Press Report – May 21, 2018


On Tuesday. 15th May, Desborough “A” travelled to Reading for a Kennet League, Division 1 match. Against a very strong Reading team Desborough were well beaten, losing on all 4 rinks. Top rink for Desborough comprised, Nigel Penn, Roger Wyatt, Brian Jones and Howard Pike.

On Tuesday. 15th May, Desborough “B” travelled to Royal Household for a Kennet League, Division 2 match. Desborough won only one rink and the Royal Household came out overall winners, 100-57. Desborough 2 points and Royal Household 12 points. Top rink for Desborough comprised Geoff Lofthouse, Jim Roll, Danny McDonald and skip, Tony Buckley.

On Thursday, 17th May both the Desborough Ladies teams were in action. The Desborough Bluebells played at home against Woodley losing 44-53.

The Desborough Buttercups played away at Tilehurst, losing overall 42-56.

On Friday 18th May, Desborough “B” played Desborough “A” in a Kennet LV, Division 2 match. After a very close match and despite losing on 2 rinks and winning on one, Desborough “A” won overall by 3 shots 53-50.

On Sunday 20thy May, Desborough travelled to Battersbury Manor for the first ever fixture at Bassetbury between the clubs. On a perfect summer’s day a close competitive triples match was enjoyed by all. The home green advantage showed with Desborough only winning on 2 of the 5 rinks and losing overall 72-105. The top rink for Desborough was Roy Hughes, Marion Pelling and Skip John Bucknell.

Desborough County Mixed Double Fours were in action on Sunday 20th May away against Great Hollands. A very close match resulted in Desborough winning overall by 2 shots. Desborough will now meet Caversham away on the 3rd June.

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