Friday 1st August 2014 – Over 60’s – Portishead RBL
Due to bad weather game was abandoned after 4 ends and will be rearranged.
Saturday 2nd August – SCBA – “A” team – St. Andrews “A”
Only a 2 shot victory but 10 points gained to keep up the promotion hopes.
N. Stocker, A. Bray, C. Gazzard and M. Cooper 19-15
B. Pocock, D. Fairhurst, K. Harvey and W. Harrison 20-18
P. Wyatt, J. Newman, P. Leadbeater and M. Stocker 19-23 58-56
Saturday 2nd August – SCBA – “B” team – West Backwell
Another close game which swung back and forth but came out on top to help the fight against relagation. 8 valuable points gained
H. Whyte, P. Fisher, D. Sealy and M. Campbell 19-20
D. Beard, R. Fenwick, J. Howell and B. Stock 13-23
P. Lunn, H. Gibbs, N. Sell and M. Manning 29-15 61-58
Saturday 2nd August – SCBA – “C” team – Clevedon Prom “B”
This was a tight promotion battle with the winners almost certain of promotion. However “The Prom” proved the stronger and were successful by 9 shots. The 2 points gained by Peter Newport’s rink could prove valuable.
R. Sparks, J. Langridge, D. Williams and D. Jones 14-21
R. Hollier, W. Nicholls, J. Mingo-West and G. Frost 22-20
T. Gilbert, M, Willets, T. Gatehouse and P. Newport 13-17 49-58
Tuesday 5th August – Friendly – Clarence
An enjoyable match against our nearest neighbours which was completed just before the rain came. Evening was made complete by a good supper supplied by the ladies.
M. Willetts, H. Gibbs, A. Barnes and D. Hurst 20-12
P. Wyatt, E. Saward, D. Sealey and D. Jones 22-20
L. Kelly, B. Pocock, N. Sell and G. Hodge 13-15
Carmine, M. Milliner, G. Rain and R. Rockett 19-19
T. Gatehouse, W. Nicholls, J. Mingo-West and M. Stocker 17-13 91-79
Wednesday 6th August – Over 60’s – Ashcombe Knights
Hopes were high for a victory after defeating the Knights away but this was to prove as hopes only as the result went in favour of the visitors.
R. Hollier, C. Chudley and D. Jones 9-28
T. Gilbert, M. Milliner and P. Newport 20-13
J. Griffiths, W. Nicholls and G. Richards 7-23
L. Kelly, J. Mingo-West and G. Hodge 20-12
S. Thynne, M. Willetts and J. Smart 11-15
R. Jacobs, J. Turton and G. Frost 14-15 81-106
Thursday 7th August – Friendly – Minehead
We were blessed with warm sunshine for our annual visit to West Somerset and after many had enjoyed a liquid lunch it obviously had the desired effect as the Vic comfortably won the match with 5 rinks winning and the rink skipped by “Henry” Stocker only managing to draw.
Carmine, M. Milliner, G. Frost and M. Stocker 19-19
W. Nicholls, T. Gatehouse, M. Sell and G. Hodge 27-10
J. Griffiths, D. Williams, G. Richards and M. Taylor 28-19
L. Kelly, K. Holland, J. Newman and D. Jones 25-17
P. Wyatt, C. Chudley, A. Shattock and D. Fairhurst 28-18
N. Stocker, J. Smart, M. Manning and P. Leadbeater 27-17 154-100
Saturday 9th August – SCBA – “A” team – Frome Park
Although only winning on 1 rink it was sufficient to take 8 valuable points to remain in contention for promotion.
N. Stocker, A. Bray, M. Taylor and M. Cooper 13-18
L. Stocker, B. Pocock, D. Fairhurst and W. Harrison 32-14
P. Wyatt, J. Newman, P. Leadbeater and M. Stocker 20-25 65-57
Saturday 9th August – SCBA – “D” team – Clarence “B”
Not a good day at the office with the visitors proving too strong.
R. Sparkes, J. Turton, T. Gilbert and G. Rain 12-29
Carmine, L. Kelly, W. Nicholls and D. Avery 8-28
R. Hollier, J. Longridge, M. Milliner and J. Griffiths 19-21 39-78
Monday 11th August – Over 60’s – Saxons – v – St. Andrews
On a green that was challenging and mixed weather the hosts came out on top. 4 points were gained by the triples of Keith Holland, Terry Gatehouse and Mike Manning and also Richard Austin, Roger Rockett and Tony Barnes.
B. Pocock, D. Williams and M. Stocker 15-20
K. Holland, T. Gatehouse and M. Manning 21-18
M. Campbell, J. Newman and D. Hurst 13-15
H. Whyte, T. Bray and M. Taylor 10-34
P. Lunn, D. Sealey and B. Stock 13-16
R. Austin, R. Rockett and T. Barnes 18-13 90-116
Tuesday 12th August – Friendly – Somerset Executive (R. T Moore Cup)
With the weather blustery and the rain trying to disturb this annual fixture the game was played in the usual friendly spirit. It is fair to say after nearly an inch of rain overnight the green was a little heavy but this did not stop “The Executive” from recording another victory.
T. Gilbert, G. Jones, B. Saward and S. Evans 16-28
L. Kelly, A. Shattock, D. Wiliams and G. Frost 18-17
H. Whyte, P. Newport, M. Campbell and D. Jones 15-18
W. Nicholls, C. Chudley, G. Hodge and M. Manning 13-27
M. Milliner, D. Hurst, J. Newman and M. Stocker 26-18
M. Willetts, T. Gatehouse, A. Bray and M. Taylor 10-24 98-132
Thursday 14th August – Over 60’s – Vikings – Yatton
Despite heavy overnight rain the game was played in warm sunshine. However the host were too hot for The Vikings and took 18 points against the two gained by the triple of Graham Hodge.
D. Roberts, P. Newport and A. Shattock 10-22
S. Thynne, W. Nicholls and G. Richards 11-26
Carmine, R. Hollier and D. Jones 11-12
T. Gilbert, M. Milliner and J. Smart 15-22
R. Jacobs, G. Jones and G. Frost 12-14
A. Waygood, J. Mingo-West and G. Hodge 18-8 77-104 (2-18)
Friday 15th August – Over 60’s – Saxons – Clevedon
Good result to end a run of defeats. No losing rinks but 2 drawing.
M. Campbell, J. Newman and D. Hurst 27-20
B. Pocock, D. Williams and M. Stocker 21-12
P. Lunn, M. Milliner and B. Stock 15-15
R. Austin, A. Bray and M. Taylor 19-19
J. Langridge, R. Rocket and A. Barnes 20-13
W. Nicholls, T. Gatehouse and M. Manning 16-14 118-93 (18-2)
Saturday 16th August – SCBA – “A” team – North Petherton
A good win which keeps promotion possibilities on a high
P. Wyatt, J. Newman, P. Leadbeater and M. Stocker 16-5
L. Stocker, B. Pocock, A. Bray and W. Harrison 23-13
N. Stocker, M. Campbell, C.Gazzard and M. Cooper 24-14 63-42 (12-0
Saturday 16th August – SCBA – “B” team – Ashcombe “A”
A good win against the bottom of the table which moves away from relegation zone.
P. Lunn, J. Langridge, J. Howell and D. Hurst 22-28
H. Whyte, P. Fisher, M. Manning and M. Taylor 17-14
J. Mingo-West, K. Holland, N. Sell and B. Stock 22-15 61-57 (10-2)
Saturday 16th August – SCBA – “C” team – Ashcombe “B”
Disappointing result on a very heavy green which did not suit the touch bowlers. All to play for in the final game of the season on the 20th.
S. Thynne, G. Richards, D. Williams and D. Jones 20-22
M. Willetts, T. Gatehouse, A. Barnes and D. Sealey 12-25
R. Hollier, M. Milliner, G. Frost and G. Hodge 15-32 47-79 (0-12)
Saturday 16th August – SCBA – “D” team – Clevedon Prom “B”
A good team effort taking 2 points of the unbeaten team in the league.
G. Jones, J. Turton, W. Nicholls and P. Newport 21-20
L. Kelly, Carmine, T. Gilbert and J. Smart 19-20
R. Sparks, A. Waygood, J. Griffiths and S. Evans 9-37 49-77 (2-10)
Tuesday 19th August – Friendly – Penarth
The double was completed over our friends from Penarth with only 1 rink losing out of the 7.
G. Jones, M. Milliner, J. Newman and M. Stocker 23-9
J. Griffiths, J. Mingo-West, P. Newport and P. Leadbeater 20-17
R. Rockett, A. Barnes and M. Taylor 23-16
W. Nicholls, G. Richards and A. Bray 23-9
E. Sage, J. Smart, D. Sealey and M. Manning 24-9
P. Wyatt, C. Chudley, A. Shattock and D. Jones 13-28
S. Thynne, B. Pocock and D. Hurst 20-12 146-100
Thursday 21st August – O60s’ –Vikings – RBL
4 points were gained over a strong RBL side.
T. Gilbert, M. Milliner and J. Smart 16-22
L. Kelly, P. Newport and A. Shattock 23-14
R. Jacobs, J. Turton and G. Frost 20-12
S. Thynne, J. Mingo-West and G. Hodge 14-27
R. Hollier, C. Chudley and D. Jones 11-13
E. Roberts, W. Nicholls and G. Richards 8-31 92-119 (4-16)
Saturday 23rd August – Friendly – Weston Bath
On a sometimes showery afternoon the team showing 12 changes from the home fixture succumbed to the hosts who won on 3 of the 5 rinks.
B. Pocock, C. Chudley, A, Barnes and D. Jones 16-30
J. Griffiths, Carmine, N. Sell and C. Gazzard 20-09
L. Kelly, J. Mingo-West, D. Sealey and M. Taylor 14-20
W. Nicholls, M. Willetts, G. Frost and D. Hurst 16-14
R. Sparkes, A. Waygood, T. Gatehouse and J. Newman 14-30 80-103
Tuesday 26th August – O60’s – Saxons – Isle of Wedmore
After a very wet morning the game was played sometimes under very heavy laden skies but also sunny spells. The sky reflected the result as the host took the spoils .
B. Pocock, D. Williams and M Stocker 20-11
D. Jones, G. Frost and E. Sage 17-22
T. Webb, R. Rockett and A. Barnes 6-36
H. Whyte, A. Bray and M. Taylor 22-12
R. Austen, J. Newman and D. Hurst 15-14
ANO, ANO and B. Stock 16-18 96-113 (6-14)
Thursday 28th August – Friendly – Minehead
On a pleasant afternoon Minehead took revenge for the defeat on their green a couple of weeks earlier
M. Willetts, M. Milliner, K. Holland and M. Stocker 16-24
W. Nicholls, A. Waygood, N. Sell and G. Hodge 16-24
Carmine, J. Mingo-West, D. Williams and M.Taylor 18-19
L. Kelly, G. Richards, J. Newman and D. Jones 22-16
P. Wyatt, C. Chudley, A. Barnes and A. Shattock 12-19
B. Pocock, J. Griffiths, J. Smart and P. Leadbeater 23-17 107-119
Friday 29th August – O60’s – Vikings – BoS
In this rearranged match the Vikings gained revenge for a heavy loss earlier in the season. The visitors by gaining 4 points did enough to gain promotion to Division 1.
R. Jacobs, S. Thynne and G. Frost 17-13
Carmine, J. Griffiths and G. Richards 6-18
R. Hollier, C. Chudley and D. Jones 18-14
T. Gilbert, M. Milliner and J. Smart 25-13
A. Waygood, J. Mingo-West and G. Hodge 17-20
L. Kelly, P. Newport and A. Shattock 17-11 90-89 (16-4)
Saturday 30th August – SCBA – “A” – Clevedon Prom. “A”
The 3 points gained were sufficient to gain promotion to Premier 1 as runners-up to Banwell. Well done all.
B. Pocock, D. Fairhurst, A. Bray and W. Harrison 23-16
L. Stocker, K. Harvey, C. Gazzard and M. Cooper 18-21
D. Beard, J. Newman, P. Leadbeater and M. Stocker 18-18 59-55 (9-3)
Saturday 30th August – SCBA – “B” – Burnham-n-Sea “A”
Although the match was not won sufficient points were gained to ensure that they would remain in North 1 next season.
P. Lunn, P. Fisher, M. Manning and M. Taylor 19-18
R. Austin, K. Holland, N. Sell and B. Stock 16-27
M. Campbell, H. Gibbs, J. Howell and D, Hurst 24-18 59-63 (4-8)
Saturday 30th August – SCBA – “C” – Chew Stoke “B”
In a tense game where the “C” required at least 4 points the rink lead by George Frost ensured that 8 points were obtained and promotion to the North 2.
J. Mingo-West, G. Richards, D. William and D. Jones 14-16
R. Hollier, M. Milliner, A. Shattock and G. Frost 26-11
M. Willetts, T. Gatehouse, A. Barnes and D. Sealey 16-20 56-47 (8-4)
Saturday 30th August – SCBA – “D” – Congresbury “B”
Although there were no winning rinks 1 point was gained by the rink led by Peter Newport that drew.A thank you to all members who turned out for the “D” team over the season and with a little bit of luck could have had a better record.
L. Kelly, Carmine, J. Langridge and J. Griffiths 11-32
G. Jones, B, Saward, W. Nicholls and P. Newport 18-18
A. Webb, A. Waygood, D. Avery and S. Evans 15-17 44-67 (1-11)
Wednesday 3rd September – O60’s – Saxons – Clarence Blues
The Blues completed the double and deprived the Saxons of some very needed points.
R. Rockett, A. Barnes and K. Harvey 18-9
B. Pocock, D. Williams and M. Stocker 18-11
H. Whyte, A. Bray and M. Taylor 12-27
T. Gatehouse, K. Holland and M. Manning 21-23
R. Austin, J. Newman and D. Hurst 16-21
G. Hodge, R. Fenwick and B. Stock 10-16 95-107 (4-16)
Wednesday 3rd September – O60’s – Vikings – RBL
This was the re-arranged match from 1st August which was not completed due to adverse weather. Some say it may have been better not to have played it all.
R. Jacobs, J. Turton and G. Frost 11-21
S. Thynne, M. Milliner and J. Smart 19-10
R. Hollier, D. Jones and C. Chudley 9-27
W. Nicholls, J. Griffiths and J. Kerr 12-18
T. Gilbert, A. Waygood and P.Newport 17-22
L. Kelly, M. Willetts and J. Mingo-West 6-23 74-121 (2-18)
Sunday 14th September – Friendly – Notts Tourists (Federation Rules)
On a lovely Autumn day Notts surprisingly lost on four of the seven rinks and overall.
W. Nicholls, B. Pocock and J. Newman 15-27
P. Wyatt, M. Milliner and M. Stocker 34-12
S. Thynne, G. Rain and A. Guest 32-21
J. Griffiths, A. Guest and M. Campbell 11-40
M. Willetts, D. Williams and D. Hurst 18-19
R. Rockett, C. Chudley and M. Manning 27-15
D. Beard, N. Stocker and A. Bray 38-12 175-146
Wednesday 17th September – Friendly – Notts Tourists (Bowls England rules)
Again on a very humid day the game was played in a friendly but competitive manner with the visitors gaining revenge for their defeat earlier in the week,
B. Pocock, M. Willetts, A. Barnes and M. Manning 13-26
R. Fenwick, C. Chudley, K. Harvey and A. Bray 20-17
T. Gilbert, M. Milliner, D. Williams and M. Stocker 29-10
S. Thynne, W. Nicholls, M. Campbell and D. Hurst 19-19
P. Wyatt, R. Rockett, J. Newman and D. Fairhurst 20-24
J. Mingo-West, J. Griffiths, K. Holland and D. Jones 16-30 117-126