Lyme Regis bowls latest – mixed fortunes for league teams

PUBLISHED: 07:05 14 May 2014 | UPDATED: 07:05 14 May 2014

Mixed fortunes were again the order of the day for Lyme Regis bowlers in the various leagues, writes Paul Moffitt.

The best result once again was from the men in the championship as they banked eight of the 10 points on offer away to Blandford.

The men’s result in Division One was disappointing as they gained only four points, this despite winning on two of the rinks!

However, this represents a good result against Bridport on their own patch and augers well for the rest of the season.

The ladies, and men’s teams in Division Two both had to be happy with just two points against Dorchester and Portland BO respectively.

The men have a tough task ahead of them this Saturday, when they meet Wellworthy in the two-rink competition.

In the two friendlies, Lyme Regis came off second best, narrowly away to Den Teignmouth, but comprehensively against a strong touring side from Tregarron, Wales.

This Friday (May 16) the club are holding their annual ‘Quiz and Supper’ evening (7pm for a 7.30pm start). Anyone interested in entering a team, up to six peopel per team, should contact Trevor Allman on 07836622809.

The cost is £7 per person with the entry fee including supper.

Results:

Dorset Men’s Championship:

Lyme 77, Blandford 59.

M Heneghan, T Allman, A Weech, C Barber 27-17; J Eaton, S Pomeroy, B Rattenbury, P Pomeroy 30-20; D Meylan, P Eagles, K Hickman, P Moffitt 20-22.

West Dorset Men Div 1:

Lyme 49, Bridport 51.

D Perry, B Parsons, R Legg, D Wood 17-15; S Dowling, P Stephens, J Moseley, A Preece 21-15; M Knight, G Clode, D Pomeroy, E Skeemer 11-21.

West Dorset Men Div 2.

Lyme 37.5, Portland B.O. 43.

R Bishop, J Owen, R Turpin, R Hobbs 24-10; D Read, B Smith, N Solomon 41/2-22; K Faragher, A Nabarro, B Stephens, R Cridge 9-11. This game was limited to 15 ends becase of inclement weather.

Dorset Ladies Div 1:

Lyme 43, Dorchester 54.

H Dowling, A Rattenbury, J Parsons, C Barber 15-23; P Knightr, J Kesterton, P Weech, A Allman 10-20; M Bartlett, J Moffitt, L Broom, N Stephens 18-11.

Friendlies:

Lyme 85, Tregarron Tour 117.

R Turpin, P Weech, K Hickman, Chas Barber 20-20; C Clissold, D Read, S Wood, N Benson 14-17; Y Moody, P Stephens, N Solomon, P Moffitt 13-18; K Faragher, P Knight, A Weech, K Clissold 15-17; G Cozens/ V Cozens, T Payne, J Moffitt, E Skeemer 13-23; J Barnish, M Knight, J Parsons, D Wood 10-22.

Lyme 111, Den Teignmouth 115.

M Knight, M Gillett, A Weech, K Clissold 17-21; T Young, D Wood, J Moseley, D Meylan 12-24; C Clissold, N Benson, A Allman, E Skeemer 19-17; P Knight, B Smith, J Moffitt, Chas Barber 21-20;

S Wood, A Nabarro, P Weech, P Moffitt 25-12; A Foster, T Payne, J Beadsley, Chris Barber 17-21.

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