Unbeaten start to the season continues

Beckingham’s Gainsborough Standard Bowls League team continued their unbeaten start to the season with an excellent home win over Marshalls A.

They were victorious in three of the four rinks with the trio of Shirley Farrow, George Dodsworth and Gerald West having a convincing 26-9 win.

The aggregate score was close at 74 shots to 69 as the visitors’ only rink victory was by a margin of 22 shots.

But a five from Beckingham in the penultimate end on another rink secured eight league points for Beckingham, to Marshalls’ 2.

In the Isle of Axholme Pensioners’ Leagues, the Northern Section players won both rinks for a victory at home to Wheatley to take all six league points.

The Central Section team lost both rinks to Marshall A (Pensioners) on the same day at home, taking no league points.

This followed a convincing home win the previous week against Marshall B.

The I of A Evening League team’s first fixture was postponed due to a heavy downpour.