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Bowls: Home rinks get York Indoor Bowls Club off the mark
10:43am Thursday 6th December 2012 in Sport
YORK Indoor Bowls Club picked up their first Hebden Trophy league success of the season at the third time of asking as they beat Doncaster 103-62.
At home, Geoff Walker’s team led all the way, picking up a seven on the 17th end to make the score 31-11. They got a six two ends later on their way to a 38-13 victory.
Eric Hodgson’s side were 6-2 down after four ends but only lost three more and won 37-10.
Both away rinks were made to pay for poor starts which saw Tony Bryan’s trailing 16-1 and Jim Robertson’s 13-2 – both after ten ends.
They picked up in the second half and Bryan’s team only lost 23-14 and Robertson’s went down by only two shots at 16-14.