News: Ladies Over 60’s

CASTLETOWN A win Over 60’s League (2023)

Tuesday 19th Sept saw the last week of games for the Over 60s ladies.

Douglas A hosted Nobles 32 V 126 (0-6) Douglas side had to give a game away as they were short a player. All of the Nobles players won well to give them a maximum score and only gave away 32 points. This team will definitely be one to watch next season.

South Ramsey headed to Castletown B 78 V 117 (1-5) The lone home winner Linda Dobinson (Castletown B) 21-12.

Ballaugh 96 V 105 Castletown A (3-3) Ballaugh certainly made the league winners pull out all the stops to take this win. Kim Foy (Castletown A) helped with her 21-4 win. Ballaughs Pat Mason and Rose Waterworth both won 21-15 and Julie Reilly 21-12. 

Port Erin 34 V 126 Mooragh Park A (0-6) A full house for the visitors taking full advantage of the Southside a player short. Pat Lenton also won 21-0.

Peel Sunset 125 V 74 Onchan A (5-1) Peel dropping just the 1 point. Linda Clarke taking her game for the Onchan side 21-20.

Mooragh Park B 62 V 93 Port Erin A (2-4) The Port Erin A side travelled with a player short, but still managed to sneak the win. Voirrey Curphey (Port Erin A) won 21-1.

Port St Mary A 115 V 84 Finch Hill (4-2) Margaret Tasker won 21-0 to help secure her side the win.

The second half of the week saw the final league games.

Nobles 126 V 41 Port Erin B (6-0) Again this was another great result for the Nobles side giving away only 41 points. 

League Winners Castletown A made sure they secured their title spot with a maximum win over Mooragh Park B 126 V 53 (6-0) Gillian Malpass (Mooragh Park B) just lost out on a win to 21-19. 

Mooragh Park A 112 V 63 Castletown B (5-1) Winning 3 of the games to single figures secured the Ramsey side their final home win of the season. 

Finch Hill 97 v 71 Douglas A (4-2) This time Finch hill took advantage of Douglas A a player short. Lil Smith and Anne Hon both won to single figures for the Finch Hill side.

Port Erin A 71 V 104 Peel Sunset (3-3) Level on games the Peel side also had a 21-0 win from Val Allwood and Joyce Kelly 21-8 to secure enough points to take the match win.

South Ramsey 102 V 102 Marown (4-2) The Marown side’s Linda Cadamy won 21-8 to help her side draw with the Ramsey side in a very close contested game.

Onchan A 95 V 104 Port St Mary A (2-4) Mavis Franks and Margaret Tasker both had good wins to 9 and 5 to help secure the win for Port St Mary. For the Onchan side Linda Clark just lost out to 20 and Norma Cowell to 19.

Well done to Castletown A securing the League title for the 3rd year on the run. The Castletown Club have a lot of celebrations this season with Castletown A winning both the Ladies Open Age League and also the Ladies Over 60’s League.

Marown win JMS for 4th consecutive year

JMS Veteran Shield Final Marown V Castletown A

After Castletown A defeated Marown earlier in the week they would have been feeling good going into this game on +22 points. Marown had everything to play for with +20 points. 

But the Marown Ladies Pulled up their socks and played a corker. 

Joy Stephens 20-21 Mair Moore

Jenny Saunders 17-21 Elaine Dewhurst

Barbara Young 12-21 Lynda Cadamy

Sue Peach 21-12 Joyce Ogden.

So with 2 games left on the green the scores were currently Castletown A 92 V Marown 95 including the handicaps. So all was very close.

Hilary Kermode 11-21 Celia Joughin

Kim Foy 18-21 Philippa Taylor

Resulting in Marown Taking the JMS Veterans Shield Title for the 4th time in a row. 

Castletown A 121 V 137 Marown

Ladies O60s league back in action

The Ladies Over 60s league was back in action last week.

The game of the day had to be Port Erin A V Ballaugh. Which finished up 3 games each and resulted in a tie 98-98. 

Onchan A dominated their home game against Mooragh Park B taking games 5-2, 105 V 63 All the the Onchan wins were to single figures.

Mooragh Park A 115 V 79 Douglas (4-2) Janet Monk and Janice Pilling for Mooragh both had excellent wins. Whilst Pauline Cowley (Douglas) just pipped Joy Morris 20-21. 

Castletown A 108 V 81 Marown (4-2) This was a great win for the Castletown side, especially with the final of the JMS cup due to be played a couple of days later.

Peel Sunset 109 V 80 Port St Mary A (4-2) Peel Sunset were all over the Port St Mary side taking full advantage of them being a player short. 

Nobles 109 V 81 Finch Hill (5-1) Nobles were back to full form this week. Jan Osbourne (Finch Hill) won 21-4 to stop Nobles claiming a full house.

South Ramsey 106 V 85 Port Erin B (4-2) This game was very even until Elaine Moore’s 21-4 win pushed South Ramseys points out of reach.

Kath Kinley wins Ladies Over 60’s Championships

The Ladies Association Held the Over 60s Championships on Tuesday 29th August in the baking sunshine at Castletown Bowling Club. 

It was a home green Final with Joy Stephens and Kath Kinley who both play for Castletown. Resulting in Kath Kinley overjoyed to win the Over 60s championships with a win 21-7. Both Kath and Joy have shown great form this season in the O60s league with Kath playing 21 games with 21 wins and Joy playing 10 games with 10 wins. 

The day started with an entry of 25 ladies. Kath met her teammate Hillary Kermode in the prelim rounds coming out 21-11. This took her through to next play Pauline Worrall (Port Erin) where Kath showed her green experience to win 21-5. Joy had her work to do drawn to play Margaret Tasker (Port St Mary) who we all know masters any green with ease. But Joy played fantastic, drawing the perfect shot on the last end to take her through to the next round 21-20. 

In the quarter final stages Kath overcame Caroline Corlett (Nobles) 21-10. Elaine Moore booked her place into the semi finals beating Lynda Wilson (Peel Sunset) 21-3. Joyce Ogden overcame teammate Linda Cadamy (Marown) 21-10 and Joy carried on her superb play against Peel Sunsets Joyce Kelly 21-13. 

Booking their places into the final Kath next saw off Elaine 21-7, and Joy played Joyce to book her 1st championship final 21-17. 

It turned out to be a very long day, with the 1st games starting at 10am. It was mid afternoon before the final got underway. Where Kath was on brilliant form taking the Championship title with a 21-7 win.

The Ladies Association made the presentation and thanked Castletown for hosting the Championships.

Castletown A win Derby Match with Full House

Port St Mary A 84 V 97 Nobles (3-3) Jo Smith and Sue Gawne (Nobles) both had good wins to single figures. As did Port St Mary’s Brenda Harkard.

Castletown A were on good form when they played their B team.Winning all 6 games. Castletown B 70 V 126 Castletown A (0-6)

Ballaugh 99 V 88 Onchan A (3-3) 

Mooragh Park B 51 V 121 Peel Sunset (1-5) Peel were in great form winning 4 of the games to single figures. Gillian Malpass was Mooraghs lone winner 21-16.

Finch Hill 89 V 93 Mooragh Park B (2-4) Both teams had a couple of single figure wins. Maureen Hamilton ( Mooragh Park) just managed to hold off Anne Hon 20-21. 

Marown hosted Port Erin A who just managed to take the win from the marown side. Caroline Whitehead’s 21-6 win helped the Port Erin side edge enough points to take the win. Marown 94 V 107 Port Erin A (3-3) 

Douglas A 53 V 126 South Ramsey (0-6) A full house for the visitors South Ramsey, with Judy Kelly, Elaine Moore and Jill Quayle all winning by single figures.

An extremely close game for Port St Mary A 84 V 97 Nobles (3-3) But Nobles Sue Gawne and Jo Smith winning 6-21 and 3-21. Nobles stretched ahead to take the win.

Thursday 17th saw the JMS Veteran Shield Quarter Final games played with the following results:

Marown (+24) 145 V 130 Peel Sunset (+32) 5-1

Port Erin A (+28) 127 V 134 Mooragh Park A (+33) 3-3

South Ramsey (+24) 114 V 132 Castletown A (+20) 2-4

Ballaugh (+26) 152 V 88 Mooragh Park B (+48) 6-0

The Semi Finals will be held on Thursday 31st August.

Ballaugh V Marown

Castletown A V Mooragh Park A

Peel Sunset overcome Marown in O60’s Ladies

There were a few close games this week, the first being Marown who hosted Peel Sunset who were in exceptional form and took a win by just 4 points. Marowns captain Philippa Taylor won 21-1. Final result Marown 99 V 103 Peel Sunset (3-3).

Castletown B 95 V 104 Onchan A (3-3) Maureen Payne (Onchan) won 21-6 to help her team secure the win. 

Nobles 91 V 102 South Ramsey (3-3) Marilyn Ellison (Nobles) won 21-9 and for south Ramsey Judy Kelly 21-5 and Elaine Moore 21-9. 

Mooragh Park 84 V 81 Port St Mary A (3-3) This was the closest game of the day, with the Ramsey side taking the win by just 3 points. With Lots of single figure wins for both teams. This game could have gone either way and was extremely close right up until the final end.

Port Erin A were the winners of the day taking maximum points when they played their B team. The B team came close to taking 2 games off them with Sue Rickets and Sue Wilshaw both reaching 19 against their opponents. Port Erin B 61 V 126 Port Erin A (0-6).

Ballaugh only dropped 1 point 125 when they hosted Mooragh Park B 56 (5-1) Chis Sims took the Parks only win 20-21. 

Douglas A were unfortunate to be a player short when they hosted Castletown A. Paula Garrett and Kay McKiernan both won for the Douglas side. But the strong Castletown team took the other 4 wins all to single figures. Douglas A 54 V 116 Castletown A (2-4)

The JMS Veteran Shield Prelims sponsored by Janet Latham were also played.

Marown (+18) 138 V 90 Castletown B (+41) 5-1

Port Erin B (+35) 96 V 137 Castletown A (+17) !-5

Ballaugh (+30) 142 V 115 Onchan A (+44) 4-2

Finch Hill (+24) 123 V 133 Port Erin A (+36) 4-2

South Ramsey (+24) 141 V 106 Douglas A (+37) 5-1

Peel Sunset (+24) 122 V 120 Nobles (+21) 3-3

Port St Mary A (+25) 120 V 141 Mooragh Park A (+32) 2-4

The next round will be played on the 17th August.

Port Erin A only drop 2 points in Ladies O60 Match

Port Erin A 124 V Castletown B (5-1) The Port Erin side were in fine form when they welcomed Castletown to their green. Sheila Preston (Castletown) just lost out 21-20.

Whilst at home Castletown A 120 V 48 Port Erin B (5-1) Gwen Tuck was Port Erins lone winner 15-21. For Castletown  Kim Foy and Anne Oates both won 21-0.

Peel Sunset 107 V 87 Ballaugh (4-2) The Peel side have stepped up a gear this second half of the season. Joyce Kelly won 21-2.

Mooragh Park A 105 V 79 Nobles (4-2) Janet Monk and Gail Corrin (Mooragh) both had single wins as did Nobles Marilyn  Ellison.

Onchan A 72 V 121 Marown (1-5) Unfortunately Onchan were a player short, giving Marowns Sue Hammond a 21-0 walkover win. Norma Cowell was Onchans winner 21-16.

South Ramsey 15 V 96 Finch Hill (3-3)  This looked like the closest game of the day. Finch Hills’ Sue Calley just pipped Anne Gale at Ramsey 20-21.

Port St Mary A 121 V 76 Mooragh Park B (5-1) Trish Bull for the Southside won 21-3. The lone winner for the Ramsey side was Gill Hammond 16-21.

Maximum Points for Ballaugh O60’s

Ballaugh received a full house against Castletown B who were 1 player short.

All games were won to singles figures leaving an overall score of Ballaugh 126 V Castletown B 28 (6-0)

Castletown A also recorded a full sweep winning 126 V 56 Mooragh Park A (6-0) Sue Peach, Anne Oates and Kim Foy all won to single figures.

The closest game of the day was Peel Sunset 107 V 91 Douglas A (3-3) Shirley Corrin and Joyce Kelly both had single wins for the west side. As did Paula Garret for Douglas.

Other Results: Mooragh Park B 101 V 75 Port Erin B (4-2), Port Erin A 80 V 110 Nobles (2-4), Onchan A 68  V 116 Finch Hill (1-5),Port St Many A 77 V 117 Marown(1-5.

A couple of close games later in the week. The first being Port Erin B 84 V94 Peel Sunset (3-3) The other game was Douglas A 87 V 93 Onchan A (3-3)  Douglas A were a player short so they had to give away a 0-21 game, But Paula Garrett scored a 21-1 win to keep the scores even.

Other Results: Marown 123 V 87 Ballaugh (5-1), Castletown B 106 V 89 Mooragh Park B (4-2), Nobles 99 V 124 Castletown A (1-5), Finch Hill 122 V 91 Port Erin A (4-2), Port St Mary A 94 V 106 South Ramsey (2-4)

Busy week for Over 60’s Ladies

Onchan A played Mooragh Park A, winning 4-2 and by just 2 points 105-103. Mooragh Park had 3 close games at 17,18 and 19.

Peel Sunset had a good win over Nobles 106 V 96 (4-2) with Shirley Corrin (Peel) and Dee Lewis (Nobles) both winning their games 21-6. Libby Andrade came a close second after just losing out to Peels Mary Moffett 21-20

Port St Mary A travelled across to Castletown B to draw on games, but take the win 90-105.(3-3)

Mooragh Park B Struggled this week at home to Finch Hill 65 V 117 (1-5). Gillian Malpass was the only Northern side to win 21-12. 

 Ballagh 120 V 88 Douglas A (4-2) Douglas A winners Kay McKierman 21-19 and Pauline Cowley 21-17 just stopped the Ballagh sie picking up a full house.

Marown hosted Port Erin B winning 3 of the games to single figures. Kay Primrose-Smith 21-17 and Gwen Tuck 21-20 put Marowns chances of a full house to a halt. 121 V 75 (4-2)

South Ramsey travelled the coast to Port Erin A 89 V 115 (3-3) which finished level on games, with 2 close 21-20 games and South Ramsey taking the win on points. 

On the second games of the week. Nobles produced some good single figure wins to take the match against Onchan A 122 V 51 (5-1) Maureen Payne was Onchans lone winner 21-17.

Mooragh Park A 116 V 69 Port Erin A (5-1)The Ramsey side were on top form winning 2 of the games to single figures. The Southsides only winner was Pauline Worrall 21-11.

Port Erin B 70 V 115 Ballaugh (2-4) Rose Watterson 21-2 and Barbara Graham 21-4 both had great wins for the Ballaugh Side. Port Erin B winners were Kay Primrose-Smith 21-18 and Gwen Tuck 21-13.

Finch Hill 86 V 111 Peel Sunset (2-4) Mary Moffatt 21-2 and Joyce Kelly 21-7 are showing their experience and played some fantastic bowls on the away green. 

South Ramsey 85 V 109 Castletown A (2-4) this was a match pretty even on games with the exception of Castletowns Hillary Kermode 21-7 and Kath Kinley 21-4 wins.

Castletown B 97 V 115 Marown (2-4) The Castletown green played its usual home advantage and Marown struggled to take the usual easy win and had to dig deep to win this one. Full credit to Castletown B who pushed hard to gain all the points that they did.

Douglas A 116 V 50 Mooragh Park B (5-1) Douglas A were on fire in this game, winning 3 of the games 21-5 and Sue McCourt also taking a 21-3 win. Chris Simms for the Ramsey side won her game 21.11.

Maximum points for Nobles Over 60’s

Nobles hosted Mooragh Park B and happily took maximum points 126 V 40 (6-0)  Mooraghs Chris Simms came the closest to taking a game, just losing out to 17.

Finch Hill also took maximum points against Castletown B 126 V 60 (6-0) with Jan Osborne, Brenda Williams and Mary O’Conner all winning by single figures.

Results: Port Erin B 121 V 92 Castletown B (5-1), South Ramsey 120 V 80 Onchan A (4-2), Finch Hill 122 V 92 Ballagh (5-1), Douglas A 82 V 121 Marown (3-3), Castletown A 110 V 86 Port St Mary A (4-2).