Convincing derby victory for Norfolk Ladies

Norfolk's Federation lady bowlers played a friendly against Suffolk with the majority of those taking part having previously played for the senior county team.

The ladies came from all over the county with some having qualified for the National Finals at Skegness later this month. The team also included three teenagers.

The match was played at R G Carters BC and resulted in an overall win for Norfolk of 145-109 with four rinks winning, one drawing and a defeat by two shots for the remaining rink.

Thimbles for the top rink of Jane Watson, Rita Basted and Kay Carrick were presented by president Carole Swan.

Scores: Louise Knights, Gwen Harvey, Muriel Smith 21-23; Sarah Smith, Sue Moore, Andrea Morton 26-16; Jane Watson, Rita Basted, Kay Carrick 29-18; Val Moore, Emily O'Hanlon, Jenny Kirby 28-19; Lynne Gaffney, Phillipa McQuade, Janet Morton 24-16; Sophie Blanche,Doreen Cook, Marie Morton 17-17

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