City slickers

The latest sports news for the Hemel area
The latest sports news for the Hemel area

The weather has disrupted play for the club last week, but Ruskington Bowls Club have managed to complete three fixtures.

The first was a home match in the City (Evening) League against Monks Road.

Wendy Pateman, with Carol Croft and Jim Barclay, won 26-20.

Paul Butterworth, with Trevor Harding and John Hurst, fell victims to a good Monks Road set and lost 13-30.

David Miller ‘s set of Kath Booth and Graham Croft restored fortunes with a solid 28-15 victory including a five at a critical moment which seemed to crumble their opponents.

The fourth set of Tony Codd, with Les Wilkinson and Keith Pilbeam, just missed out losing 20-21, but scored a single on the final end which gave the aggregate 87-86 and 10 league points.

Ruskington hosted Cherry Willingham in the Lincoln and District League.

Tony Codd, with Trevor Harding and Trevor Thackray, lost 13-18.

John Booth’s set of Les Wilkinson and Les Warren managed a draw 16-16, and Wendy Pateman’s set of Kath Booth and Sue Mitchell also drew 14-14.

David Miller’s set of Cecil Hall and Lin Clifton were crushed 8-34, leading to just two league points in a match curtailed by rain.

The final match was a home fixture in the City (Afternoon) League against Nettleham.

A good result saw all three sets winning.

Jim Motson, with Jim Barclay and Les Warren, won 21-15.

John Booth, with Wendy Pateman and John Hurst, lost the first five ends but pulled back well and finished 17-15 up.

Lastly. Les Jenkins, with Les Wilkinson and Sue Mitchell, had a close game which was not reflected in the score.

However, they won 22-10 for all 10 league points.