Crown Greeners win the First Division Teams League

The final evening of the Indoor Bowls First Division Teams League started with four teams still having a chance of winning the League Title. Moorganites who were holding the top spot had a bye so this gave Crown Greeners, Optimists and Castletown Crofters an opportunity to wrest first place from them. Optimists did their best to win the title by beating Odd Balls 6-0 and Maxums lost 2-4 to Bowlistics leaving the remaining game between Castletown Crofters and Crown Greeners to decide who won the League. This match ended in a 4-2 win for Crown Greeners which meant that they took the title with forty four points followed by Optimists with forty two points and Moorganites with forty one points.

In the Tuesday Morning Teams League the leaders Villans lost 2-4 to Onchan Royals, Ramsey Raiders beat Hillbillies 6-0 and the Bowling Stones lost 2-4 to Vee 3. In the remaining match Maxums lost 2-4 to Castletown Crofters which meant that with one more round of fixtures left that Villans are top with seventy three points followed by Onchan Royals with sixty nine points and Ramsey Raiders on sixty six points.

The Premier Pairs League saw Cheesemakers beat the Officials 4-0, Villans draw 2-2 with Ramsey Wallys and Blues Brothers beat GG’S 4-0. The remaining two games between Ramsey Raiders and Spinners and Villa Boys and Northern Lights both ended in 2-2 draws meaning that Cheesemakers top the League with fifty five points followed by Villans on fifty three points and Ramsey Raiders with fifty two points.

In the First Division Pairs Liv Bowls who already have an unassailable points lead drew 2-2 with How We Role and Douglas Old Boys beat Us2 4-0. The remaining two matches saw Castletown Crofters draw 2-2 with Generations and Tinjo lose 1-3 to TOU. This means that LIV Bowls are top with fifty nine points followed by How We Role on forty four points and Castletown Crofters on forty two points.

The Friday Afternoon Pairs League saw leaders Top Dogs held to a 2-2 draw by Rejects while second placed Crown Greeners beat the Watties 4-0. In the remaining games the Woodbourne Reds lost 1-3 to Celtic Thunder and GG’s and Sunset Rollers and High Jacks and Tinker and Bell both drew 2-2. All this means that with one more round of fixtures left that Crown Greeners are now in first place with forty eight points followed by Top Dogs with forty seven points and in third place are Celtic Thunder with forty four points.

As always the Indoor Bowls week ended with the Singles League and in this Mike Ashmole lost 9-13 to Marcia Pearson, John Kewley beat Glynis Drinkwater 18-7 and Muriel Cain beat Win Kewley 19-9. In a close match Gordon Drinkwater beat Alan College 11-10 and Marilyn Ellison lost 8-17 to Gordon Corrin meaning that Shirley Corrin who had a bye is in first position with thirty seven points followed by Gordon Corrin on thirty three points and in third place is Glynis Drinkwater on thirty points.