With the early inter-county fixtures cancelled, Warwickshire took a trip to Flitwick BC to play a game of four triples against Bedfordshire. The host county made hay while the sun shone, winning 89-55.

Keith Austin (Three Spires), Chris Vipond (Matrix) and Senior Vice President Nigel Hewitson had a slow start, reaching the midway point eight shots down. With four ends to play the deficit was now seven but a surge from Hewitson and co cut that down to one with two ends to play. The hosts scored a single on the penultimate end but a double saw the Bears earn a 17 all draw. Paul Brown (Sherwood Park), Martin Preedy (Lillington) and Fred Bastock (Rugby Thornfield) had a good start but were all level after six ends. Bedfordshire pulled ahead but Bastock and co fought back to lead by a shot after twelve ends. The hosts scored twelve shots in the remaining third of the game, limiting the Bears to just one shot in reply, final score 12-22.

Steve Martin (Grange), County Secretary Michael Jackson and Past President Brian Mace Humphries recovered from an early five to lead by a couple of shots after eight ends. Thirteen unanswered shots took Bedfordshire clear with four ends to play. Mace Humphries triple hit a three and single but the hosts replied with their own triple and a double, final score 26-12 to the hosts. County President Peter Vale Humphreys, Richard Pope (Bilton) and Past President Geoff Moran led by one after five ends but dropped twelve shots over the next seven ends. Trebles either side of Bedfordshire single cut the deficit to six but the hosts made up those six shots in the remaining ends, final score 24-12 to Bedfordshire.


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