Defeat but Garvey B get three points in NIBA Division 4

Action from the bowls between Lisnagarvey B v Annalong at Warren Gardens US2416-407PM Pic by Paul Murphy
Action from the bowls between Lisnagarvey B v Annalong at Warren Gardens US2416-407PM Pic by Paul Murphy

Lisnagarvey B lost by nine shots away to Holywood in NIBA Division 4 but they had three winners which gave them three points.

This result keeps Garvey clear of the bottom two places and they will hope to move further up the table.

Ken Armstrong lost 9-31, Alton Reid won 21-17, Jim Chapman won 21-20, Denis Rankin won 23-15.

Dromore B chase


Donaghadee B 56 (0) Dromore B 94 (7)

Dromore B brought seven points home from Donaghadee B and are now bang in the promotion chase from Division 5 of the NIBA League.

Ahead 13-5 at the tenth and 24-5 five ends later Sammy Malcolmson went on to win by 25 shots.

It was 7-7 at the tenth but Ken Aiken edged it 14-13 at 15 ends and ended up with a three shots win.

In front 8-7 at the tenth and 15-9 at 15 ends Colin Houston scored a seven shots win.

It was 9-9 at the tenth but Alan Sudlow was 16-11 ahead at 15 ends and won by three shots.

B. Donnan 8, T. Ogle, R. Bolton, N. Shaw, S. Malcolmson 33; J. Newell 19, J. Clinghan, J. Black, H. Maxwell, K. Aiken 22; T. Williamson 11, K. Poots, B. Brown, I. Houston, C. Houston 18; D. Brown 18, W. J. Morgan, J. Maxwell, J. Dickson, A. Sudlow 21.

Valley sink to another defeat

Antrim 125 (7)

Lagan Valley 51 (0)

Lagan Valley had another disastrous day in NIBA Division 5 when they failed to get a point from a 74 shots defeat away to Antrim.

Down 8-15 at the tenth and 10-20 at 15 ends George Murdoch lost by 19 shots.

Jim Kinkead was 4-17 down at the tenth and 9-19 but he won four of the last five ends though losing by three shots.

Down 5-15 at the tenth and 7-28 at 15 ends Jeff Fawcus lost by 21 shots.

After dropping a “hot shot’’ at the first Jim Spence never recovered and lost by 31 shots.

R. McCullough 32, R. Johnston, D. McPherson, W. Benson, G. Murdoch 13; M. Crowther 22, J. Parkinson, W. McAllister, J. Houston, J. Kinkead 19; D. McCullough 33, G. Carruthers, P. Williams, W. Hobson, J. Fawcus 12; T. Evans 38, A. Jennings, P. Gaffney, M. Hanna, J. Spence 7.