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CHE­SHAM BC

CHE­SHAM Bowls Club have a slen­der lead go­ing into the sec­ond leg of their Jubilee Cup clash against Princes Ris­bor­ough af­ter win­ning the first 94-90.

Best rink came via Brian Cox, Martin Black­man, Roger Lofty and Fay Green 2715, putting Che­sham in the driv­ing seat ahead of the re­turn fix­ture in July.

Che­sham con­tin­ued their un­beaten run in the Chiltern & Thames Triples League with a win on all rinks against Glory Mill (top rink Matthew Bar­ton, Dot Bur­gin and Ray Keen 25-14) and a 51-42 vic­tory over Mar­low (top rink Donna Har­vey, David Coles and Chris Har­vey 27-9).

They also had two win­ning teams in the Lon­don and South­ern Coun­ties Chal­lenge Shield, beat­ing Harpen­den af­ter Ge­off Den­ham’s home rink won 25-15 and Mick Sk­erry’s away one lost 21-18, while against Mar­low, Nathan Har­vey’s rink won 26-20 at home and Keith Patrick’s drew 19-19 away.

There was also a 106-99 win at Iver Heath, but a 99-70 and 99-83 loss to Ger­rards Cross.

AMER­SHAM BC

DE­SPITE win­ning three rinks and los­ing just one, Amer­sham Bowls Club lost 7271 to Ayles­bury Town on Satur­day.

Two rinks tied for top score, but on virtue of ends won, the top rink con­sisted of Jean Old­field, John Brooks and Neal Evi­son. The fol­low­ing day, Amer­sham found reign­ing Three Coun­ties League cham­pi­ons Hare­field in no mood to let their crown slip, suc­cumb­ing on all five rinks to lose 131-68 over­all.

There was also a 95-83 re­v­erse to Hazells, de­spite John Cul­ley record­ing his third top rink in a row, along­side Mar­ian Hext and Peter Bray.

IN­DOOR CRICKET

TIGERS REEL­ING FROM FIRST LOSS

HAV­ING started out­doors life with two straight wins, In­door Cricket cham­pi­ons La­hore Tigers tasted de­feat for the first time in the South East Sun­day Cricket League.

Zee­shan Butt took 3-45, but Slough Baylis 2nds posted an im­pos­ing 268-7 and the Che­sham side fell just short of their tar­get, be­ing bowled out for 231.

Zee­shan scored 42 in a fine all-round per­for­mance, while Tan­vir Butt top scored with 63.

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