The Spalding and District League held its annual competition for the Roy Gibson Memorial Rose Bowl.
In this event each player starts on a handicap and plays to 31 points, best of three ends.
Tony Dorey (24) was third on 2/5, though one of two other players could have caught him....
Week 19 for the Spalding and District League was scheduled for the Guardian Cup Round 1, though in the event just five of the seven ties were played with one unfinished.
The handicapper gave 200 a further 38 points and they continue the fight to retain the title.
Another busy week in the Spalding and District League saw thirteen matches played.
In Division 1 joint leaders Jokers were again a player short, but Guntars Briedes took both points against Nets n Edges to set up another win.
Week 17 of the Spalding and District League saw ten matches played but was so busy some were left unfinished.
In Division 1 Moulton SE faced Bladerunners, and though they started the final game had to call a halt before it could be completed.
A Sunday morning of equipment repairs
A Marylands Cup week for the Spalding and District League meant just 4 matches were scheduled.
Unfortunately only two of those were played, plus three others.
Hurricane Brothers and Nets n Edges did play their Round 2 match.
On a busy night for the Spalding and District League 11 matches were played, though not all to a finish.
Holland also caught up on a match against Mine’s a Pint from the previous week.
The JDM match was much tighter despite the result....
The Spalding and District League resumed after the holiday with a mix of matches from 3 competitions.
In all 8 matches were played in part and one completely.
Their league match had finished 2 - 3 and this had the same score line.
The Spalding and District League closed 2017 with the Paddy Palgrave Hard Bat Competition.
This event uses those wooden bats with just a piece of rubber that most players used when young.
Jeremy Hitcham was fourth with 2 wins and four draws....
The Spalding and District League staged the first round of the Marylands Cup which is played with players starting on a handicap.
The four singles and a doubles are played best of three ends to 31.