Bowlers enjoying the sunshine

PUBLISHED: 15:25 01 August 2012

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The men did well in their Devon Over 60s League matches, gaining six points in both games, writes David Harris.

First they beat Bradninch at home (40-28) with John Chance, John Hill and Bob Sherborne winning well (28-7) and David Harris, Morrison Brown and Alan Taylor going down (12-21), whilst away at Okehampton John Chance, William Cook, and Bob Sherborne won 23-16 whilst Alan Taylor, Mike Preston and David Harris lost narrowly 14-18.

The ladies lost narrowly at Lyme Regis in their friendly triples match (39-46). The winning rink was Lilian Lovatt, Joan Quick and Ann Clayton (15-7) with other rink scores of Margaret Brown, Mary Preston and Pam Clark (15-18) and Liz Earl, Pam Hunter, and Margaret Crompton (9-21).

Axminster lost their only mixed friendly played at Chardstock (60-70). Winning rinks were William Cook, Margaret Brown, Alan Taylor and David Harris (19-15) and Joan Quick, Ken Quick, Brian Clark and Bob Sherborne (17-14) whilst Morrison Brown, Steven Apsey, Mary Preston and Ann Clayton lost 14-20 and Brenda Edwards, Phil White, Mike Preston, and Margaret Crompton lost 10-21. Everyone enjoyed the glorious sunshine! Congratulations to Norman Denslow and his helpers on producing such a superb bowling rink!

Unfortunately South Petherton were unable to raise a side for their scheduled mixed friendly at Axminster!

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