BOWLS: Oxfordshire thump rivals Wiltshire

First published in Sport

Oxfordshire Premier recorded a thumping 32-8 victory away to Wiltshire at Seend, near Melksham, racking up 205 shots to 133 in their ESMA Inter-County competition clash.


Singles: G Davies won 12-11, 14-10; AJ Brown won 15-9, 23-8.

Pairs: G Cross & L Woodward lost 17-14, 13-12; M Davies & B Barnard won 16-8, lost 15-9.

Triples: L Orlando, S Faulkner & T Clough won 16-6, 11-5; A Sirett, N Pratley & C Hasker won 9-5, 12-5.

Fours: D Watts, N Cottrell, T Cross & D Wiggins won 10-6, 13-4; J Bradbury, P Collett, T Mills & N Davies won 10-8, 9-3.


South & Vale Division 2 Benson Extra Elevens 24 (6pts), Didcot Bowls Club Hounds 22 (2) – 1st leg: Benson (G Crockett, J Calloway, S Wells, R Howarth) 16, Didcot Hounds (A Service, S Lyons, C Woodall, D Watts) 12. 2nd leg: Benson (D Paxford, R Gault, B Sherwood, K Howarth) 8, Didcot Bowls Club Hounds (G Boucher, M Flood, P Cheese, R Gleed) 10.

Uffington Dragons 26 (6), Challow Windymillers 20 (2) – 1st leg: Uffington (J Cuddon, D Moorman, D Wise, D Taylor) 21, Challow (S Grainger, G Shand, F Taylor, I Pert) 4. 2nd leg: Uffington (E Payne, R Haynes, R Elbrow, R Smaile) 5, Challow (V Langford, M Buzzard, S Anns, T Anns) 16.

Division 1 Stanford Vale 24 (6), Drayton Dynamos 17 (2) – 1st leg: Stanford (T Bulley, J Church, J Hayward, B Hayward) 7, Drayton (P Mitchenson, F Bray, J Goodacre, J Bray) 11. 2nd leg: Stanford (H Broad, T Watkins, C Iles, M Hance) 17, Drayton (I Norris, J Pimm, B Jones, J Michenson) 6.

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