Under-60s win club match

AS we enter the autumn the serious side of the outdoor bowling draws to a close and we are down to the last few fun and friendly games. On Friday, September 18, it was an enjoyable afternoon of bowls between the over-60s and the under-60s. One fours rink

AS we enter the autumn the serious side of the outdoor bowling draws to a close and we are down to the last few fun and friendly games.

On Friday, September 18, it was an enjoyable afternoon of bowls between the over-60s and the under-60s. One fours rink and three triples was the format.

With a considerable amount of grey hair on the green it was often difficult to decipher who was on which side, but the under-60s just eased over the line by 59 shots to 51.

North Mymms BC visited Royston on Saturday for a four rinks of men and two rinks of ladies friendly.


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Royston won on all rinks except one, that of Roy Hancock, Keith Frostick, Mike Randall and skip Roger Neville who slumped to a 24-14 defeat.

But it was the captain of the day, Eileen Hyde's ladies rink of Maureen Gisby, Joan Sheppard and Gillian Fisk, who pulverised the opposition with a 34 shots to 12 triumph.

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Royston won by 148 shots to North Mymms' 96.

Royston welcomed Eternit BC from Meldreth on Sunday for another friendly, this time a five triples mixed game.

Royston managed to win on four of the five rinks with some high scores on a couple.

On rink two Jim While, Maureen Gisby and Eileen Hyde had a 23 shots to seven win.

But not to be outdone, skip Peter Fisk led his team of Beryl Huckle and Ron Colton to accomplish a decisive 26 shots to a lowly four against win.

The interesting score was from Roy Hancock, Terry Lovegrove and skip Pat Smith.

They only scored on seven of the 18 ends but still managed to win by one shot. It was the ends where they scored two fives and a four that gave them the edge.

Royston scored 97 shots to Eternit 54 shots.

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