Chardstock bowlers enjoy friendly success

Madeira bowls. Ref exsp 6936-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Madeira bowls. Ref exsp 6936-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn - Credit: Archant

Chardstock bowlers endured a disappointing past week in terms of the Over-60s Triples League matches, writes Vaughan Fletcher

The A team went down 41-31 to visiting Phear Park A with a 23-14 defeat for the rink of V Fletcher, K Wakelin and J Porter and a narrow 18-17 reversal for P Compton, M Toms and N Denslow.

The B team were in action at Wellington A where they suffered a 50-25 defeat. P Woods, D Eldridge and T Dredge were beaten 21-17 and the rink of A Campbell, B Howard and W Kerr were defeated 29-8.

However, the club did very well in its friendly matches winning three out of four.

The one reversal was a 73-57 loss at Broadclyst where the rink scores were: N Mugridge, John Porter and D Hatcliffe (11-21); M Davenport, B Howard and J Rolph (14-23); Jeanette Porter, S Hatcliffe and G Campbell (10-16); M Copp, E Rolph and J Pratt (22-13).

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A visit from Wellington saw the Somerset side beaten 84-75. In this math the rink scores were: N Mugridge, J Pratt and J Porter (8-22); P Waddington, B Howard and J Rolph (25-5); Jeanette Porter, A Waddington and N Denslow (12-16); A Callagan, V Fletcher and S Jeffrey (27-7); A Badley, R Pratt and K Wakelin (12-25).

A visit to Crewkerne produced a fine 68-58 win with the rink scores: E Van der Meulen, D Eldridge and M Toms (18-10); Jeanette Porter, J Pratt and G Campbell (9-25); C Bradford, A Waddington and J Rolph (13-17); P Waddington, R Pratt and J Porter (2-6).

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Last, but certainly not least, there was a 68-59 win in a home meeting with Honiton.

Here the rink scores read: M Rogers, A Campbell, C Bradford and John Porter (24-10); N Mugridge, N Barron, M Copp and J Rolph (13-17); Jeanette Porter, A Waddington, A Callagan and G Campbell (14-17); B Howard, V Barron, E Rolph and S Hatcliffe (17-15).

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