Dromore Seniors and Ladies score big wins

Dromore Senior Bowls team enjoying a match in the sunshine.
Dromore Senior Bowls team enjoying a match in the sunshine.

Dromore seniors 80

Rathfriland 64

Dromore Seniors played Rathfriland last Wednesday night and got 5.5 points to keep up their challenge for the Division Two title of the NIBA League.

Once again, the Blakely brothers were the point-scorers for Rathfriland.

Gavin won his game by three shots and Kyle came from behind to tie his game by 16 shots each. The Dromore rinks skipped by Nicky Haire and Sam Malcomson had high scoring wins.

Rink 1 Dromore D Graham’ W Clingham. T Haire J McKenny 18

Rathfriland A Mark R Cromie K McKnight G Blakely 21

Rink 2 Dromore N Shaw R Bolton R Greer N Haire 26

Rathfriland B Maxwell J Warburton B McArdle P Morgan 13

Rink 3 Dromore D Paylor R Aiken D McCandless S G Malcomson 20

Rathfriland T Niblock S Wilson J McClimond J Parr 14

Rink 4 A Johnston N Haire G Dawson G Clingham 16

Rathfriland F Sands J Niblock J Moffett K Blakely 16

Dromore Ladies

Near neighbours Lagan Valley Ladies provided the opposition for Dromore Ladies in their final game before the summer break in League fixtures.

The weather was perfect,the green was running true,and a fine game of bowls followed. Dromore took full advantage of their familiarity with the green and quickly established a comfortable lead on both rinks.

At the finish the winning margin was 25 shots in Dromore’s favour which earned the maximum 5 league points.

RINK 1: E DICKSON ,P HAYES ,M DAWSON, L AIKEN. Won 16 - 11

RINK 2: L GRIBBEN, M WARD, C OGLE, J MALCOLMSON. Won 26 - 6