Country Bowls Club with 7 teams competing in various Leagues of the LLB are riding high with Geckos top of the Southern League Division A, Panthers second in Division B with a game in hand and only 3 points behind the leaders, Cubs in Division C sitting mid table. In the Southern Alicante League Enterprise Division the Flamingos are finding it hard but are staying out of the bottom 2 places, in the Discovery Division the Seahawks are flying high at the top with 4 wins out of 4 and in the Voyager Division the Ravens are also unbeaten at the top with 5 wins out of 5. Our input into the Wednesday Winter League has also successful with a strong start, the Collaborators are sitting mid table with 40 points.

On the 10th November the Geckos travelling up to Emerald Isle to play the Cavaliers and collected 7 points to secure a fine win with Carole Donnellan, Jeff Hier and Ray Robson top rink 31 shots to 9 maintaining top place in the Division A. In Division B the Panthers entertained the Quesada Swans and maintained their good form with a fine win against the League leaders, 8 points to 4 only 3 points behind with a game in hand. Highest rink was Jayne Storey, Sue Hudson and Kevin Storey 30 shots to 8. In Division C our new team the Cubs entertained Greenland Elms and had a 100% win on the home surface collecting all the points with a top rink of Bob Gardner, Ian Chapman and John Grant winning 30 shots to 12.

In the Alicante Southern League Enterprise Division on 13th November the Flamingos travelled to Quesada to play the Pearls and found it hard going on the slower new carpet, although 3 rinks were very close, 1 only losing by 1 shot, failed to collect any points. In the Voyager League the Ravens entertained the San Luis Vulcans and maintained their good form taking all the points to stay top of the league. Top rink was Wendy Splevings, Vel Lever and Derek Lewis winning 25 shots to 10, overall 109 shots to 59.

Peter Dix