Town Hall bowlers’ rinks and targets

20120219- Montrose Town Hall Bowling Club. 'The winners of the Wednesday League are pictured  Maureen Stott, Jim Paterson, Stuart Hale, Brian Sanderson, missing Margaret Coull. ''"Andy Thompson Photography", '"Copyright Andy Thompson Photography", '"No use without payment", '"www.atimages.com",
20120219- Montrose Town Hall Bowling Club. 'The winners of the Wednesday League are pictured Maureen Stott, Jim Paterson, Stuart Hale, Brian Sanderson, missing Margaret Coull. ''"Andy Thompson Photography", '"Copyright Andy Thompson Photography", '"No use without payment", '"www.atimages.com",

THE WEDNESDAY Rinks and Sunday Target Leagues are now under way for Montrose Town Hall Bowling Club members. Each rink played two games in the opening session.

Wednesday Rinks

Results: S.L. Hale 12, W. Wallace 4; G. Cameron 9, A.J. Moir 7; R. Christie 9, S. Reid 2; W. Hendry 9, R. Mutch 1; R. Christie 9, R. Mutch 4; S. Reid 12, W. Wallace 3; A.J. Moir 10, W. Hendry 8; S.L. Hale 6, G. Cameron 5.

Only two teams have full points in the new Wednesday Rinks League after two games.

They are Bob Christie’s team of Maureen Stott, Doreen Hartley and Jessie Balfour; along with Stuart Hale’s side comprising Peggy Henderson, Sheila Grieve and Jim Paterson.

At the bottom of the league, Messrs Mutch and Wallace are doing the propping-up job for the time being.

League table

P W D L S Pts

R. Christie 2 2 0 0 12 4

S.L. Hale 2 2 0 0 9 4

W. Hendry 2 1 0 1 6 2

S. Reid 2 1 0 1 2 2

G. Cameron 2 1 0 1 0 2

A.J. Moir 2 1 0 1 0 2

R. Mutch 2 0 0 2 -13 0

W. Wallace 2 0 0 2 -17 0

Fixtures for tonight (Wednesday)

7pm - G. Cameron v W. Hendry; S.L. Hale v A.J. Moir; R. Mutch v S. Reid; W. Wallace v R. Mutch.

8pm - A.J. Moir v S. Reid; W. Wallace v W. Hendry; G. Cameron v R. Christie; S.L. Hale v R. Mutch.

Sunday Target

Results: D. Hampton 35, W. Wallace 31; R. Christie 56, S.L. Hale 47; S. Reid 37, R. Mutch 28; W. Hendry 48, E. Warden 37; R. Mutch 47, W. Hendry 38; D. Hampton 55, S. Reid 39; E. Warden 44, R. Christie 39; S.L. Hale 40, W. Wallace 30.

After two games the only unbeaten side comprises Dave Hampton, skip; Arthur Moir, Jim Harrison and Jessie Balfour.

But watch Stuart Hale, the man in form, lurking second-equal!

Bill Wallace and his squad are in the wooden spoon position in the early stages of the league, but the bookies are tipping his rink for greater things over the next few weeks.

League table

P W D L S Pts

D. Hampton 2 2 0 0 20 4

R. Christie 2 1 0 1 4 2

W. Hendry 2 1 0 1 2 2

S.L. Hale 2 1 0 1 1 2

R. Mutch 2 1 0 1 0 2

S. Reid 2 1 0 1 -7 2

E. Warden 2 1 0 1 -6 2

W. Wallace 2 0 0 2 -14 0

Fixtures for Sunday, March 4

2pm - S.L. Hale v E. Warden; W. Wallace v R. Christie; W. Hendry v S. Reid; D. Hampton v R. Mutch.

3pm - R. Christie v S. Reid; D. Hampton v E. Warden; S.L. Hale v R. Mutch; W. Wallace v W. Hendry.

The club has picked up two hall cancellations, of which they will make full use.

Accordingly rinks competitions will be played on Sunday, March 11 at 2pm, and also on Wednesday, March 14 at 7pm.