Newcomers will be keen to impress
HALIFAX Veterans have named seven debutants for their opening match in the Yorkshire Inter-District Veterans League, for bowlers aged 65 and over, against Skipton next Friday (1.30).
Five are in the home team at Mytholmroyd BC and two in the away team at Cononley BC.
Practice is available for the home team players at Mytholmroyd BC and support next Friday wqould be welcome. TEAMS - At Mytholmroyd BC: M Griffiths and B Winrow (both Ripponden Park BC), D McMahon and G Rowley (both Luddenden Foot BC), J Rowley (Sowerby West End), G Firth (Elland C & BC), H Ashworth (Todmorden Park), R Bernard (Hipperholme). Reserve: P Steele (Pellon). If unavailable contact M Griffiths on (01422) 835593. At Cononley BC: P Collins, D Warburton and M Ormerod (all Mytholmroyd BC), J Hamer (Sowerby West End), D Hamer (Ripponden Park BC), C White (Akroydon Vics BC), D Hamilton (Blakeborough Albion BC), K Kidman (Rastrick BC). Reserve: W Adams (Mytholmroyd BC). If unavailable contact P Collins on (01422) 365037 SOWERBY West End are the early leaders in the Collet Halifax League, making it four wins out of four with a 10-2 success away to struggling Akroydon Victoria A on Wednesday.
They have 37 points out of a possible 48 while Hill Crest A lead the chasers, on 34 points, after completing back to back successes over their B team with a 9-3 win this week. DIVISION ONE RESULTS: Akroydon Victoria A 2 Sowerby WE 10, Asa Briggs A 8 Todmorden Park 4, Clayton Victoria 8 Crossroads A 4, Hill Crest B 3 Hill Crest A 9, Mytholmroyd WMC A 9 Mytholmroyd BC A 3. Full senior league results in Tuesday’s paper, veterans on Wednesday.