DONCASTER BOWLS: Barry Taylor steals the show for Pilkingtons Rec

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BARRY Taylor (21-2) starred for Pilkingtons Rec in their Doncaster Bowls Association Over-60s League Division One win over Armthorpe.

Graham Mills won 21-5 for Bawtry in their 147-127 derby win over Tickhill.

Parklands got a bright start from Mick McGuire (21-4), but Barry Tomlinson (21-9), Warwick Buttery (21-6) and Eric Wright (21-9) won the match (146-120) for Thorpe Marsh Bentley. Roundwood posted a 152-143 win at at Parklands.

Pete Strutt (21-9) gave Thorpe Marsh Bentley a winning start, but Ken Newcombe won by the same margin to earn Pilkingtons Rec a 137-137 draw.

Brian Hardy’s 21-5 win could not save Tickhill from a 139-125 home defeat after Brian Cook won 21-8 for Armthorpe.

Jean Hopson (21-8) and Harry Oxberry (21-7) were the only two winners for Adwick, but Thorne won the remaining six games and the Division Two match (141-116) with Ivor Parlett winning 21-8. Brodsworth pipped visiting Rossington 136-135

Eden Grove-Peglers had good results from Eric Cullingworth (21-4) and Terry Plant (21-5), but Yorkshire Main B won the match (130-120) thanks to Reg Meeson (21-7) and Sam Davidson (21-1). Terry Mosley won 21-7 for Yorkshire Main but finished a loser as Brian Stubbs (21-5) and Irene Fletcher (21-8) shone for Adwick in their 142-114 victory.

Keith Wright (21-7) shone for Westfield Park in their 147-127 win over Thorne. Mexborough had good wins from Rose Storey (21-8), Dave Presley (21-7), Christine Cox (21-3) and Mick Cox (21-7) in their 162-87 Division Three win over Parklands B. John Peters (21-7), Eric Marsh (21-4) and Roy Leese (21-9) were the best winners for Pilks Pensioners in their 167-87 victory over Bentley Colliery. Frank Law (21-8) and Ann O’Reilly (21-4) both starred for Rossington B in their 158-120 win over Hexthorpe.

Dave Thornton and Norman Clowes wrapped up an 81-61 Over-60s Doubles League Division One victory for Pilks Rec over Rossington, with a 21-5 win.

Don Howe and Dennis Reilly (21-5) were Askern’s best pairing in their 77-50 victory over Yorkshire Main. Last pair Alan Broughton and Mick Coulson (21-9) won the match (75-70) for Parklands against Roundwood. Ray Porter and Archie Hughes won 21-9 for Rossington in their 84-39 win over Westfield Park. Dave Clarke and Ron Mortlock enjoyed a 21-3 win for Thorpe Marsh Bentley in their 77-55 victory over Pilks Rec Thorne lost 81-76 in their Division Two clash at Adwick B. Tickhill beat Eden Grove Peglers 77-65. Dick Lindley and Bernard Whittaker (21-6) starred for Hexthorpe in their 84-55 victory over Parklands B.