Mixed fortunes for Connaught

CONNAUGHT Bowls Club, Attleborough, had a busy but mainly unsuccessful week.The men's EBA A side beat Norfolk Bowling Club B in South 1 by 79-39 and 4-1.

CONNAUGHT Bowls Club, Attleborough, had a busy but mainly unsuccessful week.

The men's EBA A side beat Norfolk Bowling Club B in South 1 by 79-39 and 4-1. P Castle 16-21, J Ross 28-10, W Adcock 35-8.

The side did less well in the Fermoy Cup, going down by an overall 21 shots to two strong fours fielded by Acle B.

The EBA B side lost by maximum points at Long Stratton in South 2 and were hammered by Wortwell in the Fermoy Cup in below-par performances.


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In the Top Club Connaught Ladies won two of the four disciplines but lost by 67-76 on overall shots in a tough battle at Great Yarmouth.

Singles: Sylvia Parsons won 21-17. Pairs: Vera Moore (skip) lost 14-22. Triples: Sheila Bragg (skip) won 22-8. Fours: Alison Rush (skip) lost 10-29.

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The club showed its strength in playing numbers by fielding four teams in the Ashill Mixed Triples League.

In Division One Connaught A lost at home to Thetford A by 49-63 and 2-6.

In Division Two Connaught B won 55-38 and 6-2 at Northwold but Connaught D lost 54-62 and 2-6 at home to Wymondham Dell B.

In Division Five Connaught C lost 43-55 and 2-6 at Thetford C.

Public coaching sessions have gone very well and have resulted in several people joining the club.

The sessions continue on Saturday 10am to noon.

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