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SNL – Slow start for Connaught

Connaught has made a surprisingly slow start to the South Norfolk League season losing two home games in succession. Wendy Tweed, Colin Harris & Keith Thomas beat Owen Secker’s triple 13-5 to swing the match Hingham’s way on their visit to Attleborough where they collected a 7-3 away win. In their next match Connaught were well beaten by visitors Diss when Tony Oram’s triple won 13-6, Russell Davidson’s triple won 15-9 and Terry Newby’s triple won 15-8. Defending champions Hempnall won 10-0 at Hingham but their only clear-cut win was a 17-9 win for David Blundell, Lewis Cranston & Paul Baker with all other games quite close. Hingham took maximum points at home to Diss with Graham Tweed’s triple winning 19-11 and Pat Groombridge’s triple winning 19-8. Diss emerged with a 6-4 away win at Saxlingham Nethergate with Jill Davidson, Morris Taylor & Terry Newby deciding the issue with a 17-9 win. In their previous home match Saxlingham beat Wreningham 8-2 with Margaret Beamish, David Beamish & Peter Cook winning 19-10.    

BURE – Halvergate struggle at Thorpe Marriott

Halvergate’s visit to Thorpe Marriott in the Bure League proved extremely difficult for a team expected to be title contenders. The home side gave little away as they made home advantage count clocking up an 8-2 home win. Sheila Redwood, Kath Frost & Tony Turner did serious damage as they beat Robbie Lamb’s triple 20-7. Mandy Marshall, Ted Redwood & John Jarvis beat David Lamb’s triple 13-8 and Sylvia Turner, Val Perkins & Richard Perkins beat Jason Woods’ triple 15-12. Only Mike Tate, Simon Warnes & Keith Cooke scored points for Halvergate as they produced a good 17-10 win against George Clarke’s triple. Woodbastwick opened their Bure season with an 8-2 away win at Windows. Former Coltishall captain Willie Jefferies turned up the heat on Windows as he scorched his way to a 26-6 win against Melly Catchpole.

TENS – Carter juggernaut rolls on

Bob Carter cruised to a 4-0 home win against Connaught in the Tens League. Robert Howlett was in good form as his triple beat Bob Oatway 20-7 and Jamie Forster & Gary Best brushed aside their opposition by 27-5. In the second half the pairs again proved costly for the visitors as Steve Bridge & Simon Willies won 30-8. In the second triples game Joe LiRocchi’s triple all played well for Connaught but still slipped to an 18-13 defeat against Melvin Woods’ triple.