Feniton ladies defeat Madeira in Grace Matthews Trophy meeting

PUBLISHED: 09:17 10 June 2015 | UPDATED: 09:17 10 June 2015

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Feniton ladies bowl to victory against Madeira The last week was a very good one for Feniton Ladies, writes Roger Smith.

They defeated Madeira in the Grace Matthews Trophy by three rinks to two.

The winning rinks were T Crawford (4-wood), 21-17, D Bowden and G North (pairs), 20-11 and G Blackmore, D Phillips and R Veitch (triples), 19-11.

Glynda Blackmore and D Phillips had an excellent result in defeating S Harriot and L Smerdon 22-17 in the Section 3 (B) County Pairs final. However, the ladies did lose in the NBTL to St Thomas by13 shots.

The men also had a good week, defeating Seaton in the County Trophy by 88-63. The winning rinks were S Crawford, R Cooke, I Veitch and A Kury (29-8), S Goodenough, M Sellick, L Crawford and K Lovering (27-15) and A Smith, A Morgan, R Clarke and R Smith (20-19).

This was followed by a win over local rivals Ottery St Mary in the Foxlands competition by 49-21. The winning rinks were T Cox, J Skinner, L Crawford and K Lovering (29-8) and A Evans, D Coyne, I Veitch and A Kury (20-13).

In the Over-60s Triples League the B team maintained their excellent start to the season with a victory over Okehampton C by 34-10. The winning rinks were G Phillips, D Sanders and R Clarke (27-8) and C Maynard, A Morgan and D Conbeer (17-12). The A team’s woes continue as they lost to Okehampton A by 27-38.

The mixed team lost at Seaton by 58-75. The winning rink was F Jones, P Edmonds, J Mitchell and S Goodenough (18-17). They also lost against Chudleigh, 85-77.

Here the winning rinks were L Crook, C Sanders, M Mitchell and D Conbeer (24-17) and A Hughes, E Goodenough, D Sanders and D Coyne (22-18).


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