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June 24.  TUCKED UP BY THE BLANKET PEOPLE

Adderbury were tucked up twice in three days by Witney Mills – in the league on Thursday and again in this Saturday friendly.

The Millers, originally the team of the Witney Blanket Factory, won three of the five rinks in the weekend fixture with Adderbury winning one and the other being drawn.

The Saturday score was Adderbury 99 Witney Mills 109.

Bryan Ogilvie with Terry Mold, Les Smith and John Hermon won 23-17; Tom Clarke with Peter Wells, John Holt and Nigel Eley drew 23-23; and Malcolm Wigram with Rod Head, Frank Wigram and Pete Griffin went down 23-24.

George Sainsbury with Yvonne Twomey, Martin Barnard and Mick Jelfs were beaten 19-24; and Chris Twomey with Dennis Roberts, Bill Dowling and Peter Miller lost 11-21.

 

June 22.  ANOTHER POINT BUT WE FADE LATE ON

Adderbury picked up a single point in their home match against Witney Mills in the Oxford and District Bowls League Division Two.

The villagers were disappointed with the final score of 67-87 after being level pegging at the halfway stage. But the Millers finished strongly to take the lion’s share of the points.

Ted Eley with Dave Allington, Dave Watson and Malcolm Brown secured the point with a 20-17 victory; but Phil Gladden with Graham Tyrrell, Malcolm Wigram and Nigel Eley went down 15-22.

Bryan Ogilvie’s rink of Paul Jelfs, Rod Head and Mick Jelfs were beaten 15-22; and Tom Clarke with Steve Millard, Dave Drinkwater, and Cliff Hall lost 16-26.

 

June 15 - PHIL’S RINK POINTS THE WAY

Adderbury picked up a valuable point in their Oxford and District Bowls League Division Two match at Witney Town.

Phil Gladden’s rink rampaged to a 28-11 victory but our three other rinks couldn’t produce the goods and all lost. The final score was Adderbury 70 - Witney Town 90.

Rink scores were Phil Gladden with Graham Tyrrell, Steve Millard and Nigel Eley won 28-11; Tom Clarke with Chris Holmes, John Herman and Cliff Hall went down 18-26; Bryan Ogilvie’s rink of Paul Jelfs, Rod Head and Mick Jelfs lost 13-24; and Ted Eley with Dave Allington, Dave Watson and Malcolm Brown were beaten 11-29.

 

May 8 - TOUGH AGAINST TOP CLUB

Adderbury found it hard going against top-of-the-table Kidlington in Division Two of the Oxford and District Bowls League.

Playing at home, Adderbury went down on all four rinks with the overall score 64-89.

Cliff Hall with Steve Millard, John Herman and Chris Holmes lost by one shot 15-16; Ted Eley with Roy Dickson, Peter Briggs and Dave Allington were beaten 19-26; Phil Gladden’s rink of Graham Tyrrell, Steve Goodenough and Nigel Eley took a 15-23 hit; and Bryan Ogilvie with Rod Head, Paul Jelfs and Mick Jelfs lost 15-24.