St Georges inflicted a whitewash on Tanworth In Arden in Gameweek 13 of the Summit Garage Staffordshire Premier Bowls League to ease their relegation worries and send Tanworth bottom. Captain Pete Grimston commented on a “great home win after a disappointing last home game I asked the team to respond and they did, it’s hard in this league to have all winners. Colin Beaman was awesome in the corners (to be joint best winner 8 and MVP) but we know it’s gonna be hard at there place but it’s all to play for.” Dave King also won 8, with the visitors MVP going to Martyn Higgins 16. Moor Lane are 2nd bottom after getting just 2 at West Brom FSC who recovered from their home defeat last game. Adam Patrick was their best winner and MVP 10, while for the home side it was Chris Watts 21-5 win that sealed both awards. The Greville are still top after getting 3 winners at M&B Cheslyn Hay. Ash Bracken was best winner 13 while Carl Fielding got MVP for his 20 win. The home side are now 5 points clear of second bottom, with Steve Davis best winner and MVP 9. King George V are also out of the relegation zone for the first time in a long while after beating Willenhall Nordley 8-2. Mike Pritchard was best winner and MVP for his 8 win, with Dave Semper 15 and Paul Evans 17 the winners for Nordley, the latter getting MVP. The George are still in 2nd place after getting 3 at Dudley Dell, Phil Clinton their best winner and MVP 11, and Simon Homer likewise for the home side after winning 6.
The Greville are now 3 ahead of the George, who are another 4 ahead of Willenhall Nordley. Tanworth In Arden are three behind Moor Lane, who are another three behind King George V. Elliot McGuinness is now 2 clear at the top of the League Averages, after winning 12 out of 12 games.
|Won||Agg||Pts||Home Team||Premier League||Away Team||Pts||Agg||Won||H||A||CH||PP|
|5||148||7||Dudley Dell||V||The George||3||132||3||✓|
|6||158||8||King George V||V||Willenhall Nordley A||2||120||2||✓|
|6||151||8||West Brom FSC||V||Moor Lane A||2||124||2||✓|
|5||158||7||M&b Cheslyn Hay||V||Greville Arms||3||139||3||✓|
|8||168||10||St Georges||V||Tanworth In Arden||0||97||0||✓|
There were two more away wins in Gameweek 13 as Moseley CC shocked the leaders Royal Oak and Great Barr won away again. Moseley CC won 9-3 at Royal Oak to draw level on them, a remarkable result given how good the Royal Oak have been good at home. Captain Nick Peters said “the first 2 cards off were Ronnie Regan & myself both losing to 7 & 11 respectively. Immediately we were on the back foot and had to really get behind our boys and fight for every shot if we were to get anything from the game. We managed to pick up the next 2 wins but we’re obviously down on aggregate. We had a massive 15 minutes where at one point we’re up in all of the last 4 games. Bill Kinchin came off with a win to 14 at the same time Scott Saunders was having a cracking match with Dane Hopwood just ducking out to 20. With Grant Soller playing out of his skin and went on an amazing run all of a sudden we had a real chance of winning the match. With Grant (game no. 7) winning well meant (12 to be best winner and win MVP) we were only 1 shot down with Gav Dunkley last on the green. With everyone shouting every bowl Gav 17-16 down managed to reel of 3 ends on the bounce to secure our 3 shot victory. As captain I’m really proud of how the boys got behind each other especially after the bad start we had. Just need to ensure we put another winning performance in on the return fixture on Monday at home.” Home captain Mark Rose was best winner and MVP 7, but couldn’t prevent them from a shock home loss. Great Barr won another away game, this time 7-5 at Penn, to move top of the league. Skipper Bob Jones said the “3 winners were well supported by the rest of the team with no bad cards. An excellent win by Richard parkes (to be best winner and MVP 4), which was a bit of a surprise but a very welcome win. The team have a good attitude and are playing very well at the moment.” Scott Harries was best winner for the home side 12, with Rob Fuller marking his home debut with a MVP after winning 19.
Three Magpies are just behind the top three after beating Castlefields 6-4, who will be happy with their points haul in trying to beat the drop. Michael Lynch was best winner 9 for the home side to help win the aggregate by just 4, with Steve Sterland MVP for winning 16. For the visitors it was Steve Freer who was best winner 12 and Adrian Rowe MVP for winning 20. The result keeps the Field ahead of Chadsmoor as they beat Ward End Cons 7-3. Dave Rhodes was best winner 13 with captain Kevin Keary winning 14 for MVP. Opposition captain Marc Franks was also MVP for winning 20, but Mel Jordan was best winner 14. Baddesley fell further away from safety with just one winner at Windmill, and having to give a game away in the process. Tyler Dewis was their only winner 14 to win MVP, while Dave Chester was best winner for the home side 5 with Derek Storer MVP for winning 17, a result that keeps Windmill in the mix.
Great Barr are now ahead of Royal Oak and Moseley CC by two points, with Royal Oak having a game in hand. Baddesley are three behind Chadsmoor, and another three behind Castlefields, but Chadsmoor have a game in hand. Scott Follis is level with Glyn Storer at the top of the League Averages.
|Won||Agg||Pts||Home Team||Division 1||Away Team||Pts||Agg||Won||H||A||CH||PP|
|3||140||3||Royal Oak||V||Moseley CC||9||143||5||✓|
|5||158||7||Chadsmoor A||V||Ward End Cons||3||148||3||✓|
Woodfield have drawn level with Stretton Anglesey at the top of the table in Gameweek 13. They whitewashed Broomfield, winning by over 100 chalks too. Martin Orme was best winner 2, while Lyndon Hazlehurst was MVP 9, with Darren Griffiths MVP for getting 16. Stretton though will be happy with their 4 winners at Langley, John Dewey their best winner and MVP 11. Cameron Gurdas was best winner 7 for the home side, but Mark Nemedi was MVP 9. Wrockwardine Wood and Netherseal are both 24 points off Woodfield, with hopes of catching them now slim. Wrockwardine got 3 at Sutton Park, Martin Williams best winner 12 and Louise Cotton MVP 16. David Sadler was best for Sutton Park 3, but Rick Green was MVP for winning 16. Netherseal beat Baldwin 7-3 as David Garner was best winner 9 and Andrew Fearn MVP for winning 20. Baldwin will be happy with their 3 winners on there, Paul Baller being MVP and best winner 12. Short Heath Libs though produced the best result of the week as they won 10-2 on Willenhall Nordley. Captain Tony Rhodes said it was a “tremendous result for us being local rivals. Again the game was played in a good atmosphere and sporting.” They had three single figure winners in Craig Barker 4, Gary Bateman 8 and Andy Fellows 9, with Gary getting the MVP. Richard Bate was best winner and MVP for the home side 16.
Stretton Anglesey and Woodfield are level at the top of the table, and 24 ahead of Netherseal and Wrockwardine Wood. Craig Barker leads John Dewey, Chris Marshman and Nick Newey at the top of the League Averages on aggregate.
|Won||Agg||Pts||Home Team||Division 2||Away Team||Pts||Agg||Won||H||A||CH||PP|
|5||152||7||Sutton Park||V||Wrockwardine Wood||3||110||3||✓|
|2||112||2||Willenhall Nordley B||V||Short Heath Libs||10||160||6||✓|