HING KONG—Craigengower Cricket Club is on course for their first top flight trophy since 1994 after recorded the third straight victories of the season.
Last weekend, May 21, CCC continued their impressive run of the season with a convincing performance against the 2010 champion Hong Kong Police Bowling Club.
The reigning Bowler of Year Jordi Lo skipped his team to defeat former New Zealand squad member Dave Hanson 19:14. The second rink saw reigning National Singles champion Stanley Lai overcome the Police rink skipped by former Hong Kong international Andy Chan with a scoreline of 22:18. In the last rink, promising youngster Lee Ka Ho showed his composure to win against another former Hong Kong international Milo Lai.
As a number of games were washed out by heavy rain occurred in the morning, CCC’s second 8-0 victory in a row allowed them to remain at the top of the league table with 23 points, 11 points more than the second-placed Hong Kong Youth Team who has played a game less.
After the game the Police team is lying third from the bottom with only two points more than the bottom club Hong Kong Cricket Club who, has a game in hand.
In the women’s Premier League, defending champion Hong Kong Football Club-A is well on course for their record breaking journey of the 10th consecutive title after defeated Shatin Sports Association last Saturday. In the last two years STSA finished second behind HKFC.
.Despite having playing a game more, HKFC now lead the second-placed Kowloon Cricket Club by seven points.
Lawn Bowls this week
The Premier League continues this Saturday May 28 at all greens in Hong Kong starting at 2:30pm. On Sunday May 29, round 3 of the National Triples takes place for women (10am) and for men (3pm).
Claudius Lam is an officer of the Hong Kong Lawn Bowls Association.