BOWLS: Sleaford indoor season heading for its conclusion

With the winter season heading towards its conclusion, the latter stages of Sleaford Indoor Bowls Club competition are beginning to take centre stage, with the likely outcome of the various leagues coming into view.

Bowls news.
Bowls news.

Some bowlers will clearly have their sights set on finals week towards the end of next month, whilst others will be keen to consolidate their team’s league position.

Results for club comps: Over 60s pairs – Harry Spencer and Terry Ingham beat Bob McKie and Charlie Ridley 29-4, Tony Stanley and Aubrey Bristow beat Carole Richardson and Gloria Davies 22-7, Fred Collin and Dave Chandley beat John Dawson and Gerald Pask 22-8; Mixed Pairs – Paul Roberts and Kath Lake beat Gillian Annison and Gerald Pask 21-9, Laurie Bonello and Patricia Rands beat Richard Musson and Rhoda Wing 14-12; Men’s Singles – Richard Barnes beat Brian Jenkinson 21-16, Fred Collin beat Paul Roberts 21-12, David Bristow beat Dave Chandley 22-8.

Latest league tables: Monday/Wednesday morning Trips – David Duffy’s (Red Devils) lead with 53pts (+249shots) with Dave Chandley’s (Crackerjacks) next with 51pts (+242shots); Tuesday afternoon Ladies’ Trips – Carole Richardson’s (Hopefuls) lead with 38pts (+19shots) with Gloria Davies (Tryers) next with 28pts (+114shots); Thursday afternoon Trips – Richard Sharp’s (Wise Owls) lead with 28pts (+57shots) with Roy Workman’s (Shooting Stars) next with 25pts (+92shots); Monday early evening Rinks – Sheila Pratt’s (Tetleys Crew) lead with 28pts (+85shots) with Ian Cliff’s (Young Pups) next with 26pts (-30shots); Tuesday early evening Rinks – Jean Bell’s (Bellringers) lead with 33pts (+218shots) with Sheila Pratt’s (Strivers) next with 27pts (+23shots); Friday afternoon Trips – David Duffy’s (Westies) lead with 40pts (+285shots) with Joy Bradley’s (Tiggers Crew) next level on points but behind on shots (+137shots); Sunday morning Men’s Rinks – Roy Barnes (Yellowbellies Two) lead with 34pts (+172shots) with Peter Annison’s (Lawmen) next with 26pts (+99shots); Wednesday early evening Trips – Trevor Bannister’s (Kohops) lead with 28pts (+128shots) with Richard Pearsons (Rollers) next with 24pts (+110shots); Friday evening Rinks – Trevor Bannister’s (Bashers) lead with 34pts (+170shots) with Fred Collin’s (Sleaham) next with 27pts (+78shots); Tuesday morning Men’s League – Colin Faria leads the way with 226pts followed by Mick Wareham with 219pts then Ken Whiteside with 213pts; Thursday Mixed Bowls Drive – Don Ross leads 217pts followed by Colin Upton with 212pts 192pts.