Disappointing week for Lyme Regis bowlers

PUBLISHED: 09:49 23 May 2018 | UPDATED: 09:49 23 May 2018

Sidmouth bowls mixed pairs competition. Ref shsp 23-17TI 3929. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth bowls mixed pairs competition. Ref shsp 23-17TI 3929. Picture: Terry Ife


The past week saw plenty more action for Lyme bowlers, writes Paul Moffit.

There were league defeats for both the ladies and Lyme Two, who went down 6-4 against Sherborne and Melcombe Regis respectively.

Lyme One were fortunate to come away 6-4 winners, against top of the league Branksome Park, thanks to a superb last wood from Paul Pomeroy, drawing the shot, and ensuring a drawn game overall.

The club’s friendly woes continue with a record over the past week of played three and lost three with the latest sequence of defeats coming against Honiton, Sidmouth and Merriott.


Dorset Men’s Championship

Lyme 59, Branksome Park 59; T Allman, S Pomeroy, S Chant, P Pomeroy, 18-16; M Heneghan, G Clode, A Weech, B Rattenbury, 25-22; M McAlpine, K Hickman, R Cridge, P Moffitt, 16-21.

West Dorset Men Div 1

Lyme 55, Melcombe Regis 57; B Driscoll, P Stephens, B Parsons, D Meylan, 22-17; S Dowling, R Hobbs, A Nabarro, R Legg, 19-16; D Sarson, N Solomon, J Moseley, C Barber, 14-24.

Dorset Ladies Div 1

Lyme 61, Sherborne 64; A Allman, V Henson, J Moffitt, S Rowe, 12-31; H Dowling, C Pomeroy, L Broom, C Barber, 22-16; J Parsons, N Stephens, A Rattenbury, P Weech, 27-17.


Lyme 55, Merriott 61; M Knight, R McLennan, L Young, B Moon, 15-15; J Moon, A Sherring, D Sarson, R Legg, 15-15; E Sarson, D Mayo, R Hobbs, A Weech, 16-15; J Sherring, B Smith, P Stephens, P Knight, 9-16.

Lyme 84, Honiton 93; A Darvill, E Sarson, A Henson, Chris Barber, 15-17; J Moon, J Bishop, B Parsons, P Weech, 17-23; B Smith, D Mayo, A Rattenbury, A Weech, 15-18; V Henson, D Sarson, B Moon, H Dowling, 23-19; R Bishop, S Dowling, N Benson, Chas Barber, 14-16.

Lyme 90, Sidmouth 120; B Driscoll, J Moffitt P Knight, 19-15; J Kesterton, J Moseley, Chris Barber, 13-18; V Henson, A Rattenbury, H Dowling 13-30; A Sherring, A Nabarro, B Rattenbury, 10-23; N Driscoll, C Bell, L Broom, 28-8; A Darvill, D Courtenay-Smith, P Moffitt, 7-26.

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