CARLTON Road staged the shock of the indoor bowls weeks by beating Royal Mail...
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Royal Mail 25 (0) Carlton Road 41 (6): THE biggest shock of the week was strugglers Carlton Road’s victory over Royal Mail. Geoff Parker won 24-10 and Chris Gill succeeded 17-15.
Swineshead 12 (0) Eastenders 48 (6): LEADERS Eastenders had a comfortable win against Swineshead as Keith Tointon, Ian Clark and Paul Flatters were successful 24-5, and Matt Whyers Ryan Huskisson Andrew Reeson won 24-7 win.
IBC 62 (6) Jolly Farmers 24 (0): JOLLY Farmers had no answer to a rampant IBC. Dennis Ellis won 31-15 and Jim Gott won 31-9.
Cosmos 50 (6) A40 26 (0): A40 were be disappointed not to get some points from their game against Cosmos, who are not at their best. Skips Ab French and Les Feary had wins of 32-13 and 18-13.
Freelanders 26 (0) Invaders 36 (6): INVADERS look like they have a great chance to finish in their highest-ever position. Against Freelanders, John Spencer, Sandra Tebbs and Ian Tebbs won 14-10 and George Philips, Pete Hoyles and Scott Whyers triumphed 22-16.
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Breakaways 35 (4) Stumpers 27 (2): MID-table Breakaways are the team of the week beating leaders and previously unbeaten Stumpers. John Marshall, John Whyers and Pauline Richardson won 19-9 for the extra points. Skip Pete Dodes replied 18-16.
Woodhall 42 (6) Kirton Town 32 (0): SECOND-placed Woodhall closed the gap with all the points against Kirton, who are third. Skips Eric Ulyatt and Tom Richardson both won 21-16.
Feathers 40 (5) Halfpints 38 (1): FEATHERS claimed five points in a close affair. Brian Simpson, Fleur Simpson and Geoff Dawson tied 19-19 against Iris Reeson, Tina Reeson and Keith Woods, while Maureen Hunn, Beryl Brewster and Derek Hunn won 21-19 for the extra points.
Punchbowlers 47 (6) Wranglers 31 (0): SKIPS Jeff Skelton and Tony Bush won 23-15 and 24-16 for all six points.
Norprint 33 (2) Strollers 37 (4): NORPRINT’S Dave France skipped his rink to a 18-13 success, but Bernard Woods, Alan Westrup and Mick Hippisley replied 24-15 as strollers claimed the extra points.
Golfers 31 (4) Highflyers 26 (2): GOLFERS’ Ron Hulley, Mick Nundy and Graham Scarboro (18-7) won the extra points, despiteb efforts from Highflyers’ Robert Goodale, Ivor Roberts and Eric Lewis (19-13).
Parthians 50 (4) Patriarchs 30 (2): Mary Cowham, Pauline Atkin and Pete Bedford won 32-8 as Parthians claimed the additional points. Patriarchs’ Chris Bristow, Colin Baxter and Alan Bristow responded 22-18.
Fairways 41 (6) Boston Park 25 (0): LEADERS Fairways extended their gap against their closest rivals, thanks to wins from Pam Toy, Heather Scarboro and Anthea Hall (16-14) plus Mavis Ablard, Hazel Smith and Carol Nundy (25-11).
BBC 37 (5) Shipmates 27 (1): ROCK-bottom BBC beat Shipmates, winning five of the six points at stake.
Amateurs 46 (6) Burtons 25 (0): AMATEURS grabbed second spot with a fine win against fourth-placed Burtons. Olive Fenner, Jim Fenner and Mick Greet (23-9) and Brian Martin, Tony Nixon and Barbara Bambridge (23-16) were successful.
Autos 27 (0) Sibsey 45 (6): SIBSEY claimed all the points against Autos - skips Harold Best and Alan Dunnett winning 22-15 and 23 -12.
Traders 23 (0) Central 50 (6): SKIPS Billy Epton and Fred Epton were successful 25-12 and 25-11 as Central beat Traders.
Vikings 39 (6) Burtons 31 (0): BURTONS had a disastrous double week. Matched against Vikings, Barbara Moor, Ray Moore and Ralph Sawer won 17-12 and Jenny Holmes, Ron Holmes and Pete Jacklin added a 22-19 score.