Billericay Bowling Club
Reports Mixed Friendlies
FRIENDLY HOME TO WHITEHALL 28th AUGUST
This is the first time that Whitehall have come to us we usually
only go away to them, it turned out that for a change we loaned them
1 player (their player was taken ill that morning ) Steve Hewish
was contacted and played for them.
Joyce Leach, Steve Nichols, Michelle Dixon won 14 - 10
Sheila Johnson, Dave Johnson, Sandra Nichols, lost 12-13
Pauline Cook, Doug McDowell, Dee Bates won 10-9
all very close games, well done
FRIENDLY AWAY TO SOUTHEND 22nd AUGUST
On a day when 2 league games were being played and the A
team had their annual BBQ we still managed to take 3 teams
to Southend, it was good to see 6 new bowlers playing and enjoying
the lovely weather and hospitality, their green played well and was very
similar to ours.
Joyce Leach, John Friend and David Palmer were level at 14 ends but lost
the next 4. 14-19.
Helen White, Steve Hewish, Michael Colla and Ken Pipe were well
ahead but managed to lose the last end by 7 to lose 17-18
Lorraine Colla, Doug McDowell and myself found 11 to be the new 13
we got stuck on it for 10 ends. 12 - 20.
FRIENDLY AWAY TO HUTTON POPS 20th AUGUST
On a green that was very heavy we managed to win on one rink
. Steve Hewish, Lynn Martin, David Palmer 16 - 15
Tony Martin, Alan Tofts, Sandra Nichols 11 - 21
Chris White, Gordon Cook, Christine Shrubb 13 - 27
Pauline Cook, Michelle Dixon, Dave Johnson 12 - 22
Thank you David for running this fixture for me
FRIENDLY AWAY TO CARRERAS 11th AUGUST
Very nice afternoon with good food and company.
Joyce Leach, Edith Smith, Sandra Nichols 6 - 23
Helen White, Steve Nichols, Lynn Martin 14 - 18
Chris , Nigel Burrus, Pam Butler 10 - 14
Tony Martin, Doug McDowell, Christine Shrubb 25 - 14
Thank you Edith for running the afternoon for me
FRIENDLY AGAINST INGATESTONE 29th JUNE AWAY
What a lovely afternoon the sun shone the grass was good and the
company was excellent, on our rink the banter went on all afternoon but didn't
stop the excellent bowling, we had a new player with us Helen who played well
and asked if all the friendly games were so nice ( we hope so).
on our rink we lost on the last end as did Steve's rink
Mike Colla, Chris White, Christine, and Pam 9 - 23
Edith, Hellen White, Dee & Ron 19 - 21
Lorraine Colla, Gordon, Mike Y and Steve 14 - 15.
FRIENDLY AGAINST FORD SPORTS 23rd JUNE AT HOME
On a lovely sunny afternoon Fords came with spare players who rolled up
and played half a game, we were lucky they did because Steve became unwell and had
to pull out of the game. so they loaned us a player. I was nice to see Steve Nichols play
in his first friendly.
Jean, Dee & Rex 26 - 8
Joyce, Sheila, Dave J 14 - 24
Jill, Pauline & Jim 26 - 11
Steve N, Sandra & Steve 22 - 12
FRIENDLY AGAINST HUTTON POPLARS SATURDAY 8th JUNE
Quite a reasonable friendly game though a lot of Hutton usual faces were
Jill, Michael Y and Christine were our only winning rink 19 - 15
Joyce, Gordon and Dave J lost 12 - 22
Sheila Wyn and Dee lost 16-23
Pauline, Hazel and Steve lost 14 - 19
FRIENDLY AGAINST MEMORIAL PARK SATURDAY 1ST JUNE
What a lovely sunny afternoon to play bowls, they turned up with 1 player missing
then realized that 1 person had entered his name twice, but we managed with Jill playing for the opposition
in a pairs game.
Sheila, Winston and Dave Johnson had a convincing win 21 - 10
Gordon & Ron won 17 - 14
Jean, Dee & Steve won 29 - 12
Pauline, Hazel and David Palmer won 26 - 5
Well done everyone. 93 - 41
FRIENDLY AGAINST SOUTHEND
Nice afternoon in the sunshine, pity we had to play triples to their rinks,
Tony M, Sandra and Steve drew 12-12
Jill, Sheila & Dave J lost 14-18
Lynn, Dee & David P won 28-10
Joyce, Christine & Ron lost 9-22
all enjoyed sausage rolls and cakes.
Friendly against Great Wakering
For a club of our size it was rather pathetic that I had to recruit 2 players from
tea duty when I only needed 9 player, and a big thank you to Hazel for stepping
in to do the teas.
It was a very pleasant afternoon with lovely friendly people, we only managed one
winning rink Edith, Barbara and David Palmer 17-13, Pauline, Michael Yates and Dave Johnson lost 10-22
and Jill, Sheila and Dee 17-24.