Close battle at the top of the Tuesday Morning League

As we moved into the seventh week of the Copyshop Indoor Bowls Leagues we see a close battle for the top spot in the Tuesday Morning League with three teams separated by four points. In first place are Villans who beat Ramsey Raiders 6-0 while Dragons beat Thru the Gap 4-2 which puts them in second spot and one point behind Villans. Onchan Royals are in third place after beating Maxums 5-1 and in the remaining games Castletown Crofters beat Jacks On A Roll 4-2 and Hillbillies beat Early Birds also 4-2.

In the Premiers Teams, we saw Ramsey Wallys beat Villans 4-2 while Dragons defeated Saltire 4-2 and Birdies lost 2-4 to Cheesemakers. This means that Cheesemakers top the league with 31 points followed by Ramsey Wallys on 29 points and in third place are Dragons with 25 points.

The First Division Teams saw league leaders Spinners have a bye, Team CAOS beat Castletown Crofters 4-2, Oddballs lost 0-6 to Optimists and OK beat Maxums 4-2. The end result of this is that Spinners are in the top spot with 25 points followed by OK on 20 points and in third place are Optimists also with 20 points.

In the Premier Pairs, we only saw two games played with the Cheesemakers pair of Trevor Quayle and Wayne Roberts drawing 2-2 with Shaun Seal and Ian Moore playing as Villa Boys. In the remaining game, Muriel Cain and Marcia Pearson playing as Tee Pegs also drew 2-2 with the Villans duo of Paula and Stuart Garrett. This then means that Dragons lead with 20 points followed by Cheesemakers on 19 points and Villans on 14 points.

The First Division Pairs saw another strong performance from Ramsey Wallys which saw them win 4-0 against 1 in 4 and Spinners also beat TOU 4-0. A close game between Castletown Crofters and Stan and Ollie ended in a 2-2 draw while How Much? beat TinJo 4-0 meaning that Ramsey Wallys still lead with 21 points followed by Spinners on 16 points and Castletown Crofters on 15 points.

There is a close battle for the honours in the Friday Afternoon Pairs where we saw OK beat Lenton Athletic 3-1 and Em and Bee lose 0-4 to Woodbourne Reds. A strong performance from Rejects saw them beat Sunset Rollers 4-0 and High Jacks and Celtic Thunder drew 2-2. The outcome of this is that OK are in first place with 20 points followed by Dragons on 18 points and Rejects on 17 points.

In the Singles League the ever consistent Muriel Cain beat Mike Moyer 16-8, Allan Franklin beat Rob Matthews 13-11 and John Kewley beat Win Kewley 21-6. The remaining game saw Dee Lewis beat Marilyn Ellison 14-7 with all this meaning that Muriel Cain leads with 16 points followed by John Kewley on 15 points and Rob Matthews on 10 points.