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

Jubilee Cup

Epsom played the quarter final in the Jubilee Cup on Monday 25th January 2019 & won on 1 rink, lost on the other & lost overall 37 - 44.  This was a very close game across the 2 rinks with the scores level 15 - 15 after 10 ends & 28 - 28 after 15 ends. Epsom went ahead 35 - 32 after 18 ends, but were outscored 2 - 12 over the last 3 ends to lose overall by 7 shots.

Details:

Rink 2  Phil Sims John Warren Terry Hoye Les Owen  won 25 - 24

This rink found themselves 0 - 10 down after 7 ends, but won the next 6 ends to go 18 - 10 ahead (13 ends).  They dropped 5 shots on the next end, but were still ahead 23 - 18 after 18 ends.  On the last end Epsom held 3 shots with one Raynes Park/Merton bowl to play. The skip managed to get the shot leaving Epsom winning by 1 shot.

Rink 3  Keith Roberts John Huxford Peter Miller Jim Scott  lost 12 - 20

Epsom led 8 - 5 after 10 ends, but went behind 9 - 13 on end 15.  They lost the last 3 ends to lose by 8 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 37  Raynes Park/Merton 44

 

Spitfire League

Epsom played in the Semi Final of the Spitfire League on Wednesday 27th February 2019 and lost against Purley Bury.  They then played Monotype in the 3rd/4th play off and lost this game as well.  Each game was played over 10 ends.

Details:

Semi Final:

Rink 1  Stefan Tomm Trish Southgate Phil Sims Martin Harbottle  won 10 - 8

Epsom led 7 - 4 after 5 ends & won by 2 shots

Rink 2  Brian Kenyon Heather Pigden Fred Read Peter Miller  lost 6 - 10

Epsom led 4 - 2 after 5 ends, but lost by 4 shots.

Rink 3  Dave Pearce Eileen Mills Keith Roberts John Warren  lost 11 - 18

Epsom had a poor first 5 ends finding themselves 2 - 17 down.  However, they had a better second half but lost by 7 shots.

Play off for 3rd place

Rink 4  Dave Pearce Eileen Mills Keith Roberts John Warren  lost 10 - 15

Epsom was behind all through this game finally losing by 5 shots.

Rink 5  Brian Kenyon Heather Pigden Fred Read Peter Miller  won 10 - 6

Epsom led 5 - 1 after 5 ends & won by 4 shots.

Rink 6  Stefan Tomm Trish Southgate Phil Sims Martin Harbottle  lost 7 - 14

Epsom was 4 - 8 down after 5 ends & lost by 7 shots.

Well done to Epsom for reaching the Semi Final of this Competition. The Club were given 80 for reaching the Semi Final.

 

Mole Valley Cup

Epsom played their fourth round match in the Mole Valley Cup against Epsom Park on Friday 1st March 2019 and lost 11 - 23.

Details:  Heather Pigden Trish Southgate Martin Harbottle Simon Mellor  lost 11 - 23

Epsom only won 5 of the 18 ends played.  They were 7 - 13 down after 10 ends & further behind 9 - 21 after 15 ends.  They lost by 12 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 11  Epsom Park 23

 

Mole Valley Cup

Epsom played their third round match in the Mole Valley Cup against Ashtead on Friday 22nd February 2019 and won 14 - 12.

Details:  Trish Southgate Heather Pigden Peter Miller Martin Harbottle  won 14 - 12

Epsom led 9 - 3 after 10 ends and were still ahead 13 - 9 after 15 ends.  They won by 2 shots

Final Score:  Epsom 14  Ashtead 12

 

Mole Valley Cup

Epsom played their second round match in the Mole Valley Cup against Bookham 'A' on Friday 15th February 2019 and were well beaten 13 - 19.

Details:  Audrey Jones David Ganney Eileen Mills Fred Read  lost 13 - 19

Epsom led 3 - 1 after 3 ends, but lost the next 3 ends dropping a total of 12 shots to go behind 3 - 13.  They got back to 13 - 16 after 14 ends, but lost the last 2 ends to lose by 6 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 13  Bookham 'A' 19

 

                     

 

Spitfire League

Epsom played their fourth fixture of the season in the Spitfire League against Redhill BC on Wednesday 6th February 2019.  They lost on all 3 rinks, and the match 38 - 55 (0 - 10). After qualifying for the quarter finals this was a big disappointment result for Epsom.

Details:

Rink 1  Pat Buckley Audrey Jones Phil Sims Fred Read  lost 14 - 21

Epsom was 6 - 12 down after 8 ends and went on to lose by 7 shots.

Rink 2  Brian Kenyon Lesley South Brian Collis Keith Roberts  lost 12 - 17

Epsom was 4 - 11 down after 12 ends, but picked up 6 shots on end 13 & 2 shots on end 14 to go ahead 12 - 11. Redhill drew level on the penultimate end and then scored a count of 5 leaving Epsom losing by 5 shots.

Rink 3  Stefan Tomm Dave Pearce Marilyn Walsh-Hoye John Warren  lost 12 - 17

Epsom led 12 - 8 after 10 ends, but lost all the remaining ends to lose by 5 shots.

Final Score: Epsom 38  Redhill 55    Epsom 0 points  Redhill 10 points

Marilyn Walsh-Hoye played in her first match in this Competition.

 

Jubilee Cup

Epsom played their third game in the Jubilee Cup on Friday 28th January 2019 against Auriol & won on both rinks. This was an excellent win 34 - 12.  This win puts Epsom in the Quarter Final.

Details:

Rink 2  Keith Robert John Huxford John Warren Jim Scott won 16 - 7

Epsom was behind in the early part of the game, but came back well over the last few ends to win by 9 shots.

Rink 3  Andrew Turnbull Martin Harbottle Terry Hoye Les Owen  won 18 - 5

Epsom led all evening on this rink.  They led 8 - 1 after 6 ends & 13 - 4 after 12 ends.  They won by 13 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 34   Auriol 12               Epsom 6 points  Auriol 0 points

 

Jubilee Cup

Epsom played their second game in the Jubilee Cup on Monday 28th January 2019 & won on 1 rink, drew on 1 rink & won overall 29 - 28.

Details:

Rink 4 Keith Roberts John Huxford John Warren Peter Miller  won 17 - 16

Epsom was 9 - 2 ahead after 5 ends & further in front 15 - 6 on the 10th end.  Cuddington came back well & scored 4 shots on the penultimate end to tie the scores.  Epsom won the last end on a very close measure to win by 1 shot.

Rink 5  Stefan Tomm Andrew Turnbull Terry Hoye Les Owen  drew 12 - 12

Epsom was 1 - 6 down after 5 ends, but went ahead 9 - 7 on end 10.  Epsom dropped 3 shots over the last 2 ends ending up with a draw.

Final Score:  Epsom 29  Cuddington 28    Epsom 5 points  Cuddington 1 point

Andrew Turnbull played his first game in this Competition.

 

Mole Valley Cup

Epsom played their first round match in the Mole Valley Cup on Friday 25th January 2019 and were well beaten 11 - 21.

Details:

Brian Kenyon Trish Southgate Eileen Mills Peter Miller  lost 11 - 21

Epsom was behind after the third end & were further behind 4 - 13 down after 10 ends.  They lost by 10 shots.

 

Spitfire League

Epsom played their third fixture of the season in the Spitfire League against Reigate Priory BC on Wednesday 23rd January 2019.  They won on all 3 rinks, and the match 56 - 28 (10 - 0). This was the best win in this League since Epsom joined this Competition in 2014/15. Trish Southgate played her first game in this Competition.

Details:

Rink 4  Brian Kenyon Heather Pigden Brian Collis  Martin Harbottle  won 16 - 13

Epsom led 8 - 5 after 7 ends, but lost the next 2 ends to go 8 - 11 down.  They were still behind 9 - 12 on the 11th end, but won the next 4 ends to lead 16 - 12.  They dropped 1 shot on the last end & won by 3 shots.

Rink 5  Lesley South Pat Buckley Phil Sims Fred Read  won 19 - 6

Epsom restricted Reigate to win just 6 ends in this game.  Epsom led 13 - 3 after 10 ends & 19 - 4 after 14 ends.  They won by 13 shots.

Rink 6  Stefan Tomm Trish Southgate Dave Pearce John Warren  won 21 - 9

A similar story to rink 5 with Epsom winning 11 of the 16 ends.  They were level 9 - 9 after 10 ends, but won all the remaining ends to win by 12 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 56  Reigate Priory 28     Epsom 10 points  Reigate 0 points

 

Jubilee Cup

Epsom played their first game in the Jubilee Cup on Monday 7th January 2019 & won on 1 rink, lost on 1 rink and won overall 26 - 23.

Details:

Rink 4  Phil Sims John Warren Terry Hoye Les Owen  won 18 - 11

After 8 ends Epsom was 5 - 6 down, but scored 8 shots over the next 3 ends to go ahead 13 - 6.  Cheam narrowed the gap to 3 shots (13 - 10) on the 13th end but Epsom scored 5 shots on the next end to go 18 - 10 ahead.  They won by 7 shots.

Rink 5  Keith Roberts John Huxford Peter Miller Jim Scott lost 8 - 12

The scores were level 6 - 6 after 7 ends, but Epsom lost the next 4 ends to go 6 - 12 behind.  They lost by 4 shots.

Final Score:  Epsom 26   Cheam 23  Epsom 4 points  Cheam 2 points

 

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.