Fine start to the season for Royston Bowls Club

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Royston Bowls Club began their MD League campaign in fine form, gaining six points in each of their two matches this week.

In a trip to Sawston B, skips K Dockree and L O’Flanagan scored 22 shots each, while against Meldreth, E Hardwicke, T Lovegrove and skip T Williams excelled in a 29-10 win.

In the National Games’ mixed pairs at St Ippolyts, M Gisby and L Ramsay beat V Bingley and T Saunders 25-19 in a tight affair.

Two friendly games were also played at the weekend. Royston hosted Stevenage Town, with all Royston

teams scoring over 20 shots, prevailing overall 119-71.

Top rink was Y Whitehouse, B Smith, A Pigg and skip E Dockree with an impressive 24-10 win.

However, away to Hatfield, Royston lost by 38 shots.

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On Bank Holiday Monday, the ladies played the men, resulting in a 111-83 win for the men.

The spider game was won by Derek Goodwin, raising £37 for the president’s charity, Papworth Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit.