"I am a Norfolk man and Glory in being so." Horatio Nelson

Hevingham slip in Tens League

Hevingham are still finding points hard to come by in the Tens League. Their visit to Kirby Bedon ended in a 4-0 defeat with the home side winning on all mats. Melvyn Barker & Selwyn Goldsmith gave Kirby Bedon a great start beating Eddie Hayward & former Norfolk County Pairs champion David Sharpe by 22-3 and Jill Watson, Gerald Chilvers & Phil Watson’s 16-13 win against Aleck Haynes’ triple left Kirby 22 shots up at the break. Things failed to improve after the break for Hevingham as Carol & John Aggas beat Pat Williamson & Alan Bunn 16-6 while Billie Barker, Shirley Brown & Joe Brown beat Gill Bunn, Betty Cox & Rex Cox 18-8. Four days later Hevingham entertained title chasing Hempnall and despite an improved performance still went down 3-0. The opening triples game finished all square as Hevingham’s Gill Bunn, Betty Cox & Alan Bunn drew 10-10 with Bernie Cudden, Joan Cann & Lewis Cranston. Hempnall went into the break seven shots up though as Roger Parker & Neil Davidson beat Aleck Haynes & Steve Hall 17-10. Eddie Hayward & David Sharpe made life difficult for the visitors as they beat Colin Stevenson & Paul Baker 16-11 but Hempnall clinched a 3-0 away win as Lesley Crowe, Richard Harrowing & Rob Cranston beat Joyce Vincent, Pat Hall & Rex Cox 20-9.