Match Report w/e 20/7
Tuesday 22nd July 2014 4:45 pm
County Final beckons for Herne Bay pair:
David Mason and Ian Robb have won through to the final of the Kent County pairs to be held at Marden Bowls Club on Sunday 27 July. The quarter and semi- finals were held at Milton Regis bowls club. In the quarters Mason and Robb beat Milton Regis bowlers Barnicott and King 17 â€“ 15 and in the semis they beat Hunt and Goord from Bromley 26 â€“ 13. Herne Bay have not won a County title since 1972 and last won the pairs in 1947 so this is a notable event in Herne Bay history. Having reached the County final the pair will also represent Kent at the National Finals to be held at Leamington starting on August 25th.
In the East Kent Mixed Triples League, Faversham conceded one triple before play. Bay won 3 of the 5 played and overall by 20 shots picking up 6 points.
Rink honours were shared 3 each in the match with New Romney but the visitors won overall by 3 shots. The Ladies had a comfortable 54 shots win against New Romney winning all 4 rinks played.
Bay won 2 and lost 4 of the mixed triples played against Folkestone and despite the 26 - 10 win by Rosemary McCarthy, David Knight and Bruce Clayton lost overall by 6 shots.
Faversham 70 Herne Bay 90 (East Kent Mixed Triples League)
Lyn Phillips, Ray Chipperfield, Bill Robb 31 â€“ 12 Sam Hardy, Ruth Emert, Colin Hadlow 19 â€“ 13 Jamie Helyar, Gill Baker, Paul Evans 20 â€“ 16 Edie Nicholls, Monica Ward, Stuart Emert 10 â€“ 12 John Dryland, Mary Gibbon, Sara Trotter 10 â€“ 17
Herne Bay 105 New Romney 108
Bill Gibbon, George Johnson, John Dryland, Ray Chipperfield 18 â€“ 14 Steve Caruth, John Phillips, Colin Hadlow, Bruce Clayton 24 â€“ 14 Ted Milton, Sid Hall, Terry Taunton, Peter Gibson 12 â€“ 21 Don Elliott, Richie Callanan, Brendon McDowell, Stuart Emert 22 â€“ 18 Robin Woollams, John Offer, David Knight, John Melford 16 â€“ 18 John Grogan, Trevor Hutchins, Norman Kneale, Jim Covill 13 - 23
Herne Bay 94 Folkestone 100 (Mixed Match)
Sylvia Sweeting, Marianne Offer, Bill Robb 14 â€“ 19 Frank Dwyer, Ruth Emert, John Melford 12 â€“ 22 Rosemary McCarthy, David Knight, Bruce Clayton 26 â€“ 10 Diane Melford, Colin Tobutt, John Dryland 16 â€“ 19 Ray Elsden, Vicky Lewis, Stuart Emert 10 â€“ 17 Martin McGuire, Diane Wiltshire, John Toms 16 â€“ 13
Herne Bay Ladies 102 New Romney Ladies 48
Pat Baldwin, Gill Clayton, Pauline Hougham, Barbara Morris 30 â€“ 10 Diane Wiltshire, Sylvia Sweeting, Diane Melford, Lyn Phillips 20 â€“ 9 Anita Harding, Sue Grogan, Maureen Day, Joyce Whitlock 29 â€“ 18 Denise Guy, Doreen Woollams, Marianne Offer, Ruth Emert 23 - 11