Welcome to the Winter 2017/18 Newsletter.  This Newsletter will contain all information from 1st October 2017
 

Mole Valley Cup

Epsom played Ashtead in the Mole Valley Cup at Mole Valley IBC on Friday 16th February 2018 and won 23 - 7.

Details:

Heather Pigden  Sylvia Smart  Peter Miller  Simon Meller  won 23 - 7

After 7 ends Epsom led 6 - 4 and then won the next 5 ends scoring a total of 15 shots to go ahead 21 - 4.  They went on to win by 16 shots.

 

Jubilee Cup

Epsom played Chessington 'A' in the second game of the Jubilee Cup on Monday 12th February 2018 and won on 1 rink, drew on the other and won overall 24 - 14.

Details:

Rink 2  David Bragg  Phil Sims  Peter Miller  Simon Meller  won 14 - 8

After 5 ends Epsom led 5 - 2 & 9 - 7 after 10 ends.  On the 11th end they scored 4 shots & went on to win by 6 shots.

Rink 3  Peter Salmon  Keith Roberts  John Warren  Les Owen  drew 10 - 10

Epsom led 6 - 1 after 5 ends & 10 - 5 after 10 ends.  However, they allowed Chessington to get back into the game losing the last 4 ends.

Final Score:  Epsom 24  Chessington 'A' 18

 

Mole Valley Cup

Epsom played Bookham in the Mole Valley Cup at Mole Valley IBC on Friday 9th February 2018 and won 19 - 14.

Details:

Heather Pigden  Sylvia Smart  Peter Miller  Simon Meller  won 19 - 14

After 6 ends the scores were level, but Epsom went ahead 16 - 9 after 10 ends.  They went on to win by 5 shots.

 

Spitfire League

Epsom played Monotype in the Spitfire League at Donyngs on Wednesday 7th February 2018 and won on 2 rinks, lost the 3rd & lost overall 38 - 46 (4 - 6).  Epsom fail to qualify narrowly for the quarter finals.

Details:

Rink 4  Stefan Tomm  Eileen Mills  Fred Read  John Warren  won 12 - 9

Epsom led throughout this rink.  They led 8 - 7 after 12 ends & won by 3 shots.

Rink 5  Brain Kenyon  Sylvia Smart  Derek Hoffmann  Roy Ward  lost 6 - 25

This rink struggled finding themselves 5 - 13 down after 12 ends & finally lost by 19 shots.

Rink 6  Bill Lawrence  Pat Buckley  Anne Hoffmann  Martin Harbottle  won 20 - 12

Epsom led by 2 shots (11 - 9) after 12 ends & went on to win by 8 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 38  Monotype 46   Epsom 4 points  Monotype 6 points

 

Mole Valley Cup

Epsom played Hook & Southborough in the Mole Valley Cup at Mole Valley IBC on Friday 2nd February 2018 and won 16 - 8.

Details:

Heather Pigden  Trish Southgate  Peter Salmon  Simon Meller  won 16 - 8

After 6 ends Epsom was 3 - 5 down, but won the next 5 ends to go ahead 11 - 5.  On the 15th end they were 13 - 8 ahead and scored 3 more shots over the last two ends to win by 8 shots.

 

Mole Valley Cup

Epsom played Leathehead in the Mole Valley Cup at Mole Valley IBC on Friday 26th January 2018 and drew 16 - 16.

This was a very good result as Leatherhead won the Competition last year.

Details:

Brian Kenyon Sylvia Smart  Eileen Mills  Peter Miller  drew 16 - 16

This was certainly a game of two halves.  Epsom found themselves 4 - 14 down after 10 ends, but came back strongly winning 7 of the last 8 ends to secure a draw.

Final Score:  Epsom 16  Leatherhead 16

 

Spitfire League

Epsom played Warlingham Park in the Spitfire League at Donyngs on Wednesday 24th January 2018 and won on 2 rinks, drew the 3rd & won overall 46 - 29 (9 - 1).

Details:

Rink 4  Brian Kenyon  Sylvia Smart  Derek Hoffmann  Roy Ward  won 16 - 5

Epsom dominated this game allowing Warlingham Park to score on only 3 ends.  They led 11 - 4 after 10 ends going on to win by 11 shots.

Rink 5  Stefan Tomm  Keith Roberts  Eileen Mills  Peter Miller  won 19 - 13

After 7 ends Epsom was 2 - 11 down, but won the next 5 ends scoring a total of 13 shots to go ahead 15 - 11.  They won by 6 shots.

Rink 6  Bill Lawrence  Pat Buckley  Anne Hoffmann  Martin Harbottle  drew 11 - 11

Epsom led 7 - 5 after 10 ends, but going into the last end they were 2 shots adrift.  They managed to score the two shots for a draw.

Final Result:  Epsom 46  Warlingham Park 29   Epsom 9 points  Warlingham Park 1 point

 

Jubilee Cup

Epsom played Supreme 'B' in the first game of the Jubilee Cup on Monday 15th January 2018 and won on 1 rink, lost on the other and won overall 28 - 27.

Details:

Rink 4  Keith Roberts  Simon Meller  Peter Miller  Les Owen  won 17 - 14

Epsom started well going into a 10 - 0 lead after just 5 ends.  They went further ahead 17 - 4 after 10 ends, but then allowed Supreme back into the game.  Epsom won by 3 shots.

Rink 5  Phil Sims  David Bragg  John Warren  Jim Scott  lost 11 - 13

This was a close game with Epsom leading 11 - 7 after 10 ends.  However, Supreme won the remaining ends to snatch a 2 shot win.

Final Score:  Epsom 28  Supreme 'B' 27

Phil Sims played his very first game for Epsom Bowling Club in this Competition.

 

Indoor Friendly

Epsom played at Mole Valley in a Mixed Friendly on Sunday 3rd December 2017 & won on 1 rink, lost on 3 rinks & the match 62 - 86.

Details:

Brian Kenyon  Trish Southgate  Peter Humphreys  Geoff Purrott  lost 12 - 26

Audrey Jones  David Ganney  Ruth Nixon  Simon Meller   lost 12 - 20

Guest  Jan Allum  Phil Sims  Keith Roberts  won 25 - 15

Stefan Tomm  Pat Buckley  Sylvia Smart  Peter Miller  lost 13 - 25

Final Score:  Epsom 62  Mole Valley 86

 

Indoor Spitfire League

Epsom played at against Caterham on Wednesday 15th November 2017 in their second match in the Spitfire League.  They won on 1 rink, lost on 2 rinks & lost overall 52 - 56 (2 - 8).

Details:

Rink 1  Brian Kenyon  Audrey Jones  Roy Ward  Phil Sims  lost 16 - 27

Epsom started really well going into a 16 - 9 lead after 10 ends.  However, Caterham won the last 6 ends scoring a total of  18 shots leaving Epsom losing by 11 shots.

Rink 2  Bill Lawrence  Peter Humphreys  Eileen Mills  Fred Read  won 23 - 10

This was a very good win for Epsom on this rink.  They led 12 - 4 after 10 ends & went on to win by 13 shots.

Rink 3  Ruth Nixon  Pat Buckley  Derek Hoffmann  Martin Harbottle  lost 13 - 19

Epsom trailed 8 - 14 after 10 ends & lost by 6 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 52  Caterham 56  Epsom 2 points  Caterham 8 points

 

Indoor Friendly

Epsom played at Horsham in a Mixed Friendly on Wednesday 8th November 2017 lost on all 4 rinks & the match 51 - 85.

Details:

Rink 4  Brian Kenyon  Guest Stefan Tomm  lost 14 - 20

Epsom held Horsham for 11 ends when the scores were level 10 - 10.  They lost by 6 shots.

Rink 5  Audrey Jones  Guest  Keith Roberts  lost 15 - 17

This rink was also level after 11 ends, 8 - 8 and fought well for the rest of the game losing by just 2 shots.

Rink 6  Roy Ward  Mike James  Graham Coleman  lost 10 - 32

Epsom struggled on this rink losing by 22 shots.

Rink 7  Jim Martin  Guest  Fred Read  lost 12 - 16

Epsom led 12 - 10 after 15 ends, but lost by 3 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 51  Horsham 85

 

Indoor Friendly

Epsom played at Donyngs in a Mixed Friendly on Sunday 5th November 2017 and won on 1 rink, lost on the other 2 and lost the match 47 - 56. This was another good performance despite losing on two rinks.

Details:

Rink 4  Jim Martin  Eileen Mills  Derek Hoffmann  lost 12 - 20

After 10 ends Epsom was just 1 shot behind, 9 - 10, but fell away in the last 8 ends to lose by 8 shots.

Rink 5  Brian Collis  Peter Humphreys  Phil Sims  won 23 - 11

After 10 ends Epsom had a healthy lead 15 - 4, but Donyngs had the better of the rest of the afternoon.  However, Epsom scored 5 shots on the 17th end to go on to win by 10 shots.

Rink 6  Brian Kenyon  Sylvia Smart  Anne Hoffmann  lost 12 - 23

Trailing by just one shot, 6 - 7 after 8 ends Epsom then dropped a count of 6 and did not seem to recover.  They lost by 11 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 47  Donyngs 56

 

Indoor Friendly

Epsom played at Donyngs in a Mixed Friendly on Saturday 14th October 2017 and won on 1 rink, lost on the other 2 and lost the match 50 - 71. The match was reduced to 2 Triples & 1 rink as one of Epsom's team was taken ill.

Details:

Rink 1  Brian Kenyon  Sylvia Smart  Eileen Mills  won 25 - 19

Epsom led all afternoon.  This was a good performance as they played against 4 Donyngs players.  They led 17 - 14 after 15 ends & won by 6 shots. (no reduction was made in the scores because 3 played 4).

Rink 2  Audrey Jones  Ron Snow  Ruth Nixon  Peter Humphreys  lost 15 - 24

Epsom struggled on this rink losing by 9 shots.

Rink 3  Bill Lawrence  Jim Martin  Stefan Lukatschat  lost 10 - 28

A similar story to rink 2 here with Epsom losing by 18 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 50  Donyngs 71

 

Indoor Spitfire League

Epsom played at against Purley Bury on Wednesday 11th October 2017 in their first match this season in the Spitfire League.  This is played at Donyngs Indoor Bowling Club.  They lost on all 3 rinks.

Details:

Rink 4  Bill Lawrence  Sylvia Smart  Stefan Lukatschat  Keith Roberts  lost 10 - 18

After 8 ends Epsom was 4 - 10 behind and lost the second half 6 - 8 to lose by 8 shots.

Rink 5  Dave Pearce  Stefan Tomm  Eileen Mills  Fred Read  lost 10 - 22

After 8 ends Epsom was 4 - 12 down and lost by 12 shots.

Rink 6  Brian Kenyon  Audrey Jones  Peter Humphreys  Phil Sims  lost 10 - 17

After 8 ends the scores were level 7 - 7, but Epsom went on to lose by 7 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 30  Purley Bury 57   Epsom 0 points  Purley Bury 10 points