North Mymms bowlers open season with a victory

PUBLISHED: 16:00 29 April 2009 | UPDATED: 22:03 26 October 2009

NORTH Mymms Bowls Club opened their season with a visit to Rosedale where the men recorded a convincing victory by 88 shots to 61. Best of the three winning rinks was Geoff Matthews, Peter Stokes, Bob Fowler and Tony Wordsworth, who won through 29-11. M

NORTH Mymms Bowls Club opened their season with a visit to Rosedale where the men recorded a convincing victory by 88 shots to 61.

Best of the three winning rinks was Geoff Matthews, Peter Stokes, Bob Fowler and Tony Wordsworth, who won through 29-11.

Martin Barson, Dave Marlborough, Ray Jones and Geoff Moorhouse won 21-13 and John Penfold, Derek Hall, David Braid and George Sloan were victorious by 22-14.

At the hosts' request the ladies fielded only one triple with Ann Penfold, Iris Hall and Joyce Barson returning a 20-15 winning card.

On Sunday Radlett were the visitors for a four mixed rink encounter.

Three Under-18 players featured in the home side's victory 73 -63.

Top rink of Bill Baker, Jill Hefford, Danny Avenell and Rose Parkinson won 22-13.

Keith Avenell, Martin Barson, Ann Penfold and Becky Maynard triumphed 19-12.

John Penfold, Connie Sloan, Gordon Pickering and Peter Stokes recovered from losing seven ends in a row to win by one shot.

Next weekend the club's aim will be on introducing bowls to the public at large.

Anyone who has ever wanted to have a go can just turn up at the green at Bushwood Close, Dellsome Lane, Welham Green between 10am and 4pm on Saturday or Sunday.

Men and women of all ages are welcome. Only flat shoes or trainers are required.

All other equipment will be provided so come along and have a go.


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