Great Barr earn fab five, Woodfield & Mill earn good home wins
Great Barr earned a fab five winners at bottom placed Penn in Gameweek 12 of the Summit Garage Staffordshire Premier Bowls League. They lost out on the aggregate by 4, but the win gives their chances of survival a boost. Craig Dugdale and Andy Sprason were best winners 16, with Lucas Hall MVP 18. For Penn it was Dave Rhodes who was best winner 9 and Mark Jones gaining MVP for winning 16, as they run out of time to climb out of the bottom two. Great Barr are just two behind Netherseal now as they got two winners at Woodfield. Woodfield captain Nick Newey says “we hoped for a similar result to last season with just one loser. However, full credit to Netherseal’s first four who battled gamely producing 2 winners in the outstanding Daz Staley who beat an in form Lyndon Hazlehurst and Andy Fearn who beat Claire Pugh, both games to 17 (Daz got MVP). Richard Staley scrambled 15 from 18-6 down against Nick Newey and Brian Jordan finished on 10 against Woodfield’s MVP Martin Orme. Woodfield managed to sew up all four winners in the back with a very creditable 21-2 from Pete Cookson over Ian Woodward. Sean Lockley very nearly lost his game from a strong position but clung on to edge out Rich Eley 21-20. Mick Hill was workmanlike in beating Rob Sweet 14 and John Newey managed to beat the impressive Kev Starkey 18 after some sparkling early game form from Kev. who claims to have not seen Woodfield before!”
Windmill also won 8-2 to dent Stretton Anglesey’s promotion hopes. Dave Chester was best winner 5 and Glynn Storer MVP for winning 7. For the visitors it was Ian Brown who was best winner 15, but Adam Stubbs got MVP for getting 19. Ward End Cons got another point ahead of Stretton Anglesey as they got 3 winners at leaders King George V. Scott Wallis was best winner 12 and Brett Wallis was MVP 16, while Tom Pritchard was best winner and MVP 3 for the home side. Royal Oak will be happy with their three winners at Tanworth in Arden, as Dave Scriven was best winner 18 and Martin Perks MVP 19. For the home side it was Dave Wolverson and Matt Higgins best winners 12 and Rob Recardo MVP for his 13 win.
King George V are 9 points clear of Ward End Cons, who are 6 ahead of Stretton Anglesey who have a game in hand. Penn are nine behind Great Barr and 11 behind Netherseal with a game in hand. There are three King George V bowlers leading the League Averages on 10 wins, Tom Pritchard having the highest aggregate. Tom has joined Darrell Handley on 5 MVPs for the Mark Taylor Support Ltd. award.
|Won||Agg||Pts||Home Team||Division 1||Away Team||Pts||Agg||Won||H||A||CH||PP|
|5||150||7||King George V||V||Ward End Cons||3||115||3||✓|
|5||162||7||Tanworth In Arden||V||Royal Oak||3||137||3||✓|