Pair’s Rich pickings
CHALFONT St Giles Bowls Club duo Maureen Harding and Rose Kirby progressed to the second round of the EWBA Pairs with a win over a couple from Richings Park.
There was also another win over Cippenham, who Chalfont have faced three times in recent weeks, with Margaret Timberlake, Robin Newman and Lyn Carrol’s 23-8 rink win the highlight of a 75-63 victory.
But there was a 74-61 defeat to Wexham in the Bucks Plate, in which Graham Buchanan, Nick Nicholls and Arthur Thomas provided Chalfont’s only rink win 23-13.
A friendly against Tring ended in a 92-81 defeat, despite Chalfont leading comfortably at half time and winning three out of the five rinks – the best one being Patrick Johnson, Denise Rogers and John Anderson’s 22-9, while two ‘best’ rink wins of 23-15 were separated by a count-back in the 109-94 Three Counties League defeat to High Wycombe – with Maggy Read, Graeme Richards, Beryl Ralley and Allan Rumble coming out on top.