When I’m 64…!

In the CopyShop Tuesday Morning League Onchan Royals put on a blistering performance to regain their top place. In their match against The Morganites they amassed a total of 64 chalks. Villans also recorded a chalk total of 44 in their match against Hillbillies. The latter managing a draw in the pairs to stop Villans clean sweep. KSC Sunshine Band had wins in the singles and pairs against Ramsey Raider and Early Birds won the triples, singles and drew the pairs against Castletown Crofters. Wins in the triples and pairs for The Bowling Stones against Maxums, the latter winning the singles to get 2 points.

No change in the top order of the Premier Pairs league.  Dumb and Dumber managed a draw against leaders LIV Bowls, breaking the latter’s 100% record. Second place Simple Minds, took both sets from Tee Pegs.  As did Villa Boys against Northern Lights. Officials had a walk-over in their match against the Blues Brothers giving Officials their first win.

J&S are holding on to top spot in the First Division Pairs, after their 2-set win over US2. The same result for 1 in 4 against The Two Amigos helped them jump to second place. The win for TOU over Douglas Old Boys secured them third place on chalk difference. Meanwhile, Enigma drew the first set against TinJo, then TinJo got into their stride with in impressive 16-2 win in the second set, recording their first win. The Newby’s came close to their first win of the season. The match against Castletown Crofters ended a set each 5-7, 5-4 to Crofters.

Still a Ramsey team at the top of the Premier Triples; it is the Wallys who have taken it from the Raiders when they achieved a 2-set win against Crown Greeners, who keep their third-place position. Birdies jumped to fourth-place by getting a draw and a win against Villans.  Simple Minds recorded their second win after taking both sets from Saltire.

All change at the top of the First Division Triples. Castletown Crofters take top spot after they took both sets against Oddballs; pushing long time league leaders Bowlistics to second place.  More changes as Morganites move to third place after they had a set win and a draw over Optimists. In the final match IBS recorded their second win, by taking both sets from Fab Fogies

In the Friday Afternoon Pairs League, US got their first win with an impressive 25 chalk total against Tinker & Bell. While over on rink 4 Top Dogs took all the points on offer in their match against Maxums to keep them in first place. A 2-set win for Rejects over Crown Greeners helped them hold onto second place. GGs also had a clear 2-set win over CC and me, who were undone by GGs’ shorter jacks.Watties got off to a good start taking the first set 8-2 against The Bowling Stones with second set ending in a draw.

Rounding off the week with the Singles league, where Stuart Garrett is holding top spot by taking the win over Mike Ashmole with a total of 20 chalks. Paula Garrett, Shirley Corrin and Muriel Cain – all with a game in hand – had wins to double figures to keep the race for the league leader interesting.

Full results and tables on www.isleofmanindoorbowling.org

Thank you to our League sponsors The Copyshop.