Ely and District Bowls League
ELY AND DISTRICT BOWLS LEAGUE Round-up by Ron Moore Men s League CHAMPIONS for the last two years, Newmarket began the 2008 campaign with 15 straight wins, but losing both matches last week has cost them the lead. Littleport have taken over in fine style
ELY AND DISTRICT BOWLS LEAGUE
Round-up by Ron Moore
CHAMPIONS for the last two years, Newmarket began the 2008 campaign with 15 straight wins, but losing both matches last week has cost them the lead.
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Littleport have taken over in fine style with the best score line of the season against Bottisham, passing 400 for the shots difference and 100 points going into the last month of the season.
There could be an all-Lewis final for the singles trophy as the semi final draw features Denis of City of Ely against David Easy of Littleport and Newmarket's Brian versus Sutton's Roly Barker.
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CITY of Ely were the only team to win twice to go in front of Newmarket.
These two have opened up a gap ahead of Isleham, but with five matches remaining fourth place Fordham are also within reach of a title they have not won for 15 years.
Afternoon League Division One
BURWELL stayed on top as Fordham B missed an opportunity by losing to Littleport, who move up to third and have two outstanding fixtures re- arranged which could give them the title if others falter.
The chance of the double with the Gordon Bridges Cup was denied to them when they were knocked out by Bottisham A who await the outcome of the Sutton v Mitchell Lodge tie to know their opponents in the final.
Afternoon League Division Two
THERE were setbacks for leaders Willingham, first losing the semi final clash with Isleham - the holders of the Frank Turner Cup - and then being pipped by one shot against their nearest challengers, Ely Beet in the league.
The other cup semi-final also resulted in a club with a higher position - Mildenhall - being beaten at home by a team in the bottom half - Milton.