14th October, Vistabella Lanzadores Div A, were at Home to Country Bowls Geckos, Winning on 2 Rinks,
Lynne Bishop, Carol Thorpe, Gary Thorpe 21-10, Geraldine Fisher, Arthur Brown, Gordon Fisher 14-9, Shots 71-94. Points 4-8.
Vistabella Picadors Div B, Were Away to Emerald Isle Claymores, Winning on 2 Rinks,
Alan Whitley, Brian Gilham, Sue Wilson 13-12, Hillary James, Steve Baxter, Alan Bannister 17-16, Shots 49-112. Points 4-8.