This week’s Indoor Bowls report starts with the First Division Teams League where Spinners defeated their closest rivals Maxums to take a clear lead in the league and, after the first five matches, and themselves as the early favourites. Elsewhere in the league Okay lost 4-2 to Girl Power, CAOS beat Smugglers 4-2 and Cowley Cannonballs also had a 4-2 win against Oddballs. The current leaders are Spinners on 21 points followed by Maxums on 15 points and Smugglers also on 15 points.
In the Premier Teams we saw leaders Villans beat DNA 6-0, while second placed Birdies put in a strong performance to beat Saltire 6-0, TBC and Ramsey Raiders drew 3-3. This then means that Villans currently lead on 25 points with Birdies second on 16 points and Cheesemakers third on 15 points.
Tuesday Morning League
The Tuesday Morning League saw Villans beat the ever improving Smooth Matters 6-0 with the latter team playing very well despite what appears on paper to be a heavy defeat. Ellan Vannin beat Cushags 4-2, Onchan Royals beat Hillbillies 6-0, Thru the Gap lost 4-2 to Ramsey Raiders and Maxums beat Early Birds 6-0. This leaves Villans in top place with 27 points, Ellan Vannin second with 21 points and Cushags third on 20 points.
Premier Pairs leaders Villans took a 3-1 win and second placed Young Guns also had a 3-1 win over Orange Peelers. A great performance from Tee Pegs saw them beat Cheesemakers 3-1 and GLS and Northern Nomads drew 2-2. The league positions after this is Villans still top on 15 points with Young Guns second on 14 points and Cheesemakers third on 13 points.
First Division Pairs
The First Division Pairs seems to be turning into an intriguing battle between Spinners and Villa Boys who met in this latest round of matches. It was the Spinners who ran out 3-1 winners on this occasion with Unbelieveabowls also beating 1 in 4 with a similar 3-1 scoreline, and Kencoe and Enigma playing out a 2-2 draw. Spinners are now in the lead with 17 points followed by Villa Boys on 15 points and Kencoe on 9 points.
Second Division Pairs
The Second Division Pairs would appear to be developing into a three way battle between Sensibles, Reckless Rollers and Sunset Rollers and Sensibles kept their title hopes alive with a 4-0 win over Smooth Matters, Reckless Rollers took a 4-0 win when Colonicles couldn’t field a pair and Sunset Rollers beat Girl Power 3-1. The final game in this group saw Cowley Cannonballs draw 2-2 with Woodbourne Reds. In this division we have Sensibles top on 15 points, Reckless Rollers second with 14 points and Sunset Rollers third with 13 points.
Finally can I just remind everyone about the Championships which are starting in the New Year and urge you to put your names on the list in the Bowls Hall if you wish to take part