BOWLS: Silver Jubilee Vase success and Donald Steward Trophy defeat for Huntingdonshire women’s teams

Nicky Verlander skipped a winning Huntingdonshire rink in the Donald Steward Trophy defeat to Northa

Nicky Verlander skipped a winning Huntingdonshire rink in the Donald Steward Trophy defeat to Northants. - Credit: Archant

There was delight for one Huntingdonshire Women’s team and defeat for another in their first fixtures of the new county season.

The local ladies claimed an emphatic 144-88 victory at Northants in their opening Silver Jubilee Vase outing when completing a clean sweep of victories on all five rinks. The successful skips were Carole Hickey, Linda Levi, Mandy Woodrow, Nicky Hastings and Lynne King.

But it was a different story in the Donald Steward Trophy as they were beaten 105-87 by the same county despite wins for the rinks of Nicky Verlander and Andrea Rose.

Hunts are back in action when hosting Norfolk in both competitions next Wednesday (June 13).

Results


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Donald Steward Trophy

Northants 105, Hunts 87

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Hunts rinks: June Blackall/Daphne Meats/Nicky Verlander won 21-15, Sylvia Armstrong/Pauline Whittlesey/Andrea Rose won 21-16, Janice White/Jenny Martin/Val Corn lost 17-29, Sandra Day/Janet Chapman/Lynda Childs lost 19-22, Glenys Cousins/Jean Whittamore/Celia Steward lost 9-23.

Silver Jubilee Vase

Northants 88, Hunts 144.

Hunts rinks: Pat Brce/Jenny Martin/Carole Hickey won 39-14, Patsy Coles/Jill Francis/Linda Levi won 27-17, Teresa Biccaregui/Joy Kent/Mandy Woodrow won 25-16, Brenda Read/Lisa Haynes/Nicky Hastings won 27-24, Andrea Banham/Jenny Hurst/Lynne King won 26-15.

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