15.06.23: B&D League Division 2 v Knowle (Away)

Lost 50-51: 4 points

There was an air of disappointment / depression after this game and after a week of excellent results for Redland players in competition games I wonder what we expect?

Chaps we have got no god given right to win every game, we only lost by one, we got 4 points and we are still top of the table.

On Jim’s rink with Will, Trev and Vince we were always behind, dropping two fives didn’t help and we ended 10-28 down.

This rink has been winning well, but this week it didn’t happen.

On RKJ’s rink with Calvin, Larry and Andy, always in front and only conceding 5 ends won 20-14.

On end 13 your captain praised the front 3 for “brilliant bowling” when they had 6 woods within a foot of the jack, then the next end they dropped a 5 !

But a good solid win nevertheless.

On Josh’s rink with Kev, Gerry and Jon, behind at 5 ends then had a little run in the middle to be 20-8 up going into the last end. However this didn’t really matter as the whole game was  level at this point and we just needed one to win. Jon started with a wood a foot from the jack, but the opposition number two bowled a “dapper” and we just couldn’t shift it to lose the last end and the game overall.

An exciting finish but that much better if you actually win

On to Henleaze at home next week to finish the first half of the season.

Finally Good luck to Larry and Josh who have reached the last 16 in the Glos two wood. They are playing Sunday at Cotswold bowls club.