Short Mat Bowls Club News
On Tuesday 20th March we travelled to Alfold for a friendly match, with the teams winning one mat each. On mat 1 (Jane, Marilyn, Shirley and David) winning 26-6 and on mat 2 (Evelyn, Reg, George and Pauline) losing 12-26. This gave a match result of 38-32, a victory by 6 shots.
We then travelled to Ashington for a friendly match on Thursday evening 22nd March, with Wisborough winning on two mats and losing on one. Mat 1 (Linda, Marilyn, Shirley and David) winning 15-12, Mat 2 (Colin, Dawn, Gavin and Dave) winning 15-11 and Mat 3 (Jean, Evelyn, George and Pauline) losing 13-21, giving a Match Result of 43-44.
On Thursday 5th April we went to Cowfold for a friendly match. In a well contested match honours were even, Mat 1 (Jane, Monica, David and Bernard) won 17-13 and Mat 2 (Gavin, Linda, Marilyn and Lorraine) lost 16-20, giving a Match Result of 33-33.
The Club held an Easter Rinks Competition on 9th April, it was well attended with 6 teams and 24 players taking part. The teams all played 4 games against random opponents with George Shipway, Carol Herbert, Dawn Smith and Ann Beasley finishing in 3rd place with 12 points. In second place with 13 points were Pauline Shipway, Lorraine Berry, Jean Hoddinott and Ann Lewis. Congratulations go to Dave Herbert, Shirley Bundy, Reg Snelgar and Simon Herbert who took top spot with 17 points.
We entertained Ashington in a friendly match on Tuesday afternoon 10th April.
In a very enjoyable match, played in great spirit, Wisborough ran out winners by 8 shots. The teams each won one mat, on Mat 1 (George, Marilyn, David and Monica) winning 24-12. On Mat 2 (Jane, Lorraine, Shirley and Pauline) lost 16-20, giving a Match Result of 40-32.
22nd May – Alfold 2:00 pm (away)
4th June – Captains Day 10 pm (home)
13th June – Walberton 6:30 pm (away)
Monica Enticknap, Captain