Disappointing week for Lyme Regis bowlers

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 - Credit: Archant

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.


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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.

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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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