On Wednesday we had six rinks of triples. Winners, decided by Highest Winning Score, were Darrel Goodridge, Allan Chisholm and Peter Jones (skip) who were on fire in the first half, to lead 13 to two after eight ends and continued their form to take the match 28 to 13 against Mick Cavic, Jim Constan and Kevin Callaway (skip). Second place went to Geoff Cockerall and John Downie (skip) who had a tight game where they led 10 to seven after 10 ends and after being down 14 to 15 after 19 ends they rallied to win their game 22 to 16 against Bob Murphy and Peter Murton (skip). Thank you to Rapley and Sons for their continued support.
On Saturday we had a good turnout and winners, decided by Lucky Rink, were Paul Naylor, Dave Hosking and Wazza George (skip) who had a very close game early on where the scores were level on four occasions and they were ahead by one shot, nine to eight, after 11 ends before they gradually got the upper hand for a 19 to 11 win against Carl Lee, Craig Campbell and Shorty Smart (skip).
On Sunday we had two games of pairs and a game of triples and the winners, decided by Highest Winning Margin were Susan Wales and promising skip, Darrel Goodridge (skip) who were in the lead seven to six after nine ends before they took five ends in a row to draw clear 17 to six and then defended that lead to take their match 21 to 15 against Pat Barklam and Ken Burrows (skip).
Major Pairs Championship
There were two, first round, matches played this week. Barry Goodwin and Matt Dunn (skip) played Allan Chisholm and Terry Lewis (skip) and in a very tight game, Al and Terry held the lead 11 to 10 after 11 ends and the scores were all square three times in the next six ends. Barry and Matt took the lead 20 to 17 after 18 ends and they drew clear for a 24 to 18 win. The next match was between Greg Maloney and Gavin Richardson (skip) and Peter Hattam and Dave Herman (skip). After being six all after six ends Greg and Gavin put in some good ends to lead 18 to six after 10 ends and they continued their top bowls to take the match 26 to nine.
Photo -Darrel Goodridge puts down a top bowl which is acknowledged by Tony Cobcroft and Scott Kennedy.