Bowlers on a roll in Horsham

Eastbourne’s Men had a successful trip to Horsham IBC in the Sussex County League.

By winning on four of the six rinks, they gained nine points to Horsham’s two points with a final score of Eastbourne 133 Horsham 99.

There was a close encounter with the Adur IBC in the Men’s Over 60s double rink competition.

Playing at home, Tony Redshaw, Peter Reynolds, Terry Howard and Peter Morgan fought back to win 18-15.

At the away venue were Ray Novis, John White, Mick Martin and Ian Coombes who had a slender lead after 18 ends but dropped six shots over the last three ends to lose 18-15.

For the third time this year for the club , an extra end was needed to decide the result and this time it went to Adur.

The Ladies, playing in the third round of the Mason Trophy against Arun Ladies IBC, suffered one of their heaviest defeats for years.

Losing at both venues the final score was 19-60.

In the National Mixed Fours competition Carol Fuller, Pat Bain, Bill Fuller and Stephen Bain travelled to Wealden IBC and recorded a fine win 21-14.