Monday am saw the 1st round of the Men’s Fours at Leamington Spa, where our fours champions of Roy Goldsmith, Dave Morrison, Brian Houghton, Jimmy Curtis faced an opening match against Norman Worley from Hendon, Middlesex.
Unfortunately it was not a good day and our lads went down 25 – 11.
The opening round also saw the loses of both Durham rinks, one Yorkshire rink, the remaining Lancashire rink, Cumbrian rink skipped by Steve Farish, as well Huntingtonshire’s Nicky Brett’s rink.
Therefore of the Northern Counties we had two in the second round – David Forster (Workington, Cumbria), and David Newsome (North Duffied, Yorkshire). Unfortunately both rinks lost in the second round this afternoon.
UPDATED (and apologies) – On Bowls Northumberland players we are in action on Tuesday with Champion of Champions – where Gosforth’s Chris Yeomans takes on Kent’s Roger Kendrick.
After that we will see the start of the triples on Wednesday and sees our county champions skipped by Gosforth’s Chris Yeomans in action in an early first round tie against Keith Alder (West Witney, Oxfordshire) – at 2 pm.