The Ladies “B” team took on Bournemouth Indoor Bowls Club’s Ladies “A” team in the 3rd round of the Mason Trophy.
The match was close up to the halfway point when the Bournemouth team took the advantage and ran out winners by 40 shots to 24.
Playing at home the rink of Phyl Fredericks, Barbara Moye, Ann Hoath and Sue Green had a competitive match against Joan Halliwell’s four.
The game was close throughout, with both sides having the chance of victory.
It was the visitors who ran out winners by 18 shots to 16.
The away rink of Trish McMurray, Jane Kilby, Carol Jones and Shirley Stubbs were in their match up to the halfway stage.
From that point onwards the home side took control of the game and ran out victors by 22 shots to 8.
Riverside Indoor Bowls Club
The club travelled to Riverside Indoor Bowls Club to play in a friendly match.
They ran out winners by 128 shots to 103.
This was mainly due to the quartet of Malcolm Addison, Seamus Morris, Margaret Carrett and Carol Jones who recorded an emphatic 42 shots to 6 win.
Only other winners were Allison Maundrell, Val Addison. Jeff Henshaw and Simon Gibbs who also made a major contribution by finishing 23 shots to 12 to the good, after being behind by 8 shots to 1 in the early stages.
Also helpful was a draw for the quartet of John Rich, (substitute), Peter Swinfield and Barry Rodwell who by winning the last 2 ends tied their match.
The rink of Angela West, Bernie Allen, Jack Young and Ian Ball came back well in the latter stages and only went down by only 2 shots.
Gary Rodger, (substitute), Shirley Stubbs and John Carrett had a deficit of 23 shots to 17.
There was no joy for Bob Stubbs, Ted West, Steff Ball and Roy Jemson as they trailed throughout and went down by 26 shots to 12.