No scowls for the Owls as they take top spot from Smiles

Trevor Moore Picture: Sarah Standing (122609-4758)
Trevor Moore Picture: Sarah Standing (122609-4758)
Gosport Forton Bowling CLub team members, back row, left to right:  Eric Meighan, Byron Lewis, Mick Lush,
Graham Sampson and Rob Williams
. Front Row, left to right: Steve Anderson, Brian Croucher (team captain
holding cup) and Malcolm Stimpson.

Another one for the trophy cabinet

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THE OWLS (Gemima Meaden) moved top of the victory ladies’ triples.

Their 14-shot win against Blues (Marianne Wilcockson) was enough to take them to the summit on shot difference while Smiles rested.

Tarts (Rosemary Bailey) won by 19 against Robins (Sheila Wilson) to boost their shot difference.

Fillies (Trish Hampson) enjoyed a six-shot success against Magpies (Annette Biggs).

D Dennis remain three points in front of Long Jacks in division one. Both teams were out of action so it is as you were.

Kackanders (Martin Wake) are in third place after a runaway 15-shot win against Moneyfields (Trevor Moore).

Gamblers (Barry Stafford) won by five against Split Ends (Russell Gadd), while Ice Cream (Gary Stark) had a stroll in the park to win by 21 shots against Allsorts (Gary Snook).

There were some close finishes in division two.

Layabouts (John Biggs) have taken the lead after a one-shot victory against Royals (Dorian Bishop).

Crescent (Adrian Snook) move down to second as they could only tie with Jack High (Alex Marchant).

Yankers (Jonathan Leggatt) won the first five ends for a 10-shot lead but eventually lost by three to Wintergreen (Adrian Ash).

Odd Bowls (Steve Caine) have jumped to the top of the Tuesday league with a one-shot success against Fiesta (Gerry Dobson).

Next (Iain Mackenzie) had a comfortable 14-shot win against Cardsharps (John Holdaway).

They move second, while Stripey’s Mob (Mike Goldring) trounced Leeways (Roy Lowless) by 30 shots.

Citizens (Geoff Matthews) conceded eight shots in the final four ends, but still had enough in hand to beat Titans (Nigel Harmes) by two shots.

Wednesday leaders Gravediggers (Brain Le Marquer) remain top despite an 11-shot hiding by Alex (John Rawlings).

Griffs (Fred Hammell) move in to second after a 10-shot victory against Poachers (Bob Newell).

Gilberts (Cyril Alton) included a one-end count of seven as they beat Tangiers (Ernie Stow) by 17.

The Royals (Les Wilkinson) edged Park Lane (Ross Valcic).

Standons, who were resting, remain the top team in the Friday league.

Toromos (Arthur Newland) went third after a 15-shot win against Flotsam (Trevor Watkins).

Waverley (Dave Wildman) scored four in the final two ends to beat Avagoes (Peter McWilliam) by two shots.

Wickers (Bob Ross) grabbed nine shots in the final two ends to beat New Team (Jim O’Donnell) by one shot.

The Pirates (Mark Howe) have a seven-point lead at the top of the Tuesday afternoon league as they saw off Postie Pats (John Urry) by five shots.

In the birds red division, second-placed Eiders (Robin Philbrick) lost by two shots to Skylarks (Chic Tiller).

Seagulls (Arthur Newland) extended their lead in the blue division to two points with a six-shot victory against Blackbirds (Dave Perks).

Green division favourites Penguins managed a tie with Magpies (Geoff Mathews), firing a double on the last end.

Chuffs (Mick Gonnella) scored eight shots in the final six ends to win by two against Harriers (Ron Heath).

Puffins (Les Watts) went on a scoring spree for a 17-shot win against Blue Tits (Ted Winning).