Rail pair help county win
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.
Ashford’s Andrew Smith in action against Faversham
Ashford’s Sandie Smith, above, and, below, Ashford assess the game against Faversham