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In the preliminary round of the national over-60s' double rink competition, both Desborough sides managed to ease through to the next round.

Desborough A played Rivermead A and did just enough to narrowly win 39-37.

They will now face West Berks B in the first round.

Desborough B were in the ascendancy at home, and the away rink narrowly went down


07:00 Fri 19 Sep 2014
Brian Jones Desborough's outdoor season came to an end with finals day which culminated in Brian Jones and Jo Lawrie being crowned club champions. After years of being the nearly man, Jones - the Welsh Wizard -
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10:00 Fri 05 Sep 2014
Mary Martin Desborough BC fell to a disappointing 86-68 defeat against Thatcham in the Kennet League semi-final. From the start Thatcham produced a number of significant woods and scores to wrestle control of the match, which they
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15:00 Thu 28 Aug 2014
Clare Buckley Victory was earned by Desborough A against Didcot A in the KLX semi-final at Maidenhead Thicket after an enthralling afternoon of bowls. They came through 50-45. At halfway, Desborough were two points in front and
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11:00 Thu 11 Sep 2014
Kevin Scrace Kevin Scrace and Kim Barao finished the Maidenhead Thicket finals weekend as club champions. Sunday's action saw Scrace defeat Melvyn Forward in the men's championship match. Scrace led from the front to seal adominant 10-shot
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15:00 Thu 28 Aug 2014
Clare Buckley Victory was earned by Desborough A against Didcot A in the KLX semi-final at Maidenhead Thicket after an enthralling afternoon of bowls. They came through 50-45. At halfway, Desborough were two points in front and
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06:00 Thu 14 Aug 2014
John Clearly It was a nail-biting finish in the President's Cup match between sides led by Eileen Devonald-Batt and deputy John Bucknell. The latter's team prevailed by just one shot to pip the opposition by 91-90. Three
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10:00 Mon 20 Oct 2014
Carp Autumn slowly began to make its presence felt on the local angling scene last week and although temperatures, particularly overnight ones, continued to remain reasonable for the time of year a significant dip, together with
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11:00 Mon 13 Oct 2014
Barbel Local river fishing was somewhat in the Doldrums throughout much of September but with last week delivering some much-needed rainfall and temperatures finally beginning to dip they are finally beginning to get into shape for
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14:00 Mon 06 Oct 2014
Tench. With the Mercury hitting 24C on my garden thermometer last Sunday afternoon, and with a hot sun beating down from an almost cloudless sky, it felt more like the month of May than the back
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18:30 Wed 22 Oct 2014
Jemma Walker Jemma Walker and Shristi Ghosh both contributed five wins as Cippenham Girls made an impressive start to life in the Junior British League Division 4. Having achieved promotion via the play-offs in July the girls
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09:22 Tue 21 Oct 2014
Golfers Lee and Lisa Holloway will compete in Morocco. A golfing husband and wife, from Maidenhead, are preparing to travel to Morocco for a dream six-night, five-star, expenses-paid break, where they will compete for a prestigious national amateur mixed pairs title, after qualifying from
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11:59 Fri 17 Oct 2014
Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal Para-cyclist Katie-George Dunlevy believes she's on track for the Rio Olympics after taking a silver lining from the recent Para-Cycling Road World Championships. Dunlevy, 32, from Maidenhead, and police officer Eve McCrystal have been in
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