Seaton bowlers have a busy and successful week

10:41 19 June 2014

Bowls generic picture

Bowls generic picture

Archant

Seaton Bowls Club had a busy week of friendly games with three wins out of three, writes Linda Stone.

Monday saw local rivals, Axminster pay a visit and the were well beaten with the two largest winning margins being the same scores as both landed 41-7 victories!

Angie Mayhew, Ray Thompson, John Bellamy and skip Marian Vessey were one of the big winners and the other was the four of Audrey White, Keith Harris, George Mabon and skip Pat Whitworth.

On Tuesday Bradninch visited and were four short so Seaton provided the extra players and won the match by four shots!

The top Seaton rink was the one of Gill Sykes, Keith Miles and skip Hazel Smith.

On Friday Lyme Regis paid a visit and were beaten by three shots.

This time the top home rink was the one of Julia Collins, Alan Nicholas, Bob Scull and skip Di Morley.

However, Seaton ladies’ did not fare as well in the second round of the Devon Inter Club competition, losing on both rinks against a very strong Madeira team who were almost entirely county players!

Seaton did extremely well to hold their own until the 16th end, but the Madeira experience told in the closing stages. All at Seaton wish the Madeira team continued success in the competition.

Last Wednesday Seaton men’s Over-60s A team stretched their run of unbeaten games for the season to six when they entertained Feniton A and won by 19 shots (52-33).

The top triple was Ivor Steer, Roy Carnell and Roger Woolland. Seaton’s B team played Starcross B at home winning 40-31 for six points. The top rink (24 - 10) was Norman Stone, Terry Hurley-Smith and Don Yaxley.

The C team played Ottery St Mary winning convincingly by 44 shots to 19. The top ttriple was the one of Graham Thomas, Malcolm Carvell and George Mabon.

On Friday Sidmouth ladies travelled to Seaton to play an Over-50s League game.

After a hard fought game Seaton won by just one shot overall gaining their first win in the competition so far this season!

The final of the Grater pairs also took place on Friday evening. Winners Norman Stone and Terry Hurley-Smith will now be playing a pair from Madeira Bowls Club, in the area final, on Friday June 27, starting at 6.15pm.

Congratulations go to the club’s Roger Woolland, who has been successful in the County 2-wood singles competition and has won through to the last 16 in Devon.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Midweek Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Midweek Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Midweek Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 07:34
football generic picture

Sidbury United are without a game this Saturday (March 7) and that’s a source of real frustration for United boss Jeremy Schofield.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:33
East Devon Grecians - supporters of Exeter City AFC

Exeter City, having picked up just one win in their last 10 games, last Saturday faced York City, who had won just one, in their last nine, writes Gareth Hughes.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:33
Sidmouth ladies 2nds played Dart at the weekend. Ref shsp 6566-06-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams had a near perfect match day last weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:33
Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10 girls' at the Exeter School tournament.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girl’s Under-10 team were in action again last week, taking part in a friendly tournament at Exeter School.

Read more
Thu, 09:02
Exmouth sailor Sam Matson with his boat now adorned in the sponsors name

Exmouth solo sailor Sam Matson has secured a major sponsorship, writes Stephen Birley.

Read more
Thu, 08:55
Exmouth took on Bracknell at the Imperial ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 6607-06-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Would you be happy to send your child to a school appearing only halfway up the Ofsted league table? Similarly, would you be comfortable to undergo surgery in a hospital propping up the basement position in the NHS league tables?

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read Sport

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition



Honiton's trusted business finder