Big boys show their strength

THE big boys were on top in this week’s bowls action.

The Ball House

Division One

Holland Fen 62 (6) Invaders 25 (0): IT WAS maximum points for all the big boys in the division this week.

Holland Fen did not have many problems seeing off the challenge of Invaders with wins of 36-6 and 26-19 for Martin and Mick Tomlin.

IBC 16 (0) Cosmos 57 (6): COSMOS beat IBC by a large margin, with Royce Reynolds and Keith French successful 26-7 and 31 -9.

Stumpers 13 (0) Eastenders 70 (0): EASTENDERS have to match the shot margin being produced by Holland Fen, and they did that with a bit to spare.

Skips Paul Flatters and Ian Clark won 34-6 and 36-7.

A40 42 (6) Woodhall 32 (0): WOODHALL put in a good performance against A40, but it was to no avail as they went down 20-18 and 22-14 to A40s skips Jean Cammack and Sheila King.

Carlton Road 38 (6) Jolly Farmers 28 (0): CARLTON Road also had to battle for all the points, John Benton, George Hardstaff and Chris Gill winning 20-14 and Gordon Harris, Keith Swain and Roy Vinter 18-14.

Freelanders 30 (3) Royal Mail 30 (0): FREELANDERS would be pleased to share the points with Royal Mail.

With identical scorecards, Jeff Nicholson tied 15-15 with Keith Sharp and Stan Lawrence against Keith Sharp also had a finish of 15-15.

T&B Containers

Ltd Division Two

Swineshead 32 (4) Feathers 31 (2): FEATHERS’ Geoff Dawson had to pull out all the stops this week to produce two points for his team. Matched against Swineshead’s Mary Hewinson, he came from 14-10 down to win 16-15. Swineshead captain Janet Vinter skipped her rink to win 17-15 and snatch the aggregate points by one shot.

Kirton Town 48 (6) Golfers 24 (0): GOLFERS took maximum points last week but were brought down to earth by Kirton Town. Town skips Dorothy Hawkesworth and Gordon Gallichan won 22-10 and 26-14.

Strollers 44 (6) Parthians 32 (0): PARTHIANS finished pointless as Bernard Woods, Ray Legge and Alan Everitt won 26-15 and Chris Medcalf, Peter Cumberworth and Ray Hobart came from 15-9 behind to win 18-17.

Patriarchs 33 (2) Halfpints 53 (4): HALFPINTS and Patriarchs shared the rink points, but Debbie Cunningham, Brian Clarke and Tina Reeson bagged the aggregate points 33-11.

Norprint 37 (6) Breakaways 23 (0): NORPRINT picked up all six.

Against Breakaways, skips Tony Hall and Dave France won 16-13 and 21-10.

Boston Park 20 (0) Punchbowlers 42 (0): BOSTON Park fell on both rinks against Punchbowlers.

Bowlers skips Steve Skelton and Jeff Skelton won of 18-14 and 24-6.