THE Huddersfield Inter-District veteran home and away squads had a warm-upŠ friendlyŠ at Lockwood Con, which the home side won 129-128.Š
Huddersfield Veterans, sponsored by Perry’s, start their competitive season againstŠWest Riding – their main rivals in recent years for the league title.
Matches, which start at 1.30pm, begin on tomorrow.
The Association would like to thank Lockwood Con for the use of their green and their hospitality, with a special thank you to Mary Kain for refreshments.Š
Teams, HomeŠ(at Lockwood Con) D Burnand, F Greenwood, D Hirst, R Norcliffe, H Pennington, M Pogson, T Randerson, B Starkey, T Sykes, I Wrigley. Manager: D Gee. Referee: H Maxwell.
Away (at Low Moor Harold)ŠB Armitage, G Brenkley, D Crowther, F Griffin, E Haigh, M McCluskey, B Nicholl, R Tipple, J Shaw, V Smith.Manager: B Jones.
Yorkshire Ladies enjoyed a strong start to their season with wins home and away in their Roses clash with Lancashire.
The home team cruised to victory at Lockwood Con winning by 61 as they notched a 220-159 victory, while the away team were victors by 13 at Rochdale’s Buersil Park with the scores 225-212.
At Lockwood Con: Yorkshire 220 Lancashire 159 – L Gledhill (Marsh U) 21 R Bradshaw (Haslem Park) 14, P Wild (Lockwood Con) 21 M Heaton (Broadhurst) 10, S Harper (Lockwood Con) 21 P Baxendale (St Maries) 11, J Gee (Marsh U) 21 T Walmsley (Ainsdale), S Turner (Heckmondwike) 7 M Hancock (Towneley) 21, M Lockwood (Meltham) 21 K Dagger (Penwortham) 18, A Buckley (Meltham) 21 P White (Ainsdale) 3, J Roper (Meltham) 21 B Livesley (Botanic Gardens) 20, C Harpin (Marsh U) 8 G Clark (Ainsdale) 21, S Howarth (Meltham) 21 G Nelson (Bamber Bridge) 11, L Rice (Savile Park) 16 M Wrench (David Lewis) 21.
At Buersil Park: Yorkshire 225 Lancashire 212 – B Wherrett (Ossett FH) 21 A Catlin (Whitworth) 19, C Heasselby (Myrtle Park) 16 D Dwyer (Royle) 21, M Hemsley (Lund Park) 13 C Bleakley (Clarence) 21, P Wilkinson (West Park) 21 J Howarth (Mortfield) 19, M Haigh (Heckmondwike) 21T Russell (Clarence) 11, M Higgins (Ossett FH) 11 V Ashcroft (Clarence) 21, J Greenbank (Silsden) 20 J Jones (Buersil) 21, C Sutcliffe (Methley) 29 R Hughes (Birches) 21, A Lunn-Gadd (Morton House) 21 M Hazeldine (Whitworth) 11, L Dye (Castleford T) 20 K Taylor (Birches) 21, S Gadd (Castleford T) 21 A McCormack (Syke) 5, B Cromwell (burley-in-Wharfedale) 20 L Connelly (Royle) 21.
THERE are still vacancies in the Joyce Winterbottom Memorial Trophy at Meltham BC on Sunday, May 17 (10am).
Five spaces remain to be filled – the draw will follow – and anyone who would like to enter should do so by May 10 by contacting Marie Lockwood on 01484 863703.
The latest results in the Huddersfield and District Veterans six-man bowling league are:
Section A: Lindley Lib 5 Thongsbridge A 2, Syngenta 7 Meltham 0, Holmfirth 6 Slaithwaite 1, Shepley 5 Clayton West 2, Almondbury Lib 6 Newsome WMC 1.
Section B: Paddock IC 6 Brockholes 1, Greenhead Park 2 Skelmanthorpe W 5, Crosland Moor 6 Golcar Lib 1, New Mill 0 Broad