Ilford are second best

ILFORD INDOOR BOWLS CLUB continued their 75th Anniversary celebrations against the Essex County Indoor Bowling Association. Despite a resounding win by B Newman, G McKelvey, A Hutcherson and skip J Edwards (27-18) they came out second best by seven shots

ILFORD INDOOR BOWLS CLUB continued their 75th Anniversary celebrations against the Essex County Indoor Bowling Association.

Despite a resounding win by B Newman, G McKelvey, A Hutcherson and skip J Edwards (27-18) they came out second best by seven shots (88-81).

M Silver's rink of B Tarrell, G Weiland and Eric Walker won 25-22. J Knubley, S Simmons, T Ross and D Edwards lost to J Chapman's rink 29-12.

A Dron, K Spicer, K Bird and T Trelease were narrowly beaten 17-19 by D Griggs' team. B Newnan, G Mckelvey, A Hutcherson and J Edwards beat P Neighbour's rink 27-18.

Ilford then played a friendly against Aldersbrook and found their visitors' an easier prey than their previous opponents coming away with a resounding victory by 38 shots (96-58).

J Gray, J Knubley, T McGeowan and G Weiland overcame G Emmins's rink 32-12. J Povoas, J Chamneys, J Fennessy and D Griffiths were beaten by M Bond's team 23-12.

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