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Connaught teams battle it out

PUBLISHED: 18:02 11 February 2010 | UPDATED: 15:16 14 July 2010

The Connaught battle in the Breckland League Five Pairs at Banham.

The Connaught battle in the Breckland League Five Pairs at Banham.

CONNAUGHT Bowls Club, Attleborough, saw a week of short mat bowls marked by a convincing win for the A side against the B side in a Breckland League derby match.

CONNAUGHT Bowls Club, Attleborough, saw a week of short mat bowls marked by a convincing win for the A side against the B side in a Breckland League derby match.

Connaught A beat Connaught B by 96-50 and 10-0. S Parsons 22-9 v J Hazell, D Liles 21-16 v A Rush, S Bragg 24-15 v A Marshall, O Allen 29-10 v R Ramm.

At 16-16 after 16 ends and 15-15 after 15 ends respectively Alison Rush and Alan Marshall had good chances for Connaught B but it was not the junior side's night. Connaught A kept title hopes alive but need to win matches on this scale from now on.

In the South Norfolk League Connaught beat Mulbarton at home by 77-42 and 8-2. P King 18-12, S Bragg 14-17, O Allen 26-6, D Liles 19-7. Proving that age is no barrier Mulbarton's 93-year old captain and lead, Mary Walden, featured in their winning triple.

In the Tens League Connaught beat Kirby Bedon at home by 58-41 and 3-0. Pairs: R Oatway 17-9 and O Allen 13-14. Triples: A Rush 13-9 and R Wells 15-9.

This was a good win for Connaught who had been hammered at Kirby Bedon two weeks previously.

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