Search

Acle Ladies B on top form

PUBLISHED: 16:51 14 February 2017 | UPDATED: 16:51 14 February 2017

(C) Archant Norfolk 2015

Acle Indoor Bowls Club Ladies B, on Friday, entertained Yarmouth Blue and were on top form.

Anita Nelson, Jean Claxton and Margarert Shields went 7-1 up at five ends and won 19-4. Val Hearn, Sue Moore and Rose Yaxley were 11-4 at five, dropped a five on the ninth but won 22-9. Pam Symes, Sandra Faircloth and Julia Crosby picked up a five on the third and won 23-7. Jude Ward, Elaine Donovan and Jackie Smith won 14-7. Result 78-27 and all eight points.

On Saturday, Ladies B welcomed Browston A for a top-of-the-table clash. Jean Claxton, Elaine Donovan and Jackie Smith scored a five on the ninth and went on to a comfortable 17-6 win.

Jude Ward, captain Sue Moore and Sue Smith had a magical eight on the 11th and went to a 23-10 win.

Margaret Shields’ block lost 11-20. Julia Crosby‘s block scored a six but lost 14-16. Result 65-52 and 6-2 points.

The result puts Acle B back on top of the league with two games to play.

Away to North Walsham, Ladies A saw Lynne Cannell, Edna Land and Jenny Kirby win 14-11, Marion Himpleman’s block lose 12-15, Mel Haylett’s block lose 10-13 and Geraldine Reeves’ block lose 9-14. Result 45-53 and 1-7 points.

On Saturday, Ladies A went to Gallows. Lynne Cannell, Brenda Cole and Barbara Meeks won 18-14, Margaret Arnold, Marie Morton and Mel Haylett drew 13-13, Geraldine Reeves’ block lost 11-15 and Marion Himpleman lost 11-16. Result 53-58 and 1.55-6.5 points.

At home to top-of-the-table Lowestoft Railway, the Mens C saw Barry McGrath, David Airey, Ken Scott-Greenard with Alan Kendall romp home 30-11.

Jeff Chedwiggin, David Crosby, Colin Minns and Alan Jones won 19-17, Richard Hayton, Derrick Willgress, Brian Hearn and captain Mick Askham won 26-13 and John Lettice’s rink finished 21-23. Result 96-64 and 6-1 points.

This puts them top of them league on shots difference with four games left and all to play for.

Other Great Yarmouth sport

Mon, 12:37

National road cycling championships will next year be hosted in Norfolk, it has been announced.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Kingfisher Amateur Boxing Club will return to Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome for a special show, marking 100 years since guns fell silent.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Great Yarmouth Town will be aiming to put another disappointing week behind them on Saturday afternoon when they entertain Godmanchester Rovers in the second round of the FA Vase.

Most Read

Yesterday, 13:10

The man who was killed in a fatal stabbing in Great Yarmouth has been named.

Read more
Norwich Magistrates Court
Mon, 11:17

A man remains in hospital with serious injuries after his car crashed into a telephone pole and tree before landing in a ditch.

Read more
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Mon, 13:37

A man has been arrested on suspicion of multiple driving offences including drink driving in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:29

A man who threatened to kill a woman he bombarded with abusive phone calls has been jailed.

Read more

Portraits and silhouettes of soldiers, nurses and munitions workers lined two Norfolk beaches as part of a Remembrance Day tribute by filmmaker Danny Boyle.

Read more
Remembrance Day 2018

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 9°C

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Great Yarmouth Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy