Feniton bowlers have mixed fortunes

PUBLISHED: 19:39 27 June 2018 | UPDATED: 19:39 27 June 2018

Sidmouth bowls mixed pairs competition. Ref shsp 23-17TI 3930. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth bowls mixed pairs competition. Ref shsp 23-17TI 3930. Picture: Terry Ife


The Feniton men’s team had some mixed results over the past week, writes Roger Smith.

They lost their Top Club match against a very strong Madeira side, going down by four games to one.

The only winning team was the fours of D Downs, R Binmore, A Kury and K Lovering, who won 15-13.

The men then narrowly lost to Honiton in the County Trophy Competition, beaten 80-77. In this contest the winning Honiton rinks were the ones of D Sanders, R Smith, R Clarke and A Smith (23-17) and T Cox, J Livings, D Coyne and A Kury (19-16).

In the men’s Over-60s League, Honiton B had an excellent win away at Cullompton, winning 45-37, a result that left them still sitting in second place in Division Five.

The winning rinks were L Crook, D Downs and D Conbeer (24-12) and T Cox, L Ley and R Clarke (21-15). However, the A team’s dismal season continued with a loss on both rinks at Marina by 35-50.

Honiton ladies lost their Over-50s League match away at Morchard Bishop, going down 30-23. However, they did have a winning rink with G Blackmore, D Bowden and D Phillips, enjoying a 13-11 success.

The mixed team had a close match in the East of Exe League against Seaton, which ended in a tie at 61 shots each!

The winning rinks for Feniton were: D Sanders, V Murdoch, R Binmore and K Lovering (20-15) and L Crook, R Smith, R Lovering and D Phillips (16-12).

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