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Oxon beat Sussex in Middleton Cup

In a complete turnaround in fortunes Oxfordshire played their second Middleton Cup match away to Sussex at Popes Mead BC on Saturday 9th June.

After 5 ends Oxfordshire had established a 32 shot lead thanks in no small part to the 16-0 lead attained by Ian Snowdon’s rink. The pattern continued throughout all 21 ends and with 5 rinks winning comfortably at the end Oxfordshire had won by 51.

A 100 game badge was presented to Ian Henwood (Headington BC).shots.

Oxfordshire return to Oxford City and County on the 23rd June to play Surrey hoping to continue their winning ways.

Oxfordshire 142 shots 20 points, Sussex 91 shots 2 points

Adrian Kernish David Leighfield A J Docherty Ian Snowdon won 37-10
Alan Carter Paul Robbins Kevin Alder Baden Sparkes won 23-14
Jim Bland Paul Mabbutt Nathan Lewis Paul Sharman lost 14-27
Sam Watts Paul Skidmore Gary May Mark Charlett won 22-13
Steve Witcombe Will Campion Shane Cooper Ray Gaskins won 22-9
Mick Nash Paul Comley Ian Henwood Nick Rae-Welsh won 24-18

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