Feniton A and B back to winning ways on Over-60s League

PUBLISHED: 20:44 23 May 2018 | UPDATED: 20:44 23 May 2018

Bowls. Ref: Bowls stock. Picture: Alex Walton

Bowls. Ref: Bowls stock. Picture: Alex Walton


The Feniton A and B team playing in the Over-60s League returned to winnings ways last week, writes Roger Smith.

The A team had a 37-25 success against Belmont A with the winning rink being the one of J Livings, M Chipperfield and I Veitch, 23-10.

The B team defeated North Tawton A team by 33-26. The winning rink was the one of C Maynard, G Skinner and D Coyne, 18-9.

The Ladies got their Over-50s League campaign off to a good start with a win away at Shaldon by 33-18, with the winning rink being V Murdoch, D Bowden and R Veitch 33-28.

The mixed team continued their rich vein of form by defeating Phear Park by 73-43. The winning rinks were P Figg, B Bowden and I Veitch, 24-5; R North, A Pritchard and J Skinner, 18-10 and M Mitchell, D Bowden and A Smith, 19-12.

They then defeated Seaton in a close match by 86-81. The winning rinks were V Murdoch, G Skinner, J Smith and I Veitch, 36-8 and A Murdoch, R Smith, S Kury and J Skinner, 23-18. However, they lost to visitors Crediton by 62-91. The winning rink was D Bowden, J Skinner, R Cooke and R Clarke, 22-17. This was followed by another defeat against Dorset Patrons by 81-112.

The winning rinks were J Wheatley, A Coyne, D Conbeer and J Skinner, 21-16 and G Blackmore, M Mitchell, D Downs and A Kury, 18-15.

● There was an error in last week’s report and it was certainly not down to Roger, to whom we apologise for altering the text to create the ‘error’ – Sports Editor.

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