Trophy disappointment for Mymms

PUBLISHED: 19:05 27 May 2008 | UPDATED: 22:23 26 October 2009

NORTH Mymms bowlers suffered disappointment in the English Wills Trophy 3 Fours. Oak Hill were the visitors in the first round of the competition and went through to the next phase by 65 shots to 51. The Welham Green men lost on all three rinks against s

NORTH Mymms bowlers suffered disappointment in the English Wills Trophy 3 Fours.

Oak Hill were the visitors in the first round of the competition and went through to the next phase by 65 shots to 51.

The Welham Green men lost on all three rinks against strong opposition, but put up a good fight on two of them.

Brian O'Neill, Barry Paine, Peter Kenyon and Peter Stokes were neck and neck throughout but lost on the final end 21-20.

John Penfold, Jim Greenwood, Alan Barth and Geoff Moorhouse had their noses in front for most of their game.

But disastrous ends on the 18th and 20th saw them defeated 22-20.

North Mymms went away to Hatfield for a midweek friendly over four rinks and despite winning on two and drawing on the third, the game was tied 67 shots each.

For Mymms, Geoff Matthews, Dave Marlborough, Dave Parker and Derek Pearce won 18-13 and John Penfold, Alan Coleman, Jack Herbert and Adrian Sherlock were 22-20 winners.

Barnet Ladies were heavily defeated 74-28 in a three triples friendly with Sylvia Kenyon, Rose Parkinson and Joyce Welch setting the pace after winning by a substantial 33 shots to six.

Diann Howell, Jill Hefford and Mandy Nevisson won 21-12 and Delsa Cooper, Ann Penfold and Gwen Townhill completed the triumph 20-10.

Mymms' ladies played out a tied match against Parkside in the District Triples League.

Diann Howell, Ann Penfold and Connie Sloan won by just one shot at home, while away Sylvia Kenyon, Pat Woods and Joyce Welch lost 12-11.

The club claimed only 15 points from a District League game at St Albans.

That was thanks to the rink of George Austin, Alan Barth, David Braid and Peter Stokes winning 25-22.

Mymms lost the other three rinks and the match 97-66.


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