PRESS REPORT w/e 05.05.19
The outdoor season is now upon us and to give our new green a chance all early friendlies are being played away from Green Lane. First up was a trip to Cippenham and although most people were ring rusty, Desborough managed to eke out a 3 shot win, 96-93. Desborough managed to win on 3 of the 5 rinks with top rink honours going to Phil Hadwell, Shirley Newnham, Peter Colton and Mike Whittingham who won 24-17.
P Hadwell, S Newnham, P Colton, M Whittingham 24-17
P Hatch, D McDonald, G Braddock, P Winstanley 15-20
C Crunden, M O’Reilly, J Bucknell, B Gill 20-15
E Sharp,C Dawson, D Griggs, E Sharp 21-20
M Hobson, E Gill, J Stenson, R Weaver 16-21
So on to Stoke Poges and this time it didn’t go Desborough’s way as they slipped to a 16 shot defeat, 73-57. Everyone found it tough going except the top rink of Kath Spracklen, Rhona Pike and Howard Pike who won 16-13.
V Wyatt, R Lewis, N Jones 12-21
K Spracklen, R Pike, H Pike 16-13
P Arnott, V White, R Wyatt 12-21
M Pelling, P Patel, M White 17-18