Rail pair help county win

Bowls

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Sport -

Ash­ford Rail pair Mo Hayes and Anne Rut­land helped Kent Ladies to a 120-104 win over Hamp­shire in their lat­est Johns Tro­phy group tie at Maidstone on Satur­day.

Both played in the same rink skipped by Sue Gurr of Hythe, win­ning 22-17.

Hayes and Rut­land teamed-up with club-mates Chris Breeds and Linda Green­halgh in the County Fours Di­vi­sional Fi­nals at Herne Bay on Sun­day.

Gill Hawkes also fea­tures in the Maude Wood Un­badged Sin­gles.

Keith Smith beat Matt Rich of Char­ing 21-13 to reach the Men’s Un­badged Sin­gles Di­vi­sional Fi­nals at Boughton un­der Blean tonight (Thurs­day).

Smith, Allen, and Ian Larkin were due to com­pete in the triples fi­nals at Ayle­sham last night (Wed­nes­day).

Larkin’s quar­tet have also reached the fours fi­nals which take place at Deal to­mor­row (Fri­day).

Rail lost 95-91 in a six-rink mixed triples at Bette­shanger – the two teams win­ning three each.

Lead Deb­bie An­der­son, Paul Robin­son and skip Dud­ley Bryant were the high­est win­ning rink, 19-10.

Ten­ter­den’s Ray Walker and Mal­colm Nelmes both went out of the County Un­badged Sin­gles com­pe­ti­tion at the fourth round stage. Doris Fin­nis, An­drea Crosser and John Link were the best per­form­ing trio with a 32-6 win as Ten­ter­den beat Head­corn 90-76 in a home five-rink league friendly on Sun­day. Ten­ter­den lost their lat­est Mer­maid League game, 99-43 at Iden.

Ash­ford Town were 112-88 win­ners in their East Kent Mixed Triples visit to Faver­sham on Satur­day. Elona Griggs, Ray Hay­ward and skip Jim McAu­ley were the top rink.

Town’s Ladies went down 51-22 at home to Folke­stone in the Shep­way League.

The Men’s For­est of Blean League team were on the wrong end of a 139-64 re­verse at home to Can­ter­bury.

They also went out of the Bernard An­nand Tro­phy, beaten 37-31 in the first round at Birch­ing­ton.

David Smith, John Griggs, Barry Standen and skip John Sadler were the best win­ning rink.

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Ash­ford’s An­drew Smith in ac­tion against Faver­sham

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Ash­ford’s Sandie Smith, above, and, be­low, Ash­ford as­sess the game against Faver­sham

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