EA open 2015 entries so far Feb 14, 2015 7:23:19 GMT
Post by gandalf the untidy on Feb 14, 2015 7:23:19 GMT
Been there, done that, got the teeshirt and going again this year, the ASHBURNHAM HASTINGS will be arranging it at AE open, anyone interested wishing to come along and try the narrow table are welcome to make up a 2nd team
EXTRACT FROM THE SUDBURY INTERLEAGUE THREAD
A friendly match was arranged between The Bay Horse Sudbury and The Ashburnham Hastings
The first match was at the bay Horse on Sat 9th Aug
The trip up was bit tedious , about 3 hours 20 to get there with heavy traffic particularly at Dartford, but we all got there roughly on time.
The hosts allowed us to have a quick practice, which was very useful as we found the 1 up shot (Tommos 50/10 shot)was approx. the same on narrow and normal tables, we had a flirtation with cutting the red into the 50 off the side which was on but was a low percentage shot.
It was agreed to take 6 players, we would draw names for order of play when all had been played the game would be allocated on score so that the best would play the best and so on, of course Sudbury rules would apply so it was toss for break all through.
Result card as follows
Alistaire Carnegie 1660 v 2650 Colin Southouse
Steve Hale 570 v 1630 Phil Osborne
Brenden Hoare 1880 v 930 Mike Reilly
Jeremy Fry 1390 v 1490 Chris Haynes (last ball Winner)
Dave Lilie 1990 v 2490 Bob Osborne
Jason Lawrence 1740 v 2190 Peter Payne(last ball red Winner)
so after round one The Ashburnham were 5-1 up but The Bay horse were not down and out yet
Great nibbles were provided by the Pub at the interval
Steve Hale 3180 v 1010 Mike Reilly
Jeremy Fry 1900 v 1640 Chris Haynes
Alistaire Carnegie 1580 v 1380 Phil Osborne
Jason Lawrence BP v 2300 Peter Payne (another close match on the last ball)
Brenden Hoare 1050 v 1640 Bob Osborne
Dave Lillie 410 v 2210 Colin Southouse
so after round 2 The scores were even 3-3 leaving the Ashburnham 8-4 up on aggregate
A doubles practice game followed with plenty of interesting shots and attempted shots transpired
Many thanks to our hosts, twas a great days narrow 4 pin, and was a sharp learning curve on shots with All pockets in a slightly different positions and great fun as ever with 4 pin. Hopefully other teams/players may try up this version of the game.
Looking forward to the return, we may also look at forming a 5 pin version but that's for later, also had an interesting discussion on the current rules, we will see if anything is taken on board.