Murch Bowling Club
2:37pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013 in Penarth sport
MURCH Bowling Club, Dinas Powys, ladies section, results week ending August 31.
At the end of the competitive games in the Afternoon League, Murch bowlers found themselves at the top of this regional league table, winning themselves a place in a semi-final play-off to determine the final winners.
This match was held at Penarth Bowling Club, Rectory Road, on Thursday, August 22.
The Murch club had been drawn to play the Cardiff Club of Fairwater. Murch ladies managed to secure a win on two rinks with a sufficient score to cover a loss on 1 rink and go forward to a place in the final the following week.
The afternoon fielded an excellent standard of bowling in spite of the great heat, delighting the large number of supporters from participating clubs. Penarth Bowling Club supplied excellent facilities much appreciated by players and supporters alike, producing a convivial atmosphere throughout the afternoon. The after-match reception was excellent and the officials thanked the club for their great contribution in making the occasion such a success.
Murch players were: Rink 5 - G Hughes, W Grant, E Carryer and skip C Jenkins; Rink 4 - M Rice, P Ayres, M Clake and skip C Tranter; Rink 6 - J Prosser, A Croom, S Mauchline and skip B Price.
The final in this Afternoon League competition was played at Mount Pleasant Bowling Club, Beddau, on August 29 with Murch ladies playing Prince of Wales Bowling Club, Porthcawl. Again, the match was keenly contested on all three rinks with Murch losing on two rinks by only one shot on the last ends, the lead having changed narrowly throughout the match, but lost by eight shots, 45-53.
Murch players were: Rink 1 – J Rosser, A Croom, S Mauchline and skip M Clake, 14-15; Rink 2 - G Hughes, A Crouch, E Carryer and skip C Jenkins, 18-19. Rink 3 - P Goode, M Rice, W Grant and skip C Tranter, 13-19.