BOWLS: Double for Avon Valley.
It was mixed fortunes for Valley's home rinks against Desborough with Mick Davis, Richard Greene, Ralph Shakespeare and Trevor Francis winning 32-12 and Karl Finch, Simon Gilbert, Chris Harrison and Andrew Smith losing 26-7.
At the away venue, Mike Cooper, George Moon, Martin Timms and Alan Prew won 21-14 with Mario Rosso, John Strain, Derek Pope and Greg Moon weighed in with a 21-18 success.
Valley's home combinations against Thornfield were Maureen Timms, Jacqui Cook, John Strain and Trevor Francis and Maureen Enston, Eileen Braidwood, Mick Shillington and Greg Moon.
The Francis quartet on 31-10 against Mary Entwhistle, Maureen Edwards, Graham Howes and Mick Woodward and Moon and his partners went down 26- 10 to Aileen Shuttleworth, Janet Pooler, Trevor Wells and Brian Lewer.
At Thornfield, Valley's Alice McPherson, Ruth Carey, Simon Gilbert and Andrew Smith returned a 29-15 winning card against Edith Padimore, Margaret Allen, Darren Ward and Mick Hill.
And Jan Shillington, Di Thurlbeck, Martin Timms and Alan Prew lost 22- 18 against Julie Bott, Heather Mills, John Williams and Dave Sands.
In the second round Denny Plate matches Thornfield beat Lincolnshire club Stamford 88-72, and City of Birmingham registered an 87-62 whitewash defeat against Welford.
The South Warwickshire club gained some consolation when their mixed team were 82-62 Egham Trophy winners against City of Coventry.
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|Publication:||Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)|
|Date:||Nov 25, 2003|
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