Marine Gardens BC – report w/ending Sunday, 22nd May 2022(May 22, 2022)
The bowling week had a late start, no games before Thursday, when Marine Gardens played host to Henfield Bowling Club in a five rink triples friendly.
With the heavy rains in the morning, we did not think this match would be played. However, the weather improved, but Marine Gardens did not, going down four rinks to one. Skip J Ashman, B Cuckow, L White, the only winning rink for Marine Gardens 28 - 9 Marine Gardens going down overall, 67 –105. Shot difference 38.
Saturday, brought about a much-improved Marine Gardens side for their five-rink friendly against Worthing Bowling Club. Result, Marine Gardens lost two rinks, drew one and won two. Marine Gardens 81, Worthing 78.
Shot difference 3.
The game was played on a very sunny afternoon with an abundance of spectators watching and enjoying the bowling. The Marine Gardens rink of Skip M Hitchin, A Leatham and J Nettleingham won by 19 - 6, a shot difference of 13,
The Marine Gardens team were straight into their game winning twelve of the eighteen ends, A Leatham and J Nettleingham bowling great woods and Skip Hitchin rounding off to take the ends, a great match.
Noel Stevenson, Press Officer.