Street are well beaten.

PUBLISHED: 11:44 19 August 2009 | UPDATED: 11:40 10 June 2010

THE first visitors last week were from Donyatt who brought five rinks to play what proved to be a very close game, writes Ron Stares.

THE first visitors last week were from Donyatt who brought five rinks to play what proved to be a very close game, writes Ron Stares.

Right up until the 15th end mark there was never more than one shot dividing the two teams, but then, on the 15th end, the visitors went ahead by 2 shots, but Madeira were not finished.

Over the last 5 ends they scored 37 shots, whilst Donyatt scored 20, so Madeira managed to win a hard-fought game 102-86 (16+).

The best Madeira rink was Frank Allen, Margaret Whittle, Michael Marks and skip Carole Worth, they won by 17 shots.

On Tuesday we had the annual visit from Cheltenham Spa to play what is always a keenly fought game and, by the half way mark, Madeira had opened an 18 shot lead.

However, there was to be further twists and turns in this one and, by the l5th end the visitors had turned things around and were now 10 shots up.

They managed to hold on to this advantage until the conclusion, winning 199-186 (13+).

The best Madeira rink was Tony Howe, Harry Clark, Mary Ann Dowrick and skip Ken Roberts. The won by 19 shots.

The next game was a visit from Street who brought a 10 rink team which found Madeira in very good form and, by the 5th end, the home side had opened up the score by 31 shots and carried on in this form for the rest of the game.

At the half way stage, the home side held a lead of 67 shots and went on to win the contest by a whopping century of shots, (234-134).

The best Madeira rink was Chris Fox, Dorothy Mott, Club Captain Ray Moore and Skip Marjorie Glanville, won won their game by a margin of 18 shots.

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