District Triples victory for St Albans Bowling Club

The St Albans Bowling Club beat Harpenden by nine shots in the District Triples.

Pauline Gardiner, Maggie Kendrick and skip Doreen Gray won 22 – 13. Against the same opposition, and in the same competition, St Albans won 4-2 on points. The home team, of Pauline Gardiner, Joyce Wilson and Doreen Gray, won 34-13 and the away team, of Marjorie Knight, Carole Ewer and Diana Tribe, lost 20-16.

The midweek men played Northaw & Cuffley and lost handsomely by 123 shots to 58. St Albans fared better on the next day when they played Radlett in a mixed match, winning 51-47. The top rink was Sybil Steers, Marjorie Knight, Tom Banfield and Jim McGregor (25-17).

Three St Albans teams played their first round of the St Albans & District Bowling Association Pair’s competition. Alan Brittain and Ken Budd lost 20-12 to Townsend, Ted Salvidge and John Bartlett lost 24-18 to Hatfield and Alan Turner and Dave Church lost 30-16 to Harpenden.

In the District Officer’s Singles, Ken Budd beat Fred Mulberry of Townsend 21-14 in round one, only to lose in the second to Norman Muller of Welwyn & District BC 21-20.