Press report w/e 26.8.18
With the game at Wexham being cancelled due to the weather the only friendly entailed a short trip to Windsor and Eton which resulted in a 42 shot defeat, 133-91. It was a tough afternoon for 4 rinks and although the rink skipped by Tony Buckley had a winning scorecard they had to concede top rink honours to Simran Thaman, Jim Roll and John Stannard on countback.
S Thaman, J Roll, J Stannard. 21-12
K Coles, B Harris, R Pike, H Pike. 19-25
A Harris, E Cox, J Bucknell, N Jones. 9-25
K Spracklen, M Hobson, R Turner, P Winstanley 8-20
P Harrison-Smith, P Colton, C Crunden, B Wright 12-33
P Arnott, P Hatch, P Patel, T Buckley. 22-18
In the TVL, the Bluebells had two games which both resulted in an 8-2 win, firstly from hosting Caversham and then from a journey to Great Hollands. The Buttercups weren’t so lucky as they went down 10-0 to Palmer Park.
The Royal Shield against the Royal Household proved to be tough as they went down 8-2 on points with only Ann Vaughan, Shirley Newnham and Ching Crunden producing a winning rink.
The Floodlight League was a domestic affair between Desborough’s A and B squads which resulted in a 12-2 victory for the A squad with victories for Bruce Adams in the singles and rinks skipped by Andy Buckley and Michael White in the triples and fours respectively.