Second successive Derbyshire Cup defeat for Hunts bowlers

Bowls coverage from the Hunts Post.

Bowls coverage from the Hunts Post. - Credit: Archant

Huntingdonshire suffered a second successive Derbyshire Cup defeat last weekend.

The local bowlers went down 101-63 against a traditionally strong Lincolnshire side in a Southern Section fixture of the inter-county competition played at Lincoln IBC.

All four Hunts rinks were beaten with the narrowest margin of defeat being five shots for the trio of Richard Stevens.

Hunts rinks:

Steve Farrant (Huntingdon), Barry Stevens (Warboys) & Richard Stevens (Warboys) lost 16-21.

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Roger White (Fenstanton), Paul Silk (Huntingdon) & John Hignett (Buckden) lost 17-24.

David Peak (Hemingfords), Malcolm Dudley (Hemingfords) & Steve Baker (Hemingfords) lost 14-24.

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Trevor Dighton (Godmanchester), Geoff Barlow (St. Ives) & Robert Jepson (St. Ives) lost 16-32.

The series continues as Hunts host North Cambs at Huntingdon IBC this Sunday in their next fixture.

Hunts selected rinks: Bob Welford/Roger White/John Hignett, Gary French/Malcolm Dudley/Paul Silk, Steve Farrant/Lee Swannell/Richard Stevens, Trevor Dighton/Geoff Barlow/Robert Jepson. Reserves: Roy Garnham, Brian Johnson, Barry Stevens, Alan Woolf.

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