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BOWLS: Sleaford Town win six out of six

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Sleaford Town Bowls Club won six out of six matches this week, starting away at Grantham in the EBA League, where two rink wins secured the aggregate score 68-42 and eight points to four.

Results: Peter Stokes, Larry Davies, Richard Barnes and Paul Jobson won 29-13; Martin Titley, Kris Moore, Phil Musson and Andrew Bird won 21-13; Derek Smith lost 13-16.

At home to Nettleham in the ASC Metals League all three rinks won, scoring 72-40 and picking up all 10 points.

Results: Steve Morris, Brian Srawley and Larry Davies won 25-9; Neil Mapletoft, David Campbell and Bas Gilbert won 23-16; Joan Gilbert, Colin Grosse and Roy Markham won 24-15.

At home against Moorlands Railway in the City League, rink wins were shared two apiece, with the Town taking the aggregate score 102-77 and 10 points.

Results: Lewis Jobson, Kris Moore and Andrew Bird won 31-8; Martin Titley, Peter Stokes and Richard Barnes won 23-19; Neil Mapletoft, Paul Jobson and Trevor Cope lost 18-19; John Parker, Rogerson and Derek Smith lost 30-31.

At home against Dunholme in the District League, three rinks won to take 12 points with a 97-79 scoreline.

Results: Joan Gilbert, Larry Davies and Roy Markham won 27-12; Robin Wilson, Ron Lupton and Mick Wareham won 29-18; Jackie Wareham, Catherine Frain and Bas Gilbert won 19-16; Gerald Woodhead, Kris Moore and Colin Grosse lost 22-33.

Playing at Burton House, Boston, on a neutral green against Donnington in the quarter-final of the Lincolnshire Challenge Bowl, the Town were on the rack for most of the game but rallied to win 102-85.

Results: Peter Annison, Neil Mapletoft and Trevor Cope won 37-13; Kris Moore, Larry Davies and Andrew Bird won 26-20; Martin Titley, Peter Stokes and Richard Barnes lost 19-28; Lewis Jobson, John Parker and Paul Jobson lost 20-24.

On the same night, Town played Sleaford Bristol in the Sleaford League at Mareham Lane, winning on two rinks and drawing one to take the aggregate score 75-58 and nine points to the visitors’ three.


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