Bridport Ladies (A) team are through to the next round of the County Knock-out competition with a 40.36 overall win over East Dorset. Francis Hewett, Margaret Pestelle, Pat Cornick and Margaret Clapp went down 17.19 at home, Pamela Daters, Lyn Craddock, Laura Taylor and Sue Walsh 23.17 up at Christchurch to seal the win.
Bridport Ladies (B) team put up another good show in their first season back in the County League, just losing out to the Dorset Bowls Resort (Bere Regis). Joan Higman, Anne Parkins, Mary Corfield and Janet Tattershall losing by one, Erica Sarson, Rosie Wilton, Barbara Jenkins and Mary Marsh were hit with 6.5 counts to give the D.B.S. maximum points.
In their Four Rink Friendly against the Severals (Crewkerne), Bridport won two and lost two, winning 88.73 overall. John Boxall, Brian Baker, Nova Varney and Margaret Fifield ran amok to win 39.9. Varney and Fifield dictating tactics superbly throughout the match. Sylvia and Mike Fletcher, Brian Parker and Erica Sarson were the other winning rink, from 2.2 they shot into a 15.2 lead, finally winning 24.13. Pam and Harry Gray, Peter Varney and Mike Parsons were hit with a big seven count as they went down 15.27. Beryl Stork, David Jenkin, Gerry Moss and David Aylott losing 10.24.