KINGSLEY Indoor Bowling Club members are making good progress in national competitions. Jenny Rhodes and Jeanette Symons have enjoyed two wins in the National Ladies Pairs competition. They travelled to the South Hams and won 25-13, with their opponents
KINGSLEY Indoor Bowling Club members are making good progress in national competitions.Jenny Rhodes and Jeanette Symons have enjoyed two wins in the National Ladies Pairs competition. They travelled to the South Hams and won 25-13, with their opponents conceding after 19 ends and then went to the Exonia Club, where they won through again 19-10.The pair were joined by Phyl Venus for the 2 Wood triples and in their first round met the Maderia, Catherine King, trio who won the England 2 Wood triple in 2006. The Kingsley three came through 16-8, their opponents conceding after 17 ends, and they went on to beat the Isca triple of Aileen Hodsall in the next round 23-15 in another game that was ended after 17 ends.The victorious threesome were joined by Celia Colwill for a National Rinks first match against a Torbay rink skipped by Wendy Barnard, an England and International Skip. Athough Wendy killed four ends, she could not stop Kingsley, skipped by Jeanette, from winning 21-14 after 20 ends. Next came a visit from a Honiton rink skipped by Sue Evans. This was a close affair that went to the full 21 ends before Kingsley finally won through 15-14.Kingsley men Top Club competed against Sidmouth and went through to the next round after winning the 4 wood single, 2 wood single, triples and rinks, only the pairs eluding them.Doug Bale has won through four rounds of the over 60s Singles. John Gayton won his first round of the National Singles before going out to Chris Bond of Exonia. The men's Over 60s team took only took three points in defeat against Mid Devon, winning only one rink skipped by Doug Bale.Kingsley Ladies won six points out of 10 against Torquay United Bowling Club in the County Foxland.