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Match Results & Reports

Ladies League

 

On Friday 25th May the Ladies played a very hard fought home league game against Marine Gardens.

On rink 2 the team consisting of Maureen Davies, Pam Tottman, Shelley Rindsland and Ellen David, after a very tight game, just managed to pinch the lead and won 15 to 13.

On rink 3 the team consisting of Sue Fordyce, Debra Baker. Ennis Allum, Julie Brooks, managed to pick up a 5 late in the game which helped them to win 20 to 12.

So the ladies won by 10 and picked up 6 points. 

 

Friendly Match against Marine Gardens 17th May

On Friday 17th East Preston played a mixed friendly away match against Marine Gardens. The weather was very good and as always, we received a very warm welcome from Marine Gardens members. The match was played in a very friendly rivalry spirit. 

Sadly East Preston just lost with the score of 71 to East Preston and 85 to Marine Gardens. We look forward to the return match later in the season on our home ground.

 

The Cudmore Shield Match

The club played the annual Cudmore Shield Competition on Monday 13th May. There was a full rink of 48 players from all levels of the club in randomly drawn teams of 4.  Each team played 3 sessions of 6 ends scoring points for winning or drawing a session. After some close fought games the only team to win all 3 sessions won the trophy. The winners were Craig Baker, Sue Fordyce, Roger Barnfather and skip Hazel Comber. After the match the members shared a drink in the clubhouse when the trophy was presented to the winners by the Club Chairman David Davies. The weather was kind and a great day was had by all.  See the gallery for a photo of the winning team.

 

Match against White Hall BC Essex May 7

On Tuesday 7th May we welcomed White Hall Bowls Club to our club for a friendly match. White Hall are an Essex bowls club who were on a five day tour, they were staying at Warners Hayling Island.

It was a most enjoyable afternoon playing against a very friendly fun club. Most rinks were very close in their scores so the final result was very tight with East Preston winning by just four shots. Following a drink at the bar, White Hall left for their journey back, looking forward to playing at Arundel on Thursday.  All players agreed it had been a lovely afternoon.

 

East Preston vs Goring Manor Friendly match - May 3

In the past it has been difficult to get a win at Goring Manor.  This time we came very close to a win, but not close enough losing 62 - 61.  Very close so looking good for us to win the return match later in the season.