Ramsey Wallys maintain a five-point lead in the First Division Pairs

Monday 10th January saw the resumption of the Copyshop Indoor Bowls Leagues after the Christmas and New Year break. In the Premier Pairs, we saw Villans beat Young Guns 3-1, Cheesemakers and Blues Brothers drew 2-2 and the Officials beat Tee Pegs 4-0. In the remaining match of the night, we saw a close battle between Ramsey Raiders and Villa Boys end in a 2-2 draw. The outcome of this is that Dragons top the League with 24 points followed by Cheesemakers on 21 points and Villans on 19 points.

In the Tuesday Morning League, the leaders Villans were beaten 4-2 by Jacks On A Roll, Maxums lost 2-4 to Ramsey Raiders and Dragons beat Early Birds 6-0. Castletown Crofters beat Onchan Royals 4-2 and Hillbillies took a 6-0 win against Thru the Gap. This means that despite their loss the Villans still lead with 46 points followed by Dragons with 43 points and Onchan Royals with 41 points.

Another strong performance in the First Division Pairs saw leaders Ramsey Wallys beat How Much? 4-0 with third-placed Spinners also winning 4-0 against Castletown Crofters. TOU beat Enigma 4-0 and TinJo lost 0-4 to 1 in 4 meaning that Ramsey Wallys are still in top spot with 28 points with 1 in 4 second with 23 points and Spinners third with 22 points.

A strong performance from Bay City Bowlers in the Premier Teams League saw them beat Birdies 6-0, Ramsey Raiders lost 2-4 to Villans, Ramsey Wallys lost 2-4 to Cheesemakers and Dragons beat Saltire 4-2. This means that Cheesemakers lead with 38 points followed by Dragons with 33 points and Ramsey Wallys also on 33 points.

In the First Division Teams, we saw only two games played with Spinners beating Maxums 6-0 and Castletown Crofters beating Team Caos also 6-0. The League is still topped by Spinners on 33 points followed by Optimists on 29 points and Castletown Crofters on 26 points.

The Friday Afternoon Pairs saw Woodbourne Reds lose 0-4 to Sunset Rollers, Dragons beat Em and Bee 4-0 and Lenton Athletic beat Celtic Thunder 3-1. The end result of this is that Dragons top the League with 30 points with OK second with 24 points and in third place are Celtic Thunder with 22 points.

In the Singles League, the leader Muriel Cain had a bye, John Kewley and Dee Lewis drew 14-14 and Rob Matthews lost 9-13 to Mike Moyer. The remaining games saw Marilyn Ellison beat Win Kewley 12-7 and Gordon Wynne-Smythe beat Alan Franklin 12-8. The League Table is still topped by Muriel Cain on 22 points followed by John Kewley on 16 points and Rob Matthews on 13 points.

I close with a reminder that the Singles Championships will be played week commencing 14th February with entries closing on 5th February at 4 pm.