Tense handicap cup victory for Sleaford Town Bowls Club

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Sleaford Town Bowls Club gave away eight shots at Nettleham in the ASC Metals Handicap Cup, but at the end of the match the scores were level at 54-54.

The nominated town set won the extra end by one shot to secure the victory.

Cecilia Faulkner, Richard White and Gwen Campbell lost 10-23, Neil Thomas, David Thomas and Andrew Bird won 16-8, James Wiswould, Andrew Morris and Kris Moore won 28-15.

Away against Bassingham in the Lincoln District League Hospital Plate, all three rinks won with a score of 66-46 to progress to the next round.

Cecilia Faulkner, Ken Dye and Ken Irwin won 20-14, James Wiswould, Neil Thomas and David Thomas won 25-10, Finley Campbell, Julie Cope and Gwen Campbell won 21-16.

At home against St Giles in the EBA League, two winning rinks secured the aggregate 51-46 and eight points to two success.

Martin Titley, Ken Irwin, David Campbell and Kris Moore won 19-15, Neil Thomas, Andrew Morris, Les Bunn and Andrew Bird won 14-11 and Peter Stokes, David Thomas, Neal Mapletoft and Trevor Cope lost by two shots 18-20.

Away at St Giles in the City League, only one rink was won by Martin Titley, Les Bunn and Andrew Bird

17-15.

In a 45-62 (2-8) defeat, John Parker, David Campbell and Kris Moore lost 15-17 and David Thomas, Neal Mapletoft and Trevor Cope lost 13-30.

Away at Brant Road in the ASC Metals League, Town won on two rinks and drew one to take nine points to the hosts’ one for an agregate of 62-48.

Ruth Bird, Andrew Morris and Gwen Campbell won 18-16, Cecilia Faulkner, Neil Thomas and David Thomas drew 21-21 and Linda Morris, Calum Campbell and Andrew Bird won 23-11.