WINDSOR & Eton Bowls Club star Tony Scott took a further step into the national senior singles when beating David Horton of Great Hollands 21-16.

He followed that with a 16-11 win over Peter Braddock of Desborough in the county champion of champions event.

In the county pairs, Martin Hayward and Scott dropped two shots to lose their third round tie against Twyford 19-17.

Charlie Andrew and Chris Heitzmann enjoyed a win in their first outing, beating Peter Burton and Ray Trussler of Wargrave 24-15. Also comfortably winning their first round tie (33-12) were Tim Marshall and Barrie Taylor against Andrew Jenkinson and Andrew Clemance from the Royal Household.

More success followed for Taylor and Marshall when, joined by Martin Allum, they played Wokingham in the first round of the county benevolent triples. Wokingham were ahead of 15 ends but the Goswell Meadow-based trio turned things around to win 19-15.

Richard Heathman and Ralph Cooke beat West Ealing 20-17 in the London & Southern Counties Pairs.

In the national club 2x4s,

Windsor & Eton

beat Bracknell with a total score of 37-27.

In the KLV League, the A team travelled to Sunningdale and beat their hosts 59-34 (8-2 on points). The top rink was Bert Barker, Andrew and Jim Fenlon with a score of 28-7.

Despite miserable weather, the home advantage helped to give the B team a victory over visitors Maidenhead Thicket. Although losing two rinks to one, the higher overall score of 53-44 was enough to secure the win (6-4 on points) The only winning rink was manned by Brian Binstead, Frank Doherty and Kel Crump (29-14).

The C team took a beating in their away tie with Maidenhead Town B, who wrapped up a full 10 points by winning all rinks with a score of 64-32.

Windsor & Eton travelled to Maiden Erlegh for a friendly mixed triples game on Saturday. A decent 142-68 win made the trip worthwhile. Without question, the top rink was Marion Melrose, Brian Parish and Hayward with 32-9.

The friendly on Sunday was a home game against long distance visitors Fairoak Bowls Club from Cardiff. An enjoyable afternoon ended with a 152-95 win. Marion Melrose, Paul O’Connell, Jim Henderson and Stan Rawlings won top rink honours with 33-14.