BOWLS: Wiltshire Ladies to hold trial match this weekend
5:30am Saturday 17th May 2014 in By Dave Eaton
WILTSHIRE ladies continue the build-up to the start of their 2014 inter-county championship campaign for the Johns Trophy this weekend.
They have already held a Johns trial at Devizes and played a South West Counties match in midweek against Cornwall, while today they play another Johns trial game when they face a Bowls Wiltshire men’s side at Box.
The men’s team to play the women will consist of one rink (four players) from each of the following clubs - Stratton Churchway, Supermarine, Malmesbury, Wilton, North Wilts and Box.
Wiltshire Ladies team for the trial contains seven local players - June Corbett (Town Gardens), Babs Salter (Wroughton), Lucy and Katy Smith (both Wootton Bassett), Alison Fail and Chris Mitchell (both Purton) and Janet Wills (Stratton Churchway).
This season in the Johns Trophy Wiltshire open on May 31 with a match against Cornwall at Culm Vale (Cullompton, Devon).
They are then home to Gloucestershire at Devizes on June 21 and conclude their group matches away at Culm Vale against Devon on Saturday, July 5.
TRIAL TEAM Rink 1: Debbie Shadwell (Box), June Corbett (Town Gardens), Sue Ochyra (Devizes) & Carol Grenfell (Box). Rink 2: Viv Baskerville (Chippenham Town), Mary Buckle (Amesbury), Babs Salter (Wroughton) & Fizz Mace (North Wilts). Rink 3: Alison Fail (Purton), Margaret Annetts (Salisbury), Sue Cooke & Alex Jacobs (both Box). Rink 4: Marcia Hartley (Avon), Lucy Smith (Wootton Bassett), Wendy Gaisford (Devizes) & Sandra Bartlett (Winsley). Rink 5: Chris Mitchell (Purton), Eileen Hawker (Spencer Melksham), Janet Hardie (Box) & Janet Willis (Stratton Churchway). Rink 6: Sue Dix (Box), Katy Smith (WB), Janet Rowe (Amesbury) & Delia Godwin (S Melksham).