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


Rode blown away at Wymondham

Breckland League action saw Carleton Rode blown away at Wymondham as the defending champions crushed the opposition. Roger Steele, Brian Saunders & Jack Pye opened with a heavy 31-9 win against Russell Davidson’s triple and any hopes that singles specialist Neil Davidson and his triple would do better quickly evaporated as he slipped to an 18-6 defeat against Mary Fisher, John Jeffery & Jon Sparham. After the break Hayley Stratton, Mark Linsdell & Chris Mann beat Graham Mobbs’ triple 26-11 and in the only close game of the night Pat saunders, Melvyn Barker & Debbie Sparham beat Gill Coleman, Karl Newby & Terry Newby 16-13. Wymondham continued their good form at Connaught “B” where they won 9-1 with Roger Steele, Brian Saunders & Jack Pye storming to a 35-3 win against Mike Utting’s triple while Jon Sparham’s triple won 28-11 against Joan Knox. Connaught “A” remain top of the table for now but will be disappointed with losing 6-4 at Harling Unicorns. Mo Tarrant, Daphne Braham & Mike Tarrant beat Sheila Bragg’s triple 20-13 while Gwen Messent, Mike Baker & Edward Jones beat an understrength Derek Liles triple by 24-9. Banham edged to a 6-4 home win against Harling Griffins in a tight match. Banham’s Ronnie Dunning, Derek Gray & John Williamson earned the match points with a 19-8 win against Stephen Smith’s triple although Val Easter’s triple made a great effort beating Will Hoggan 21-13. Hingham’s Keith Thomas won 24-9 against Banham with the home side collecting all ten points in a match where the visitors played with a triple short.

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