Mixed results for Bar bowlers

PUBLISHED: 15:44 16 May 2008 | UPDATED: 22:10 26 October 2009

POTTERS Bar Bowls Club had a mixed week of results as they won, drew and lost in their respective matches. They were unlucky to taste defeat in their first match against near neighbours Northaw & Cuffley BC. This three rink men s match was a closely conte

POTTERS Bar Bowls Club had a mixed week of results as they won, drew and lost in their respective matches.

They were unlucky to taste defeat in their first match against near neighbours Northaw & Cuffley BC.

This three rink men's match was a closely contested affair with Potters Bar winning the captain's rink of Bill Massey, Melville Pereira, Brian Burfoot and skip Roy Tansey 19-14.

They then drew on the rink of Martin Eccleshall, John Shadwell, Derek Thomas and Ken Huntley 15-15.

This was followed by a defeat on the rink of Robert Cribb, Jack Penn, Martin Wood and Stuart Frost by 20 shots to 12 and subsequently the match by three shots, 49-46.

Next up was Redbourn BC, with Bar getting back on track with a victory.

Potters Bar won on all four rinks and the match by 100-shots to 33.

Brenda Thomas, Peter Gower and Melville Pereira won 28-6, while Janice Gower, captain Brian Burfoot and Richard Winn secured a 27-7 victory.

Hazel Thurgood, Charles Oates and Anne Clarke won 25-8 and Margaret Baldwin, Beryl Burbridge and Derek Thomas beat their opponents 20-12.

In the final match of the week, the teams of Potters Bar and Bengeo finished all square on 66 shots 66 apiece.

Winning rinks for PBBC came from Melville Pereira, Martin Eccleshall and Steve Anchor with a 22-15 victory; Mike Goodin, John Shadwell, Brian Thurgood and Roy Tansey by 19-12 and Brian Bell, Bob Whittle, Derek Thomas and Richard Winn with a 16-13 triumph.

The captain's rink of Bill Massey, captain Brian Burfoot and Terry Barker tasted a 26-9 defeat.


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