Winning Week for Henley Bowls Club

Henley Bowling Club entertained Pangbourne on Wednesday 16 August, in a five mixed triple OTL league match, winning on three rinks with an overall score of 95-66, resulting in 10 league points for Henley and 4 for Pangbourne. These 10 points puts Henley second in the league table behind Burghfield. Dave Wilson with Sally Daniells and Steven Sullivan were ahead from the beginning and level at 16-16 after fifteen ends but then they did not score again and went down 16-21. Gill Robins with Jeanie Davies and Simon Hatcher started strongly and never lost their momentum ending their match in near darkness but winning 23-10. Colin Ward with Romy Painter and Joan Edwards were 7-7 after nine ends, dropped 3 on the tenth end, 4 on the thirteenth and although they pulled back 3 on the fifteenth they could not make up the difference and went down 14-17. Peter Borsberry with Glynis Holland and Peter Falle started strongly and never looked back running out clear winners with a score of 19-9. Kevin Currill with Angelika Crisa and Norman Daniells were level 8 all after nine ends, edged slowly ahead and then scored a 4 on the fifteenth and a 5 on the seventeenth to run out convincing winners at  23-9.

On Sunday 20 August, Henley entertained Wargrave in a four mixed triples friendly match, winning on two rinks and losing on two but winning overall with a score of 73-66. Colin Ward with Richard Kingston and Rod Grant were level at 5-5 by the eighth end then scored  a 7 on the ninth and held on to their lead to run out winners at 19-12. Jeanie Davies with Jackie Handley and Keith Lawrance faced strong opposition from the start, battled hard but were not able to get enough momentum and went down 14-25. Peter Borsberry with Maurice Robins and Hylton Jenkins were level at 7-7 after ten ends but did not score again until the fifteenth end and, although they picked up a few more shots, were unable to make up the difference losing by 14-19. Joan Edwards with Ramsay Adams and Martin Cranstoun had a very strong start and were 13 shots ahead after five ends. Although they only scored 2 over the next seven ends they came back strongly to run out clear winners at 26-8.


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