M&B earn big win, Tanworth give themselves chance
M&B Cheslyn Hay earned themselves a big win in Gameweek 15 of the Summit Garage Staffordshire Premier Bowls League to aid them in their bid to avoid relegation. Captain Aaron Tapper said it was a “great performance on Monday against a changed Moor Lane side. That result obviously helps our chance of survival however we have to visit KGV next week and are fully aware of what challenge that presents.” Chris Ward was best winner 5 with Dave East MVP 11. For the away side it was captain Bob Hickman who won 17 to get MVP. Tanworth In Arden have given themselves a chance of survival with an 8-2 win over King George V, but it still remains a tall order. Skipper Stuart Bishop commented on “a quality match, 8 good games which were all close. Always a battle against KGV who bowl our green well.” Stuart himself was best winner 13, but Dave Clarke got MVP for winning 18. For the opposition it was Tom Pritchard who won 13 to be best winner and MVP. The Greville Arms and the George remain two points apart as both won 8-2. The Greville beat Dudley Dell, with Steve Wallace best winner and MVP 12, and Pete Witney likewise for the visitors 16. The George defeated St Georges as Paul Greene was best winner 3 and Marc Wilson MVP 15. It was Pete Bound who was best winner 6 and captain Pete Grimston MVP 19 for the Dragons. Willenhall Nordley’s title bid is now struggling after getting 3 at West Brom FSC, but do play the leaders the Greville Arms in their last two games. Ross Edwards was their best winner and MVP 10 with Rachel Bennett likewise for the home side 4 as West Brom FSC look for a top four finish.
The Greville Arms are two ahead of the George at the top. Tanworth In Arden are 4 behind King George V and another three adrift of M&B Cheslyn Hay. Elliot McGuinness is now one ahead of Tom Pritchard at the top of the League Averages.