Royston on the brink of league win

PUBLISHED: 13:02 31 August 2006 | UPDATED: 14:49 12 May 2010

ROYSTON strengthened their bid for glory in the Ladies North Herts League with a 52-15 hammering of Stevenage Town. Eileen Hyde, Linder O Flanagan, and skip Shirley Pawson won 29-9 on rink one, while on the next rink Eileen Sheriff, Gillian Fisk, Pam Kea

ROYSTON strengthened their bid for glory in the Ladies North Herts League with a 52-15 hammering of Stevenage Town.

Eileen Hyde, Linder O'Flanagan, and skip Shirley Pawson won 29-9 on rink one, while on the next rink Eileen Sheriff, Gillian Fisk, Pam Keating and skip Evelyn Huffer, also had an easy 23-6 win.

In contrast, in the men's league, Royston slipped to a narrow 33-31 loss at Baldock.

Last Sunday saw Royston host Rosedale. in a four rinks of men and one rink of ladies, friendly.

An enjoyable afternoon was had by all, with Royston coming out the winners by 11 shots, 103-92.

Bassingbourn, playing at home, took on Royston in a Meldreth & District League game last Tuesday.

Royston have been putting in some good performances as of late, and are doing well in this league.

However, Bassingbourn had the edge in what was a very close game, and piped Royston to the line by just four shots, winning 63-59 to take six of the seven points.

Royston welcomed Haver's Park from Bishop's Stortford on Thursday in another friendly.

The four rinks of men and two rinks of ladies had a competitive but friendly game, but due to one or two of Royston's rinks dropping a lot of shots, Havers Park comfortably won 123-96.

St. Neots travelled to Royston on Saturday to play a friendly of five rinks of men.

With one of Royston's rinks losing by 27 shots, the team were hard pressed to make a late surge. St. Neots cantered home with a winning margin of 31 shots, 123-92.


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