The Isle of Wight Indoor Bowls Club came out convincing winners in the friendly game against the last of this season’s Island opposition when they defeated Totland Bowling Club by 167 shots to 77.
The club were successful on each of the 6 rinks. The rinks skipped by Carol Jones and John Hutchinson both enjoyed conclusive wins by 39 shots to 9 and by 34 shots to 9 respectively.
There were also good wins for quartets skipped by Colin Day, Roy Jemson and Dennis Mulhern. The rink skipped by Mark Morris trailed Bertie Everson’s rink by 7 shots with only 5 ends to play, but finished strongly to run out 22 shots to 18 victors.
The finals of the club knockout competitions are being played from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th March…
Friday 22nd March – 18:00
Mixed Fours – Wendy Thipthorp, Ann Bernard, Peter Furmidge and Jack Berry versus Pauline Proud, Chris Morey, Ian Morey and Bob Mortlock.
Men’s Over 75 Singles – Ron Bavin versus Clive Wade
Saturday 23rd March – 09:30
Mixed Pairs – Ann Bernard and Ron Leleux versus Gay Allen and Jack Berry
Men’s Over 60 Pairs – Ian Morey and Bob Mortlock versus Dave Carpenter and Alan Smith
Men’s Over 60 Singles – Alan Cawdell versus John Carrett
Saturday 23rd March – 14:00
Ladies Over 60 Singles – Anne Morris versus Gay Allen
Mixed Triples – Ann Bernard, Peter Furmidge and Ron Leleux versus Ronnie Berry, Ian Morey and Bob Mortlock
Mixed Novice Singles – Chris Williams versus Bob Powell
Saturday 23rd March – 18:00
Men’s Triples – Chris New, Peter Furmidge and Ron Leleux versus Darren Griffith, Alan Cawdell and Jack Berry
Sunday 24th March – 09:30
Ladies Singles Championship – Tiger Carpenter versus Ann Bernard
Men’s Singles Championship – Alan Cawdell versus Ron Leleux
Sunday 24th March – 14:00
Men’s Fours – Simon New, Chris New, Peter Furmidge and Ron Leleux versus Darren Griffith, Paul Attrill, Allen Best and Jack Berry
Ladies Pairs – Pauline Proud and Ann Bernard versus Sue Green and Annette Hall
Men’s Pairs – Ian Morey and Bob Mortlock versus David Jones and Alan Cawdell
Sunday 24th March – 18:00
Men’s Over 50’s Triples – Chris New, Peter Furmidge and Ron Leleux versus Alan Cawdell, Ian Morey and Bob Mortlock