Dragons take a 5 point lead in the Premier Teams League

A convincing 6-0 win for Dragons over Birdies in the Premier Teams League gave them a clear lead over the chasing teams on a night when we saw all the other games have a 4-2 result. Cheesemakers beat  DNA,  Villans lost to Ramsey Raiders and Bay City Bowlers beat Saltire leaving Dragons top on 19 points, Ramsey Raiders second on 14 points and Villans third but also on 14 points.

In the Premier Pairs, we saw Radical Heads lose 4-0 to Tee Pegs and Cheesemakers beat Young Guns 4-0 while GLS and Villans and Dragons and Villa Boys drew 2-2. This then sees Cheesemakers top the League with 16 points with Dragons who have a game in hand second on 10 points and GLS are third with 9 points.

In the Tuesday Morning League second-placed Villans beat leaders Onchan Royals 6-0, Ramsey Raiders beat Bushwhackers 4-2 and Hillbillies beat Maxums 6-0. In the remaining two matches Jacks on a Roll beat Thru the Gap 4-2 and Cushags beat Early Birds 6-0. Villans now top the League on 18 points followed by Hillbillies also on 18 points and Onchan Royals are fourth on 14 points.

The First Division Pairs saw Points Make Prizes beat OK 4-0, Super Hoops Terriers drew 2-2 with 1 in 4 and a very close match between Enigma and Kencoe was drawn 2-2. There was another 2-2 draw between Ramsey Wallys and Spinners while the Officials marched on with a 4-0 win over TOU. The end result of all this is that the Officials lead with 14 points followed by Points Make Prizes and Ramsey Wallys both on 10 points.

Ramsey Wallys continued their good start in the First Division Teams League with a 4-2 victory over Maxums while Oddballs were beaten 6-0 by CAOS and the Optimists also had a good 6-0 win against Cowley Cannonballs with the final match of the night seeing Spinners also take a 6-0 win against Smugglers. The leaders after this are Ramsey Wallys on 18 points followed by Spinners and CAOS both on 14 points.

The Friday afternoon Pairs saw Dragons continue their good start with a 4-0 defeat of Low Rollers, High Jacks beat Southpaws 4-0 and Cowley Cannonballs beat Celtic Thunder 4-0. In the remaining games, a good performance from Sunset Rollers saw them beat Powered by Prosecco 4-0 and in the remaining game between OK and Woodbourne Reds, it was Darryl Gribbin who sealed a 4-0 win for the latter team with an incredible last bowl. Dragons now are in the top spot with 16 points, Sunset Rollers are second with 14 points and High Jacks third on 11 points.

In the Singles League Mike Ashmole beat David Quayle 16-10 and Win Kewley had a 19-6 win over Mike Moyer while the on form Gary Lenton beat Rob Matthews 20-7. John Kewley beat newcomer Andy Foster 13 – 9, Edward Carlyle 15 – 6 and the ever consistent Muriel Cain won 13 – 10 against Paul Cowley. So after two rounds, the top three are Gary Lenton, John Kewley and Muriel Cain all with 6 points.