BOWLS: Unbeaten Dysart Park are Sencit League champions

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The final Sencit League matches have been played at Grantham and District Indoor Bowls Club, with unbeaten Dysart Park finishing worthy overall winners.

They triumphed by just one point in a very close final game against Barnstone to complete their 10-game winning tally, ending with 87 points with a plus 234 shot difference.

Long Bennington were defeated by Bottesford in their final game but still finished as overall runners-up with 59 points and plus 39 shots.

League chairman Len Payling, of Barnstone, presented the Dysart Park captain with a monetary award and the winners’ shield.


Dysart Park 55

Barnstone 54

Jenny Waterall, Len Thompson, Ray Chesterton, Alan Briggs drew with Jean Hogg, Ann Parker, John Parker, John McCandless 20-20; Georgina Kemp, Joy Hobbs, Roger Dingley, Brian Roberts lost to Peter Jaques, Winston Snowdon, R Morley. Ray Smith 15-24; Linda Bainbridge, Brian Waterall, Ann Collins, Frank Evans beat Helen McCandless, Sheila Payling, Brian Hogg, Len Payling 20-10.

Long Bennington 45

Bottesford 63

John Morris, Jan Orrey, Rita Baxter, Michael Dring lost to Ceth Richardson, Roy Barnes, John Millington, William Shores 17-19; Eileen Eggleston, Judy Morris, Sue Marris, Graeme Hall beat Paul Hewitt, Maureen Parsons, Roger Payne, Jim Parsons 22-11; Jeanette Hoole, Joy Hall, Brian Garton, Peter Fordham lost to Peter Bennett, Margaret Payne, Ruth Murphy, Roger Turnbull 6-33.

l Vacu-Lug Bowls Club’s first event of the new outdoor season will be an open afternoon at its greens at Arnoldfield Sports Ground on Saturday between 2pm and 4pm.

The club invites all to have a taster of bowls and join members for a tea or coffee. Coaching is available if required.

Any inquiries should be made to Bruce Allen on 01476 403773.

Vacu-Lug’s first game is against North Scarle in the ASC Metals Sunday League on May 3.