Skegness Indoor Bowls Club

General News.
General News.

Playing away at Stamford in a Lincolnshire Men’s County League Division Two match, Captain Brian Hawes lead by example, together with Peter Hopkins, John Clarke and Carl York by winning their rink with a 37 shots to 6 score.

A 30-15 card from Mick York, Peter Ord and Johnny and Gary Morris helped secure a 15-3 points 127 shot to 83 win, against Stamford B, with other Skegness scores from Bryn Foxon 23-16, Ken Startin 21-21 and John Canham 16-25.

Club competitions are reaching the final stages and in the latest rounds played, Mick York scored 21 to Ken Startin’s 17 after trailing at twenty ends in the Men’s Singles.

John Thorold and Alan Irving won a Men’s Pairs match with George Curley and Brian Spicer 15-11, Peter Quickfall and Barry Read scored fifteen shots in four ends to secure a 26-13 win over Albert Shepherd and John Canham.

Club Mens Rinks winners were Steve Wiltshire, Roy Brummitt, Ian Woodhams and Dave Warren, who beat Maurice Thorold, Dave Briggs, Graham L Simpson and Alan Brummitt 19-11. With scoring runs of three and four ends Sue and Peter Sharp earned a place in the next round of the open pairs Conroy Trophy 22-19 against Gerry Armstrong and Brian Kilby, In the same competition just one shot divided Peter Hopkins with Bryn Foxon defeating the improved Roy Brummitt and Steve Wiltshire 20-19, Off to a flying start George Curley and Gary Morris proved too good for John Thorold and Alan Irving 28-17, Sponsor Dave Conroy and Brian Hawes started slowly but won their match with Frances Hopkins and John Clarke 25-15. A burst of scoring over three ends in the middle of the game was not enough for Bob Arnold and Pete Rusher to prevent Neil and Alice Salmon going through to the next round 27-10.

The Skegness Weekend squad won on just two rinks in a Friendly game away at Boston Indoor Bowls Club when the home team won 107 shots to 83,

The Skegness winning rinks were Gloria Allen, Barbara Moorley and Bob Heavey 13-12 and Brenda Manning, Mary Banks and Ken Cook, a Boston bowler who kindly made up the team 22-19.

The introduction of a trial handicap system in the clubs Frank Woods sponsored Evening Triples League has been postponed by the club committee after considering the views of those who take part in the league.