Bowls club taste victory and defeat against familiar foes

The latest sports news for the Hemel area
The latest sports news for the Hemel area

Melton Mowbray Town Bowls Club returned from Syston with a 56-38 victory.

Results: Mick Parker, Gerry Sandford, Fred Thorpe beat Bev Gent, John Woodward, Peter Murray 13-12; Kevin Gibson, Les Lovett, Harold Twigg beat Janet Lowe, Rod Wilbourn, Dave Fox 21-17; Andrew North, Vince Darling, Bob Johnson beat Mr Shotty, Gary Kilbourne, Bev Wright 23-9.

Melton Mowbray were beaten 86-64 when they hosted Oakham.

Results: Les Lovett, Andrew North, Harold Twigg beat Ray Wilkins, N. Colville, Bob Hammond 18-10; Mike Lawrence, John Evans, Les Woodcock lost to Bob Swarbrick, G. Robertson, R. Tarleton 11-17; Mick Parker, Janet Evans, Bob Johnson lost to Graham Cook, RodStanley, Barry Payne 8-18; Mike Pratt, Beryl Brett, Jenny McConnell lost to B. Spence, Peter Ferry, R. Gregory 9-29; John Sampson, Vince Darling, David Ward beat L. Walters, R. Lancaster, C. Wallis 18-12.

Belvoir Vale Bowls Cloub beat Radcliffe on Trent 52-27.

Results: John Shaw, Martin Porter, Lawrie Pugh beat D. McPetrie, S. Ellis, K. Ellis 26-5; Hilda Wiles, Peter Mason, John Law beat T. Saunt, M. Harper, I. Jones 13-10; Edwin Arthur, Sue Britton, Geoff Harrop beat A. Saunt, N. Reeves, T. Dennett 13-12.