Indoor Bowling Results Week 13 December 2018

Marion-Quick1.jpg - 20.39 kBPhoto of Marian Quick. Marian plays for K.9’s in the Monday Afternoon Fours, for Illingworth in Division 1 of the Wednesday Fours , for Friday Girls in Division 1 of the Friday Triples and is top of the league with Eskimos in the Saturday “Shield”.

With only two weeks to play in the Autumn leagues of the Indoor Bowling at Halifax Bowling Club, some leagues are developing into an exciting climax. In the Monday Afternoon Fours, eight teams are in contention for the prize money with Triers and G. 2 + A. 2 leading the way, with just one defeat during the season. Rascals, Dodgers, hard Lines, K.9’s and Luddites are hoping that the top two teams slip up.

The outstanding performance in the Monday Afternoon Fours  was by Luddites (Peter Richardson, David Illingworth, Ray Wolsey, David Stinton) who beat Hard Lines (Maywynne Denby, Jack Pickles, Pam Berry, Brian Ward) by 13 shots to 12. K.9’s (Eric Grant, Malcolm Wragg, Marian Quick, Stuart Baker) also gave a superb team performance as they beat Rascals (Jean Wade, Mel Temple, Renata Eyres, David Laycock) by 11 shots to 6.

Winter Bowling Week 10 2018

The best performance in week 10 of Halifax Bowling Club’s winter bowling league was by Fiery Jacks (Gordon Bradford, Brian Needham, John Ingham, Mick Walker) who played out a 15-16 narrow defeat against third in the table Hoyle’s War (Shirley Dillingham, Lorraine Hirst, Robert Gartside, Martin Skuse). Bradford and Walker were the winners for Fiery Jacks and Hirst and Gartside scored for Hoyle’s War. Leaders of Division 1 Clayhouse (Andy Peel, David Moore, Tony Riley, Ian Johnson) dropped points against Lindley (R. Saunders, P. Cooney, Mark Sykes.P. Hopkinson) as Cooney beat Moore 21-7. Clayhousr ran out 16-12 winners.

Winter Bowling Week 9 2018

Hoyle’s War (Susan Smith, Shirley Dillingham, Lorraine Hirst, Martin Skuse) are the surprise team in Division 1 of Halifax Bowling Club’s winter league. Their latest success , which moved them up to third place was a 18-11 victory against Four Play (Ray Clegg, Dave Russell, Keith Hanson, Derek Williamson). Clegg was the lone winner for Four Play as he beat Smith 21-19. Hirst, showed why she is one of the top lady bowlers in Yorkshire as she beat Hanson 21-8.

Indoor Bowling Results Week 12 December 2018

John-Beverley.jpg - 20.45 kBPhoto of John Beverley. Beverley plays for Little & Large in Division 1 of the Tuesday Evening Pairs with partner Steve Rothwell. He plays for Northern Lights in Division 1 of the Wednesday Fours and also plays for Little & Large ( with Rothwell and David Laycock) in the Thursday Evening Triples.

It was a week of shocks in Halifax Bowling Club’s Indoor Bowling leagues. In the Monday Evening Fours Spartans (John Hamer, Pam Robinson, Brian Holder, David Holder) have been steadily climbing up the table. Their latest rearranged game was a 11 all draw with the youngsters from Up the Edge (Chloe Hirst , Tony Beeden, Keith Hatzer, Scott Smith).Spartans were in the lead through the game but they conceded a “5” in the middle of the game to allow Up the Edge to draw level. However on the following evening Spartans found themselves up against new team One Direction (Ann Booth, M. Keaskin, Millie Wheelwright, Eddie Eyres). At several ends Spartans were holding ”3’s” and “4’s”, but superb attacking bowls from Wheelwright and Eyres saw the bowls being disturbed as One Direction ran out 9-6 winners.

Winter Bowling Week 8 2018

Sowerby (John Sharp, Baz Morgan, Pat Skene, L. Mitchell) were the star performers in Division 2 of Halifax Bowling Club’s Winter league. Facing top of the table Simply the Best (Lyn Saxby, Julie Best, Lyn Carter, Julie Mallinson), Sowerby registered three winners as Sharp beat Saxby 21-11. Morgan defeated Best 21-17 and Skene beat Carter 21-5 as the lone winner for Simply the Best Mallinson defeated Mitchell 21-14 as Sowerby ran out 17-11 winners.

Simply  the Best have now lost the “top spot” in the division to Mavericks ( Peter Krenc, Steve Holmes, David Boden, Eric McGinnis), who beat Pirates (Peter Wright, David Craven, Ray Armstrong, Keith Whalley) by 17 points to 10. The star performer was Wright who beat Krenc 21-11.

Mavericks have 140 points, Simply the Best 136 and Sowerby 130 points.