Chronicle Report 15th Mar 2018
 

Batheaston A are making a late charge for a Division 2 promotion spot and further boosted their chances with an impressive 28-6 win away to Yatton Keynell D. Dennis Townsend and Richard Cotton both registered maximums for the victors, with Gary Sartain adding 7 points. In reply, Jon Freeman (3) Edward Lea, and Ben Sage earned points for the hosts.

Bear Flat B are just behind Batheaston A in fourth place and had little difficulty in demolishing bottom team Chippenham E 29-4 at Langley Burrell. Gary Oaten and Tim Cahill both chalked up a full 9 points for the visitors and Keith Gammon only dropped one. Steve Rodda (3) and Simon Tandy were responsible for the home team’s total.

The top two in the Premier Division met at St John’s school with leaders Chippenham A returning home with a 24-12 win over second placed Bath Invaders A. Rick Jemmott starred for the leaders with a maximum, and Gary Baldwin and Terry Parkins added 8 and 6 points respectively. Dave Busari led the Invaders’ response with 5 points, with the others coming from Julian Elsbury (3) and Len Vowles, plus success in the doubles.

Charlie Joyce scored maximum points, and Ali Pearson 6, in a losing cause as Oldfield D went down 20-16 away to Bathford A, who are well placed in mid-table, but with games in hand. Josh Kashdan-Brown (7) Albert Bolhuis (6) and Bruce Dearling (4) were on the scoresheet for the hosts.

Division 1’s second placed team Chippenham C improved their prospects with a handsome 28-7 home victory over two-man Ensleigh A, for whom Ian Clark (6) carded all their singles points. Andy Perham took the honours for the home team with full points, but Paul Vincent and John Clifford were not far behind with eight points apiece.

Mayfield lost 24-15 to Bear Flat A despite a man of the match performance from Dave Galley, who recorded a hard-earned maximum. Pete Gibbs (8) Justin Johnstone (7) and reserve Tim Cahill (6) all played consistently well for the victors, while Nigel Woolley and Reg Morris shared Mayfield’s other 6 points.

 

 

Results:

Premier Division

Bath Invaders A 12 (D. Busari 5, L. Vowles 1, J. Elsbury 3, Dbls 3) Chippenham A 24 (R. Jemmott 9, G. Baldwin 8, T. Parkins 6, Dbls 1)

Oldfield A 27 (C. Davis 6, M. Ramakrishna 9, A. Champneys 9, Dbls 3) Yatton Keynell A 7 (J. Smith 4, S. Eagles 1, S. Richardson 1, Dbls 1)

Bathford A 20 (A. Bolhuis 6, Josh Kashdan-Brown 7, B. Dearling 4, Dbls 3) Oldfield D 16 (L. Lasrado 0, A. Pearson 6, C. Joyce 9, Dbls 1)

Radstock A 14 (D. Landricombe 5, P. Ware 5, D. Barmby 4, Dbls 0) Bathford B 22 (S. Husbands 9, R. Bennett 1, Josh Kashdan-Brown 9, Dbls 3)

Oldfield B 14 (J. Stevens 3, P. Redman 4, N. Dagger 4, Dbls 3) Chippenham B 19 (A. Kearney 9, S. Cooper 9, Dbls 1)

Bitton 20 (A. Papier 8, C. Toft 5, F. Martin 5, Dbls 2) Oldfield C 22 (N. Branch 8, M. Noel 7, D. Coombe 4, Dbls 3)

 

 

Division 1

Ensleigh A 27 (I. Clark 9, O. Newton 6, P. Zhang 9, Dbls 3) Oldfield E 9 (G. Burridge 4, B. Neathey 4, M. Newton 0, Dbls 1)

Bath Invaders B 24 (S. Monks 9, P. Jeffery 3, M. Millard 9, Dbls 3) Radstock B 19 (W. Button 6, M. Bennetts 7, D. Walker 4, Dbls 2)

Chippenham C 28 (A. Perham 9, P. Vincent 8, J. Clifford 8, Dbls 3) Ensleigh A 7 (I. Clark 6, P. Zhang 0, Dbls 1)

Bathford C 24 (W. Avery 9, G. Avery 3, C. Thomas 9, Dbls 3) Key Centre B 10 (D. Carter 4, S. Ruse 3, M. Tanner 3, Dbls 0)

Mayfield 15 (D. Galley 9, N. Woolley 3, R. Morris 3, Dbls 0) Bear Flat A 24 (P. Gibbs 8, J. Johnstone 7, T. Cahill 6, Dbls 3)

Yatton Keynell B 24 (J. Dukes 8, A. Purkiss 9, A. Dawes 4, Dbls 3) Key Centre A 14 (B. Pollard 7, K. Milsom 3, G. Harbour 3, Dbls 1)

Oldfield E 19 (B. Neathey 4, M. Newton 8, J. Taylor 2, Dbls 0) Yatton Keynell C 20 (T. Payne 2, J. Flynn 6, A. Hulbert 9, Dbls 3)

 

 

Division 2

Bathford E 11 (M. Davis 6, E. Holding 2, T. Parr 1, Dbls 2) Yatton Keynell D 26 (J. Freeman 6, R. Portlock 8, E. Lea 9, Dbls 3)

Chippenham E 4 (S. Rodda 1, S. Tandy 3, M. Entwistle 0, Dbls 0) Bear Flat B 29 (G. Oaten 9, K. Gammon 8, T. Cahill 9, Dbls 3)

Bathford E 17 (T. Parr 4, M. Davis 7, E. Holding 3, Dbls 3) Oldfield F 18 (P. Harris 8, L. Bailey 9, Dbls 1)

Chippenham D 30 (J. Wheeler 9, T. Griffiths 9, B. Greene 9, Dbls 3) Bear Flat C 2 (J. Turner 1, L. Bowskill 0, J. Hunter 1, Dbls 0)

Radstock C 18 (S. Moss 6, S. Young 9, J. Hier 0, Dbls 3) Bathford D 18 (R. Cole 5, Ju. Kashdan-Brown 5, R. Wickham 8, Dbls 0)

Batheaston B 23 (P. Gentle 9, N. Thomas 6, C. Sharpe 6, Dbls 2) Ensleigh B 15 (N. Pedley 8, J. Tozer 3, R. Smith 1, Dbls 3)

Yatton Keynell D 6 (J. Freeman 3, E. Lea 1, B. Sage 1, Dbls 1) Batheaston A 28 (D. Townsend 9, G. Sartain 7, R. Cotton 9, Dbls 3)

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