NATIONAL TWO WOOD COMPETITION

This was held on SUNDAY 19TH JUNE 2022 at City and County Bowls Club.

14 players entered and the day was brighter with a cool breeze.

Quarter Final results:

Carol Gaskins (City and County) 15, Margaret Morris (Banbury Borough) 14

Carole Galletly (Banbury Cross) 2, Lorraine Kuhler (City and County) 17

Katherine Hawes (City and County) 5, Donna Knight (City and County) 17

Joy Williams (Kidlington) 17, Mandy Rodway (Kidlington) 5

Semi Finals:

Carol Gaskins 13, Lorraine Kuhler 12

Donna Knight 14, Joy Williams 12

The finals will be played at Oxford City and County on Saturday/Sunday 6th/7th August with the winner representing Oxfordshire in the Nationals at Leamington.

Many thanks to Sue Mayo and Vera Logue for the refreshments provided all day at City and County.

 

JOHNS TROPHY – BOL V SUSSEX

SATURDAY 18TH JUNE 2022

Played at Sutton BC, Surrey.  

Plenty of enthusiasm and positive play but unfortunately the game did not go our way and the overall result was a loss of 107 shots for BOL and 144 for Sussex, with a win on two rinks.

A big thank you to Sutton for their hospitality, especially after the match when we extended our stay  in the bar due a delay with the coach broken down and a very late return to Oxford.

Thanks to the team for their cheerfulness and fortitude.

 

GWEN STEEL UNBADGED SINGLES

Saturday 11th June 2022 started and ended with lovely sunny weather.

Players turned up on time and the draw was made with 11 keen players.

After a preliminary round the quarter finals were played before lunch as follows:

 Mandy Rodway (Kidlington) v Ann Lattimore (Chipping Norton)  14-2

Lorraine Gaskins (Oxford City & County) v Joy Williams (Kidlington) 13-6

Jane Acock (Chipping Norton) v Patsy Mardle (Chipping Norton 2-15

Cathy Sparks (Chipping Norton) v Cathy Smith (Headington) 8-17

 

Semi Finals followed after a lunch break:

Mandy 14, Lorraine 11

Patsy 5, Cathy 14

We look forward to seeing Mandy and Cathy at the county finals in August and to seeing both finalists in future county matches for which they are now eligible to put their names down for selection.  Well done to all who played and thank you all for your support.

Also many thanks for the hosts, Kidlington Bowls Club, for their hospitality and welcoming drinks on arrival.  And the refreshments during the day, including the delicious lemon cake and scones with jam and cream.   Thanks also go to the two umpires who supervised the whole proceedings.

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