Pembroke Dock Ladies v Tenby Arches Ladies


24 June 2014

Tenby Arches ladies travelled to Pembroke Dock last Thursday to play the league leaders on their own green and what a game this turned out to be! With the match played in glorious sunshine, no one could have predicted the winner at 18 ends, but it was the Arches ladies who eventually lost by 36 shots to 29, with Pembroke Dock collecting all six league points.  At 11 ends, the Tenby Arches ladies were up overall by 21 shots to 12, but last year's champions fought back well in the second half. Alison, sporting her Aussie hat, had great support from Margaret, Meryl (with a damp towel covering her head) and Helen, and they found them-selves level at 17 ends. However, the Pembroke Dock rink, skipped by Diana Davis, finished the stronger, picking up seven shots to two, so securing an l8 shots to 13 vic-tory. Gerry's rink of Liz, Ginnie and Audrey were all playing well and Found themselves ahead by six shots at tea. The Pembroke Dock rink fought back, winning five consecutive ends to get back to 16-all at 19 ends. On the last end, the Arches ladies were holding five shots, but with victory in sight, a match-winning bowl was delivered by Pembroke Dock skip Betty James to snatch a win by 18 shots to 16. The Arches ladies left Pembroke Dock disappointed. having played so well throughout, only to have lost on both rinks in the last few ends.

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