Success for Indoor Bowls Club in Vivienne Trophy

York Press: York Indoor Bowls Club’s Joyce Gee gestures during her rink’s  victory over Charnwood in the Vivienne Trophy York Indoor Bowls Club’s Joyce Gee gestures during her rink’s victory over Charnwood in the Vivienne Trophy

YORK Indoor Bowls Club’s run of success in the Vivienne Trophy continued with a comfortable 90-64 victory over Loughborough side Charnwood.

Three rinks were won by the Thanet Road victors, who now play Hitchen-based Riverain next Thursday at the neutral venue of Lincoln.

York pulled away between the fifth and tenth ends against Charnwood to take the aggregate score from 17-16 to 43-22.

It was only after the final result was inevitable that Charnwood made the score respectable, scoring 19 shots to 11 over the last three ends.

At home, Brenda Martin’s team dropped a single on the first end then won nine of the next ten to lead 16-2.

Their supremacy was rewarded with a maximum eight on the 15th end, which moved the score to 26-5, and they won 31-12.

Joyce Gee’s side moved the score from 4-3 down to 13-4 up between the fifth and tenth ends. They only dropped singles thereafter and won easily 23-10.

Away, Irene Paylor’s team were level at 9-9 after 11 ends but, with two to go, they had done enough to win the game when they led 20-10. They finished 20-16.

Pat Bracken’s team came back from 16-10 down to level at 16-16 with three ends to play, but they lost all three in a 26-16 defeat.

Next Thursday’s tie is due to start at 12.30pm and the club will be running a coach, which is due to leave at 10am.

Anyone interested in travelling should phone 01904 704180.

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