Oakham gain revenge for loss at hands of Marko

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Oakham Bowling Club hosted Market Overton on Thursday, gaining for a defeat at Marko earlier in the season.

Oakham won 138-54 with Gail Robertson’s team getting a Hot Shot of all eight shots on their rink.

David Thorne said: “This is a new fixture to our calendar. Let’s hope it remains for many years to come.”

Results: Eddie Owen, David Morgan, Peter Ferry and Gail Robertson won 34-8; Denis Smith, Ken Jennings, Barrie Payne and Norman Coville won 33-8; Lin Walters, Terry Thurman, John Moore and Jeff Turnbull won 27-12; David Thorne, Jack Pearce, Bob Swarbrick and Bob Hammond won 22-12; Gwyn Davies, Derek Bury, Rod Stanley and Alan Jones won 23-14. Oakham defeated Leicester Banks by seven shots, winning 89-82 on Saturday. Six rinks of triples were played and after 18 ends, the winning skips were Bob Hammond, Ivan Lang and Alan Jones.

Results: Tony Flower, Ray Wilkins and Ivan Lang won 23-9; David Hillier, Peter Gleeson and Bob Hammond won 20-11; Mike Hardy, Richard Ward and Alan Jones won 17-13; Lin Walters, Derek Bury and Barrie Payne lost 10-14; Rod Groombridge, Peter Ferry and Gwyn Davies lost 9-16; Ken Jennings, Chris Smith and Bob Swarbrick lost 10-19.