Buckinghamshire Short Mat Bowling Association

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The next match is at home to Hertfordshire on Sunday 24th September at Handy Cross

Bucks v Northants  17th September 2017

On Sunday 17th September, Bucks welcomed Northants to Handy Cross to play their 1st ICC game of the 6 game series. With lots of familiar faces and quite a few new ones, it promised to be a very entertaining day with some excellent bowls to look forward to.

Bucks opened the batting with convincing wins in the singles by Paul Knight and David Gander and in the pairs with Ann and Bob Hine.

The Triples followed up with a win from Val Laltham, Irene Roberts and Brian Latham, and a draw from Sharon Drake, Mervyn Wilson and Ian Forbes.

The four of Tony Rixon, Brenda Gander, Derek Kent and Kevin Dwyer, picked up two shots on the last end to pinch a win for another two points.

At the half way stage the score stood at 11 points to 5 in favour of Bucks.

The second half started in similar vane to the first session, with both Paul and David winning their singles and Ann and Bob their pairs games. Two bonus points in the singles, but unfortunately not enough shots in the pairs so the bonus points went to Northants.

Val, Irene and Brian were very unlucky to drop three shots on the last end of a very close fought game, but Sharon, Mervyn and Ian clinched their game to secure a further two points plus the bonus points.

Lyn Dancer, Rosemary Followell, Peter Clark and Geoff Ames, went into the last end of their game at eight shots all. They hung on to win by one shot for another two points.

The final score: Bucks 195 shots and 25 points, Northants 171 shots and 15 points.

Both teams played extremely well and all credit to Northants for putting up a great fight at an away venue. Well done to both teams and congratulations to Bucks for their first win of the season.

The next game is against Hertfordshire on Sunday 24th September at Handy Cross. See you all there.

For all the scores click the link:  SCORES

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