THE NEW FOREST LEAGUE - WEEK 12
In Division 1 It is difficult to get a true picture of the division as half the teams have not yet played the 12 games. Despite this, Fordingbridge are still top having had a 78-56 and 6-2 home win over Braeside. Their best were Richard Hindley, Graham House and Roly Ford with a 29-9 win. Ringwood are second, 10 points behind with a game in hand. They also had a home win, 75-64 for 7 points, against Lyndhurst, with Dan Davies, Rob Huggett and Lee Croad scoring 24-16. Waterside beat their visitors, Lymington by 74-49 and 7-1. Eric Donaldson, Alan Mills and Ian Winterburn were their best with 22-9. New Milton were home to Brockenhurst and suffered a 58-85 whitewash. Brock's best were Norm Cook, Paul Dudley and Andy Meek who won by 25-9.
In Division 2 Downton are in the lead, just ½ point ahead of Iford Bridge. They were away to Lymington A and picked up 6 points with a 68-59 win. Neil Gillespie, Geoff Warr and Les Cousins were their best with 25-13. Iford Bridge had a close win, at home to Milford, with 71-68 and 6-2. Dave Webb, Colin Lakey and Steve Burns led the way with 21-10. Braeside A were home to Fordingbridge A who were too strong, winning by 80-68 and 6-2. Their top trio was Len Pope, Mike Flowers and Derek Purse who won by 30-12. Verwood were home to New Milton A and won by 61-55 and 6-2.
In Division 3 Leaders, West Moors, came out on top in a close game against visitors Ringwood A, winning by 66-62 and 6-2. Jim Sillitoe's rink won by 22-8 for Ringwood and therefore West Moors needed the reply of 21-7 by Dave Sibley, Brian Holder and Peter Hunter. Highcliffe, in third place, closed the gap on Braeside B with a 74-57 and 7-1 home win over New Milton B. Their best were Mike Luker, Stuart Lane and Eric Snook with 22-10. Lymington B had a comfortable home win over Braeside B of 97-52 and 7-1. Graham Trotter's rink prevented a whitewash with a 1 shot win for the visitors. Lymington's best were Dennis Pitcher, Brian Nash and Gary Kirby who won by 32-11. Totton & Eling had a 100-56 and 8-0 home win over West Moors A.
In Division 4 Iford Bridge A maintained top spot with an 80-50 and 7½ -½ away victory at Brockenhurst A. Their top rink was Richard Higgins, Bill Whitcher and Mike Poore with a 26-11 win. Third placed Waterside A went to second placed Ringwood B and beat them by 75-61 and 7-1. D Bignal, Brian Gillbank and Mike Crouch were their best with 27-13. New Milton C were home to Highcliffe A and picked up the full 8 points with a 98-35 win. Their best rink was Mo Grieve, Nick Maynard and Peter Richardson who won by 45-3.
In Division 5 Lyndhurst A had a 77-57 and 7-1 home win over Verwood A. Ray White, Jack Read and Len Godden were their best winning by 21-9. Waterside B went to Fordingbridge B and they were four players short, losing one complete rink and a player down in another. Fordingbridge won by 76-34 and 8-0.
|Dates for your Diary 2016|
|Sunday||4th||September||NFBA Finals Day||West Moors B.C.|
|Saturday||10th||September||League Trophy Finals Day||West Moors B.C.|
|Monday||3rd||October||Council Meeting (Provisionl)||Brockenhurst B.C.|
|Monday||10th||October||Executive Committee Meeting||Totton & Eling B.C.|
|Thursday||10th||November||Dinner Dance & Presentation Evening||Hoburne Bashley|
|Monday||14th||November||NFBA AGM - 7pm||Brockenhurst B.C.|