Lyme Regis bowlers remain top of the table

PUBLISHED: 08:12 21 May 2014 | UPDATED: 08:12 21 May 2014

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Another week for Lyme Regis bowlers passes and the league situation is little changed, writes Paul Moffitt.

The men continue to do well in the championship and sit at the top of the table. Conversely the ladies and Lyme II men are struggling for points, achieving three and nought respectively against Broadstone and Greenhill A.

The men failed in their bid to progress in the 2Rink competition coming unstuck against a very strong squad from Wellworthy.

On the friendly front it was won two and lost one! The game against Bridport was won by a margin of just one point so, they will be looking for revenge when we visit them later in the season.

After a week of fine dry weather there has been a noticeable improvement in the speed of the green. It’s now bowling instead of skittling!

The Friday night Quiz and Supper event was a great success raising over £270 for club funds and it is hoped to hold another one later in the season if time permits. Jim Moseley was the quizmaster and Sue Wood and her team were in charge of supper, both contributing to a good fun evening.

Results:

Dorset men’s Championship Lyme 6, Alexandra Park 4.

Despite losing on two rinks the home team were able to gain six points thanks to a fine performance from D Meylan, P Eagles, K Hickman and P Moffitt. Charlie Barber’s rink were unlucky to go down by half a shot when faced with a formidable trio more than making up for the loss of one member and a 25 per cent penalty.

West Dorset Men Div 1: Lyme 43, Greenhill A 68; G Clode, J Beadsley, D Pomeroy, E Skeemer 14-19; D Perry, B Parsons, R Legg, D Wood 14-21; S Dowling, P Stephens, J Moseley, A Preece 15-28.

Dorset Ladies Div 1: Lyme 43, Broadstone 62; H Dowling, A Rattenbury, J Parsons, C Barber 18-18; M Bartlett, A Allman, L Broom, N Stephens 15-14; S Rowe, M Gillett, J Moffitt, K Clissold 10-30.

Friendlies.

Lyme 104, Sidmouth 110; Y Moody, A Nabarro, J Beadsley 15-16; P Stephens, P Weech, N Solomon 25-12; B Downes, J Kesterton, E Skeemer 14-25; A Foster, M Bartlett, D Meylan 18-10; J Barnish, B Smith, A Weech 16-17; F Sell, G Clode, T Payne 16-21.

Lyme 110, Bridport 109; M Knight, T Payne, N Solomon, Chris Barber 23-14; G Broom, A Rattenbury, R Legg, K Clissold 20-20; J Barnish, S Wood, J Parsons, P Moffitt 17-21; R Turpin, P Knight, R Hobbs, E Skeemer 13-24; C Clissold, B Smith, J Moffitt, B Rattenbury 25-8; B Stephens, F Sell, B Parsons, R Cridge 12-22.

Lyme 134, South Petherton 97; K Faragher, A Foster, D Wood, K Clissold 16-31; P Cole, B Smith, N Benson, A Preece 17-18; P Stephens, T Payne, Chas Barber 15-21; M Heneghan, A Weech, Chris Barber 31-3; S Wood, D Perry, R Cridge, E Skeemer 29-13; C Clissold, A Rattenbury, J Beadsley, N Stephens 26-11.

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