County and District Games
In May we competed in the early round of National, County and District competitions with some success
Men's Top Club
We didn't start well losing at Home to Alexandra 2-3. Pete Anthony won the 2 woods and Andy Boyman, Bill Rawlinson and Dave Froude the triples.
Tony Allcock Trophy
This is a mixed 2 rink competition for the over 60's. We lost away to Oakley with the score of 22-33
Men's National 2 Fours
We had another close game but pulled off a win in our game away at Old Basing, winning 34-32 after being level at the start of the last end. We are away to Pyestock in the next round.
The Herbie Turner Cup
Andover Lions beat Wilton 77-59 in the Herbie Turner Cup. They will now play either Salisbury or Amesbury in the semi final'
County Mixed Top Club
We won the first round and were playing away at County Bowling Club. We were the winners this time wining 3-2. Pete Anthony and Cynthia Hamilton won the mixed pairs. Andy Carnegie won the Men's 4 woods and Jackie Kingston won the Ladies 4 woods 21-20 in a very exciting match. Jackie came back from 12-19 down. Andover now play Banister Park or Lockwood in the next round.
Andover sent a team of eight ladies, 2 rinks of 4 to Mayfield Park on Saturday to play in the first round of the Thornbery Competition. We won on one rink and lost on one, the overall score was 44/34 to Mayfield Park
County Senior Fours
A team of four of our ladies, skipped by Janet Williamson won their first round in this competition, away to Waterside.
Four of our Andover Ladies are honoured to have been selected to play in the Johns Trophy, which is an
Inter County Competition.
Andrew Carnegie played a County Singles game against an opponent from Sports Centre in Southampton, it was a very close game, going all the way to 20-20, and Andrew won the last end. An exciting game to watch.
Cathy Hopwood had her first game in the Salisbury & District Singles Competition against a lady from Amesbury. Cathy had a good game but lost to a more experienced bowler.