Howarth’s lead Robins back to winning ways in Woodbury Skittles League

17:37 09 April 2014

Skittles

Skittles

Archant

In the Woodbury and District Skittles League A, The Robins got back into winning ways by defeating Black and Whites by six pins, with the Howarth family playing a prominent part, writes SpursTom.

Steve Howarth top scored with 70, closely followed by his brother Peter on 69, and then cousin Scott also in the sixties! It may be enough to keep them mid-table.

Meanwhile, although Dave Everest and Keith Wood were scoring well, the Cock Robins lost again, this time going down by 15 pins to Winslade Buccaneers at the White Hart in Woodbury, but they are still there with a chance of being in the top four.

A team which deserves a mention is the Rolle Rebels who hail from East Budleigh’s Rolle Arms.

Their nearest rivals being Sidmouth’s Odds and Ends for the League B title.

Both were triumphant last week. Rolle Rebels, aided by 66 each from Gary Hoare and Andrew Savage, were victorious against Mr Men from Sidford.

In League C the Cricketers look like the only team capable of getting near to Aylesbeare for top spot. At the other end of the table Terror Pins are back in trouble as they were beaten at home on Monday evening by 44 pins. Consistent good throwing secured the first seven legs for visitors Rough Riders with Graham Sindle (65) and Craig White (64) leading the way.

For the Terror Pins Sue Gatter managed a 61, but unfortunately there were too many misses by the team.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 15:39

Harry Tincknell heads to the final round of the European Le Mans Series next month knowing he faces a battle to wrest the title from his rivals after placing fifth in Belgium last weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:38

A pair of N1 Tri Club members, Malcolm and Catherine Hilton, took on two of the greatest challenges that are out there for triathletes, writes Ellie Dominey.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:25

The annual captain versus vice-captain match was contested on Sunday at Honiton, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Sunday, September 25, 2016

The East Devon Pétanque Club, who play at Thorn Park in Salcombe Regis, hosted the Honiton Club for a friendly match.

Read more
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Honiton Youth Unde-14s made the long trip to North Tawton where they were beaten 9-1 in an Exeter and District Youth League game, leaving them a subdued journey back to East Devon.

Read more
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sidmouth Bowling Club enjoyed a super evening at the last of this year’s Sunset Umbrellas, writes Susie Bonnell.

Read more
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Offwell Rangers remain top of the Macron League Division Six table after a superb 3-0 win at Hatherleigh.

Read more
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Axminster golfer Sophie Keech finished a splendid fourth at the Elisefarm Ladies Open in Sweden.

Read more
Saturday, September 24, 2016

Feniton Under-16s built on their opening day win with a powerful showing against Honiton that saw them win 10-2.

Read more
Saturday, September 24, 2016

Somerset Rebels meeting with Glasgow Tigers abandoned due to curfew Speedway can be a cruel mistress, delivering enormous highs one minute, only to bring you crashing down to earth the next, writes Dave Thompson.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications