Shepherd paves way for another win

Sue Winter helped Banbury Central to victory over West Witney
Sue Winter helped Banbury Central to victory over West Witney

Banbury Central beat West Witney 55-40 in the West Oxon Ladies’ Bowls League.

Jenny Williams, Sue Winter, June Bone and Pam Shepherd won 17-10 while Eloise Jones, Gill Hunt, Carole Galletly and Helen Young won 22-15. Mary Tee, Jill Hart, Mo Cox and Ann Norton won 16-15.

Banbury Central won at Oxford City & County in the National Top Club fixture, which was played in the rain.

In the pairs, Pam Shepherd and Caroline Campion won 23-14 and in the singles Carole Galletly won 21-10. The fours found June Bone, Jane Williams, Mary Tee and Mo Cox up against current English Internationals Kath Hawes and Gail Gilkes and they lost 23-21.

The triples produced the vital winning point with Eloise Jones, Sue Waring and Helen Young drawing 16-16.

Bloxham beat Witney Town Blues 66-53 in their West Oxfordshire Mixed League fixture.

Ray Hopkins with Ray Sopp and Anne Kearvell won 21-10 but Alan Miles with John Elstob and Linda Young lost 11-17. Rob Kearvell with Brian Smith and Ros Sopp won 16 10 while John Stephens with Doug Woodward and Sue Miles won 18-16.