On the 6th June Demons visited Trowbridge Town and came back with mixed fortunes having won on one rink but lost on the other.
Mary Jones, Sue Long and Joyce Little won 20-11 on their rink whilst Josie Mulligan, Rosemary Bradbury and Patricia Reeves finished with a small loss of 18-21. Total score therefore was 38-32 giving Demons the aggregate and therefore league points of 4-2.
Next week the team travel to Box and then the week after Box come to Devizes so all players will be well aware of each other skills by then which should make for interesting results.
Demons played against North Wilts Red Devils at home on Thursday 1st June and won on both rinks to gain all six league points.
On rink one Mary Jones, Sheila Turner and Patricia Reeves even dropped six shots on the 5th end but managed to work their way back into the game and eventually winning 16-15, whilst on rink two Joyce Little, Lesley Russell and Sue Long all played brilliantly to win 20-7.
Report by Josie Mulligan.
Demons, on a hot and sunny evening played their first home game against Chippenham Town Griffins. Rink 1 with Joyce Little, Josie Mulligan and Sue Long won scoring 23 shots to 10, whilst on rink 2 Ellen Stiles, Rosemary Bradbury and Patricia Reeves unfortunately lost by 13 shots to 23, however, aggregate points were earned thanks to Patricia where on the last end with her last wood reduced the head to only one shot down thereby giving the Demons a points win of 4 – 2.
On yet another cold and windy night Demons traveled to bowl at Chippenham Town against the Griffins on what was considered to be a tricky green.
That said the team played well and had a very close result with one rink winning by 20-14 and an agonising loss on the other rink by 16 shots to 17. However this gave a total score line of 36-31, a five shot overall aggregate win, creating a points win of 4 points to 2. Well done ladies.
Report submitted by Josie Mulligan.
Devizes Demons travelled to North Wilts Bowls Club in Chippenham for their second game of the season with some success, returning home having gained a precious five points.
The rink one team of Sheila Turner, Rosemary Bradbury and Patricia Reeves recorded a win with 21 shots to North Wilts 8 whilst on rink two, Ellen Stiles, Josie Mulligan and Sue Long tied at 17 all. This was an excellent win also taking the aggregate score by 39 shots to 25.
All played well on what was considered a tricky green and Rosemary Bradbury was declared as “man” of the match and was declared to have played like a “Demon”. Well done Madam President.
On Friday last week Demons faced what was anticipated to be a mountain to climb as they played Bath Romans away for their first game of the season.
As the result will show they battled hard and although only gaining one point the scores of 21:21 on rink 3 and 10:19 on rink 4, giving a shot difference of only 9 shots against one of the top teams in their league, was a great achievement.
The teams were Ellen Stiles, Lesley Russell and Sue Long plus Josie Mulligan, Mary Jones and Patricia Reeves.
Well done ladies