Long trip proves well worth while for Browston Hall bowlers
PUBLISHED: 17:26 13 October 2017
The Norfolk Indoor Bowls League season began for Browston A with an 150-mile round trip to Hunstanton.
Browston captain Mal French was concerned that he was short of half a dozen experienced bowlers for this match.
However, as it turned out he needn’t have worried as his replacements did him proud, delivering a resounding 85-65 win.
A notable feature of this match was the top Browston rink skipped by Mike Topping as it included his 12-year-old son, Jack, who together with John Allen and Tony Bridge romped to a fantastic 29 shots to 15 result.
Scott Turner, also with a much-changed block, made up of Bill Turner, Colin Butcher and Mal French, also assisted matters with a 18 shots to 10 win.
Another Browston youngster, 15-year-old Charlie Toplis, also figured in the success of Dennis Pratt’s squad together with Phil Ellis and Eddie MacDonald — coming home 21 shots to 16.