A quiet week this week, due to the nature of the re-arranged fixtures this season we only had matches in the Saturday Bournemouth & District BA leagues.
The mixed Triples team played host to Hydro Electric in the morning and scored an overall win, 37 shots to 25. The rink of Lil Bell, Paul Knapman and skip Judy Smooker came back well from a deficit to draw 15 all. Dave Wright, Linda Wallis and skip Gill Bryceson had control of their rink from the first end and won handsomely 22 shots to 10, another 5 points in the bag! We now sit second in this league, 2 points behind the leader, Ferndown ‘A’.
The Premiership Team were also hosts to-day to New Milton, the league leaders, in the afternoon and had an overall win of 76 shots to 70, winning 2 rinks and loosing 2, the loosing rinks bowled well to keep their losses to a minimum. Roger Senior, Clive Bryceson and skip Terry Buck were in control of their rink from ‘word go’ scoring 5 on the 3rd end along with a couple of 4’s later on and had a 12 shot win, 23-11. On the other winning rink Mike Keats, Ken Morgan and skip Jim Kelly were 5 shots down but fought back and gained a 5 shot lead after 9 ends, then taking a 4 shot hit on the 10th they scored 6 on the 12th and 7 on the 15th winning by 8 at the end 25-17. We now sit 3rd in section 4 of this league, 7 points behind the leaders, New Milton, with a game in hand.
Our positions in the County leagues are as follows:
Edna Paisley Triples, unfortunately bottom of the league
Bowls Dorset Men’s League, we are TOP, 8 points ahead of second place Poole Park ‘A’ after 3 games, we have 2 re-arranged games Vs. Branksome Park ‘A’ at home on 5th August and Blandford ‘A’ away on 11th August.
Percy Baker E2, 5th with game in hand 12 points behind leaders Wimborne.
Percy Baker E4, 3rd, 3 points behind leaders Wimborne.
There is no information on B&D Women’s BA web site!