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BOWLS: County sign off in style
9:00am Thursday 26th September 2013 in Sport
OXFORDSHIRE ended their season on a high note with a 143-105 win over Essex in a friendly at Shiplake Village.
Oxon won on four of the six rinks and drew on another.
Alan Ley skipped their highest winning rink to a 32-12 success.
Oxfordshire 143, Essex 105 (Oxon rink scores): B Bloomfield, A Melville, G Hooker, M Andrew won 21-13; A Hunt, T Gripe, C Weller, A Ley won 32-12; A Roberts, J Timms, J Lucas, B Gilkes won 24-14; R Havard, D Bullock, A Hall, M Petersen won 24-23; C Haley, L Eltringham, B Evans, I Whelpton drew 22-22; J Chamberlain, J Eatwell, M Brain, J O’Shea lost 21-20.
- OXFORDSHIRE Vice Presidents brought their golden anniversary season to a close with two defeats in charity games at Kidlington.
They went down 105-86 to the Home Counties Bowling Association and 132-96 to Friends of English Bowling in the games, which were in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
- OXFORD City & County’s Katherine Hawes has been named as a travelling reserve for the England team, which will defend their British Isles Women’s International Series title in Jersey next June.
Hawes, who was a member of the England team who were crowned champions in Glasgow this summer, received her selection for next year following trials in Royal Leamington Spa last weekend.
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