Cowbridge Bowls Club round-up

By Contributed Item in Bowls

The ladies and the men’s teams both had fixtures with Llantwit this last week in three different competitions.

All matches were keenly contested with Llantwit happier overall with the results.

The first match of the week though was a ladies Cowbridge Shield match away to Pencoed with Cowbridge winning on one of the three rinks.

Rink scores: Janet Morton, Diaine Radley, Shirley Wilkinson and Dorothy Pritchard 26-11; Caryl Davies, Maggie Penn, Lynda Wilson and Joy Woolford 16-19; Corrie Bufton, Carol Davies, Phyllis Price and Sylvia Hole 7-27. Match score Cowbridge 49, Pencoed 57.

Cowbridge mens team welcomed Llantwit for the home Munro Cup game last Wednesday.

What a close game it was with Cowbridge losing narrowly on three of four rinks and the game overall by just two shots.

Rink scores: Gerry Lloyd, John Jones, Guy Morton and Norman Wilkinson 19-14; Terry Dunsworth, Tony Lewis Brian Kent and Colin Wilson 15-18; Mansel Davey, Peter Rice, Bryan Hole and Peter Launder 15-18; Steve Dodsworth, Owen Hopkin, Rob Lewis and Clive Pritchard 12-13. Match score Cowbridge 61, Llantwit 63.

The next day the ladies played Llantwit at home in a Thursday afternoon league game. Cowbridge won on two of the three rinks.

Rink scores: Diane Purnell, Tina Payne, Joy Woolford and Shirley Wilkinson 20- 9; Lin Wallace, Diane Lloyd, Phyllis Price and Sue Flower 25-14; Lynda Wilson, Corrie Bufton, Sylvia Hole and Joan Bradley 12-17. Match score Cowbridge 57, Llantwit Major 40.

Later that day the men travelled the short distance to Llantwit to play in the Evening Triples league, losing to Llantwit on three of the four rinks and by 22 shots overall.

This was despite a fine rink performance by Tom Purnell, Ken Payne and Roger Barwick with a 19-7 win. Match score Cowbridge 46, Llantwit 68.

The men were at home for the Saturday League game. The visitors were the Millwood club from Barry.

Cowbridge were unlucky to lose narrowly on three of the four rinks but secured a win overall and eight points by Roger Barwick’s rink impressive win.

Rink scores: Gerry Lloyd, John Wathes, Brian Williams and Norman Wilkinson 17-20; Terry Dunsworth, John Jones, Brian Kent and Roger Barwick 25-9; Mansel Davey, Ken Payne, Guy Morton and Clive Pritchard 18-20; Terry Foley, Bryan Hole, Colin Wilson and Bob Penn 17-19. Match score Cowbridge 77, Millwood 68.

Finally the fixture list shows two games at Llantrisant next - the ladies played Llantrisant Ladies in a 2 rink Evening League game on Monday, then on Saturday the men play Llantrisant A team in a league game.

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