In the Hants and Berks Knockout Cup Andover Bowls Club’s men’s rinks team travelled to Old Basing last Friday and after a very close game came out winners by two shots to progress to the second round and a home game against Whitchurch this Friday.

In the Stan Hardman League Andover were away at Kingsclere where the team won 54-43 shots (5-2 ).

In the Salisbury and District Men’s League Team Two hosted Pewsey Two on Thursday winning 10-4 and thus moving above them in the league.

On Monday the visitors to play Team 2 were Alderbury Two and a very close game which ended 49 shots each resulted in Alderbury claiming seven points to five for Andover having won two rinks to one.