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NCCL 2nd Team 2016-17

North Circular League Div 2

Played Won Drawn Lost Points
16 2 2 12 6

   To see match report, click on score, or scroll down.

Day Date Venue 0pponents Result
Wed5-Oct-16HomeLoughton I L 0-4
Wed26-Oct-16HomeBarking II L 1½-3½
Tue22-Nov-16 7.45pmAwayEnfield II L 1½-3½
Mon28-Nov-16 7.15pmAwayChingford II L 1-4
Wed18-Jan-17HomeEnfield II L 1-4
Thu19-Jan-17AwayWanstead III D 2½-2½
Wed25-Jan-17HomeIlford L ½-4½
Mon30-Jan-17 7.45pmAwayBarnet II L 1-4
Wed1-Feb-17HomeChingford II L 1-4
Thu9-Feb-17 7.40pmAwayBarking II L 2-3
Tue28-Feb-17 7.45pmAwayEnfield I D 2½-2½
Wed29-Mar-17HomeEnfield I L 1-4
Wed17-May-17HomeWanstead III W 3-2
Wed24-May-17HomeBarnet II W 5-d
Mon5-Jun-17AwayIlford L ½-4½

Match reports

Loughton Bowls Club   Wed 5th Oct 2016
Loughton I Loughton II
1Stirling, William J1811-0Kershaw, Graham J142
2Faulkner, David J1621-0Groce, Ken141
3Moth, Simon C1411-0Jones, Barry E125
4Clarke, Gordon1011-0Smith, Michael  77

This was for double match points.

In the first ever Loughton derby fixture, the second team fought hard but grading advantage told.

Loughton Bowls Club   Wed 26th Oct 2016
Loughton II Barking II
1Moth, Simon C141½-½Ramage, Colin R161
2van Tol, Martin127½-½Clow, Kenneth W153
3Clarke, Gordon101½-½Ansari, Gholamreza135
4Smith, Michael  770-1Figgins, John A132
5Hall, Richard0-1Chtym, Vladimir126

Decent draws for Simon, Martin and Gordon and honourable second places for Mick and Richard. And nobody got battered. Quite a good result all round, considering that we were heavily outgraded (their top board was 161, and bottom was 126).

St Stephen's Church Hall, Enfield   Tue 22nd Nov 2016
Enfield II Loughton II
1Gilberg, Paul1330-1Kershaw, Graham J142
2O'Caolaidhe, Cormac1241-0Moth, Simon C141
3Maher, Matthew1231-0van Tol, Martin127
4Moran, Joe1091-0Clarke, Gordon101
5Tsentides, Mike ½-½Smith, Michael  77

The second team suffered a typical England middle order batting collapse. Decent performances by Graham & Mick.

British Legion Club, Chingford    Mon 28th Nov 2016
Chingford II Loughton II
1Perez Carballo, ManuelELO 21421-0Groce, Ken141
2Strachan, Gavin I152½-½Moth, Simon C141
3Spear, Brian J151½-½Jones, Barry E125
4Rose, Peter W1411-0Clarke, Gordon101
5Maynes, Richard DJ1371-0Hall, Richard  41

Loughton II faced a strong Chingford II side assembled under the mistaken belief that they were facing Ilford !

Loughton Bowls Club   Wed 18th Jan 2017
Loughton II Enfield II
1Groce, Ken141½-½Gilberg, Paul133
2van Tol, Martin127½-½Efthymiou, Demetris129
3Clarke, Gordon1010-1O'Caolaidhe, Cormac124
4Smith, Michael  770-1Kyriacou, Kyriacos124
5Hall, Richard  410-1Maher, Matthew123

Wanstead House   Thu 19th Jan 2017
Wanstead III Loughton II
1Siddo, Charlton1340-1Groce, Ken141
2Keehner, John R1301-0van Tol, Martin127
3Collyer, Alex        J½-½Jones, Barry E125
4Jestico, John V1051-0Clarke, Gordon101
5White, Nigel  950-1Smith, Michael  77

So our second team gets its first match point of the season !

Loughton Bowls Club   Wed 25th Jan 2017
Loughton II Ilford
1Kershaw, Graham J1420-1Twitchell, Neville H173
2Groce, Ken1410-1Kalinsky, Syd M148
3van Tol, Martin127½-½Page, Jeffrey130
4Clarke, Gordon1010-1Berlin, Howard J127
5Smith, Michael  770-1Stefanoni, Leonardo109J

If was always going to be difficult against the unbeaten title favourites.

East Barnet Royal British Legion   Mon 30th Jan 2017
Barnet Elizabethans II Loughton II
1Morley, Howard1381-0Groce, Ken139
2Jones, Michael N125½-½Moth, Simon C139
3Dodhia, Amit1311-0van Tol, Martin132
4Devan, Matthew125½-½Jones, Barry E125
5Chidziva, Para1311-0Hall, Richard  41

Loughton Bowls Club   Wed 1st Feb 2017
Loughton II Chingford II
1Kershaw, Graham J1390-1Perez Carballo, ManuelELO 2142
2Groce, Ken1390-1Strachan, Gavin I166
3Moth, Simon C139½-½Spear, Brian J148
4van Tol, Martin132½-½Rose, Peter W140
5Hall, Richard  410-1Morrell, Andrew123

We faced a rather strong team tonight ... a good opportunity to work on our defensive skills. We seemed to be on the defensive in every game.