MAY 4th 2022 - Essex County Tourists (Men)

DATE: 4th May 2022

OPPOSITION: Essex Tourists

FORMAT: 6 Rinks

VENUE: Home

TEAM: Men

LEAGUE: Friendly - touring team

RESULT: LOST: Witterings 97-136 Essex Tourists

A full house, with six rinks of fine bowlers from a variety of Essex clubs joined Witterings for the match today.

The competition proved to be strong as was expected with Witterings winning two of the six games.

Matches over, the players and supporters adjourned to the pavilion for well earned refreshments, and presentations .

Before the visitors departed everybody gathered outside to hear the Essex Tourists, now formed into a male voice choir, serenade us all with their rendition of ‘Now is the hour.’ A great finish to a friendly and enjoyable afternoon of bowls.


Kevin Paige, Alex Anderson, Nigel Brown,Mark White (s) Lost 9 - 25

Ron Prior, Dave Bell, Colin Carter, Ken Clark (s) Won 26 - 16

Fred Knotts, Gordon Silva, Stuart Hooker, Derek Leach (s) Lost 17 - 19

Adrian Martin, David Buckton, Doug Holden, Eric Shoyer Lost 17 - 23

Ton O’Donnell, David Gibbons, Alan Somerville, Lindsay Bangs (s) Won 19 - 18

Phil Hand, Geoff Harsant, Brian Barnes, Gwilym Morgan (s) Lost 9 - 35