Borough win the battle in the park

Banbury Borough beat Banbury Chestnuts 93-80 in their midweek club fixture.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 11th May 2017, 6:20 am
Clive Hopkins helped Banbury Borough to victory against Banbury Chestnuts
Clive Hopkins helped Banbury Borough to victory against Banbury Chestnuts

Dave Woods, Dave Boneham, Clive Hopkins and Tommy Cooper won 23-17 against Richard Morris, John Herrington, Eric Hilton and Brian Ray.

Derek McDowell, Gordon Suttle, Bernard Hole and Tony Brown won 23-17 against Graham Brown, Ted Smith, Richard Marsden and Stuart Marsden.

Roger Bryan, Allan McColl, Dave McClymont andJohn Brooks won 23-22 against Brian Stonebridge, Wally Foreman, Dave Ward and Martyn Cooper.

Dave Varney, Don Holloway, Alan Wase and Brian Miller drew 24-24 with Richard Cox, Pat Noonan, John Duncan and Colin Taylor.

Bloxham overcame neighbours Adderbury in Tuesday’s club fixture, recording a 77-55 victory.

Bloxham won on three of the four rinks with Ray Hopkins’ four of Ray Sopp, Diane Billington and Rob Kearvell leading the way with a 21-10 victory.

Hopkins was well supported by Ron Higgins’ rink of Chris Hall, John Elstob and Tony Gardner who won 23-15. Alan Miles’ rink of Anne Kearvell, Roy Billington and Norman Hambidge won 18-9 but Bloxham’s only defeat saw Simon Wratten’s four go down to Cliff Hall 15-11.

Banbury Chestnuts beat Charlbury 79-42.

Richard Cox, Pat Ray and Brian Ray won 19-12 while Sheila Maishman, Maureen Tiffin and Colin Taylor won 20-12.

Chris Purnell, Dai Evans and Pat Taylor won 18-11 while Maria Williams, John Duncan and Martyn Cooper won 22-7.

Banbury Borough lost 124-111 against Wolvey in Saturday’s club fixture.

AJ Docherty, Pete Smith, Paul Hilton and Mick Morris won 22-9 while John Washburn, Bernard Hole, Clive Hopkins and Mark Sykes won 25-20.

Les Humphris, Dave Boneham, Dave McClymont and John McGeogh won 22-19 but Derek McDowell, Roger Bryan, Darren Sharpe and Tommy Cooper lost 15-25.

Barry Gilkes, Danny Jordan, Tony Brown and John Brooks lost 15-27 while David Varney, David T Gardner, Alan Wase and Brian Miller lost 11-25.

In tonight’s (Thursday), Oxon Bowls League programme, Banbury Central B travel to Blackbird Leys for their division three fixture and Bloxham entertain West Oxford in division four.