Skegness Indoor Bowls Club report

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Skegness Over 60s Mens ‘A’ team travelled to Long Sutton for a County League 
match.

They won on three of the five rinks played, and with good scores, Skegness earned 14 points to Long Sutton’s 4.

Leading the scoring with a 29-10 win was Bryn Foxon, John Canham, Peter Ord and Mick York with Roy Rout, Brian Kilby, Dennis Garratt and Maurice Thorold supporting well with a 29-16 card in the 105 shots to 82 
win.

Playing their final game of the year Skegness Men’s Over 60s ‘A’ team continued well in their quest for the championship of the Lincolnshire Over 60s Men’s Second Division League with a 16-2 win over Grantham, scoring 128 shots against 93.

Competing for the highest scoring rink, Malc Sands, Ray Tasker, Roy Witherington and Mike Bezzano with a 32-13 card just held off Mac Holland, Maurice Kemp, Barry Read and Derek Tasker with 
33-17.

These two match wins subject to verification should put the team on top of the League.

In the latest rounds of the club competitions there were some close results particularly in the Men’s Club Singles where Albert Shepherd trailing at 20-19 in his match with Mac McAlindon scored three shots to snatch 
victory.

It was a similar story between Ken Startin and Dave Warren, level at 20-20 after Dave had battled well, but the necessary one shot was scored by Ken for a 21-20 win. Other scores: Colin Scott 8, Ivan Storr 21, Peter Sharp 14, Alan Irving 21. Mick York 7, Rob Rankin 21, Ray Tasker 9 and Brian Kilby 21. In the Men’s Club Pairs, Mac McAlindon and Rob Rankin had a good spell in which they scored 10 shots in four ends in their match with Dave Conroy and Brian Hawes for a six shot advantage.

Recovering quickly Dave and Brian went on to win 25 shots to 18.

Johnny and Gary Morris started and finished well against Albert Shepherd and John Canham won 27-10.

Jackie McAlindon and Joan Findley played very well in the Ladies Club Pairs to defeat previous winners of the title, Anne Bramley and Anne Ladums 20 shots 
to 5.

John Mountain returned to bowling after a short break to beat Alan Dent Senior of Louth IBC in the National Men’s Over 60’s Singles Championship by a large margin.

The Australian Pairs Tournament was due to to held on Sunday with cash prizes on offer.

Ut is hoped that this tournament would be the first of many.

Members of Wainfleet Bowling Club played a friendly at Skegness IBC and although some members of the outdoor club had not played on the indoor carpet before, 
it was generally agreed that they enjoyed the 
experience.