Skegness Indoor Bowls Club

General News.
General News.

Returning to the First Division of the Lincolnshire County Mixed League, Skegness met Long Sutton IBC in home and away fixtures on consecutive Saturdays.

At Long Sutton it was a dismal start to the season for Skegness - losing on all rinks in a 120 shot to 58 defeat, 18 points to nil.

The return fixture at Skegness was a different story with the home team winning by 20 shots 107-87 - a 14-4 points win. Bryn Foxon skipped George Curley, Anne Ladums and Muriel Coulson in a 32-12 win and they were ably supported by rinks led by Roy Witherington 22-13 and John Clarke 26-17.

Inconsistent form in their Lincolnshire Men’s Over 60’s Division Two match at home with Stamford IBC let Skegness “B” team down.

Leading after 11 ends a Skegness win seemed possible but, not to be denied, Stamford dug deep and regained the lead to win the match by 109 shots to 88 for a 16 points to two win.

The only winning rink for Skegness was David Hudson, Rob Rankin, Mac McAlindon and Keith Findlay with 27-23.

Lincolnshire Indoor Bowls Vice Presidents invited the Skegness weekend squad to Louth Indoor Bowls Club for a match of four rinks in which Skegness met success on three.Leading the way for Skegness was Bob Heavey, Pauline and Brian Barber and Gloria Allen winning well in the 81 shot to 64 overall win.

Meeting for a place in the next round of the Lincolnshire County Men’s Triples Competition. John Mountain, George Curley and Bryn Foxon proved too good for Roy Brumitt, Pete Reeson and Steve Wiltshire 27-5. Alan Irving trailed in the early stages of his Lincolnshire County Men’s Singles preliminary round game with Peter Ord. Four and three shots on consecutive ends secured his place in the next round 21-15.