Chardstock bowlers enjoy ‘a special week’!


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During the past week the club has been honoured by visits from the Bowls Devon Presidents team and the Nomads, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

On Tuesday, Vicky Hingston, the president of Bowls Devon, brought a team of players from all over the South West to Chardstock for a friendly match played over five rinks.

From the banter and laughter I could hear all over the green, and Vicky’s comments after the match, I know that everyone involved had a great afternoon.

On Sunday, the club hosted a visit from the Nomads, a wonderful group of bowlers from all over the south coast who give their time raising money for worthy causes.

In this instance the result didn’t matter, it was all about raising money for those less fortunate than ourselves.

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Exonia C 35, Chardstock A 29: V Fletcher, J Rolph, J Porter, 13-23; K Wakelin, M Toms, N Denslow, 16-12

Sidmouth C 16, Chardstock B 45: G Bodily, B Howard, T Dredge, 25-5; J Keats, D Eldridge, W Kerr, 20-11

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Chardstock at home to Sidmouth: Two-wood singles – M Toms, lost 10-21; Four-wood singles – K Wakelin, won 21-10; pairs – A Dredge and T Dredge, won 19-7; Triples – M Copp, J Rolph and J Porter, won 18-5; Rink - N Barron, M Rogers, G Bodily and N Denslow, won 23-14

Friendly Matches

Chardstock 97, Bowls Devon President’s team 87: N Baron, J Currie, A Sebright, M Toms, 20-18; P Baldwin, J Pratt, D Eldridge, D Hatcliffe, 17-25; J Milford, V Fletcher, G Campbell, J Rolph, 22-14; Jeanette Porter, B Howard, E Rolph, S Hatcliffe, 22-12; R Pratt, V Barron, J Keats, John Porter, 16-17

Chardstock 106, Nomads 56: Jeanette Porter, M Copp, N Denslow, 20-12; A Badley, N Barron, J Keats, 15-12; V Barron, V Fletcher, J Rolph, 34-8; A Sebright, B Howard, G Campbell, 9-16; P Baldwin, A Callagan, John Porter, 28-8

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