The county visited Shropshire for this last inter county match of the season with a win necessary to qualify for the national inter county knockout competition starting at the end of January next year. The county won by 24 points to 16, scoring 199 shots to Shropshire’s 184. As a result Worcestershire go forward to next year’s knockout competition.
The first session – Singles – Jim had a close match until the last few ends but Steve was outclassed. In the Pairs Anthony and Johnathon just lost out with Trish and Richard battling a tight see-saw game to 8 – 8, when they came to terms with the mat to pull away and when convincingly 18 – 8.
The Triple of Phil, Richard and Mark, swept the opposition away to win 17 – 11, while Sue, Sandra and Richard were unlucky to lose on the last end. The Fours of Anne, Tony, Richard and Keith piled on the pressure to win by 10 shots to 6, as did Jenny, Ann, Avis and Terry.
Half time – all even
The county started the afternoon session with confidence. Both Singles, however, lost, but both Pairs won. Johnathon and Anthony smashed their way to a 22 – 4 victory ( highest score of the season ).The Triples of Phil, Richard and Mark also won easily, but unfortunately Sue, Sandra and Richard faded over the last few ends to a loss. The Fours also were in fine fettle winning easily.
This was the county’s best result this season
The table summarising the results is shown below :