The Greville Arms produced a champion fightback in Gameweek 2 of the Summit Garage Staffordshire Premier Bowls League. They found themselves 3-0 and 36 down before coming back with 5 winners of there own and just dipping out on the aggregate by 6 chalks. Captain Andy Nuttall said it was “great battling to bounce back with the next 5 winners and run the overall aggregate close.” Best winner for Moor Lane was Simon Trentham 7, earning him MVP, while the Greville responded with Ashley Bracken’s 21-8, but Steve Wallace took MVP for winning 11. St Georges earned themselves 3 points at King George V, only losing by 8 chalks. Skipper Pete Grimston said it was a “good team performance. Our aim last night was to match what they got at ours so job done but had a 20 and a 19 loser so could have been a really good result. Overall against a good side we are happy with our start. A tough home game against West Brom, who have had a great start, is up next!” Lewis Scott was best for the Dragons 12, while Nige Evans got MVP for winning 15. For the home side it was Andy Gibbs’ 6 card that helped win the aggregate and earned him MVP.
West Brom FSC head the early table after beating Dudley Dell 8-2. Andy Saunders was best winning 4 and MVP while Peter Withey was best for the visitors 12 to win MVP. The George also win 8-2 to match last week’s score at Tanworth In Arden, returning signing Phil Clinton was best 6 but Mick McGuinness got MVP for winning 7. New signing for the visitors Dave Clarke was best for them 14 and won MVP. Willenhall Nordley matched their result at M&B Cheslyn Hay by beating them 7-3. Captain Scott Simpson led by example winning 6 but Ross Edwards got MVP for winning 13. Returning player Reece Farr won 12 for M&B to be best card and MVP.
Moseley CC have raced to the top of the table after whitewashing Baddesley. Captain Nick Peters was “extremely pleased with the team performance in our 1st home game of the season. Our new addition Grant Soller had a fantastic 1st home game and just managed to get over the line 20. Everyone played brilliantly throughout the match and provided excellent support to each other to ensure we stayed on top from the very first to the last end. We are now looking forward to our next challenge at Windmill and hoping we can maintain our good start.” Scott Follis was their best winning 1 to earn MVP, while MVP went to Tom Lea for the visitors after he got 20. Great Barr also enjoyed a good home win 8-2, which was a “good performance” according to spokesman Ben Harris. Andy Sprason was best winner 2 while captain Bob Jones was MVP for winning 8. For the visitors it was Mitch Harvey who got best win and MVP for his 15 success. Penn matched their result at home after getting 3 at Chadsmoor. Scott Harries returned to his former club to be best winner 8, but Gary Cooper got MVP for winning 19. Peter Cookson was best for the home side 7 but Cliff Johnson got MVP for winning 14. The Royal Oak came close to an away win at Ward End Cons, getting 3 winners and just losing by 7 chalks. Ward End Cons’ captain Marc Franks led the way winning 8, but James Consgrave Junior got MVP for winning 20. For the visitors it was Mark Rose who got MVP for winning 17, however Dale Scriven was the best card winning 6. Castlefields bounced back from their heavy defeat at Windmill by winning 7-3 over Windmill. Andy Duckett was best for the home side winning 4 and MVP while Glyn Storer was top card for the visitors winning MVP and 9.
Woodfield laid down an early marker by winning away at the Baldwin 9-3. Skipper Nick Newey was “very pleased overall. None of our players had seen the green before. We had two winners in the front, John Newey was best winner beating young Shannon Kernick 11 and Nick Newey nearly blew an 18-9 lead to eventually win 20. We were behind by a handful going into the back after defeats for Dave Goddard and Mick Hill. The back 4 saw a rejuvenated Stuart Jones deservedly take MVP beating Jim Kernick 16. He was supported by good wins for Claire Pugh and Ian Poter, with just Chris Marshman failing to get over the line for us.” Roger Hill was best winner for Baldwin 10 while Lee Harvey got MVP for his 11 win. Broomfield backed up their win at Langley with a solid 7-3 win at home. Joe Wilson was best winner and MVP winning 6 with Mark Nemedi likewise for the visitors for his 11 win. Willenhall Nordley B came so close to winning at Wrockwardine Wood despite being short, as they got 4 winners and losing by just 2 shots. Mark Hall’s 3 win wasn’t quite enough for them, with Ritchie Bate picking up MVP for winning 9. Captain Martin Gaut picked up MVP for the Telford side 14 but Tony Garmson was best card winning 8. Stretton Anglesey won 7-3 in their first ever home game for the league. Ian Brown won MVP and best winner for his 21-6 victory, while Sutton Park had Daniel Green as their best winner 15 and Stephen Danks MVP for winning 17.
|Won||Agg||Pts||Home Team||Away Team||Pts||Agg||Won||Post-
|Mon 23rd Apr Summit Premier League|
|6||157||8||The George||V||Tanworth In Arden||2||112||2|
|6||157||8||West Brom FSC||V||Dudley Dell||2||120||2|
|5||153||7||Willenhall Nordley A||V||M&b Cheslyn Hay||3||117||3|
|5||146||7||King George V||V||St Georges||3||138||3|
|3||138||5||Moor Lane A||V||Greville Arms||5||132||5|
|Mon 23rd Apr Summit Division 1|
|6||159||8||Great Barr||V||Three Magpies||2||100||2|
|5||145||7||Ward End Cons||V||Royal Oak||3||138||3|
|Mon 23rd Apr Summit Division 2|
|5||153||7||Stretton Anglesey||V||Sutton Park||3||120||3|
|4||135||6||Wrockwardine Wood||V||Willenhall Nordley B||4||133||4|