The Indoor Bowls tables are taking shape

Top of the Copyshop Premier Pairs table, Villa Boys, took on Villans, winning both sets, the second set by just 1 chalk. LIV Bowls and Blues Brothers had a tight match in which LIV took both sets, keeping them in second place with a game in hand. Simple Minds managed a double figures victory in both sets against Officials to stay third. Northern Lights and Tee Pegs took a set each with the latter getting 20 valuable chalks to help them up the table.

The Tuesday Morning League saw a close-run match between Castletown Crofters and The Bowling Stones. After Crofters won the triples quite comfortably, the Stones gained enough points in the singles to draw the scores level on 17 chalks and 2 points each before the pairs match which ended 7-6 to Crofters. The Morganites were kept to single figures in all 3 matches against Villans who took both triples and singles. Morganites managed to draw the pairs to gain a point. Ramsey Raiders achieved enough chalks and maximum points from their match against Hillbillies to push them up into second place in the table. Early Birds took the triples match 12-3 against KCS Sunshine Band. The singles match was won by KCS 2-14. All to play for in the pairs which KCS won 5-7.

No change at the top of the First Division Pairs, although leaders Douglas Old Boys had a tough match against 1 in 4, the latter taking both sets. The first match lost by Old Boys this season, but with just enough chalks to stay top. Two Amigos gave away only 1 chalk in their first set against US2, 13-1. Roles were reversed in the second set which US2 managed to take 13-2. One set win and a draw for GGs against The Newby’s. Castletown Crofters took both sets from Enigma and TinJo lost the first set to TOU but came back in the second set to even the points.

Ramsey Raiders started well in their Premier Triples match, taking the first set 19-1 against Saltire. However, Saltire secured a point from a drawn second set. After two drawn matches, Crown Greeners managed their first win of the season, taking both sets from Simple Minds. Ramsey Wallies took maximum points from Villans leaving Ramsey Raiders top of the table after 4 matches played. However, the other teams have matches in hand.

Two evenly matched contests on rinks 3 and 4 in the First Division Triples. Castletown Crofters took the first set 8-4 against Bowlistics, the second set was drawn with 6 chalks each. Oddballs versus Morganites finished one set apiece but rink 5 was very different. Optimists achieved double figures in both sets and maximum points against Fab Fogies, pushing them into second place in the table behind Bowlistics.

CC and Me suffered their first loss of the season against The Bowling Stones knocking them off first place in the Friday Afternoon Pairs League. GGs had a good win against US to jump from 7th to 4th. Rejects and Watties took a set each in a high scoring match. Top Dogs took both sets, keeping Crown Greeners to single figures.

Paula Garrett took the win from Shirley Corrin 12-8 to keep her top of the Singles league. Muriel Cain had a good win against Mike Ashmole to help her move up the table. Another win for Stuart Garrett against Mike Moyer, 17-6. John Kewley lost to Gordon Corrin 10-13. Scott Widdowson got his second win 10-14 against Win Kewley.