Horadada Bowls Club by Barry Evans
We have played two matches in the South Alicante league this year. The first was a game rearranged from last year, at home against San Luis Romulans. San Luis played with a rink short and we managed to win on all other rinks giving us 14 points and a shot difference of 138 to 53. Our winning rinks were,
Jenny Davis, John Bailey and Wayne Jackson 29 – 7, Yvonne Hurlock, Les Davis and John Hurlock 22 – 12, Irene Graham, Bryan Eatough and Roy Thompson 25 – 12, Peter Davis, Linda Hier and Jeff Hier 26 – 11, Judith Simpson, Fred Trigwell and Barry Evans 26 – 11
On Monday we were back to the scheduled fixtures with a home game against La Siesta Pioneers. Things did not go as well and we picked up 6 points in a 99 to 117 defeat. Our winning rinks were, Yvonne Hurlock, Les Davis and john Hurlock 23 – 9, Jenny Davis, Roy Collins and Terry Huchnall 19 – 18, John Goddard, Bryan Eatough and Roy Thompson 19 – 18
On Thursday we played our first Federated 4’s match away ay Country bowls. The points finished even on 4 apiece with us winning on one rink by a big enough score to win overall by 60 shots to 49.Well done to our rink of, Linda Hier, Les Davis, Wayne Osguthorpe and Jeff Hier 31 – 11.
Friday saw us restart the Southern league with a home game against Greenland Oaks. We managed to chop them down to size with a 113 shots to 89 win, winning 10 points.
Our winning rinks were, Jack linehan, Jeff Hier and Barry Evans 25 – 8, Carol Linehan, Terry Hucknall and Wayne Osguthorpe 20 – 14, Pat Patton, Alan Miller and Brian Patton 22 – 10, Yvonne Hurlock, Mick Kirby and John Hurlock 22 – 13
Special mention must be made of Wayne Osguthorpe as this was his first skipping role.
All in all not a bad week so keep it up Horadada.