Photo of Pellon player Mark Bolton.  In his latest game he excelled as he defeated Clayhouse’s Ian Johnson 21-16.

There were several close results in the latest games in Halifax Bowling Club’s winter league. The players were pleased to be able to return to bowling. Games are now being played on a Monday and a Thursday to try and complete the fixtures before the new year.


Photo of Mavericks player Peter Krenc and Four Play’s Keith Hanson. In their latest games Krenc beat  Shirley Dillingham 21-5 and Hanson lost 21-18 to Peter Hopkinson.

It was all change in Division 1 of Halifax Bowling Club’s Winter league. There was a change at the top of the table when Whirls Wizards (Shirley Dillingham, Lorraine Hirst, Robert Gartside, Martin Skuse) moved to the top spot as they beat Mavericks (Peter Krenc, Steve Holmes, Steve Wandiak, Eric McGinnis) by 19 points to 13. Krenc, for Mavericks was the game’s outstanding performer as he defeated his old rival Shirley Dillingham 21-5.

Photo of Halifax “Extra” player Chris Lindsey. Lindsey won his first ever competitive game of bowls.

The spotlight this week falls on the bottom two teams in Division 2 Halifax Ladies (Lynda Canning, Ann Ranton, Mavis Walker, Ann Oates) and Halifax “Extra” (Linda Robson, Eleanor Carney, John Crowson, Chris Lindsey). Halifax “Extra” included in their team three bowlers new to competitive bowls, Carney, Crowson and Lindsey. The trio who were looking forward to playing league bowling in the summer are making steady progress in Halifax Bowling Club’s winter league.

Canning was the star performer for Halifax Ladies as she beat Robson 21-3, Ranton won her first game of the season as she defeated Carney 21-16. However a combined effort by Crowson and Lindsey saw Crowson beat Walker 21-8 and Lindsey came out on top 21-5 against Oates. Halifax “Extra” took the honours by 15 points to 14.