Gallow bowls round-up
AGAIN the juniors at Gallow Indoor Bowls Club have been busy playing in competitions.November 8 saw the Anglian Region Junior League's triples event at Potters.
AGAIN the juniors at Gallow Indoor Bowls Club have been busy playing in competitions.
November 8 saw the Anglian Region Junior League's triples event at Potters.
This was run in two age groups, up to 13, and 13 to 18. Gallow had entries in both sections for which there had been a total entry of 28 teams.
The competition was very strong and involved teams from around the Anglia region.
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This year Gallow won the under-13 section with Alicia Segasby, Rhys Morgan and Jake Biggs. Last year they won the 13 to 18 group.
The competition was even harder this year but a creditable third place was achieved by Daniel Ballantyne, Dean Johnson and Daniel Cawthorne.
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The juniors continue to perform well against players and teams from other clubs.
Their next event is the National
School of Excellence involving skills exercises which takes place over two days, followed by a round robin event, from which the best players will progress to the region at Cambridge.
If there are any young people who would like to try their hand at indoor bowls, just give Bryan Barnes (the Gallow junior coaching organiser) a call on 07921 887179.
Gallow Men's A played Beccles A in the third round of the National Fours Denny Inter-Club Championship and won by 35 shots, 92 to 57.
Mervyn King drove back from Perth following his semi-final defeat in the Scottish Open to Ian Bond, losing the first set 5-7, winning the second set 11-4 and losing on the tie break 2-1. Denny Cup match details.
Home Rinks: A Taney, V Hudson, M Riches, M King won 24-17; R Harvey, A Walton, W Graver, J Chestney won 26-12
Away Rinks: L Seppings, S Savory, S Lowe, P Shackcloth won 22-13; T Savory, M Wilkinson, M Starkey, R Mason won 20-15.
The Gallow Ladies' A team played at home against Diss Ladies A in the Norfolk Ladies' Premier League and won 70 shots to 42, winning on all rinks to gain eight points.
J Rix, B Bidewell, V Howe won 13-12; L Ward, S Burlingham, M Emment won 16-11; P Frary, C Bell, L Hannant won 22-6 and A Leverett, M Pointer, J Wright won 19-13.
Gallow Men's B team playing away in the league against Yarmouth A lost 61 shots to 77, one point to six.
M Rayner, D Cawthorne, R Preston, R Wicks won 30-9; I Routh, P Rayner, B Dickerson, K Mallet lost 11-18; A Pearson, L Johnson, B Barnes, K Frohawk lost 7-27; H Kirby, C Walters, D Thody, C Whiteside lost 13-23.