Convincing win for the ladies
THE Royston ladies top ten team took up the challenge in an away match against Much Hadham in the second round of the county competition. They produced a superb performance in winning the fours 19-14, the triples 21-16, and the pairs 26-13. Although Yvo
THE Royston ladies top ten team took up the challenge in an away match against Much Hadham in the second round of the county competition.
They produced a superb performance in winning the fours 19-14, the triples 21-16, and the pairs 26-13.
Although Yvonne Whitehouse put up a valiant effort in the singles she lost 21-11, it could not prevent Royston going through to the third round.
On June 11, Havers Park (Bishop's Stortford) welcomed the Royston team to an afternoon friendly game of six mixed rinks.
A very even game on most rinks, but rink one, skipped by Shirley Pawson, managed to win by 12 shots, which help Royston to win 116-100 overall.
The following day saw the Royston foursome of Simon Lee, Laurie Ramsay, Mic O'Flanagan, and Peter Adams, compete in the second round of the County Fours.
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Their opponents from the Dixonian BC of Stevenage, gave them a very competitive battle, and leading all of the game until the Royston boys managed to get their act together over the last few ends to snatch a narrow victory by one shot, 18-17
The Letchworth Garden City BC Vets visited Royston last Tuesday to play a four rinks of mixed triples match against Royston Vets. It was a close game, but Royston won by 10 shots, 63-53.
Royston ladies played a home friendly of three rinks of triples against the Bishops Stortford ladies last Wednesday. Royston produced a convincing win by some 27 shots, 56-29.
On the same day, Royston Vets fielded a four rinks of triples team against the ICL. Life Members Vets.
The overall result was close, with Royston winning by 83-76.
June 14 was also County Pairs day, and saw Royston's Matt Coppen and Peter Adams take up the challenge of Baldock's B Todd and D Turner. However they were outplayed and lost 23-15.
Another round of the North Herts Inter-club League was played at Baldock on Friday evening.
Rink two for Royston, with Roger Davies, Tony Williams, Don Sheriff and skipped by Stewart Brown, achieved a good result by winning 23-14.
However rink three, with Brian Pepper, Peter Graves, Charles Gifford, and skip Derek Goodwin, had a very hard fight on their hands, but managed to lose by only one shot, giving Royston a 38-30 win.
Last Thursday, Royston's Peter Adams played the third round of the County Singles.
It was a close game at the 10th end, but Adams scored freely in the later stages to beat his Baldock opponent, R Gentle, 21-8.
A Meldreth & District League fixture on Friday saw Royston take on Sawston in a home match of four rinks of mixed triples.
The Royston team were disappointed with their performance, winning on only two rinks of the four, and losing the match by 69-60, to leave them with only two of seven available points.
Royston and Steeple Morden played a friendly match of four mixed rinks and one ladies rink on Saturday.
An enjoyable game of mixed fortunes saw Steeple Mordon collect a win by two shots, 82-80.
Royston ladies played a friendly away game at Stevenage Town BC on Sunday June, and managed a narrow 48-44 win.