Brentwood v Havering

Brentwood Bowling Club players switched from lawn to carpet on Sunday 22nd November when they faced the might of Havering Indoor Bowls Club in a friendly at Harrow Lodge Park.

Five rinks were in play and the visitors put in a commendable performance, finishing just five shots adrift with the final score 117 – 112.

Margaret Rayment was skip on Brentwood’s winning rink, adding 11 to the card on the last four ends to finish 12 shots ahead on 27 – 15.

If there was an award for the greatest recovery, it would have gone to Ron Jolly’s team who were 20 – 7 down going into the 15th end. Over the remaining seven ends, they added 16 to their score while the opposition managed just one, giving Ron’s team a two-point lead.

Teams – Trevor Pedley, David Sach, Kath Jolly, Margaret Rayment; Ann Betts, Keith Howson, Derek Robinson, Ron Jolly; Daphne Gilbert, Janet Howson, Brian Martin, Geoff Byatt; Pam Robinson, Ann Rose, Paul Harrison, Keith Newberry; Patrick Miller, John Price (on loan), Marje Shute, Ron Lofts; Marion Lofts, Joan Stevenson, Norma Tibbenham (on loan), Richard Rose.