MENS FINAL 1ST MAY 2019                            
                               
BLACK ABBOTTS               TRAVELLERS              
                               
DAVE BAKER 7 5 8 6 5 6 37 JASON OWEN 8 7 7 7 4 7 40
DAN HARRIS 7 6 6 8 8 7 42 DAVE OWEN 8 4 6 7 3 5 33
MALCOLM SWAIN 8 5 7 8 4 8 40 WAYNE DAVISON 7 6 7 6 7 7 40
  22 16 21 22 17 21 119   23 17 20 20 14 19 113
              PLUS 6                
Travellers won the toss and put the Black Abbotts in to bat.   After 3 hands only 1 pin in it with Travellers being the team ahead.   Going into the 5th hand the Black Abbotts had pulled back pins and were 1 ahead.   Black Abbotts scored 17 and Travellers scored 14 so Black Abbotts now 4 pins ahead.   Black Abbotts scored 21 in the last hand and Travellers 19, so Black Abotts going into the second leg 6 pins ahead on the game.
                               
PHIL WARNER 14 7 6 8 7 8 50 IAN OVERTON 8 8 4 7 7 6 40
ROY MILES 5 7 7 8 4 7 38 ALAN BOWSTEAD 9 9 7 6 7 6 44
COLIN BOOTH 14 7 8 7 8 7 51 STEVE GRIFFIN 7 4 8 8 11 8 46
  33 21 21 23 19 22 139   24 21 19 21 25 20 130
              PLUS 15                
Phil of the Black Abbotts opened his account with a 14 spare, and Colin followed suite with another 14 spare to give them a 33 hand.    Travellers answered with 24 to put them 9 pins down on this leg (15 down on the game).   After 3 hands Black Abbotts took an 11 pin lead on this leg.   Steve of the Travellers floored an 11 spare to see them going through to the last hand just 7 pins down going into the last hand.   Black Abbotts pulled a further 2 pins in the last hand to give them a 9 pin lead on this leg and overall 15 up o the game.
                               
WAYNE RYDER 7 7 6 9 6 6 41 KEV DAVISON 9 6 8 1 8 9 41
DAVE MINCHEW 7 7 16 7 7 4 48 STEVE MOORE 8 8 8 7 7 9 47
CHRIS MILES JNR 8 8 5 7 8 6 42 FRED RALPH 13 8 7 8 6 9 51
  22 22 27 23 21 16 131   30 22 23 16 21 27 139
              PLUS 7                
Fred of the Travellers opened with a 13 spare to give them a 30 hand against Black Abbotts 22 so 8 pins up on this leg.   Dave of the Black Abbotts floored a 16 spare in the 3rd hand to give them a 27 hand.   Travellers answered with 23 so now just 4 pins between them in this leg with Travellers being the ones ahead.    In the 4th hand the Black Abbotts scored 23 and the Travellers had an unlucky 16 so were now 3 pins down on this leg.   Both teams scored 21 in the 5th.   Black Abbotts scored just 16 in the last hand to give them 131 and Travellers scored 27 to give them a total of 139 so now only 7 pins down on the game.
                               
CHRIS MILES SNR 4 8 7 10 4 14 47 TERRY JOHNSON 8 9 8 14 3 9 51
PAUL KEICHER 8 8 9 8 13 9 55 GARY DUNN 8 7 9 8 14 7 53
RON GOUGH 7 9 9 7 8 8 48 DARREN JOHNSON 6 6 8 9 6 9 44
  19 25 25 25 25 31 150   22 22 25 31 23 25 148
              PLUS 9                
Travellers started well gaining 3 pins in the first hand.   Black Abbotts then gained them back in the second hand.    Both teams scored 25 in the third hand so all square on this leg.    A 10 spare by Chris gave the Black Abbotts a 25 hand and Terry of the Travellers  floored a 14 spare to give them a 31 hand so now the Black Abbotts were only 1 pin up on the game.    Paul of the Black Abbotts scored a 13 spare to give them a 25 hand and Travellers Gary floored a 14 spare to give them a 23 leg so Black Abbotts 3 up on the game going into the last hand.   Chris of the Black Abbotts floored a 14 spare to give them a 31 hand.    Travellers answered with 25 so Black Abbotts took the title with 9 pins ahead.   A very good close game and a pleasure to watch.