After the opening round of games three teams were tied on seven points Howard's Bluebells, Mary's Blue Jays and Hot Shots. In joint fourth with six points were Odds & Sods, TLS and Uno Our Name. Heading into the midway break there were now four teams sharing first place Hot Shots, Howard's Bluebells, Odds & Sods and TLS all on thirteen points. Farmers Four and Mary's Blue Jays were joint fifth, four points behind the leaders.
Odds & Sods moved a point clear of Howard's Bluebells and TLS with one set of games to play, their final game would be against TLS. Hot Shots were in fourth place with Fismits, X-Rail and The Incredibles in joint fifth. With all games completed Odds & Sods (Arnold Bax, Tony Hoffman, Yvonne Bromfield and Maureen Edwards) held firm to win the gala with 27 points, Howard's Bluebells secured second place with 26 points. Joint third on 21 points were X-Rail, Hot Shots and The Incredibles.
Thornfield’s galas are open to all, members and non-members, they are preceded by a two hour bowl for free session where you can learn the basics if you’ve never played before. The next gala is on Sunday 9th December in aid of the Rugby Food Bank. The club is also holding a series of Bowls Drives where anyone can come along and take part in a fun two hour session of bowling, the next one of those is on Friday 16th November at 6:30pm. For more information about either event please contact the club on 01788 571598 or firstname.lastname@example.org