Burtons look sharp as the remaining unbeaten team in bowls league

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The last unbeaten record in the Orchard Podiatry Division One of the Boston Indoor Bowls League fell this week as Carlton Road got the better of leaders Holland Fen.

S. Simpson-Shaw, I. Clark and L. Feary won 22-13, which comfortably beat off the 17-13 reply from K. French for a 4-2 result.

Second-placed Eastenders did not take full advantage when dropping two points to IBC. A 24-11 from S. Reeson was enough for the 4-2 win after M. Asplen only just hung on to win 24-21.

Half Pints moved into fourth place after a strong 6-0 win over A40, T. Nunn (28-17) and M. Brown (25-12) both successful.

Jolly Farmers earned their third 6-0 result on the trot as J. Maury (20-10) and J. Moore (18-16) won against bottom team Swineshead.

Invaders and Royal Mail shared rink wins but the decisive 33-10 from K. Sharp gave Royal Mail a 4-2 win, with S. Tebbs replying 19-11.

T&B Containers Division Two leaders Norprint beatBreakaways 6-0, J. Nicholson (23-9) and T. Hall (21-12) both winning.

Golfers just got the better of Poachers with N. Ablard’s 21-12 just beating J. Sellars’ 19-12 reply, and Punchbowlers could only muster a 14-13 from T. Bush as Amateurs hit back with a 22-14 from M. Greet.

Parthians are third following their 6-0 result over Patriarchs, P. Sharp (20-13) and P. Bedford (19-14) both winning.

Strollers earned a 5-1 win over The Crowns, the win coming from A. Everitt (29-7) and a 20-20 shared between M. Hippisley and P. Copeland.

Although being beaten 4-2 by Feathers, G. Dawson’s 25-14 and a K. Cook’s reply of 19-15 saw Boston Park moved off the bottom of the table.

The only unbeaten team in any division, The Burtons, beat Hotspurs 6-0 in their Cammacks Division Three Contest. C. Hill won 23-14 and C. Newham won 15-14.

Central beat Sibsey 6-0, F. Epton (28-9) and M. Nichols (20-17) both successful.

Vikings lost 6-0 to BBC, D. May winning 19-15 and T. Vere adding a 20-18 score.

Shipmates beat The Autos 4-2, W. Parker (27-8) and B. Skelton (20-14) both winning.

This was followed by a 4-2 loss to Traders, J. Balderson’s 20-13 not quite enough to match the 21-7 reply from G. Neal.

The Autos lost 6-0 to Fairways in their second fixture of the week. C. Nundy won 19-12 and H. Scarboro added a 24-11, while High Flyers consolidated a good mid-table position with a 6-0 win over U3. A. Tabor (16-14) and R. Goodale (21-9) earned the victory.

Boston’s run in the Egham Trophy was short lived.

The team went down 70-78 to Grantham on Sunday.