Mid-Wilts “B” v Devizes “A”

The Mid-Wilts “B” team secured a good win at home on the evening of Thursday 7th June, over their very local rivals Devizes “A” team. At one stage the “B” team were winning convincingly on all four rinks but the “A” team triple of Simon Northway, Barry Howard and Monty Smith picked up a six on the 14th end to go into a lead which they held onto until the finish. The “A” team trio of Pat Chapman, Chris Holt and Chris Merrifield also staged a late comeback scoring seven shots on the last four ends but narrowly missing out by just four shots.

Congratulations go to the teams of Roy Bailey, Michael Alexander and Steve Mulligan and Bernard Fox, David Ryde-Rogers and John Scoffied who had very convincing wins.

Scores for the home team were:
Bernard Fox, David Ryde-Rogers and John Scoffield won 21-9.
Roy Bailey, Michael Alexander and Steve Mulligan won 19-9.
Peter Romijn, Richard Bradfield and Dave Greenwood won 17-13.
Ken Curtis, Phil Coombes and Will Wrobel lost 13-18.

Totals were:
Devizes “B” won 70-49 obtaining a points victory of 12-2.

Mid-Wilts “B”

Two games in a space of 5 days due to a re-arranged date to a Tuesday night to accommodate Box bowls club saw mixed results for the “B” team with one win and one loss leaving them mid table after the first 5/6 games.

Spencer Melksham at Home (24th May).

Michael Alexander, Will Wrobel and Steve Mulligan won 11-8.
Ken Curtis, Steve Brown and Bryan Reeves lost 6-14.
Bernard Fox, David Ryde-Rogers and John Scoffield won 12-4.
Peter Romijn, Richard Bradfield and Dave Greenwood won 11-4.

Final score 40-30 and a 12-2 points win.

Box at Home (29th May).

Roy Bailey, Michael Alexander and Steve Mulligan won 22-12.
Peter Romijn, Richard Bradfield and Dave Greenwood won 15-14.
James Wren, David Ryde-Rogers and John Scoffield lost 19-29.
Ken Curtis, Bryan Reeves and Dave Keen lost 32-12.

Final score 68-87 and a 4-10 points loss.

Report by Dave Greenwood on behalf of David Ryde-Rogers (Team leader).