Bensham Manor Bowling Club’s first fixture of the 2017 season ended with an away win for Croydon Adults.

Three rinks were played, Bensham won one and lost the other two. The scores were: Rink 2 BMBC 15 Croydon Adults 11; Rink 3 BMBC 10 Croydon Adults 27 and lastly Rink 4 BMBC 11 Croydon Adults 24.

The end result being 36 against the 62 of Croydon Adults. The green had not been played this year and it takes time for it to settle down, said John Cooper, Bensham Manor club Honourable