WOKINGHAM Bowling Club defeated Great Hollands by 116-75 in a men’s friendly match.

Wokingham’s highest-scoring rink was skipped by Gerry Deeves with David Smith, Keith Hutchings and Martin O’Connor, winning by 17 shots.

Wokingham skips first: Gerry Deeves 26-9 G.Harris; Len Cooke 26-14 B.Cheale; Stuart Slocombe 18-10 K.Perrett; Paul Aylott 17-10 T.Harmer; Sam Welsh 21-13 M.Stickland; Roger Dollery 8-19 D.Brown.

Wokingham triumphed 112-78 at Twyford in a mixed friendly match, with the triple of skip Joy Holmes, John Buttigieg and Mike Dark winning by a massive 19 shots.

Representing Wokingham for the first time were Mike Dark, Terry Oakes and Margaret Argent.

Wokingham skips first: David Smith 23-10 B.Carter; David Andrew 27-16 N.Patchin; Shirley Dutton 18-10 J.Turner; Joy Holmes 30-11 T.Turner; Roger Dollery 9 -15 R.Orde; Clive Tarran 15-16 N.Orde.

Wokingham Ladies lost 51-33 in a home friendly against Reading Ladies.

Wokingham skips first: Vi Hales-Owen 14-12 J.Gardner; Sylvia Pearce 11-13 L.Robinson; Joy Holmes 8-26 J.Hardie.

Wokingham Ladies bounced back with a 48-43 win at Sunningdale.

Wokingham won on two out of the three triples and the top triple was skipped by Jill Thorne along with with Barbara Woolley and Dora James, winning by 12 shots.

Wokingham skips first: Jill Thorne 23-11 G.Dickson; Joy Holmes 14-11 P.Instead; Cyndy Price-Finnie 11-21 K. Edwards.

  • SUNNINGDALE Bowling Club will take a 95-93 lead into the second leg of their Ascot Cup match against Windsor Great Park Bowling Club on June 7.

Sunningdale are defending the trophy they won last year.

Meanwhile, Sunningdale are welcoming new members and are holding taster sessions at their Whitmore Lane headquarters every second Saturday of the month from May to September (10am-12 noon).

For further details contact Andy Watson at andrew.andwendy@gmail.com or call 01276 21488.

  • GREAT Hollands Linnets claimed a 55-45 points win at Maidenhead for an 8-2 victory in Thames Valley Ladies League.

Jose Chippendale skipped the highest winning rink 26-14, while Rita Littleford skipped the other winning rink, 18-13.

Sheila Lee’s rink lost their game 18-11.