Axminster Bowls Club end outdoor term with seriously close contests


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Axminster Bowls Club drew the curtain on another outdoor season with a seriously close contest, writes David Harris.

First up was a friendly at home to Chardstock that Axminster won 94-48 with success on all the rinks played; Lou Harris, Pam Hunter, Tony Cable, and Brian Clark, (32-13), Phil White, Daphne Ryan, David Harris, and Les Clark, (20-11), John Packham, Eve Cole, Norman Copland, and Bob Sherborne, (22-16), and Margaret Stancliffe, Margaret Brown, Alan Morgan, and Margaret Crompton, (20-18).

A single shot defeat followed in a close encounter at Severals who were 67-66 victors.

Here there was a good win for the rink of Joan Quick, John Hill, and Brian Clark, (25-7).

There followed another equally close and thrilling match when Axminster won by a single shot, defeating hosts Culm Vale 65-64.

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Here the winning rinks were; Phil White, Derek Pheby, and Alfie Day, (21-16) and John Ellis, John Hill, and Ann Clayton, (18-17).

The club management wish to place on record sincere thanks to all members who have worked very hard throughout a most enjoyable season of outdoor bowling.

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