Honiton bowlers beaten by touring side Barnwood

PUBLISHED: 09:40 09 September 2018 | UPDATED: 09:41 09 September 2018

Sidmouth bowls mixed pairs competition. Ref shsp 23-17TI 3930. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth bowls mixed pairs competition. Ref shsp 23-17TI 3930. Picture: Terry Ife

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Honiton hosted another touring team as they entertained Barnwood from Gloucesterhshire, writes Joan Mackintosh.

The visitors had travelled with a large party and were able to split their numbers on one day to play a five rink match at Honiton and a four rink contest at Ottery St Mary.

Although Honiton lost the match by 117 shots to 79, both teams had an enjoyable match.

The top two Honiton rinks were the ones of E Dommett, M Richards, D Hawkins, K Clarke (21-19) and J Morfey, J Mitchell, C James, G Stafrace (18-19).

There was also a mixed friendly triples match played away at Bovey Tracey which ended in a 71-55 success for the home team. The top Honiton rink was the one of J Granger, T Williams, J Smith (20-16) while the rink of B Adlem, Y Williams and K Clarke were involved in a 16-all draw.

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