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Merrow Village Bowls Club Report

Published on: 17 Aug, 2020
Updated on: 17 Aug, 2020

Report by David Raison

On Sunday, August 16 we travelled to Elstead for our second competitive friendly.

A lot of interest in the head.

We were due to play a match of two pairs but due to a mistake on my part, we had five players. Elstead fielded an extra player, meaning that we played one pairs, and one triples. We abided by the covid-19 rules to avoid contamination.

John delivers a bowl

The match started under threatening skies, and we were soon treated to a light rain shower, followed by a heavier downpour which stopped play for a short period.

Jarek gets the shot.

The two rinks had mixed fortunes. On rink 1, John and Sally were storming ahead, while over on rink 3, we were having a much tighter match.

The end result was an overall victory for Merrow, with a total score of 42-24.

Sally gets a bowl away.

A big well done to John and Sally, winning 28-8. From leading when going into the final end, Mark, Jarek, and David were unfortunate to lose 14-16. Well played everyone.

Our next two scheduled friendlies are on September 5 at Seale & Sands, and September 6 at Castle Green in Guildford.

 

Sally watches John’s bowl coming in.

More details about Merrow Village Bowls Club on its website.

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