Close battle for lead in Friday Pairs

The third week of the Isle of Man Indoor Bowls League saw a great performance from Villans in the Premier Pairs as they beat Cheesemakers 4-0. GG’s went down 0-4 to Villa Boys and the Officials drew 2-2 with Spinners. In the remaining two games we had another 2-2 draw between Tee Pegs and Ramsey Raiders while Blues Brothers beat Ramsey Wallys 4-0. The end result of this is that Cheesemakers still top the League with twelve points followed by Villans with eleven points and Blues Brothers with ten points.

In the Tuesday Morning League Onchan Royals beat Vee 3 with a score of 4-2, Villans lost 0-6 to Ramsey Raiders and Hillbillies bat Maxums 6-0. In the remaining match, Early Birds lost 1-5 to Castletown Crofters which means that the League is now topped by Onchan Royals on fourteen points followed by Hillbillies also with fourteen points and in third place are Ramsey Raiders on twelve points.

The First Division Pairs League saw Castletown Crofters draw 2-2 with Enigma, TOU lose 0-4 to LIV Bowls and TinJo lose 0-4 to 1 in 4. How We Role beat Douglas Old Boys 4-0 and Us2 also beat Generations 4-0. LIV Bowls now top the League on twelve points followed by How We Role with the same points total and in third place are 1 in 4 on ten points.

In the Premier Teams League, a close match between Villans and Birdies ended in a 3-3 draw, Cheesemakers beat Ramsey Wallys 4-2 and Saltire lost 2-4 to Spinners. This means that Ramsey Wallys still lead the League with thirteen points followed closely by Cheesemakers with twelve points and in third place are Birdies with eight points.

There were three games in the First Division Teams League where Optimists beat Maxums 6-0, Crown Greeners lost 2-4 to Bowlistics and Moorganites beat Odd Balls 4-2. The end result of this is that Optimists are in top place with twelve points and in second place are Crown Greeners with eleven points followed by Castletown Crofters with ten points.

There is a great battle for the lead in the Friday Afternoon Pairs League and last Friday we saw Top Dogs beat GG’s 3-1, Crown Greeners beat Woodbourne Reds 4-0 while High Jacks lost 0-4 to the Watties. In the remaining two matches Tinker and Bell beat Rejects 4-0 and Sunset Rollers drew 2-2 with Celtic Thunder. This means that Top Dogs top the League on eight points followed by Crown Greeners also with eight points and in third place are GG’s with seven points.

The Singles League saw Mike Ashmole and Gordon Drinkwater draw at 12-12, Allan College lose 12-14 to Shirley Corrin and John Kewley lost 6-16 to Win Kewley. The ever-consistent Muriel Cain beat Glynis Drinkwater 20-4 and the remaining match saw Marcia Pearson beat Marilyn Ellison with all this meaning that Muriel Cain is leading the League with nine points. In second place is Shirley Corrin also with nine points and in third place is Gordon Drinkwater with seven points.