On Saturday the 1st team had a good start to the season with an away win against Ierne a team who will be in the shakeup at the end of the season.
Billy’s rink of John Higgins, Joe and Jerry found themselves 11 – 1 down after 6 ends but fought back well and ended up loosing by 3 shots 18 – 21.
Derek’s rink of Paul, Frank and Zach raced into a 5 – 0 lead but then found themselves 11 – 16 down after 13 ends. They came back to be 4 down with 3 ends to play but ended up loosing 17 – 25.
Adam’s rink of Ian, Tim and Carrick had a tight start to the match and were 7 – 7 after 9 ends. They won the next 6 ends to build a lead of 16 – 7 before winning 24 – 11.
Nigel’s rink of Bryan, Viv and Ultan were 3 – 4 down after 5 ends before winning the next 11 ends to lead 34 – 4. The final score was 37 – 7.
So a 99 shots to 64 shots total and a 5 points to 2 win. A great start to the season. The next game is on Saturday 23rd of April in Railway against CYM.
The seconds started their season on Monday at home to Blackrock with a 47 shots to 36 shots win. 5 points to 1.
Pat Coady’s rink of Graham, Smithy and Tim were 7 – 7 after 10 ends but got a bit tired then and ended up losing 8 – 17 to a good Blackrock rink whose ship was inspired on the night.
Nigel’s ring of Brian, John Mellon and Tony were 2 down after the 1st end but won the next 8 ends to lead 15 – 2. They were always in control and won 19 shots to 7 shots in the end.
Carrick’s rink of Paul k, Rory and Drew rushed to a 12 – 2 lead after 7 ends before they decided to make a game of it and allowed Blackrock to get back to 15 – 12 after 15 ends before pushing on to win 20 – 12.
All in all a very satisfactory start to the new season
It has being confirmed that the speed bowls tournament will go ahead on Saturday the 30th of April. All members are welcome to play.Can anybody who wishes to play please contact Ian MacArthur.