Monday 20th March 2017

On a very hot sunny morning the Tigers were home to Javea Onyx and after a close encounter came away with 6-4 points and 74-69 shots. Not certain at this stage as to whether Tigers end the season as runners-up as a couple of matches still to be played.

On rink 8 Malcolm Sprawson, Clive Langan & skip Bob Cockell were slightly ahead at the half way stage only to find themselves one shot down after 16 ends. However, they dug in to win the final 2 ends to come out 20-17 winners and earn an important 2 points.

On rink 6 Linda Smith & Mike Smith and skip Greg Sperring again kept up their winning run and came out on top 23-14 after going behind after 7 ends. They fought back and a 7 on the penultimate end ensured their victory and 2 points.

On rink 2 Margaret and Bob Bailey with skip Mary Cockell were 6 shots down at the half way stage but with determination and some good bowling came back strongly to level the score after 14 ends. However, Onyx dug in and just nicked the game 17-18.

On rink 1 Sheila Lucas, Dave Bouttell and skip Trefor Evans were 1 shot ahead at the half way stage but Onyx fought back to level the score after 15 ends. However, a 6 on the 17 end by Onyx ensured they came out on top 14-20.

Our Challenge team of Patty Sprawson, Alan Guest and skip Maureen How again romped into an early lead and led by 16 shots after 8 ends. They then went on to dominate the game eventually coming out 32-07 winners. A fantastic performance by out Challenge sides this season to finish in the top three of a competitive league.

Our Friendly team of Denise Hart, Peter Hagart and skip Ernie Pope took an early lead which Onyx then took back after 7 ends. However, not to be thwarted Ernie and his team came back strongly in the second half to win comfortably 33-11.

Well done and sincere thanks to everyone who has played for the Tigers this season and for your support and committment. Look forward to our end of season lunch on Friday 24th March.

Please see result sheet for full details.

Bob Bailey, Captain

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