Bowdon lost to Fylde in the CNW 26pt Handicap League, 23rd June

Bowdon Griffins hosted Fylde in the Croquet North West 26 point Handicap League on Sunday 23rd June. Unfortunately the Griffins lost 2-5. Having previously won one match and lost one, the Griffins now sit jointly in 3rd, and bottom, place in the League tied with 5 other teams who also only have one win. Fylde now top the league with 3 wins from 4 matches. For Griffins the only way is up!

Despite the result the Griffins team was a strong one, as follows, with their handicaps:

The Fylde team was particularly strong, and was, with their handicaps; Lee Hartley -1, Betty Bates 8, Ian Theakstone 10 and Barry Broughton 18.

The game results were as follows, with Bowdon’s scores first:

In the morning, Dave and Ros beat Lee and Ian 26-2, but Mike lost to Betty 11-26 and Barry McKenzie lost to Barry Broughton 9-26.

In the afternoon Mike lost to Lee 19-26, Dave beat Betty 26-19, Barry lost to Ian 19-25 and Ros lost to Barry 18-21.