Mixed fortunes for town bowlers

DAVENTRY ladies suffered a 57-43 defeat at the hands of Kingsthorpe.

Rink scores were Mary Gillard, Jackie Lancaster, Rhona Holland and Shirley Shucksmith 14 Di Brumwell 17.

Carol Kershaw, Madge Austin, Julie Spreadbury and Brenda Bishop 12 Sally Row, 17. Anne Robinson, Hazel Wallage, Margaret Faulkner and Pat Symonds 17 Shirley Crighton 23.

Daventry men welcomed Abington and snatched a 92-84 victory winning on four of the five rinks.

Individual rink scores were Brian Robbins, Phil Goodwin, Brian Jones and Brian Scott 19 Peter Kneeshaw 18.

Highest winning rink John O’Connor, Ken Faulkner, Mike Harris and Peter Mercer 24 Mick Taylor 15.

Alan Saunders, Eric Wareing, Keith Bishop and Adge Smith 23 P Boseley 17.

Peter Ashbrook, Michael Robins, Rick Hayes and George Clifton (captain) 20 Alan Ward 15.

Alf Macari, Reg Kershaw and Colin Dovey 6 P Milburn 19.

In the first round of the club men’s fours there were wins for the rinks of Roy Aberdein, Duggie Mitchell, Mark Courtney and John Duke. Sundays game at home to Avon Valley was cancelled due to the snow.