Division One title race is wide open but Acle A remain in pole position

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- Credit: James Bass

The race for the season's County League title remains wide open after this weekend's matches in the Norfolk CIBA County Bowls League with four teams now in with a chance of winning Division One.

Acle A remain top despite losing on Saturday at Norfolk BC A 101-64, James Segolo's rink top scoring 30-17. On Sunday they bounced back to beat County Arts A at home 87-64 with their rink skipped by Jamie Howlett winning 29-18 to move them two points clear at the top of the table.

County Arts A are still second after they also lost at Wymondham A 80-69, Gary Goodrum's rink winning 25-14.

Beccles are also very much in the hunt after they won at home to Gallow A 106-73, Ian Catchpole's rink winning 32-13. Reigning Champions Norfolk BC A are fourth following their win at home to Acle. Lynnsport A won away at Diss A 76-74.

In Division Two Browston A have moved to the top of the table after they won at home to Shotford A by 102 shots to 50, Dennis Pratt's rink winning 32-14. Pentney A are now second following their win at home to Woodlands A 92-62, Keith Brand's rink winning 28-12.


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Hunstanton continued their winning ways in Division Three (North) with a win at Gallow B by 89 shots to 46¾, Alan Hall's rink winning 28-11. Lynnsport B beat Old Hall at home 92-73, Mike Moseley's rink winning 26-12, and Woodlands B beat Pentney B at home 94-62 with Geoff Gravenor's rink winning 38-6.

In Division Three (Central) Roundwood A remain unbeaten following their win at North Walsham 89-70, John Hipperson's rink winning 29-15. Norfolk BC B won at The Brecks 124-52, Steve Johnson's rink winning 43-9 to stay second in the table.

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Diss B won at Dereham B 84-60, Michael Rich's rink winning 36-11, and Wymondham C won at County Arts C 76-74 with the home rink skipped by Peter Deeley winning 18-11.

Acle C need six points from their final game against Browston B to snatch the Division Three (South) title from Lowestoft Rail who won their final game at home to Great Yarmouth 105-55, John Cook's rink winning 31-9.

Acle C won at home to Norfolk BC C by 155 shots to 33, Mick Askham's rink winning 53-1 whilst Shotford B won at home to Browston B 83-70.

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