WINDSOR Great Park star Paul Short put up a great performance in the county Unbadged Singles to beat Mike McLachlan of Wraysbury 21-11.

It earns him a third round match against Paul Stanley from Maidenhead Town, to be played at the

Great Park

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The KLV team had an excellent win against Maidenhead Thicket B, taking all 10 points to put them back at the top of the league table. Andy Watson, Derek Corderoy and George Leiston won a Hot Shot on their rink.

The ladies Royal Shield team managed to pick up eight points away from home at Maidenhead Thicket on a sweltering hot afternoon.

The Fours team put up a very creditable fight against a quartet of top young players from Reading, taking them to the 21st end but eventually going down 21-15.

A similar fate awaited Pam Simms and Gail Dorey in the Senior Pairs, losing to the ladies from Abingdon with a final score of 19-11.

On the friendly scene, the ladies had a convincing win against Crowthorne, winning on all three rinks and gaining a final score of 67-35. Top honours went to Dorey, Ann Patton and new bowler Cathy Meese, who played in her first-ever bowls match on the day.

The men went down heavily in a friendly match away to rivals Royal Household, winning only two of the triples and coming away 116-85. Alan Jones skipped Ian Martin and Ted Kelly to take the highest rink.

The mixed friendly of the week fared better after a 111-77 win against Farnborough Gate at home. The highest honours on the day went to skip Roy Humphries with his team of Peter Riches, John Yates and Dorey.

The men’s inter-club Two Wood Singles competition was played on Saturday where Short and Kelly came through as winners and will now go forward to the Finals in September.