Horsham ladies played against Southwater in intermittent rain on Wednesday afternoon. Southwater put out a very strong team and won overall 66-36. Although Horsham lost by one point, (13-14) in the closest game, played by Pauline McCartney, Irene Gettins and skip Jan Barnes.
The Horsham men played Downsman from Crawley in the Border League round, winning on all three rinks, 57-38. They take 10 points to remain top of their division.
On Thursday evening, the ladies played in the Nellie Mercer competition in a very close game against Horsham Park. Fran Baillie, Jan Barnes and skip Lesley Grogan won 16-15, and Anna Bishop, Irene Gettins and skip Barbara Hill won 13-11.
On a windy and warm Worthing day, Horsham Bowling Club played the second leg of the annual Centenary Bowl competition away against Marine Gardens Bowls Club. Horsham generally found the green very testing and, despite taking a 14 point advantage from the first leg, came away losing the tie overall by 28 points. Horsham’s top rink went to Roy Pretty, Ian Evans, Dave Marden and Gerard Donck with a score of 16-11.
On Sunday, Horsham were hosts to Billingshurst Bowling Club. The match started with the threat of heavy rain; indeed for the first seven ends that was the case, fortunately, the weather turned for the better, so the wet gear was removed and normal playing conditions could take place. The match proved a success for Horsham, who took four of the five rinks, top rink going to Fran Baillie, John Meyer, and skip Jan Barnes, with a score of 27 - 5. The overall match score being Horsham 104, Billinghurst 52, a very fine result! In a couple of weeks time, Horsham will travel down to Billingshurst, who will be the hosts and eager for revenge!
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