IN Round 13 of the Widnes Bowling Club 501 League, the Corpy Club at home to the Wellington took the first game through Ian Argent. That was as good as it got for them as the Wellington took the remaining eight games and the match through, Phil Corless, Anthony Hall including a 180, Phil Corless and Rob Woods, Anthony Hall and Chris Vaughan (18 darts), Karl Whitfield and Scott Devany, Chris Vaughan, Mark Tyrer and Rob Woods.
The Halton Stadium at home to the RAOB conceded the first game to the Buff’s Adam Mellor with a 105 checkout. The Stadium came back with three in a row through John Bowles, Eddie Dootson and opening pair, Eddie Dootson and John Bowles. A win from the Buff’s Adam Mellor and Brian Abbott narrowed the gap, but not for long as the Stadium proceeded to take the remaining four games and the match.
The Main Top at home to the Mill Brow SC saw the Brow’s Paul Linger take the first game. Daniel Goodall then levelled for the Main Top, only to see two wins in a row come from the Brow’s Tony Green and opening pair, Chris Taylor and Alan Sutton. The Top levelled with two in a row before going ahead with a further two wins from Paul Batty and Roy Caldwell. With the match victory in the bag for the Main Top, it was no consolation to the Brow when Alan Sutton took their final game.
Widnes RUFC at home to Widnes Bowling Club conceded the first two games to the Bowler’s Harry Ellis and Alec McGill. Justin Winstanley narrowed the gap but the Bowler were on a roll as they took the next four games. Paul Woods then took the penultimate game for the Wids, whilst J Slater took the final game and the match for Widnes Bowling Club.
In round nine of the Mill Brow SC RTB League, division one action saw Birchfield at home to Widnes Cricket Club, take the first two games. The Cricket Club recovered a point with a win from Darren Pilling to narrow the gap. However the Birchfield forged ahead, taking the next four games through Dave Herley and Trevor Chadwick, Keith Allen and Ian Sharples, Carl Bryan and Bernie Teebay and Ian Sharples. With the match already in the bag for the Birchfield, the Cricket Club took the final two games through Dan Morris and Billy Webb.
The Halton Stadium at home to the Corpy Club conceded the first game to the Corpy’s Ian Argent. Joe Batty then levelled for the Stadium. A further win apiece from the Corpy’s Lol McGeiver and the Stadium’s opening pair, Alan Magee and Terry Roach kept the score line level. The Stadium then edged into the lead only for the Corpy to come back with a win from Alan Moran. The Stadium rallied again, this time taking the two remaining games and the match through Alan Magee and John Bowles.
Farnworth SC at home to the Wellington took the first two games through Ian Wall and Chris Taylor. The Wellington levelled with two wins of their own through Karl Whitfield and opening pair, Rob Woods and Barry Highfield. Farnworth then took two in a row through Chris Taylor and Ronnie Greylish and Billy Fox and Chris Hall. Barry Highfield took the next point for the Wellington, only to see the Farnworth SC take the remaining two games and the match through Tony Green and Keith Horabin.
The Moorfield SSC at home to Widnes RUFC started with a vengeance as they took the first five games through,Mark Brick, Scott Morris, Adam Mellor, Paul Woodward and D Garlinge and Dave Brick and Danny Mellor. The Wid’s were in an untenable position as Barry Noonan and Scott Dacey put them on to the score sheet, but the gap was widened even further as the Moorfield’s Jamie Donegan and Joey Bamber took the last two games.
In Division Two, the Simms Cross Institute at home to Mill Brow SC, started well taking three games in a row through Kyle Yeomans, Keith Glover and Glen Owen. The Brow responded with two in a row through Chris Bright and Paul Linger and John Glover and Paul Black. The Brow’s luck was about to run out as a further two wins from the Stute’s Tex Abbott and Dave Evans and Brian Abbott took them past the winning post with two games still to play. Paul Black gave the Brow the penultimate game with a 14 dart display, whilst Andy Abbott took the final game for the already victorious Simms Cross Institute.
The RAOB at home to Widnes Bowling Club took the first game through John O’Neill. Rob Farrington then levelled for the Bowler. A further two wins from the Buff’s Peter Jerram and their opening pair, Brian Dutton and Peter Jerram put the Buffs into an early lead. However they couldn’t sustain this as the Bowler rallied, taking all the remaining five games and the match through, Rob Farrington and Tommy Robertson, Harry Ellis and Dave Jones, Harry Ellis, Tommy Robertson (17 darts) and James Brown.