Bowls: County fours quarter-final success for Royston

12:10 10 June 2014

Royston Bowlers, S Lee, L Ramsey, M Coppen and Skip S Brown successfully started the week by winning a County fours quarter-final against Garston 26-19.

G Fisk had equal good fortune in the County Unbadged Singles, beating S Coles convincingly, 21-11. M Gisby won her first two wood County Singles match at Welwyn and District but narrowly lost her second game.

In the Men’s Letchworth and District triples, played at Baldock, B Pepper, R Dean, and S Whitehouse gained 19 shots, while R Davies, T Castle, and P Roseblade earned 18 shots. In a game of two halves, Royston were 18 - 0 up after eight ends but a strategic long jack introduced by Baldock changed the game and the teams were level on the penultimate end. Royston managed to hang on to just one shot on the final end to claim the game.

Easier wins were claimed by R Tremlett and G Williams in the Letchworth and District pairs against S Wilson 28-11 and in the L and D Singles by G Williams, 21-8.

In the NHWA Royston Ladies worked hard to overcome a strong Riverain team on their home territory. The journey proved worth-while as J Knights, G Fisk and E Dockree won 19-17 on the last end. M Gisby, S Pawson and L O Flanagan were slightly more comfortably, winning 18-13.

Royston performed well in the MDL League game against Meldreth, Skips H Rijk and K Dockree winning, 16-7, and 18-13 respectively. Skip E Hyde lost by two shots and P Fisk by one shot. Royston won overall 61-50. However, the MDL League game against Sawston saw Royston heavily defeated 81-48.

The annual trophy match between the visiting Golden Horse Team and Royston saw the hosts retain the title, 123-102.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 14:45

Police and the ambulance service have confirmed that a woman died in Royston this morning after they responded to a report she had collapsed and wasn’t breathing.

Yesterday, 11:38

Older people in Royston have been celebrated by the town’s council, who invited them to a free showing of an iconic film at the weekend.

Mon, 16:45

Ten unaccompanied Ethiopian and Eritrean girls have arrived in Herts from the Jungle migrant camp in Calais, and are now with foster carers across the county.

Mon, 11:04

Care for a cuppa and cake? Come along to a Royston coffee morning fundraiser in aid of charity, Garden House Hospice Care.


Most read stories


Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up