Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 September 2014

Bowls: Nixon and Gray keep bowling them over in Belfast

D. Nixon has edged ahead in the Wednesday Men's Evening League, unbeaten on eight points after four matches, but there are six others just two points behind at the Belfast Stadium.

In the Wednesday Ladies' Afternoon League there are three bowlers on six points - P. Smyth, B. Donnelly and J. McConnell.

T. Gray has opened up a gap in the Morning Mixed League, with eight points from four matches, and his closest rivals are R. McNeilly and T. Kennedy, with four points from three matches.

It is tight at the top of the Ladies Tuesday Afternoon League. Freda Elliott leads with six points, followed by Vera McCourt on five, and Nan Allely with four but a game less played.

TUESDAY: MORNING MIXED LEAGUE: W. Leeper 15, D. McClure 4; J. Jordan 10, J. Mairs 6; E. Lehane 5, J. McBride 19; K. Gorman 6, F. Sutton 13; B. Hanna 2, K. Brown 20; D. Moore 15, W. Browne 7; W. Thompson 22, B. McNally 4; C. Logan 7, S. Galway 18; H. Sloan 10, G. Strong 13; G. Purdy 19, N. Williams 8; W. Starr 5, J. T. Leonard 17; T. Deconink 8, M. Ferguson 10; C. Grant 9, P. Newton 15; D. Gillespie 18, S. Collins 7; K. Cathcart 11, J. McGookin 14; R. Warwick 2, W. Glover 17; J. Wedlock 6, I. Hay 14.

LADIES LEAGUE: A. Martin 26, M. Oak 4; V. Luney 14, J. McBride 8; N. Allely 16, D. Whittaker 6; E. Lappin 5, G. Collins 11; Y. Ross 7, A. McKittrick 18.

MEN'S EVENING LEAGUE: T. R. White 10, I. McIntyre 17; J. H. Campbell 2, R. Girvan 25; J. Corry 8, M. Irvine 25; S. Templeton 8, W. McConkey 14; L. Morrow 23, T. Smyth 3; W. Hoy 9, R. Eynon 20; P. Burns 7, D. LeMarquand 17; B. Daly 19, P. McVeigh 11; M. Merritt 17, S. Hedley 7; A. Harrison 9, J. McGettrick 17.

WEDNESDAY: MORNING MIXED LEAGUE: A. Logan 5, W. Leeper 23; J. Granlees 11, E. Mairs 12; G. Morrow 13, R. Cottell 5; J. Kennedy 13, W. Anderson 22; J. Crothers 15, W. Young 9; J. Bramley 17, B. Dickson 5; S. Kerr 19, A. Weller 11; A. McKittrick 12, B. Craig 14; N. Spiller 11, J. Miskimmin 17; B. Walker 12, S. Gillespie 4; J. Walsh 8, R. Burton 19; M. Swann 11, P. Rankin 13E. Smith 10, E. Gordon 8; S. Elliman 13, P. Lavery 9.

SENIORS AFTERNOON LEAGUE: R. McNeilly 16, J. McCarthy 5; T. Gray 23, R. Gillespie 14; B. Brown 17, W. Anderson 7; W. Elliott 11, T. Kennedy 17.

LADIES AFTERNOON LEAGUE: B. Armstrong 11, K. Walsh 12; E. Lusty 9, B. Donnelly 14; E. Kane 9, K. Curran 10; J. McConnell 8, P. Smyth 10.

MEN'S EVENING LEAGUE: M. Devlin 5, W. Thompson 19; H. Townsend 9, D. Moore 13; T. Thompson 9, B. Alexander 18; C. Logan 13, J. Frazer 10; W. Stevenson 18, S. Galway 8; W. Moran 6, D. Nixon 20; R. Simpson 14, C. Gallagher 15; B. Hunter 14, B. McGregor 13; G. McElroy 17, M. Dunlop 16.

THURSDAY: MORNING MIXED LEAGUE: B. Burrows 8, J. Brennan 16; D. Moore 9, T. R. White 12; D. Merrett 4, S. Gillespie 17; B. Armstrong 15, R. King 4; S. Cole 15, D. McClure 11; A. Entwhistle 7, J. McBride 8; T. K. Bell 8, C. Logan 12; H. McKeown 9, R. Walkington 19; B. Young 12, L. Wilson 13; D. S. Sterritt 7, I. Bamford 16; J. Shannon 13, W. Watson 13; T. Watson 16, J. Walsh 9.

LADIES AFTERNOON LEAGUE: M. McGuile 20, D. Miskelly 4; E. Smith 4, Y. Ross 21; M. Mallon 18, M. Stubbs 6; V. Luney 7, E. Gordon 7; P. Newton 13, B. Campbell 4.

MEN'S B SECTION, DIVISION 1: F. Lemon 11, C. Bramall 16; K. Armstrong 13, T. Allen 11; J. Andrews 16, G. Ferrett 13; J. Skinner 7, E. Lehane 15; R. McGregor 29, P. O'Hagan 6.

MIXED FOURS, DIVISION 1: S. Hegan 22, W. Stevenson 5; D. Evans 5, M. Stevenson 18; F. Wylie 2, T. Young 23; G. Wilson 4, M. Brown 16.

MEN'S A SECTION, DIVISION 1: H. Whittaker 17, T. Gill 8; J. Nutt 13, R. McKeavney 8; W. Taylor 18, A. Austin 16; T. R. White 14, M. Leckey 10; G. McCloskey 13, F. Simpson 11.

FRIDAY: MORNING MIXED LEAGUE: R. Meaklim 7, F. Sutton 14; D. Miskelly 26, J. Alford 2; D. Craig 8, W. McConkey 10; J. R. Totten 9, J. Boyd 20; G. B. McKay 13, W. Browne 8; H. Whittaker 21, G. Fulton 10; J. Crothers 20, B. Kerr 5; J. Winnington 4, D. Purdy 14; W. Glover 5, D. Gillespie 13; R. McNeilly 14, D. McDowell 10.

MEN'S EVENING LEAGUE: R. Aiken 7, M. Bingham 16; A. Robinson 7, J. Frazer 15; S. Adamson 17, M. Moorehead 8; R. McKittrick 16, W. Hoy 10; B. McGregor 17, B. Dorman 15; T. Wilson 7, D. Craig 22; P. McClean 5, B. Nixon 14; I. McIntyre 13, D. Elliott 14; J. L. Boyd 16, B. Fitzsimmons 11.

SATURDAY: MEN'S LEAGUE: W. Stevenson 6, D. Simpson 13; W. Taylor 17, M. Irvine 5; M. Dunlop 10, B. Dorman 6; W. Thompson 4, F. Simpson 12; M. Merritt 11, P. McVeigh 10; W. N. Thompson 17, A. Bailie 7; B. Nixon 21, B. Kelso 8; J. Hagen 18, H. Johnston 9.

SUNDAY: JACK SMYTH PAIRS LEAGUE: M. Merritt 26, W. Stevenson 11; J. McGettrick 15, J. Corry 10; N. Hughes 4, S. Hegan 18; D. Gillespie 7, C. Eadie 8.

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