PRESS REPORT 29th NOVEMBER 2021

Another busy week at Desborough, with Desborough Ladies “A” Team playing against Whiteknights “B” team on the 26th November, in the First round of the Mason’s Trophy. Desborough proved to be too strong for the visitors winning 37 – 26. They now look forward to meeting the Whiteknights Ladies “A” team in the next round.

 

Southern Counties Single Rink Men’s (1st Round)

 

Overall Desborough 26 – West Berks 11

 

Desborough were too good for a West Berks Men’s’ four winning by 15 shots. The Desborough team comprised Geoff Beal lead, Mark Essex 2, Mark Peachey at 3 and Skip, Gordon Knapper.

 

Desborough Friendly v Herts IBC

 

On Sunday, 28th November Desborough travelled to Herts IBC for a friendly match. The occasion was the first 6 rink match played by Herts since the easing of lock-down! All enjoyed returning to some form of normality however Desborough did not enjoy the result, losing on 3 rinks, winning on 1 and drawing on 2. A loss overall 101 – 139.

 

Top rink for Desborough was, Dave Smith, Roy Palmer, Clive Northover and Skip Sam Stack who won by 23 – 14.

PRESS REPORT 22nd NOVEMBER 2021

A busy week at Desborough, on Saturday the 20th of November Desborough BC was the venue for the home matches of both the Ladies Yetton Cup (2nd Round) and the Men’s Denny Trophy (3rd Round).

 

With good support from members in the spectator’s area the Ladies achieved an excellent victory over Handy Cross and now go forward to play Swindon Manor on the 11th of December.

 

LADIES YETTON CUP (SECOND ROUND)

Overall Desborough 86 – Handy Cross 80

Lorraine Woodley won 21-17 (home)

Helen Jones won 29-14 (home)

Mary Price won 19-18 (away)

Jenny Morgan lost 17-31 (away)

 

Having progressed to the 3rd round the Men’s team faced a stiff challenge against Westlecot and after a close contest ended up losing by 14 shots – a very credible performance.

MEN’s DENNY TROPHY THIRD ROUND

Overall Desborough 66 – Westlecot 80

Kevin Scrace won 22-18 (home)

John McGuiness lost 20-14 (home)

Malcom Woodley lost by six

Colin Jones lost by six

 

Club Friendly

On Sunday, 21st November Desborough hosted BERKS CIBA in a determined effort to win their first County Bannerette for several years. As usual, it was a very convivial affair enjoyed by all, however, Desborough could not match their opponents on the day and the County ran out winners by 40 shots!

Christmas is Coming

’tis the time to get festive and come along and join in with one of our festive events.

 

Christmas Lunch

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Wednesday 15th December 2021 12,30 for 1pm £25 Book with Reception

Christmas Lunch

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Friday 17th December 2021 12,30 for 1pm £25 Book with Reception
Christmas Eve Drinks Friday 24th December 2021 12:00 to 4pm N/A No Booking Necessary – Please just turn up

New Year’s Eve Party

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Friday 31 December 2021 7.30 for 8 p.m. £32 Includes a three-course meal and disco till 1 a.m.

 

SOME IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE

 

Sunday 5th December OUTDOOR Members Annual General Meeting 10.00am
 
Sunday 12th December INDOOR Members Annual General Meeting 10.00am