This was a friendly game between Sutton Men’s Outdoor Club and Surrey County Bowling Association arranged to commemorate the Men’s Outdoor 90th Anniversary.
The Match was hosted by the Men’s Outdoor Captain – David Goldberg with guest Tony Wills, Sutton Bowling Club Chairman.
Attending from the Surrey County Bowling Association were:-
President – Roger Lanham
Senior Vice President – Peter Marshall
Junior Vice President – Joe Cable
Hon. Match Secretary – Bill Ayling
Also attending were 5 lady guests, one of whom was Past Ladies Captain, June Hope who donated a magnificent 90th Anniversary celebration cake.
At the dinner Peter Rapley reminisced about his experience of playing for SCBA at the Sutton Men’s Outdoor 50th Celebration in 1978 and presented the club with his commemorative badge from that occasion.
The menu was roast beef with all the trimmings followed by fruit salad and ice cream and accompanied by wine.
To mark the occasion, the SCBA players were each given a commemorative bowling cloth and notebook and the SCBA President, Roger Lanham presented Sutton Men’s Outdoor Club with a pennant and slate mat .
Sutton and SCBA won 4 rinks each, but SCBA won the overall match 139 – 134. Individual players and rink results are below:-
|Stuart Calder||Colin Popple||Alan Steltner||Frank Middleton|
|Derek Croft||Patrick Buckly||Charlie Radley||Freddie Clark|
|Dave Aburn||Martin Harbottle||Graham White||Brian Cave|
|Joe Smith||Nigel Chapman||Peter Rapley||Jim Scott|
|Rink 4||Rink 5|
|David Williams||Alan Bradshaw||Bob Chambers||Colin Clarke|
|David Goldberg||Roger Lanham||Jack Nelson||John Hannon|
|Geoff Robinson||Andrew Boarer||George Hope||David Staples|
|Colin Wilkins||Mick Gray||John Cocoracchio||Peter Marshall|
|Rink 8||Rink 9|
|Terry Buckland||Vic Hemmett||Doug Platel||Brian Shelland|
|Karl Bedward||Alf Medlin||Terry Doyle||Terry Foote|
|Geoff Taylor||Colin Homes||Terry Hoye||Graham Dawber|
|John Roll||David Sowdon||Dave Pease||Bill Ayling|
|Rink 10||Rink 11|
|Mike Power||Keith Roberts||Bob Sparrow||Don Davies|
|Dennis Hunter||Steve Sanderson||David Yadoo||David Miller|
|George Watson||Alan Shearing||Peter Pearce||Mike Platt|
|Dennis Sheppard||Joe Cable||Alan Butler||Nigel Whiteman|