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June 28th, 2013:

6 shot victory for the ladies in the MEL

Bowls Oxfordshire ladies beat Bedfordshire by 6 shots in the Middle England League, played at South Oxford BC on Thursday 27th June.

Oxfordshire 121, Bedfordshire 115.
Points 11 for, 6 against.

Oxon skips first:

Carol Penson 16, J Hirst 17
Pat Ostler 21, D Baker 15
Stella Amos 23, J Tait 17
Jeanette Berry 12, J Brooks 29
Carol Morgan 29, A Brooks 11
Sylvia Rogers 20, J Dowers 26

Around the greens from the Oxford Mail

Banbury Borough side triumphed in Oxford City & County’s annual open mixed fours competition.

Borough’s fab four
A Banbury Borough side triumphed in Oxford City & County’s annual open mixed fours competition.

Banbury triples book Leamington spots
Teams skipped by Banbury Central’s Caroline Campion and Banbury Borough’s Maureen Osbourne have qualified for the National Triples Championships at Royal Leamington Spa in August.

Battling Oxon in cup triumph
Oxfordshire’s Middleton Cup fate is back in their own hands after a hard-fought 123-114 victory against group leaders Hampshire at Atherley BC, Southampton.

Headington conquer Carterton in top clash
Headington A ran out emphatic 5-1 winners at Carterton in their Division 1 top-of-the-table battle in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

Oxon Under 25s fall again
Oxfordshire Under 25s went down 83-70 to Surrey, their White Rose Trophy conquerors, in the Junior Home Counties League at Weybridge BC.

Oxfordshire sunk in trophy drama
Oxfordshire suffered the heartbreak of a last-bowl defeat in the Balcomb Trophy regional semi-final as they went down 41-39 to Kent at Halls BC, Dartford.