Bury Crusaders vs Bowdon Cubs – NWF Short Croquet League (5 October)

The last match of the season saw Bowdon Cubs take on league leaders Bury Crusaders in the NWF Short Croquet League in a winner-take-all match for the league title.

The match was drawn 8-8 meaning that Crusaders took the title despite a valiant effort from the Cubs.

The Bowdon team was:

The Crusaders team was:
Tony Phillips (0.5), Margaret Anderson (3.5), Richard Harvey (5) and Vi Ricards (6)

John Howarth
– beat Vi +1
– lost to Richard -7
– lost toTony -8
– lost to Margaret -5
Brian Storey
– beat Richard +1
– lost to Vi -13
– lost to Margaret -14
– beat Tony +6
Lorna Frost
– lost to Tony -8
– lost to Margaret -10
– lost to Vi -4
– beat Richard +3
John Lambie
– beat Margaret +4
– beat Tony +14
– beat Richard +8
– beat Vi +8

To view the current league standings visit: NWF Short League Table

Southport vs Bowdon Cubs – NWF Short Croquet League (22 September)

Bowdon Cubs lost to Southport 7-9 at Southport in the NWF Short League on Sunday, 22nd September.
The team was:

Southport team was: Gail Moors (4), Eileen Rossiter (7), Tina Kelly (9), Barbara Nodwell (10)

John H
– beat Tina +7
– lost to Barbara -4
– lost to Eileen -4
– lost to Gail -12
Cas
– beat Barbara +5
– lost to Tina -8
– lost to Gail -7
– lost to Eileen -8
Bryan
– lost to Gail -10
– lost to Eileen -8
– lost to Barbara -4
– beat Tina +6
John L
– beat Eileen +7
– beat Gail +6
– beat Tina +4
– beat Barbara +4

To view the current league standings visit: NWF Short League Table

Bowdon vs Chester – NWF B-Class League (22 September)

Bowdon beat Chester 5-0 in the NWF B-Class League on Sunday 22nd September at Bowdon.
The team was:

The Chester team was: Robin Tasker (5), David Boyd (6), Brian Walton (8)

Charles & Graham beat David & Brian +7
Charles beat Robin +16Graham beat Brian +10
Will beat Robin +8Will beat David +17

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Bowdon Firs vs Southport – NWF Handicap League (7 September)

Bowdon Firs lost to Southport 3-4 at Southport on Saturday 7th September.
The team was:

The Southport team was: Barbara Haslam (3.5), Tony Thomas (5), Brian Lewis (7), Gail Moors (12)

In a very, very close match we lost all 3 games in the morning. The doubles match was very close, and could have gone either way.
That meant we had to win all 4 games in the afternoon to win the match, so in order of finish:-
Barry beat Tony   
Barbara conceded to John as she had a bad back
Steve beat BrianSue
Gail’s match went to Golden Hoop, with both having chances, but Gail eventually won.
So a valiant effort, but still a loss.

The detailed scores were:

Steve & Sue lost to Barbara & Gail -1T
John
– lost to Tony -9
– w/o from Barbara
Barry
– lost to Brian -19
– beat Tony +11
Steve beat Brian +5TSue lost to Gail -1T

To view the current league standings visit: NWF Handicap League Table

Bowdon Cubs vs Bury Vikings – NWF Short Croquet League (8 September)

Bowdon Cubs beat Bury Vikings 12-4 at Bowdon on Sunday 8th September.
The team was:

The Bury Vikings team was: Roger Schofield (2P), Barbara Young (1), Richard Leach (6), David Leach (10)

John H
– beat Barbara +3
– beat Roger +14
– beat Richard +3
– lost to David -6
Lorna
– beat Roger +11
– beat Barbara +11
– beat David +7
– beat Richard +8
John L
– beat David +9
– beat Richard +6
– lost to Roger -2
– lost to Barbara -4
Brian
– beat Richard +11
– beat David +5
– beat Barbara +4
– lost to Roger -2

To view the current league standings visit: NWF Short League Table