Lowestoft Railway’s Gold team get back to winning ways

PUBLISHED: 16:59 25 August 2017

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Lowestoft Railway Bowls Club’s Gold team got back to winning ways with a home victory against Kensington Gardens by (5-1 points) (60-49).

Top rink for Railway was K and M Reynolds R Garrod who won 20-11.

Railway finished their week off with a hard fought away win at Bungay. All rinks found the green to their liking and came away with wins (6-0, 57-48).

Top rink honours went to D Moore P Jarvis C Moore (19-15).

In the Lowestoft League Kessingland A, at home to Blundeston, won 91-64 (5-2) with the top block being Robert Barber, Jimmy Summons with Chris Staniforth (31-10).

There was also success for Kessingland B away to Sparrows Nest who won 81-64 (5.5-1.5), The top block wasMike Salmon, Bill Smith with Norman Wigg (29-9).

In the Sunshine League Kessingland Red, who were at home, shocked league leaders Gorleston Conservatives in winning on all rinks for a 6-0 victory.

Oulton Broad played at Hales in their last Benacre League game and found their hosts in good form. Broad lost 108-52 (6-1) but A Buck, B Chapman, R Goddard got one point, winning 23-16.

Broad played three games in the Lothingland league.

Against Bradwell Broad were ahead 44-37 at 10 ends and went on to win 95-67 (6-1) (best rink B Smith, J Manning, M Last 43-11). Playing Wellesley Broad were losing on all rinks 25-46 at 10 ends. The gap closed but Broad lost 80-67 (5-2).

Broad fared better against Gorleston Conservatives A, winning 92-77 (6-1). P Calvert, R Newman, D Bryan won 30-20, A Buck, G Smith, R Goddard 24-17 and D Brearley, B Smith, L Moore 24-23.

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