Welcome to the Winter 2018/19 Newsletter.  This Newsletter will contain all information from 1st October 2018
 

Spitfire League

Epsom played their second fixture of the season in the Spitfire League against Monotype on Wednesday 12th December 2018.  They won on 2 rinks, lost on 1 rink & won the match 46 - 38 (8 - 2).

Details:

Rink 4  Bill Lawrence Lesley South Pat Buckley Fred Read  won 19 - 10

Epsom led all afternoon on this rink.  They led 15 - 4 after 10 ends & won by 9 shots.

Rink 5  Stefan Tomm Dave Pearce Eileen Mills John Warren  won 14 - 10

Epsom got off to an excellent start when they led 10 - 1 after 5 ends.  They led 13 - 4 after 10 ends & went on to win by 4 shots.

Rink 6  Keith Roberts Heather Pigden Brian Kenyon Martin Harbottle  lost 13 - 18

Epsom was in control right up to the 13th end when they led 13 - 11.  However, they lost the last 3 ends to lose by 5 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 46  Monotype 38    Epsom 8 points  Monotype 2 points

 

Indoor Friendly v Mole Valley

Epsom played against Mole Valley on Sunday 2nd December 2018 and lost on all 4 rinks & the match 63 - 90.

Details:

Rink 1  Bill Lawrence Peter Humphreys Ruth Nixon Simon Meller  lost 11 - 19

Rink 2  Stefan Tomm Heather Pigden Brian Collis Peter Miller  lost 18 - 27

Rink 3  Audrey Jones Derek Hoffmann Sylvia Smart Brian Kenyon  lost 20 - 25

Rink 4  Eileen Mills Guest Anne Hoffmann Geoff Purrott  lost 14 - 19

Final Score:  Epsom 63  Mole Valley 90

 

Indoor Friendly v Horsham

Epsom played against Horsham on Wednesday 7th November 2018 and won on 1 rink, lost on 3 rinks, & lost overall 42 - 70.

Details:

Rink 1  Sue Needham Jim Martin Brian Kenyon  lost 12 - 21

Rink 2  Audrey Jones Sylvia Smart Fred Read  lost 8 - 14

Rink 3  Stefan Tomm Guest Keith Roberts won 17 - 10

Rink 4  Trish Southgate Guest Brian Collis  lost 5 - 25

Final Score:  Epsom 42  Horsham 70

 

Indoor Friendly v Donyngs

Epsom played against Donyngs on Sunday 4th November 2018 and won on 1 rink, drew on 1 rink, lost on 1 rink & lost overall 53 - 57.

Details:

Rink 4  Audrey Jones Sue Needham Pat Buckley Martin Harbottle  lost 11 - 26

Epsom was 3 - 13 down after 10 ends, but closed the gap to 10 - 14 after 15 ends.  However, Donyngs outscored Epsom 1 - 12 over the remaining ends leaving Epsom losing by 15 shots.

Rink 5  Brian Collis Jim Martin Sylvia Smart Keith Roberts  drew 20 - 20

This was a game of two halves.  Epsom was 5 - 12 down after 10 ends, but Epsom fought back well to draw the rink.

Rink 6  Bill Lawrence Ruth Nixon David Ganney Brian Kenyon  won 22 - 11

This was an excellent performance by Epsom on this rink.  They led 7 - 6 after 10 ends & 11- 10 after 15 ends.  They then won the next 5 ends to go ahead 22 - 10.  They won by 11 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 53  Donyngs 57

 

Sutton & District Bowling Association

Ted Peirce Trophy

Winner - Martin Harbottle

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Spitfire League

Epsom played their very first fixture of the season in the Spitfire League against Godstone on Wednesday 10th October 2018.  They won on all 3 rinks & the Match 55 - 32 (10 - 0).

Details:

Rink 1  Bill Lawrence Audrey Jones Phil Sims Peter Miller  won 21 - 8 (15 ends played)

This rink was 11 - 6 ahead after 8 ends & won the last 4 ends to go on to win by 13 shots.

Rink 2  Stefan Tomm Brian Collis Anne Hoffmann John Warren  won 16 - 8 (16 ends played)

Epsom was 5 - 7 down after 8 ends, but won the next 7 ends to go ahead 16 - 7.  They won by 8 shots.

Rink 3  Keith Roberts Sylvia Smart Fred Read Martin Harbottle  won 18 - 16

After 8 ends Epsom led 14 - 9 & went on to win by 2 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 55  Godstone 32    Epsom 10 points  Godstone 0 points.