County ( A ) versus Gloucestershire – 18th October

The County lost its away fixture against Gloucestershire scoring 10 points ( 140 shots ) to Gloucestershire’s 30 points ( 244 shots ).
During the morning session the Singles and Pairs teams narrowly lost to a strong Gloucestershire performance. All matches were fiercely contested and could have gone Worcestershire’s way. Ian Davis in his singles match was drawing until the last two ends. Richard Payne and Trish Clifford in the Pairs lost on the last end Later in the morning, Richard Hulbert’s Fours team were 9-1 down after four ends but made a strong comeback to go only 1 shot down in the 9th end, eventually losing by 10 shots to 11. There was a win for Terry Clifford’s Triples team in a hard fought match with the team winning by 12 shots to 9. There was also a win for Scott Lambert’s Fours team by 11 shots to 7.
During the afternoon session there were more losses for the Singles and Pairs teams. Scott lambert’s Fours team, however, won their second match of the day by 7 shots to 5 and Richard Hulbert’s Fours team had a comfortable win by 12 shots to 6.

The results of each of the county teams is shown below :

worcs table 18 Oct 2014