Feniton ladies march on in the Grace Matthews competition

Andrew Evans playing in the Feniton mens inter club match. Ref mhsp 7685-23-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Andrew Evans playing in the Feniton mens inter club match. Ref mhsp 7685-23-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Feniton men lost their opening County Trophy match against Madeira, writes Roger Smith.

In an 89-61 defeat the only Feniton winning rink was the one of S Goodenough, A Morgan, L Crawford and K Lovering (25-14).

In their Two Counties match against Honiton, the men were beaten by a margin of just five shots, going down 85-80. This despite winning on two rinks, and drawing on another.

The winning rinks were; S Crawford, R Lovering, I Veitch and A Kury (26-19), and L Crawford, T Crawford, R Veitch and R Smith (20-19). In the Exeter Over-60s Triples League, the B team defeated previously unbeaten Tiverton West End C 35-27.

The winning Feniton rinks were; C Maynard, A Morgan and D Conbeer (19-14) and L Crook, G Phillips and Ro Clarke (16-13).

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However, the struggles continue for the A team as they went down 43-25 to Topsham C with the one Feniton winning rink comprising of M Evans, R North and R Smith (16-15).

The ladies defeated Seaton in The Grace Matthews competition, winning by three rinks to two.

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The successful Feniton rinks were; S Kury (two-wood), 15-10; T Crawford (four-wood), 21-9, and G Blackmore, D Phillips and R Veitch (24-12). However, they then lost their match to Topsham 44-28 in the NBTL.

There was further disappointment for the ladies when they lost their first round Inter Club match against Plymouth Sir Francis Drake, going down 48-26.

Meanwhile in club action, the men’s handicap competition was won by Roger Smith who defeated Dave Sanders 22-5 in the final.

In the Ladies’ handicap competition, in a very close contest, Di Phillips defeated Glenys North 21-19.

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