METRO GRADE 1 - Round 8

Mark Alexander, Saturday, 4 May 2019

In a much anticipated local derby, the Belrose Bulls played host to the Harbord Hawks in today's Round 8 clash of the Metro Grade 1 competition. The match was close throughout with both sides taking the lead at various stages before the Bulls pulled away over the closing ends to take a well deserved 65-54 (9.5-0.5) victory and maintain their spot in the coveted top 6 on the ladder.

Brad Franklin's rink continued their outstanding season with an emphatic victory (23-13) over Paul Leckey, Matt Blackburn's rink won the last four ends of their match to take a narrow one-shot win (21-20) over Terry Warder while the honours were shared (21-21) when the teams of Crawford Linton and Mark Alexander played out an exciting draw.  

Belrose Bulls

Steve Lowe, James Brown, Mikel Smith, Matt Blackburn

Steve Kerr, Stuart Rigg, Tony Taylor, Brad Franklin

John Venteman, Steve Gliddon, Adam Moody, Crawford Linton

Harbord Hawks

Brian Tyte, Colin Green, Steve Smith, Mark Alexander

Harry Archer, Mark Delia, Phil Enever, Paul Leckey

Chris Bailey, Peter Crossingham, Forrest Craig, Terry Warder