Twenty bowlers took part in five games of pairs at the Parkes Bowling and Sports Club last Thursday. Steve Clegg and John Davies 26 defeated Rob Irving and Matthew Parker 13. Ray Jones and Steve Mills 16 defeated John Dunn and John Corcoran 13. Gordon Dickson and Gary Phillips 27 defeated Ian Simpson and John Ward 14.
Geoff Leonard and Greg Howlett winning 15 of the 21 ends smashed John Watson and Geoff Freeman 30 to 9. Greg Huggins and Col Hayward 20 defeated Jim Blake and Tom Fury 19. Another very close game Bill Skinner and John Dunn 19 defeated Bob Freeman and Colin Mudie 17. Winners were Steve Clegg and John Davies, and runners-up Ray Jones and Steve Mills.
On Saturday 30 bowlers took part – six were involved in two championship matches and 24 played social bowls. In the championship matches singles game Steve Turner beat John Watson 31 to 13. The other pairs games between Tom Casey and Gary Carberry and Paul and Michael Went saw Garry and Tom winning 26 to 16.
On Sunday two championship matches were played. In the major triples Tony Riordan, Bruce Orr and Steve Ryan 27 defeated Rob Irving, John Ward and Arthur Corbett 13. Zone 4 singles championships start on 7th July.
By Jack High