DONCASTER BOWLS: Denaby cash in on their flying start to claim the spoils

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DENABY got off to a great start with wins from John Richardson and Adam Jones (21-2) and Chris Jones and Martin Scott (21-7) in their 83-50 Doncaster Bowls Assiociation Doubles League Divison One win over Pilks Recreation.

Yorkshire Main lost 76-64 at home to Carcroft Denaby’s hopes of a first ever Doubles League Division One title disappeared after wins from Craig Rumney and Hannah Brown (21-2) and Tony Rumney and Dave Gibson (21-6) secured Pilkingtons Rec a 78-50 victory.

Norman Clowes and John O’Brien won 21-4 as Pilkingtons Rec B claimed the Division Two title with a 78-56 victory over Adwick.

Edith and Maurice Mortlock (21-3) were the best pairing for Adwick B in their 76-57 Division Three victory over Pilks Rec C. Bentley pipped local rivals Carcroft B 77-75.

Last pair Bob and Natasha Jackson won 21-8 for Yorkshire Main B to give their side a 75-65 victory at Parklands B. Keith Swancott enjoyed a 21-9 win for Roundwood in their 150-135 Over-60s League Division One victory at Armthorpe, for whom with Ken Booth’s 21-7 win came too late Alwin Davies (21-8) and George Blenkinsop (21-7) were the heroes for Askern as they beat Thorpe Marsh Bentley 136-133 despite having only three of the eight winners.

Bawtry won the Division One title for the first time in their history, with Paddy Moyles (21-4) leading the way in their 156-108 win over Parklands, whose only success came from Alan Broughton. Thorne handed visiting Rossington a 152-135 Division Two defeat. Colin Wheat won 21-9 for Yorkshire Main B, but a 21-8 win from Irene Fletcher helped Adwick win the match 151-127. George McLean (21-4) and Derick Birch (21-5) earned Parklands B a 138-10 Division Three win over Bentley